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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…
Tuesday, 10 July 2012 12:43

Fishing and mining can co-exist

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Despite severe criticism on environmental issues, Namibian Marine Phosphate says its development of the Sandpiper project is not anticipated to have a significant effect on hake. A key component of the licence granted to Namibian Marine Phosphate to develop the Sandpiper project, is the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), to assess…
Independent fisheries experts commissioned by Namibian Marine Phosphate (NMP) say that dredging will have a “negligible” effect on the national hake industry. Not everyone agrees. NMP commissioned the experts to conduct an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) after receiving a licence allowing it to develop the Sandpiper project off the coast…
Namibian Marine Phosphate is poised to play an important role in enhancing food security in Namibia‚ the Southern African Development Community and Africa through its Sandpiper project off the coast of Namibia. Lower input costs would offer an affordable alternative for small-scale farming and consumers at a time when skyrocketing…
JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – Rock drilling equipment manufacturer Mincon, in association with truck manufacturer Western Star Trucks, on Friday handed over a 35 t custom-built 4900 series Western Star truck to Booysen Bore Drilling Company. The truck would be taken to Booysen Bore Drilling's offices in Kuruman, in the Northern Cape,…
The Namibian Marine Phosphate (NMP Pty) a company formed by Minemakers Limited (ASX & TSX: MAC), UCL Resources (ASX: UCL) and Namibia's Tungeni Investments running the Sandpiper Marine Phosphate Project' to mine phosphate underwater off the southern Namibian shore is eager to proceed with extraction. Having already assessed the economic…
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