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Namibia Critical Metals raise more capital

Australian miner Namibia Critical Metals recently announced intentions to complete a non-brokered private placement in the amount of up to $350,000. According to the company, the private placement will be used primarily to fund working capital and general corporate purposes. Namibia Critical Metals holds a diversified portfolio of exploration and …

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Mines Ministry, NBC in strategic partnership

Namibian Ministry on Mines has entered into a strategic partnership with the Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) for production and broadcasting services. The Memorandum of Understanding, which was signed recently, will see the ministry using the NBC platform to promote its operations and market its strategic plans. During the signing ceremony, …

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ULTRA-HIGH CAPACITY BULK BAG FILLING SYSTEM

A new sanitary bulk bag filling system from Flexicon features dual SWING-DOWN™ fillers fed by high capacity weigh hoppers, achieving fill rates of up to 40 bulk bags per hour. The patented filler design simultaneously lowers and pivots each fill head into a vertically-oriented position that places the inflatable spout …

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Optimism on the radar for local economy

Positive growth is expected to return to the local economy, the International Monetary Fund (IMF).   According to IMF, the real GDP contracted in 2019 and is expected to turn positive during 2020 as the impact of last year drought fades and mining production picks up.   “Absent structural reforms, …

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Coronavirus: Africa might be the biggest loser

Researchers believe the spread of coronavirus in Asia might condemn the African continent to be the biggest loser outside Asia; this is despite the absence of a single case being confirmed thus far. According to Dirk Willem te Velde, principal research fellow at the Overseas Development Institute, a slowdown in …

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WearCheck expands in West Africa

South African condition monitoring specialists, WearCheck, today upgraded their laboratory in Tarkwa, Ghana into a state-of-the-art testing centre which can now conduct transformer oil, coolant and fuel analysis – amongst a host of additional services – as well as traditional used oil analysis. Tarkwa’s new laboratory – now housed in …

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JV kick start work at Lofdal Heavy Rare Earths

Namibia Critical Metals Inc has announced details of the planned work program for the Lofdal Heavy Rare Earths Project. The development comes after the company entered into an agreement with Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation (JOGMEC) to jointly explore and develop Lofdal. Authorities at the company plan to …

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African miners partner White Metal Resources for copper exploration in Namibia

African mining companies have entered into a partnership with Canadian company that will see parties working together on examining small scale possibilities in Namibia. According to a press statement, White Metal Resources (TSXV: WHM), Luxury Investments One Hundred and Ninety-Two, Kalahari Copper and Newco Management Team of South Africa signed …

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Premier‘s stake in MNH now at 12%

Premier African Minerals’ stake is set to rise to 12 per cent after agreeing to acquire an additional 2 per cent stake in MN Holdings (MNH). MNH is the owner and operator of the Otjozondu mine, a manganese mining project, which is 450km east of Walvis Bay, a port town …

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IIA Technologies infringed element six synthetic diamond rights

Singapore courts have ruled that IIa Technologies have infringed an Element Six patent for proprietary synthetic diamond products and their method of manufacture. The patent relates to the production of material which is desirable both for use in laboratory-grown diamond jewellery, and in optical applications such as infrared spectroscopy and …

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