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AfriTin: resurrecting Uis in Namibia

Once the largest hard-rock tin mine in the world, production at Uis, Namibia, came to a halt in 1990 following a global crash in tin prices in the mid-1980s. In 2016, Bushveld Minerals acquired the Uis tin assets in Namibia and subsequently demerged their tin assets into a dedicated tin …

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Investment in Mechanisation key to Namibian mining growth

Increased investments in industrialisation are key to the growth of the Namibian mining sector; he is according to a report by OG Analysis titled, ‘The Namibia Mining Market, Size, Share, Outlook and Growth Opportunities 2020-2026’. The report presents a comprehensive analysis of the country’s mining. It gives key trends and …

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Terex Trucks focuses on Benelux growth

With the economy and the construction sector set to grow at a steady speed in Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg over the next few years, Terex Trucks is expanding its operations and bringing its TA300 and TA400 articulated haulers to even more customers throughout the region. The Benelux region is …

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Empire Cat donates truck for raffle

Empire CAT of Phoenix, AZ, has donated a 2020 GMC Sierra 2500 SLT Diesel truck valued at $70,000 as the grand prize for the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration Foundation (SMEF)  Benefit Truck Raffle. The proceeds are to support critical education, outreach and professional development programs for SMEF. “Empire …

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Africa must benefit the most from mineral wealth-Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa says the time has come for Africa to benefit from its mineral wealth and be a producer of value-added goods. The President made the impassioned plea during the opening ceremony of the second Africa Investment Forum at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg. Approximately 2 000 delegates …

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PFS study confirms Langer Heinrich high quality and potential

Paladin Energy Ltd.’s pre-feasibility study (PFS) for the resumption of the Langer Heinrich uranium mine has provided enhanced economics and potential for capacity expansion at the Namibian mine. The study has confirmed that $80-million in capital will be required to support a 5.2 million pound a year operation. The Namibian …

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Having Kimura onboard is strategic- MineHub Consortium

MineHub is convinced that having Kimura Capital LLP as one of its participants in their consortium is strategic as they are leaders in the finance industry, an industry MineHub believe is key to their growth and that of its stakeholders. The company recently announced this development through a press statement …

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Russia Digitalises Africa’s Mining Sector to Increase Output

Russian companies have offered African countries solutions based on the internet of things (IoT) and artificial intelligence (AI) to boost mining production. The offers follow the realisation that traditional means are becoming increasingly expensive, with productivity falling due to technical maintenance costs, unreliable equipment, reactive troubleshooting, a lower equipment utilisation …

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Uranium Miner Sets out Programme to Determine Economic Feasibility at Tumas Channel Project.

Deep Yellow Limited has announced that it has increased the tempo of the work programme at its Reptile Project in Namibia. The uranium miner announced recently that the acceleration programme is to determine the economic feasibility of the Tumas channel uranium deposits and this has led to contracting of two …

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PFS study confirms Langer Heinrich’s high quality and potential

Paladin Energy Ltd’s pre-feasibility study (PFS) for the resumption of the Langer Heinrich uranium mine has provided enhanced economics and potential for capacity expansion at the Namibian mine. The study has confirmed that $80-million in capital will be required to support a 5.2-million-pound-a-year operation. The Namibian mine look set to …

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