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 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 […]

Lodestone Namibia's first iron ore producer

Lodestone to Become Namibia’s First Iron Ore Producer

Lodestone resumed the development of its Dordabis high grade iron ore project late in 2018, when it became clear that the seaborne iron ore market had evolved into a high (65% premium index) and low-grade segment (62% index). Declining worldwide iron ore grades and the push for reduced CO2 emissions, as well as increased steel […]

De Beers, Namdeb, Debmarine Namibia and NDTC Pledge $26 million in Support of Namibia’s COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout

De Beers, Namdeb, Debmarine Namibia and NDTC Pledge $26 million in Support of Namibia’s COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout

De Beers Group, Namdeb, Debmarine Namibia and Namibia Diamond Trading Company (NDTC) (Namibia De Beers partnership) pledged a combined N$26 million to support the COVID-19 vaccine rollout in Namibia. The pledge consists of a financial donation and in-kind support to assist with the rollout of the Namibia vaccination campaign. The support will be funded through […]

Namibia Uranium Combat Climate Change

Namibia’s Uranium Can Help Combat Climate Change

The 26th Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC – COP26) is planned to take place in Glasgow from 1-12 November 2021. There are a number of important decisions due to take place before and during COP26. Prior to the meeting, countries are required to update their statements that […]

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 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 […]