The Chamber of Mines President, Mr. Hilifa Mbako, officially opened the 2022 Mining Expo on 31 August 2022 at the Windhoek Show Grounds. To read his opening remarks, download the official speech here: 2022 Mining Expo Official Opening Speech by Chamber President
The Chamber of Mines held a Special General Meeting on 30 August 2022. The Special General Meeting was to elect the Second Vice President of the Chamber to fill the ad hoc vacancy created by the recent resignation of the First Vice President.The Chamber wishes to congratulate Mr. George Botshiwe for being officially elected as […]
The Chamber of Mines officially launched the 2022 Mining Expo & Conference during a press briefing on 1 August 2022, announcing the theme “Breaking New Frontiers in a Post-Pandemic Era,” and shared with the media what exhibitors, visitors and the public can expect from this year’s event.To view the full press statement, click here:2022 Mining […]
2021 Chamber Annual Review The Chamber of Mines Annual Review captures industry highlights, performance and new developments each year. It also provides stakeholders with full access to detailed information on operational and ESG aspects of our members’ activities, and their financial information. Chamber President’s Report for 2021 At the AGM held on 27 April 2022, […]
The recently released 2021 Fraser Institute Survey of Mining Companies Report shows that the country improved marginally on the Policy Perception Index (PPI) by 0.94 points, but cites Namibia as being one of three African jurisdictions to improve on this score. Globally, Namibia improved on her overall PPI ranking, gaining 18 places from 47th position […]
2020 Chamber Annual Review The Chamber of Mines Annual Review captures industry highlights, performance and new developments each year. It also provides our stakeholders with full access to detailed information on operational and Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) aspects of our members’ activities, and their financial information. To read the full 2020 Annual Review, please […]
On 26th March 2021, The Namibian’s Spotlight was published intending to provide perspectives on whether the fishing industry and proposed marine phosphate mining industry could co-exist in Namibia. The author of the articles endeavoured to provide a fair representation and a balanced perspective. However, a number of the statements attributed to the representative for the […]
Mining Industry Review for 2020 Delivered by Outgoing President of the Chamber At the AGM held on 21 April 2021, The outgoing President of the Chamber of Mines delivered his final President’s Report for 2020. The report higlights the impact of Covid-19 on the mining sector in 2020, its contribution to the Namibian economy and […]
The Southern African Resource Watch (SARW) commissioned a research paper that investigates certain aspects of Namibia’s mineral legislative and policy framework. According to the research, the mining sector is guilty of wide- spread illicit financial flows, tax-base erosion and price manipulation. These allegations, however, are based on flawed assumptions and inaccuracies. The authors of the […]
The Canadian based Fraser Institute released its 2020 Report on the Annual Survey of Mining Companies towards the end of last month. The report shows that Namibia only marginally increased her score on the overall Investment Attractiveness Index and several other jurisdictions performed far better. Namibia’s underperformance on the Investment Attractiveness Index was driven by […]
CEO of the Namibian Chamber of Environment and a well-respected Namibian environmental scientist, Dr. Chris Brown, shares his views on the impacts of marine phosphate activities on the surrounding environment in a series of short video clips. Video 1 of 11 Has Marine Phosphate Mining Completed an Environmental Impact Assessment? Video 2 of 11 Why […]
How Will a Phosphate-Based Industry Contribute to Namibia’s National Development Policies and Goals?
The development of a phosphate-based industry in Namibia is optimally aligned to achieving national development policies and goals, which call for economic diversification and industrialisation through leveraging natural resources
Marine phosphate mining and its associated industries hold huge economic potential for Namibia and its people.
According to the scientific evidence available, the inclusion of phosphate mining into Namibia’s commercial marine activities will result in a co-existence of sectors that is mutually beneficial, with minimal impact to the marine environment and lasting socio-economic benefits for the country.
CEO of the Namibian Chamber of Environment and a well-respected Namibian environmental scientist, Dr. Chris Brown shares his views on the impacts of marine phosphate activities on the marine environment and co-existence of commercial activities in this ecosystem. In a series of short interviews with the Chamber of Mines, Dr. Brown shares the view that Namibia’s […]
At the AGM on 16 Spetember 2020, The Chamber of Mines President, Mr Zebra Kasete, provided a detailed account of Chamber activities, policy and regulatory developments, mining sector performance and highlights in his just released President’s Report for 2019. See below for full report.
See link below to download the presentation given at the press conference (13 August 2020) covering a brief review of the sector in 2019, impacts of COVID-19 and recent developments
After many a delay this year, the 2019 Chamber of Mines Annual Review is finally released. Please download here for a detailed review of the mining industry and its activitues in 2019.
Happy World Environment day! In commemorating the environment on this day, we also celebrate the unique partnerships in which the Namibian Chamber of Environment and the mining sector work hand in hand to improve livelihoods through combined conservation efforts #Worldenvironmentday http://conservationnamibia.com/articles/2019nam-mining.php?fbclid=IwAR1QMAS_WcBhrL1ChiZHtqDGL0X9vNM8CuF9fMfMeNNEAXSJ2fPDGHZHhXg
Namdeb’s CEO, Mr Riaan Burger, and COO Mr Jurgen Jacob recently hosted employee engagement sessions across all levels of the business. The sessions were aimed at ensuring alignment on key business requirements. Furthermore, the sessions included involving employees through a creative participatory process on envisaging what a future Namdeb would look like, given the new […]