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Wednesday, 31 October 2012 11:09

Namibian Marine Phosphate Opens Head Office At Walvis Bay

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WALVIS BAY, Namibia, Oct 31 (Bernama) -- Deputy Minister of Mines and Energy, Willem Isaacks, officially opened the Namibian Marine Phosphate (NMP) head office here on Tuesday, Namibia's press agency reported. NMP intends to develop the world's first marine phosphate project off the Namibian coast, and will seek to develop…
Friday, 12 October 2012 09:16

Sandpiper developers bullish despite outcry

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Marine phosphate mining has never been rejected for not being a good thing, says the Namibia Marine Phosphate CEO for Project Operations. Barnabas Uugwanga told the media in Windhoek last Friday that no marine phosphate mining has to date been refused anywhere in the world and if that has happened…
Windhoek — Namibian Marine Phosphate (NMP) says concerns by the fishing industry over the development of its marine phosphate project off the Namibian coast are unwarranted. "We are confident that not one job will be lost in the fishing industry because of marine phosphate mining," said Barnabas Uugwanga, Chief Executive…
Friday, 28 September 2012 10:23

Phosphate Mining Under Microscope

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WE WISH to convey some perspectives on your article in the edition of 24 September 2012 as it is not only ‘Sandpiper’s impact on hake under the microscope’ but indeed the cumulative effect and impact of all four marine phosphate projects on the marine environment and the fishing industry as…
While UCL Resources and Minemakers International (ASX: UCL and ASX & TSX: MAC respectively) have overcome an important environmental hurdle after the submitting an independent Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) indicating that their Sandpiper marine phosphate project poses minimal risk to the local fishing industry, the consortium has more reason for…
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