Wednesday , February 28 2024

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Askari Metals Unearths Extensive Pegmatite Zone at Uis Lithium Project

Askari Metals Limited (ASX: ASK) has announced a significant discovery at its Uis Lithium Project in Namibia, Africa. Through trench mapping at the OP target, the company has identified an extensive zone of lithium-bearing pegmatites, exceeding initial expectations. “Trench mapping at the OP target has yielded remarkably positive results,” said …

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Trafigura and Kamoa-Kakula sign agreements to become first customers of the Lobito Atlantic Railway

Trafigura and Kamoa-Kakula have today agreed long-term commitments to transport minerals via the Lobito Atlantic Railway for a minimum term of six years. The terms of the Reserved Capacity Agreements were signed during the Mining Indaba in Cape Town, South Africa and mark the first long-term commercial commitments to the …

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SA’s economy remains dependent on mining

South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa said mining has a crucial role to play in building the country’s economy. Ramaphosa urged the Mining Indaba 2024 to prioritise deliberations on how to breathe new life into mining, to strengthen mining value chains, and to enhance beneficiation. “For nearly 150 years, mining has …

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Wacker Neuson rollers fulfill customer’s soil, asphalt compaction

From the renowned RD series to the RTx trench roller and large RC soil compactor range, Wacker Neuson’s range of high-quality rollers typify the company’s brand promise – all it takes! Available to several markets within Sub-Sahara Africa, these rugged, versatile rollers incorporate an ergonomic design, innovative features, and cutting-edge …

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US signs MoU with DRC and Zambia for Cobalt and Copper Mining and Processing for Electric Vehicle batteries

The United States of America’s Department of State released a signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Zambia on electric vehicle battery value chains. The document was signed on 13 December 2022, during the Africa Leaders Summit and states DRC and Zambia’s involvement in …

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Galp’s Mopane-1X Discovery Sparks Excitement Across the Nation

The rhythmic roar of an offshore drilling rig reverberated across the Namibian coast in January 2024, echoing promises of a brighter future for the nation. Portuguese energy giant Galp’s momentous discovery of light oil at the Mopane-1X well has ignited a wave of optimism, painting a picture of potential wealth …

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Spotlight on knee protection

Knee guards offer protection for users working in cramped conditions, such as underground mining or where work needs to be carried out at floor level, such as tiling, wooden flooring and plumbing. The Paramount ‘Orange’ knee guard was first developed in Germany to help protect miners’ knees in harsh mining …

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Namibia set to be Pilbara of modern battery metals

The Pilbara of modern battery metals may one day be Namibia. Anthony Viljoen, CEO of AfriTin, expressed that opinion to Mining Weekly during a Zoom interview. “We’ve been prospecting and developing tin projects for the better half of 20 years almost and what I must say is that there’s something …

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Namibia strategise to reap more value from its mineral wealth

Namibia is considering taking minority stakes in mining and petroleum producers to reap more value from its mineral wealth, the African country’s mining minister told lawmakers, weighing on shares of mostly Australia-listed miners on Tuesday. Namibia is one of the biggest uranium producers in the world. It is also a …

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Kwatani has long history and strong footprint in Namibia, says CEO

Kim Schoepflin, CEO of Kwatani, says her company has a long history in Namibia and a strong footprint across various commodities there – including an established presence at this gold mine. It has worked with the engineering, procurement and construction contractor and the end-customer for two to three years on …

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