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04 June (Windhoek) - Namibian Marine Phosphate (NMP) is poised to play an important role in food security in Namibia, SADC and Africa through the Sandpiper project, which NMP is developing off the coast of Namibia. Sandpiper will be producing high good phosphate, which is an essential component in the…
Wednesday, 06 June 2012 08:57

In Defence of Phosphate Mining

Following protests by environmental groups to their planned marine phosphate mining projects, Namibian Marine Phosphates (NMP) this week appealed to Namibians to consider the benefits of such industry for food securityin years to come. NMP, a joint partnership between Australia’s Minemakers and Union Resources Limited, and Namibia’s Tungeni Investments, currently has two marine phosphate mining projects in development off the central coast.But…
The minerals industry, like all other extractive or displacive industries such as fishing, energy, timber AND farming, will always impact on the natural environment in some way. Responsible resource companies seek out the best practices in order to understand, manage and minimise their impact on the environment, and to deliver…
Namibian Marine Phosphate (NMP), a Namibian based marine phosphate mining company that will be developing Sandpiper Project, located off the Walvis Bay coast, has made a firm commitment that its mining activities will be subjected to the highest standards of environmental monitoring. This monitoring will be conducted in accordance with…
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