Rössing Uranium Project, Namibia. The Rossing Uranium mine is located 70km north-east of Swakopmund in Namibia, Africa. Trekkopje Uranium Mine, Namibia. Trekkopje uranium mine is located in western Namibia in southern Africa, approximately 65km north-east of Swakopmund.
Uranium mining in Namibia is of considerable importance to the national economy. In 2011, Namibia was ranked as the 4th largest producer of uranium worldwide, behind Kazakhstan, Canada, and Australia. When Uranium prices fell after the Fukushima incident production was reduced.
China is increasing its foreign investments in Namibia, particularly in the uranium mining (over USD 3 billion since 2012, and USD 6 billion by 2016) and the telecommunications sectors. Australia is another important investor in the uranium mining sector, but it continues to try to sell its Namibian operations.
AECI Mining and Chemical Services Namibia . AECI Mining and Chemical Services Namibia (Pty) Ltd was established in 2007, and during the same year implemented trials for electronic detonators with Rössing Uranium Ltd, which was the first mine to attempt the wireless blasting system.
Mining and Sustainability? Systems and Stakeholder Analyses of Uranium Mining in Namibia Mining and Sustainability? Systems and Stakeholder Analyses of Uranium Mining in Namibia Mateusz Pietrzela Mateusz Pietrzela Uppsala University, Department of Earth Sciences Master Thesis E, in Sustainable Development, 30 credits
Rössing Uranium, which is majority-owned by Rio Tinto, is one of Namibia’s three uranium producing mines. It is the world’s longest running open pit uranium mine, celebrated 40 years of working for Namibia in 2016, and contributing to the social and economic prosperity of our country.
The growth of Namibia’s uranium industry over the past four years has led South African engineering company Bateman Engineering GM: business development for sub-Saharan Africa Jon Kock to believe that uranium mining offers the biggest growth potential in the Southern African country.
He brings almsot 30 years of mining and smelting experience to the operation, having held senior positions within the mining industry serving both Rio Tinto and Rossing Uranium. He has extensive experience in the areas of production, processing, procurement, business and strategic development.
The study sought to understand the nature of uranium mining in Namibia and its possible social and economic implications. Information was gathered from the Ministry of Mines and Energy as well as the Ministry of Environment and Tourism. Additional data was collected through interviews with some officials of Rössing uranium mine.
Protea Chemicals Namibia. In addition to Protea Mining Chemicals business activities within Sub-Saharan Africa, Protea's mining business operates in Namibia under the Protea Chemicals Namibia brand. This business is a division of Omnia Group's offshore company, Omnia Group International situated in Mauritius.
Namibia issues uranium mining license to Zhonghe Resources uranium mine project: On Nov. 30, 2012, the Ministry of Mines and Energy issued a uranium mining license to Zhonghe Resources (Namibia) Development (Pty) Ltd, a subsidiary of China Uranium Corporation.
Floris Steenkamp. Several stakeholders in various segments of the local mining supplies industry welcomed the arrest of Hendrik Bok (60), a former employee at the Rössing Mine on charges relating to receiving bribes to favour a certain tenderer for dust suppression services and for a rock breaking tender.
The JV comprises a reimbursable contract for the engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) of the metallurgical uranium plant for mining company Swakop Uranium’s Husab project in Namibia.
Namibia is the world's fifth-largest producer of uranium. The Chinese owned Husab uranium mine in expected to start producing uranium ore in 2017. Once the Husab mine reaches full production, Namibia is expected to become the world’s second-largest producer of uranium.
Quality Objectives (EQOs) and the extent to which uranium mining is impacting the central Namib. Each EQO articulates specific goals and targets that are monitored by a set of key indicators. The 2016 SEMP report is the sixth annual report since the inception of the process.
Mining and Energy commissioner Erasmus Shivolo recently noted that Namibia was developing one of Southern Africa’s most dynamic minerals industries, adding that the country was set to become the world’s third largest uranium producer (by 2015).
The Rössing Foundation . The Rössing Foundation was established by Rössing Uranium Limited in 1978 through a Deed of Trust, to implement and facilitate its corporate social responsibility activities within the communities of Namibia.
The Rössing Uranium mine. Uranium was discovered in the Namib Desert in 1928, but it was not until intensive exploration in the late 1950s that much interest was shown in the area. After discovering numerous uranium occurrences, Rio Tinto secured the rights to the low-grade Rössing deposit in 1966.
To support the Mining production team in the delivery of a professional administration service by coordinating all production related activities, managing the filing of production documents, data entry into SAP and occasionally placing orders with the Procurement department.