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Swakop Uranium

Husab uranium project, Namibia Restricted

Mining operations on Swakop Uranium’s Husab site will start in the first quarter of 2014, as scheduled.
14th March 2014

Technology solutions provider exhibits full mining services range

Tenova Bateman’s capabilities and track record will be on exhibition at the Mining Indaba Total technology solutions provider to the global mining, minerals and bulk materials handling sectors Tenova Mining & Minerals, will showcase its comprehensive offering across the mining and minerals value chain at the 2014 Investing in African...
24th January 2014

Husab uranium project, Namibia Restricted

The main process plant and construction camp earthworks are in progress.
29th November 2013
Ferrous Metals

Gold sector still active, despite low prices

Engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) services provider Tenova Bateman sub-Saharan Africa MD Tollie Nel says that even though gold prices have dropped, there is still more exploration activity in the gold sector in Africa...
8th November 2013
Mining Services

Company receives large order from Namibia

Geared mills manufacturer ABB South Africa reports that it has secured a large order for variable-speed drives (VSDs) for a mill at the Namibia-based Husab uranium mine. The N$20-billion greenfield project, which is operated by Swakop Uranium, is...
4th October 2013
Mining Services

Software saves company unnecessary capital expenditure

Australia-based schedule firm Orelogy Consult’s Evorelution scheduling software has been used to save unnecessary capital expenditure for iron- ore specialists Polaris Metals. Polaris commissioned Orelogy to run the software to schedule the...
4th October 2013

Company awarded JV contract for largest Namibian uranium project

Engineering, procurement and construction management services provider to the mining and minerals industry Tenova Bateman’s sub-Saharan Africa division was awarded a joint venture (JV) contract with engineering consulting and project management...
17th May 2013

Husab uranium project, Namibia Restricted

Work formally began at the Husab project on April 18
17th May 2013
Mining in Namibia

Mining consultancy opens Namibian office, a first outside South Africa

Mining consultancy firm VBKom Consulting Engineers (VBKom) will open its first office outside South Africa in Windhoek, Namibia, this month, after operating in Namibia as a registered company for two years. “We have been promising this office to...
17th May 2013

Namibian industry set for growth – investment adviser

The Namibian mining industry is set to be worth about N$37.8-billion by 2017, says investment and development adviser Africa Practice. An initial study in October showed the industry would be worth about N$40-billion by 2016; the revised figures...
17th May 2013

Namibia breaks ground on world’s third-largest uranium deposit

Emerging Namibia-based miner Swakop Uranium officially broke ground on its $2.5-billion Husab project, the world’s third-largest uranium-only deposit, during an onsite groundbreaking ceremony near Swakopmund, Namibia, last month. Swakop Uranium...
10th May 2013

Basil Read builds road to uranium mine

Local construction, mining, development and engineering group Basil Read reports that the building of a permanent access road for mining exploration company Swakop Uranium’s Husab uranium mine project, in Namibia, is due for completion in April...
5th April 2013
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