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Namibia Bets on Green Hydrogen to Power Europe and Transform its Economy

Nestled on the edge of the Namib desert, a ribbon of rust-coloured dunes stretching towards an unforgiving horizon, a quiet revolution is brewing. King Philippe of Belgium stood alongside Namibian President Nangolo Mbumba earlier this month, not to marvel at the stark beauty, but to inaugurate a project that could …

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Madison Metals Strikes Uranium Jackpot in Namibia

Canadian miner Madison Metals has unearthed promising signs of a significant uranium deposit at its Khan project in Namibia.  This exciting development occurs after a drill hole (KM5RC003) intersects strong uranium mineralization over minable widths. “This is a game-changer for Madison Metals,” enthused Duane Parnham, Executive Chairman and CEO, in …

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Botswana May Increase De Beers Stake as Anglo American Considers Spin-Off

The Botswana government is considering increasing its shareholding in global diamond miner De Beers, according to President Mokgweetsi Masisi, following parent company Anglo American’s announcement of plans to spin off or sell the business. Botswana currently owns a 15% stake in De Beers and contributes 70% of the company’s annual …

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South Korea’s Yoon hosts Africa summit to tap minerals, vast export market- Updated

Africa’s rich mineral resources and its potential as a vast export market are at the top of South Korea’s agenda as it hosts a summit with the leaders of 48 nations this week with plans for aid on industrial infrastructure and digital transformation. Africa is a “crucial partner” for South …

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Too much of a good thing

More is not always the right approach when it comes to using oil additives.  In many instances, blending more additive into the oil, does not result in improved performance. Sometimes, adding more additive actually causes the oil’s function to deteriorate.  In other cases, while the performance of the additive doesn’t …

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The evolution of oil filtration systems

Early automotive engines didn’t use any kind of filtration for the oil. It wasn’t until a patent was granted to Ernest Sweetland and George Greenhalgh in 1923 – for their product the “pure oil later” or “Purolator” – that you could buy an automobile with a full-pressure lubrication system. It …

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Aftermarket oil additives can backfire

Increasing the percentage of a certain additive may improve one property of an oil, while at the same time degrading another. When the specified concentrations of additives become unbalanced, overall oil quality can be affected. Some additives compete with each other for the same space on a metal surface. For …

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Insights into oil additives

By simply including an additive, an inferior base oil cannot be converted into a premium product. It is illogical to use poor-quality oil on a continuing basis, and attempt to overcome its poor lubricating qualities with some special additive. A far better approach is to determine the manufacturer’s recommendation as …

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Mining Leaders Convene in Accra for WAMPEX and WAMPOC

Accra, Ghana – The 17th edition of the West African Mining and Power Exhibition (WAMPEX) and Conference (WAMPOC) is set to take place from June 5th to 7th at the Accra International Conference Centre (AICC) and Grand Arena. This marquee event has established itself as the premier platform for the …

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Andrada Mining Enhances Uis Mine with TOMRA’s Cutting-Edge XRT Sorting Technology

In a move aligned with its ambitious expansion plans, Andrada Mining has chosen to incorporate TOMRA XRT sensor-based sorting technology into its flagship Uis Mine in Namibia. This strategic acquisition includes the addition of pre-concentration circuits aimed at enhancing the mine’s output. The Uis tin mine, one of Namibia’s largest …

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