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CBE-FG- Gold Signing Ceremony, Feb 2024

CrossBoundary signs deal for Sierra Leone’s first commercial gold mine

C&I specialist CrossBoundary Energy (CBE) is to finance and build a hybrid solar, battery energy storage and thermal plant for FG Gold’s Baomahun project in Sierra Leone. Situated in the Valunia and Kunike Barina chiefdoms of the Bo and Tonkolili districts, Baomahun will be the country’s first large-scale gold mine.

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