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Kakata-Bong Mines Road 40% Complete
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Kakata-Bong Mines Road 40% Complete

Richard Baysah

KAKATA, Jan 15 (LINA) – Pavement of the 33 kilometers road linking Kakata to Bong Mines, an iron ore mining town in Fuamah District, Bong County, is about 40 percent completed, an official source has disclosed.

The road is being built by China Union, under the Mineral Development Agreement (MDA) it signed with the government in 2009 to mine ore in the Bong Mines area for 25 years.

According to Section 6.6 C of the MDA, “the concessionaire shall renovate, extend and build the Kakata to Hyendi road in accordance with Modified Bid Materials.” 

The Kakata-Bong Mines road remained unpaved for the nearly three decades that China Union’s predecessor German firm Bong Mining Company mined iron ore from the Bong Range deposit.   

China Union spokesman Morris Tate told the Liberia News Agency Wednesday that the project was on course and is expected to be completed as scheduled.

He also disclosed that construction work on the 10-kilometer Bong Mines-Hyendi road was progressing as planned.

Tate said when completed the road will provide easy movement of the people to and from Fuamah District, the administrative headquarters of Hyendi.

Many citizens interviewed by the Liberia News Agency on Wednesday said the road project was a ‘dream come true’ for the people who have yearned for decades to have improved roads in the district.

They thanked the government and China Union for the decision to pave the road and bring relief to the people of Fuamah District.

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