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Namibia Critical Metals, JOGMEC conclude agreement

Namibia Critical Metals Inc. has signed an agreement with Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation (JOGMEC) to jointly explore, develop, exploit, refine and distribute mineral products from the company’s Lofdal Heavy Rare Earth Project. The agreement provides JOGMEC with the right to earn a 50 percent interest in the …

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De Beers, RDI Diamonds inks deal

International diamond giant, De Beers Group Industry Services has announced a new collaboration with leading US wholesaler, RDI Diamonds Inc.   According to the company, RDI Diamonds Inc is to become its premier source of diamond grading reports.   The partnership marks De Beers Group Industry Services’ first step into …

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UK-AFRICA SUMMIT: Britain makes a small first step towards green technology

Climate campaigners have described the announcement by the British government to suspend financial support for thermal coal as a “small first step.” The British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson announced at the inaugural UK-Africa summit that the government will suspend financial support for thermal coal as part of efforts to present …

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Revitalizing economic ties top of agenda at the UK-Africa summit

African Development Bank President Akinwumi  Adesina is expected in London for the UK-Africa Summit, an investment summit aimed at forging new partnerships under the theme: ‘Partners for prosperity.’ The summit is being convened by Prime Minister Boris Johnson and kicks off on January 20th . According to a statement, a …

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Orano mining restructures its top-level structure

Orano Mining Namibia has announced its internal restructuring within the top-level structure. The move is part of the larger group’s ongoing global responsiveness to internal and external business dynamics. According to the company, Hilifa Mbako steps down as Managing Director of Orano Mining Namibia with effect from 01 January and …

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Pronto Global Joins Association

Breakbulk network, Universal Freight Organisation has expanded its membership in Namibia, with the addition of freight forwarder Pronto Global Air & Ocean Freight. The firm is the first new representative of the UFO in 2020 and brings extensive experience handling a range of breakbulk cargoes, including building materials, mining equipment, …

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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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De Beers Canada explores near Cobalt

De Beers Canada has started preliminary drilling at properties near the town of Cobalt, in Ontario. De Beers is drilling at TSX-V-listed Tri Origin’s Nipissing Cobalt and South Abitibi project, near Cobalt. This will be the first time that these targets will be tested, the junior said. The initial target …

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Petra Diamonds establishes second artisanal mining initiative

London-listed Petra Diamonds launched its Artisanal Small-scale Mining (ASM) initiative in the Free State. The launch follows a process of consultation and cooperating with relevant stakeholders, including the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy, the Letsemeng local municipality, and the community of Koffiefontein itself. During the project, the aim was …

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