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B2Gold explains the decrease in production forecast for 2021

B2Gold has revealed that its decrease in 2021’s production forecast is attributable to lower expected production from Fekola in 2021 (as Phase 5 and 6 of the Fekola Pit are developed in the first half of 2021), partially offset by an expected overall 16% increase in production from Otjikoto. The …

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Fuel prices remain unchanged

The Ministry of Mines and Energy has resolved to keep countrywide fuel pump prices unchanged for January 2021, with N$11.38 per litre for diesel while the petrol price will remain N$11.35 per litre. The development comes despite the under-recoveries which were observed in the previous month. In addition, the authorities said …

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Etango-8 PFS on track

The pre-feasibility study (PFS) for the 8Mtpa development of Etango Uranium project has demonstrated the strong technical and economic viability of conventional open pit mining and heap leach processing. The developers of Etango-8 have highlighted that PFS is on track. “The Bannerman team and our top tier consultants are making …

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Namibia Critical Metals has provided updates on its Lofdal Heavy Rare Earths Project, Comments on Positive Developments in Rare Earth Markets

Namibia Critical Metals Inc has provided an update on the metallurgical test work program on the Lofdal Heavy Rare Earth Project in northern Namibia. Lofdal is a joint venture between the Company and Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation (“JOGMEC”) which is operating under a Term 1 budget of …

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Debmarine Namibia diamond vessel fitted with a helideck

Debmarine Namibia’s latest additional recovery vessel has started to take a perfect shape after the installation of the helideck a week ago in Damen Mangalia Shipyard, Romania. Helideck with the diameter of 22.8m with a total weight 49.2 tonnes will be the largest in the Debmarine Namibia fleet and designed …

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Empowering women in leadership using innovation to boost development

There is no limit to what we, as women, can accomplish – Michelle Obama Bureau Veritas, a world leader in testing, inspection, and certification, is proud to announce the launch of its “BV Women in Africa Mentorship Program” a strategic collaborative partnership with TWAA, an innovative and disruptive global and …

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Lepidico’s Namibia project set to receive US financing

Lepidico, an ASX-listed company, has entered into a formal mandate with the US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) to carry out a thorough analysis and evaluation of the Phase 1 Karibibib project in Namibia to determine whether the project is eligible for DFC funding. Detailed due diligence will be performed …

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WearCheck’s new transformer monitoring technology gives speedy results

Condition monitoring specialists, WearCheck, recently invested several million Rand in four brand new laboratory instruments for their flourishing transformer division laboratories in Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town. WearCheck managing director Neil Robinson says the company’s investment in the equipment has relieved some of the current sample volume pressure and reduced …

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MOBILE DRUM TIPPER WITH SAFETY CAGE

A new mobile TIP-TITE® Drum Tipper with safety cage allows hands-free, automated dumping of bulk solid materials from 115 to 200 litre drums throughout the plant, with no dusting or danger associated with sudden shifting of contents. The three-sided carbon steel cage with safety interlocked doors is mounted on a …

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Namdeb explains the sale of Elizabeth Bay mine

Sperrgebiet Diamond Mining is the new owner of Namdeb Holding’s Elizabeth Bay mine after its purchase deal with the Diamond Company was finalised. The diamond company made the announcement on Friday morning in a statement. Namdeb chief executive officer Riaan Burger explained that it was not an easy decision to …

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