Erongo Desalination Plant Unlocks Green Energy Potential

ORANO MINING NAMIBIA is proud of its current contribution to the development of the Erongo Region through the Erongo Desalination Plant and of the contribution of the uranium mining sector to the production of decarbonated electricity. Orano Mining Namibia continues its focus on reducing the carbon footprint of the Erongo Desalination Plant (EDP) by making […]

Rössing Uranium Builds into Willem Borchard Primary School

Rössing Uranium embarked on a three-year project, supporting the Willem Borchard Primary School (WBPS) in Okombahe in the Daures Constituency, Erongo region. The project is segmented into seven components, which are in support of the 10 Sustainable Development Goals. Annually, Rössing Uranium proactively identifies social performance activities against an approved budget. For the years 2021-2023, […]

The Namibian Uranium Institute (NUI) Offers New Course on Occupational Vision Screening

NUI has partnered with Education for Health Africa to bring World best practices to the African continent, currently one of the World’s fastest growing markets for healthcare and workplace well-being. The Occupational Vision Screening Course is an international standard certificate of competence short course designed specifically for people in Africa, who are responsible for performing […]

NOHF Hand Protection Workshop

The Namibian Occupational Hygiene Forum (NOHF) revived their live practical workshops after a few years of an industry-wide lull in activity, with a Hand Protection Workshop on 19th July 2022, in association with the Namibian Uranium Institute, CYMOT and KNIGHT SAFETY GRANBERG Gloves. The workshop was entitled “If Your Hands Could Choose” and covered the […]

The Rise of Uranium and Its Potential for the Namibian Economy

Uranium prices had remained low for more than a decade, following Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant accident in 2011, which sparked a sharp decline in the demand for nuclear energy. However, over the past few months we have witnessed a rapid turn of fortunes in the price of uranium over a short period of time. Uranium is currently trading at $50/lb, which is a 170% increase in less than 36 months. So, what is driving this price increase, and what does it mean for our country?

Etango-8 Steering Committee Drives Bannerman Towards Production

With the guidance of a world-class Technical Steering Committee, Bannerman Mining Resources (Namibia) is nearing completion of the Definitive Feasibility Study (DFS) on its Etango-8 Uranium Project, near Swakopmund. Although Bannerman has been busy at Etango since 2006, the “Etango-8” project is a smaller development pathway for the mine that will enable uranium production sooner […]

Rössing Releases 2021 Report to Stakeholders

Rössing Uranium officially launched its 2021 report to stakeholders, on 08 June 2022. Speaking at the launch, Rössing Uranium’s managing director, Johan Coetzee said, the primary purpose of the annual stakeholder report is to communicate timely, reliable, and relevant information to inform and announce the company’s achievements and performance for the period under review. He […]

NUA at 2022 Erongo Career Fair

The Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture, in collaboration with the Namibian Uranium Association and various other stakeholders, held it’s annual career fair from the 10th – 13th May at the Swakopmund Multipurpose Centre. The Namibian Uranium Association, Rössing Uranium, Swakop Uranium, Orano Mining Namibia, Langer Heinrich Uranium and Reptile Mineral Resources and Exploration were […]