When Geita Gold Mine required a highly reliable power generation solution to support its growing operations, Wärtsilä provided a turnkey engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) solution and will take care of ongoing operation and maintenance (O&M). This integrated service ensures an uninterrupted off-grid power supply, eliminating revenue losses from power shortages.
Geita Gold Mine, situated in the Lake Victoria gold fields of north-western Tanzania, is a flagship mine of AngloGold Ashanti, the world’s third-largest gold mining company based on production. To support its growing operations as it transitioned from an open-pit setup to underground mining and avoid revenue losses from production interruption, the mine needed a reliable power source that would remain available around the clock.
|WHO||GEITA GOLD MINE|
|WHAT||40MW POWER PLANT|
Fuel savings in 2019
Wärtsilä’s ability to provide reliable, cost-efficient power generation therefore makes them an important partner for us. Knowing that Wärtsilä is taking good care of our power needs means we have one less thing to worry about.
- Oliver Milambo, Commodity Manager, AngloGold Ashanti
Wärtsilä 40 MW power plant with a 10-year O&M agreement
4 x Wärtsilä 32TS
Light fuel oil (LFO)