Media Releases

Namibian Marine Phosphate (Pty) Ltd. Media Statement – Thursday, June 23, 2016. Environmental Assessment of the NMP Sandpiper Phosphate Project.
Namibian Marine Phosphate (NMP), a joint venture company owned by Minemakers and UCL and Namibian firm Tungeni Investments, is developing the Sandpiper project off the coast of Walvis Bay. NMP fully supports the right of Swakopmund Matters to communicate with the Australian Prime Minister, the Honourable Julia Gillard and other…
A key component of the licensing condition attached to the rights granted to Namibian Marine Phosphate (NMP) to develop the Sandpiper project off the coast of Walvis Bay was that the company should conduct an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) study, to assess the likely impact that the company's dredging activities…
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…
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