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Mining in Namibia

The history of mining in Namibia is over 400 years old, with Archaeological evidence of copper smelting near today’s Matchless Mine as the oldest record of mining in Namibia....

The history of mining in Namibia is over 400 years old, with Archaeological evidence of copper smelting near today’s Matchless Mine as the oldest record of mining in Namibia

The history of mining in Namibia is over 400 years old, with Archaeological evidence of copper smelting near today’s Matchless Mine as the oldest record of mining in Namibia...

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Mines in Namibia

Minerals produced in Namibia

Direct Employment

Members

Welcome to the Chamber of Mines

The not for profit organisation acts as an advocacy body, in which it is a voice for the industry to government and other institutions. Through its influence and deliberation on policies affecting the sector, the Chamber works towards sustaining and maintaining a regulatory environment which attracts investment and promotes the growth of the Namibian mining industry.

Integrity

The Chamber and its members are united and governed by a robust Constitution, Code of Conduct & Ethics

Transparency

Access to factual information on Chamber members and Namibia’s mining sector is a key function of the Chamber of Mines

Accountability & Compliance

The Constitution, Code of Conduct and Ethics have mechanisms in place to ensure that mining activities are conducted in an ethical, environmentally and socially responsible manner.

What we do & our partners

Work Permits & Visas

In support of the Namibian economy, the industry sources most of its services from local businesses

Mining Expo & Conference

Once a year the Chamber of Mines hosts the Mining Expo and Conference, which is usually

Chamber Committees

Outside the daily functions of the Chamber office exist active and passionate committees

Sustainable Development

The Chamber of Mines subscribes to the principles of sustainable development

NUA

The Namibian Uranium Association (NUA) is the advocacy body that represents the

Minerals in Namibia

Latest news

2020 Chamber of Mines Annual Review

Launch of 2020 Annual Review & Inter-Mine Safety Competition Awards

2020 Chamber Annual Review The Chamber of Mines Annual Review captures industry highlights, performance and ...

Chamber’s Response to The Namibian’s Supplement on Marine Phosphate Mining & Fishing

On 26th March 2021, The Namibian’s Spotlight was published intending to provide perspectives on whether ...

2020 President’s Report & New Office Bearers

Mining Industry Review for 2020 Delivered by Outgoing President of the Chamber At the AGM ...

Chamber response to Southern Africa Resource Watch Report on Namibia mineral sector

Chamber’s Response to Southern Africa Resource Watch Report on Namibia’s Mining Sector

The Southern African Resource Watch (SARW) commissioned a research paper that investigates certain aspects of ...

Namibia’s Performance in the 2020 Fraser Institute Annual Survey of Mining Companies

The Canadian based Fraser Institute released its 2020 Report on the Annual Survey of Mining ...

Marine Phosphate Mining & the Environment: Interview Highlights with Dr Chris Brown

CEO of the Namibian Chamber of Environment and a well-respected Namibian environmental scientist, Dr. Chris ...

How Will a Phosphate-Based Industry Contribute to Namibia’s National Development Policies and Goals?

The development of Namibia’s marine phosphate resources coupled with a fully integrated fertiliser industry are ...

Socio-Economic Benefits of a Phosphate-Based Industry in Namibia

Independent economic impact assessments and studies reveal that there is huge potential to grow Namibia’s ...

Can Phosphate Mining Co-Exist with Namibia’s Commercial Marine Activities?

Seabed mining in Namibia is not a new commercial activity. For over 25 years, the ...

Phosphate Mining

Phosphate Mining and Marine Environment with Dr. Chris Brown

CEO of the Namibian Chamber of Environment and a well-respected Namibian environmental scientist, Dr. Chris ...

2019 President’s Report

At the AGM on 16 Spetember 2020, The Chamber of Mines President, Mr Zebra Kasete, ...

2019 Mining Sector Review and impacts of COVID-19

See link below to download the presentation given at the press conference (13 August 2020) ...

2019 Annual Review release

After many a delay this year, the 2019 Chamber of Mines Annual Review is finally ...

Mining and Environment

Happy World Environment day! In commemorating the environment on this day, we also celebrate the ...