MINING

Simon Hengua: My Life of Mine Planning

BSc (Hon) in Geology from University of Cape Town (UCT) Post Graduate Diploma in Mining Engineering from Wits University The mining industry is a [...]

!Gawaxab resigns

  The chairman of Rossing Uranium mine, Johannes !Gawaxab is leaving. !Gawaxab, has informed the board that he intends to resign from the board of [...]

B2Gold sends 100 Namibians to train Malians on giant Fekola Project

The Namibia Institute of Mining and Technology (NIMT) trained artisans and technicians commendably been involved in the success of the Mali B2Gold [...]

Almod: Namibian diamond’s crowning moment

The Namibian diamond-cutting and -polishing industry, just like any other in Africa, has over the past decade been in distress. In recent years many of the [...]

NAMDIA: Deals many African countries failed

Introduction and background The Government of The Republic of Namibia (GRN) and De Beers have been longstanding partners in the diamond industry since 1994 [...]

Remote Sensing And Automation… May hold the key to sector advancement

It’s been rumoured that there may be a glimmer of light at the end of a long tunnel in the African mining sector. With conditions in China starting to [...]

Bushveld Minerals continues with Namibia tin acquisition

  Diversified mineral development company Bushveld Minerals will pursue the acquisition of the Uis tin project, in Namibia, following the successful [...]

Aveng Mining: Africa’s Formidable Contract Mining company

Aveng Mining, the open – cut contractor and underground mining focused company, is well positioned for long-term growth thanks to an improvement in [...]

Simon Hengua: My Life of Mine Planning

If I’m having an easy day, then something is going wrong somewhere,” begins Simon Hengua. The mining industry is a dynamic, exciting, and an amazingly [...]

Three year wage agreement signed at Langer Heinrich Uranium

Following a two day intense wage negotiations, Langer Heinrich Uranium  and the Mine Workers Union LHU Branch concluded a three year substantive wage [...]