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Temporal ablutions for Qalani learners-Kangra Coal

Learners at Qalani Primary School in Saul Mkhizeville of South Africa have joyously welcomed the temporal ablution facilities provided by Kangra Coal. The subsidiary of Menar has provided safe temporary ablution facilities at Qalani Primary School to ensure its students are able to learn in a safer and healthier schooling …

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Rosh Pinah to spur metal production

Research and Markets, the world’s largest market research store said the global lead mine production is projected to grow between 2018 to 2022, fueled by increased demand for lead acid batteries from the automobiles and electric bikes sectors, especially from China and the US. China, US and Australia’s declining production …

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KSB expands its aftermarket services

KSB Pumps and Valves is intensifying its focus on aftermarket services that add value to customer operations far beyond the supply and maintenance of its own products. According to the company plans are to extend its services and engineering expertise to include maintenance of entire systems, reverse engineering of rotating …

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Namibia’s first lithium mine on track

Desert Lion Energy has filed an independent technical report for the country’s first large-scale lithium mine, 210km from the capital of Windhoek and 220km from Walvis Bay. Completed by Hatch Ltd and MSA Group, the report details the preliminary economic assessment (PEA) for the project, covering mining, concentrate and lithium …

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Rio sells uranium stake Rössing Uranium mine

Rio sells uranium stake Rössing Uranium mine Rio Tinto has plans to offload its stake in Rössing Uranium Mine to China General Nuclear Power Company (CGNPC). Though the mining giant has not officially acknowledged the negotiations with CGNPC, energy minister Simeon Negumbo has confirmed the development to media. Rio has …

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Konecranes mobile workshop now on offer

CXT Explore is one of the most innovative products to come from Konecranes recently. According to the company, the product is a combination of a 6.3T mobile overhead crane, travelling on a gantry, supported by two sturdy containers which make for fully equipped workshop that can literally be set up …

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CRONIMET deliver another 150 kWp photovoltaic plant

New solar plant expected to be completed by end of August, in combination with an efficient energy storage system will supply Chobe Water Villas with clean energy at a competitive price. Owned and operated by O&L Leisure, a subsidiary of the Olthaver & List Group, is currently off-grid and relies …

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Otjikoto solar farm launched

B2Gold broke ground on the construction of a seven megawatt (MW) photovoltaic (PV) solar power plant at its Otjikoto Mine. Tom Alweendo minister of Mines and Energy said the Otjikoto Solar Farm is yet another significant contribution in the private sector’s drive for sustainable energy solutions. “This solar plant will …

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Let’s go back to drawing board, MUN tells Langer Heinrich

Swakopmund chapter of the Mineworkers Union of Namibia (MUN) has petitioned Langer Heinrich Uranium. The union chapter is disappointment with the company’s decision to put the mine on care and maintenance, a decision expected to affect up to 600 workers. Last month, the miner announced decision to ‘mothball’. Michael Introna, …

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Tschudi experience massive groundwater inflow rates

Weatherly’s latest update on Tschudi operations indicate that the mine’s open pit has experienced a rapid and material increase in groundwater inflow rates. According to the company pumps and pipes inside the open pit have been relocated, on-site standby pumping equipment and pipelines have been installed, and additional pumps have …

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