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Namibia’s Diamond Sparkle Fades Amidst Global Gloom

Namibia’s diamond industry, once a glittering jewel in the country’s economic crown, is facing a period of turbulence. A slowdown in global demand, coupled with potential new regulations, threatens to cast a shadow over the sector. Minister of Mines and Energy, Tom Alweendo, painted a sobering picture during his recent …

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LIFECYCLE APPROACH WITH OEM PARTS FOR SUSTAINABLE PUMPING SOLUTIONS

Capital equipment like pumps operate only as well as their components and wear parts allow, so it makes little sense to risk this performance by installing a replicated part. “Mining and other industrial applications rely heavily on continuous operations to reach the productivity levels that make them profitable,” says Marnus …

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Namibia Seeks Clear Skies: Supportive Legislation Needed for Hydrogen, Mining Boom

Namibia, a nation rich in natural resources, is setting its sights on a future fueled by green hydrogen. However, industry experts warn that the absence of dedicated hydrogen legislation could stall this ambitious goal. “Understanding and adapting to Namibia’s approach to hydrogen and mining will be crucial for investors,” says …

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Kibali, DRC partner to promote local content

Africa’s largest gold mine, Kibali, and the Autorite de Regulation de la Sous-Traisance dans le Secteur Prive (ARSP), the body which oversees the DRC’s sub-contracting sector, have agreed to collaborate on a range of local content initiatives. The partnership has been designed to increase the mine’s already extensive use of …

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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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Diamond Dunes Shine Brighter: Namibia Basks in the Glow of Mining Indaba 2024

The dust may have settled on Cape Town’s CTICC, but the gleam of opportunity shines brightly for Namibia after its standout performance at Mining Indaba 2024. Held under the banner of “Embracing the Power of Positive Disruption,” the event served as a platform for the nation to showcase its mineral …

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Atlantic Council’s Africa Centre Unveils Revolutionary Critical Minerals Initiative at Mining Indaba

The Africa Centre of the Atlantic Council is embarking on an innovative three-year programme dedicated to critical minerals in Africa. With Africa housing 30% of the world’s critical-mineral reserves, the continent assumes a pivotal role in twenty-first-century supply chains, especially for electric vehicles, lithium batteries, cellphones, medical scanners, and military …

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Sunward South Africa unlocking new opportunities for growth

The Sunward Group, one of the top 50 construction equipment manufacturers in the world (being ranked 37th in the KHL Yellow Table 2023), offering world-class piling machines, drilling rigs, aerial work platforms, skid-steer loaders, crawler and wheeled cranes, mobile crushing stations, plus a complete range of (1t-95t) excavators has announced …

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DRC’s prime minister to attend Mining Indaba 2024

As one of the world’s largest producers of green metals, it is expected that Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Jean-Michel Sama Lukonde will be attending Mining Indaba 2024 to highlight key investment opportunities in the country’s mining sector at Mining Indaba The organisers said the attendees …

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Multi-dimensional tailings standard demands varied disciplines

With the passing of the first deadline for mining companies to bring their tailings storage facilities (TSFs) into compliance with new standards, a fundamental shift has taken place toward a more multi-dimensional approach. In August 2023, the Global Industry Standard on Tailings Management (GISTM) required compliance from tailings storage facilities …

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