Shiloam Mining set for fast-tracked copper permit
Far from the Kalahari Copperbelt, the Namibian company co-managed by former mining ministry official Edward Godfried is about to obtain two copper mining licences near the Angolan border.
Less known than its fellow Australians Rio Tinto and Sandfire Resources, the mining firm Noronex Resources is expanding in the Namibian Kalahari with five new permit applications in the pipeline. By early 2023, the company should have over 70,000 hectares to explore in this disputed copper region.
Last month, Namibia's environment ministry received a radioactive waste management plan from Rössing Uranium, the country's largest uranium mine, operated and majority-owned (69%) by the state-owned China National Nuclear Corp (CNNC).
Angolan President João Lourenço has been working hard to convince foreign firms to invest in the country's diamond sector (AMI 451) but also its copper assets and his efforts are beginning to pay off. The London and Johannesburg-based mining giant [.
The sweeping changes brought throughout the mining sector by new president Joao Lourenco have kick started the mining community in action. But to ensure it isn't all just political posturing and it can actually secure foreign investment, the new administration [.