Nepal looks for private firms to operate magnesite mine

By Antonio Torrisi
Published: Friday, 03 October 2014

The Nepalese government is seeking a private partners in the mining industry showing its determination to bring a magnesite quarry and processing plan back into production, which could produce dead burned magnesia, caustic calcined magnesia and talc, as well as helping to revive the country’s economy.

The Nepalese government has announced it is looking for private parties to re-open Nepal Orind Magnesite, which formerly mined magnesite in Dolakha district, Nepal.

The Privatisation Committee, which also decided to divest the Agriculture Development Bank Ltd and the Nepal Telecom, said it would decide the fate of the company...

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