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Three main challenges facing the mining sector in Namibia

There are three main challenges facing the Namibian mining sector: insufficient rail services, water shortages and the introduction of policies that could stunt investment. Chamber of Mines of Namibia CEO Veston Malango tells Mining Weekly that these challenges will be key topics of discussion at the chamber’s sixth annual Namibian …

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Fresh optimism in mining sparks opportunities

The upswing in the mining industry, which was reflected at the 2017 Investing in African Mining Indaba in Cape Town in February, has opened up exciting opportunities for a wide range of companies active in the sector. The improved outlook towards commodity prices, particularly iron ore, coal and base metals, …

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Canadian miner achieves record smelter production

Canada-based international gold mining company Dundee Precious Metals’ (DPM’s) Tsumeb copper smelter, in Tsumeb, Namibia, achieved record smelting production December, with quarterly concentrate production also at a record high of 61 270 t, DPM said when it announced its mine and smelter production results for the three months and year …

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