Longonjo Site Activities

Longonjo Rare Earths Refinery Site
Pensana commenced with early works at the Longonjo Rare Earths Refinery Site in H2 2023 with further progress in H1 2024

The early works programme entails construction and development of the civil works for the camp, the rehabilitation of the access road to Longonjo camp and the agricultural demonstration plots under the Livelihood Restoration Programme.


H1 2024

Site Layout

March 2024

April 2024

June 2024

 Site Overall Progress Timeline

Luigi Bruni

Appointment of Longonjo Construction Manager.

“We are pleased to share the appointment of Luigi Bruni as Construction Manager for the Longonjo Rare Earths Refinery Project. Luigi has joined the team ahead of commencing main construction to accelerate operational readiness.”


Pensana Plc CEO, Tim George.

Camp Kitchen Equipment Transported via the Lobito Port – Arriving and Stored on Site

Ablution & Office Containers Transported by Road From South Africa – Arriving and Stored on Site

Main Road – Storm Water Drains Progress

Storm Water Drains Completed

Kitchen Grease Trap

Water Valve Chambers

Contractors Laydown Area – Earthworks

Camp Electrical Cable Excavated Trenches Bedding Preparations

Operational Readiness & HSE Activities

H1 2024

Practical Training Assessment – Certified Forklift Training Operation

Water Quality Monitoring

Dust Suppression

HSE Daily Meeting

Waste Segregation

Site Progress

H2 2023

Road Rehabilitation

Camp Platform Preparations

Agricultural Demonstration Plots Germinating

Canteen Foundation Underway

Effluent Reticulation

Stormwater Piping

Camp Electrical Reticulation

Camp Water Supply Preparations

Laundry Facility Foundation

Braithwaite Tank Installation


H2 2023

Safe Driving Awareness

Emergency Drill Evacuation

Community Engagement Meetings

Community Engagement Meetings

Safe Grinding & Cutting

Forklift Safety Training

Quality Checks

Agriculture Demo Plots

Water Pressure Testing