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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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Namibia critical metals confirm no material change

Namibia Critical Metals have professed ignorance regarding material change in the operations of the company that could account for the 80% jump in its share price. According to market reports October 29 was a positive day for Namibia Critical Metals Inc. (NMI: CA) as its stock ended the day 80% …

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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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Paladin hopeful of uranium price benefits despite market uncertainty

Uranium miner Paladin Energy expects to benefit should there be a substantial increase in the uranium price, following signs of recovery in late 2018, chairperson Rick Crabb said in the company’s annual report for the 2019 financial year, published on Tuesday. The miner owns 75% of the Langer Heinrich mine, …

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Afritin achieves first tin concentrate production at Uis

AfriTin will now focus on ramping the plant up to its design capacity of 500 000 t/y of ore, which will produce about 60 t a month of tin concentrate by the end of the fourth quarter of 2019. Moreover, AfriTin has concluded an offtake agreement with Thailand Smelting and …

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Alweendo reins in CPB over gems tender

THE Central Procurement Board has failed to convince mines minister Tom Alweendo why it picked a diamond valuation company that charged the government N$70 million more than the outgoing service provider. The CPB, on behalf of the mines ministry, had awarded a N$300 million contract to Gem Diamonds Namibia to …

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Tumas 1 East reports encouraging drilling

Deep Yellow has reported encouraging drilling results on EPL3497 where new continuous mineralisation has been identified in the Tumas 1 East palaeochannel area along Tributary 5. According to the company, the program was completed in April 2019 with a total of 211 RC drill holes for 1,951m drilled. The project’s …

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De Beers embark on carbon footprint research

De Beers Group’s carbon-capture research at the Gahcho Kué mine in Canada has received a funding boost following the award of a C$675,000 grant from Natural Resources Canada’s Clean Growth Program towards pioneering research in partnership focused on delivering carbon-neutral diamond mining. The project in Canada is part of a …

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Dundee Precious Metals proposes expansion of Tsumeb smelter

Dundee Precious Metals Tsumeb has proposed to expand their current smelter operations in Tsumeb in order to increase the copper concentrate throughput capacity from 240,000 tons per annum to 370 000. In a report for the proposed expansion released this week, it is said that Dundee has appointed SLR Environment …

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