Thursday , February 22 2024

Project

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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IPPs critical component of energy in Africa

As Africa continues to navigate the complexities of meeting its growing energy demands while advancing sustainable development goals, the role of Independent Power Producers (IPPs) emerges as a critical component of the continent’s energy landscape. The official side event of the Africa Energy Indaba, the 10th edition of the IPP & PPA …

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Multotec eyes environmental clean-up projects

…as test work yields successful results While the modern world simply cannot function without mining and industrial operations, environmental rehabilitation is an essential and sustainable response to the man-made destruction of the natural habitat that is a consequence of these activities. Environmental restoration is an important consideration for Multotec, a …

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Deep-South Resources CEO hails new development in Namibia

Canada’s Deep-South Resources (TSX-V: DSM) can finally resume work at its Haib copper project in Namibia as the country’s government has renewed the miner’s prospecting license for two years. The awaited permit follows a long-dragged court battle with the country’s mining and energy ministry, which in 2021 declined to re-issue …

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Namibia moves a step closer to green revolution

President Hage Geingob’s Cabinet agreed this week to sign a feasibility and implementation agreement (FIA) with Hyphen Hydrogen Energy for a $10-billion project to produce two-million tonnes of green ammonia yearly by 2029. Hyphen, which is a Namibian-registered joint venture between Nicholas Holdings Limited and Enertrag, was awarded preferred-bidder status …

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Powering oil and gas production through the energy transition: a four-step guide

The energy transition can be a source of angst for oil and gas producers, but it doesn’t have to be a cause for concern – at least not in every context. In fact, when it comes to powering oil and gas production assets  which are typically reliant on diesel power …

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JOGMEC pumps more funds into Lofdal

Namibia Critical Metals’ partner JOGMEC has committed an additional C$300,000 to the ongoing Lofdal joint venture exploration program. JOGMEC has approved expenditures totalling C$10,375,000 through to May 31, 2023, which satisfies the Term 2 Expenditure requirement of C$10 million to earn 40% interest in the Lofdal Project. According to Namibia …

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Omico appoints new project engineer for Omitiomire

Namibian copper exploration and development company Omico Mining has appointed a new project engineer, Mathys du Preez for its Omitiomire copper project in central Namibia. He is expected to bring his practical experience to the management team at Omico covering project design, execution, operations and maintenance. Du Preez is an …

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Electra Mining Africa 2022 roars back into life

Electra Mining Africa, the continent’s biggest exhibition, is back after a two year hiatus due to restrictions. As exhibitions and events are now re-opening globally, Electra Mining Africa will be going ahead as a live in-person event this year. This comes on the backdrop of several other exhibitions, having taken …

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DBSA and DBN fast-track TransNamib with N$2.6 billion

Development Bank of Namibia (DBN) and Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) have confirmed a loan of about N$2.6 billion finance for TransNamib. The loan will be used for remanufacturing of rolling stock, acquisition of new rolling stock, modernisation of the TransNamib Workshop, upgrading of signalling equipment, including spares and …

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