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  • 28 Jun 2010- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAMIBIA, WINDHOEK Rio Tinto Pic's majority-owned uranium company, Rossing Uranium, is leading a group of six Namibian-based mining companies in finalizing a strategic business partnership with the Namibian Water Corporation (NamWater) for
  • 14 Jun 2010- 14:47 by Local Press Report NAMIBIA, WINDHOEK The Namibian Increasing mining activity, population growth and climate change are expected to affect Namibian water resources, according to a new report. The report — "Not Coming Up Dry: Regulating the Use of Namibia's Scarce
  • 1 Mar 2010- 13:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAMIBIA, TREKKOPJE Namibian-owned United Africa Group (UAG) in late February reported it has purchased a 50 percent share of the country's first desalination plant in an agreement believed to be worth $229 million USD. The Wlotzkasbaken/Trekkopje
  • 16 Feb 2009- 13:46 by Local Press Report NAMIBIA, WINDHOEK The Namibian NamWater plans to have a second desalination plant operating north of Swakopmund within the next two years. Completion of the 25 million cubic meter desalination project depends on the water supply agreement with uranium mines
  • 6 Oct 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAMIBIA, WINDHOEK N amibia has developed a plan to recharge the aquifer in the capital city, Windhoek, to provide higher water security to residents. Under the plan, Windhoek Municipality will recharge the aquifer over the next 14 years by pumping water
  • 8 Sep 2008- 19:45 by Local Press Report NAMIBIA, WALVIS BAY New Era (Namibia) Uranium and other mining activities are straining Namibia's water resources, according to Namibian water expert Peter Heyns. Speaking at a recent meeting of the Kuiseb Basin Management Forum, Heyns said the imminent
  • 30 Jun 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAMIBIA, WINDHOEK Namibia and its northern neighbor, Angola, have abandoned the proposed Epupa Dam on the Kunene River. The two countries will now pursue an alternative site, further downstream, in a move that favors Angola and would boost its water
  • 2 Jun 2008- 08:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAMIBIA, WINDHOEK Several hundred of Botswana's San Bushmen are trying to return to their ancestral homes in the Central Kalahari Game Reserve, but the group will have to bring in water supplies by truck or collect rainwater since the government
  • 5 May 2008- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAMIBIA, WINDHOEK-An attempt by owners of an eco-tourism farm in Namibia's uranium-rich Namib Desert to prevent Canada-based Forsys Metals Corp. from extracting large volumes of underground water to develop its Valencia uranium project has failed,
  • 20 Apr 2008- 22:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAMIBIA, WINDHOEK — Africa's second largest uranium producer, Namibia, is finally responding to the need to secure the country's water supplies in the face of a booming uranium mining sector. In efforts to boost the semi-desert southwest
  • 14 Apr 2008- 10:09 by Local Press Report NAMIBIA, WINDHOEK The Namibian — A case has been filed in Namibia's High Court over a government decision to grant water abstraction permits to the Valencia Uranium Mine near Usakos in the Erongo region. The court case was filed by Namib Plains Farming
  • 7 Apr 2008- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAMIBIA, WINDHOEK — Construction will begin soon on a second desalination plant in Namibia's Erongo region, according to state-owned utility Namibia Water Corporation Ltd. (NamWater) The new plant will cost over $194 million USD, NamWater said. It
  • 25 Nov 2007- 22:33 by Local Press Report Energy Recovery, Inc. (United States) — Energy Recovery, Inc. has won an energy recovery contract for the 55,000 cubic meter per day Uramin desalination plant in Namibia. The plant initially will supply 20 million cubic meters of water per year for the
  • 17 Sep 2007- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united arab emirates, ABU DHABI, NAMIBIA, WINDHOEK — The UAE Ministry of Energy has announced its 2008-2010 strategic plan, consisting of 16 key initiatives and 25 supplementary initiatives, including a project to develop a comprehensive database on
  • 10 Sep 2007- 10:09 by Local Press Report NAMIBIA, WINDHOEK Namibia Economist — Uranium mining company UraMin and the Namibia Water Corporation (NamWater) are developing a desalination plant at Trekkopje at an estimated cost of $142 million USD, according to NamWater CEO Vaino Shivute. The plant

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