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Africa’s uranium first mover

TSXV-listed uranium junior GoviEx Uranium is looking to take advantage of changing market fundamentals and use its first-mover advantage in Africa. The company remained steadfast in the development of its mine-permitted Madaoela uranium project in Niger despite uranium’s fall from favour. Company CEO Daniel Major’s unwavering commitment to the asset, …

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Transport sector COVID-19 fight gets injection from Engen

Transport sector COVID-19 fight gets injection from Engen The transport sector fight against the impact of COVID-19 got a boost from Engen Namibia which recently sponsored fuel worth N$100,000 to the Walvis Bay Corridor Group. Engen offered its network of retail service stations at the disposal of the Walvis Bay …

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Phosphate mining Namibia’s economy hopeful, says NMP

Namibia Marine Phosphates, with its proposed Sandpiper marine phosphate mining project, believe that development of phosphate mining will position the country as an exporter of phosphate and fertiliser products. The move is set to bolster the country’s agricultural activity, as currently, much of the fertiliser consumed in Namibia is imported. …

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Mining sector’s evolution is in tandem with global demand for increased responsibility and sustainability.

The expectations and priorities of a modern-day investor in the mining sector have significantly changed in line with global demand for more responsible and sustainable extraction of mineral resources. ESG, referring to the performance of investment portfolios against Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) standards, has firmly established itself across the …

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New analysis software for automotive ethernet testing

PicoTechnology has released a new BroadR-Reach decoder/analyzer package that simplifies Automotive Ethernet integration testing and debugging. Locally represented by COMTEST the package includes a novel non-intrusive software directional coupler to separate up- and downstream traffic on full-duplex communication lines. BroadR-Reach allows multiple in-vehicle systems to simultaneously access information over single …

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Aukam graphite gets production green light

Authorities at the mines and energy ministry have issued mining licence to Toronto based company Gratomic for the company’s Aukam graphite property located 120 miles from the Port of Luderitz. The licence covers base and rare metals, industrial minerals, and precious metals and falls within the proximity of the Aukam …

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Namibia Critical Metals reaches agreement with stakeholders

Namibia Critical Metals Inc. (“Namibia Critical Metals” or the “Company”) (TSXV: NMI) announced it has reached agreements (“Debt Settlement Agreements”) with certain senior management and directors to fully settle an aggregate of $377,103 of unpaid compensation with the issuance of common shares in the Company. Pursuant to the Debt Settlement …

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U-turn on royalties non-deductibility expected to encourage investor confidence-Govt

Minister of Finance has announced that the U-turn by the taxman to withdraw the proposal to disallow tax-deductibility of royalties for non-diamond mining companies would encourage investor confidence and economic agents to explore, produce and reinvest in Namibia.   The proposal to not allow non-diamond mining royalties to be deducted …

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Premier to further purchase in MN Holdings

MN Holdings owner and operator of Otjozondu manganese mining project in Namibia has confirmed that anticipated gross export tonnages of manganese lump ore are now up to 5 600 t a month at an average grade of about 34% manganese. The company also said Aim-listed Premier African Minerals reaffirmed the …

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Explosion-proof hoists for Kusile coal conveyors

Condra has completed manufacture of eight explosion-proof, high-lift hoists – four of them articulated – for Tenova Bateman. All are custom-built, two-speed machines that utilise the modularity of Condra’s K‑Series to deliver performance capabilities precisely tailored to the individual requirements of each application. After commissioning at Kusile Power Station, the …

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