Kalahari Minerals has a major shareholding in what is seen as the most promising of several new uranium projects in Namibia, the Husab uranium project, which encompasses the largest new uranium discovery in decades, the Rössing South deposit.
Husab is being developed by ASX, TSX and NSX listed Extract Resources, in which Kalahari is the dominant shareholder with a 40.41% holding. The next largest shareholders in Extract are Rio Tinto and Polo Resources with 14.7% and 10.3% interests respectively.
[img:Etango.thumbnail.jpg|Bannerman drill team at work at Etango]Perth, Australia --- MININGREVIEW.COM --- 28 January 2011 - Australian-based Bannerman Resources Limited says it is now well positioned to aggressively pursue the development of its 80%-owned Etango uranium project in Namibia â€’one of the world’s largest undeveloped uranium projects.
In a comprehensive update to the feasibility study on the project released here, Bannerman said it indicated average annual production of 5 to 7Mlbs of U3O8 per year over a 20 year-plus mine life at an estimated average life-of-mine cash cost of US$42/lb. Measured and indicated resources had increased 5% to 149Mlbs of U3O8, and inferred resources had risen more than 200% to 64Mlbs of U3O8.
[img:Namibia1%20-%20Pic%201_0.jpg|Skorpion zinc mine in Namibia]Windhoek, Namibia --- MININGREVIEW.COM --- 30 May 2008 - A 19-day strike at Africa’s biggest zinc mine – Skorpion Zinc in Namibia – has ended after unions and management reached a new wage agreement.
Reuters reports that mine spokesman Usi Hoebeb announced that the strike had been ended yesterday after intervention from Namibia's Labour Ministry. Workers accepted a package involving a 12% wage increase, overtime and travel costs. The Mineworkers Union of Namibia also supported an application to the Labour Ministry for continuous operations to be put in place at the mine.
[img:Namibia%20-%20bl_0.jpg|The Rossing uranium mine in Namibia]Windhoek, Namibia --- MININGREVIEW.COM --- 23 February 2010 - Four new uranium mines in Namibia are expected to create 8 000 new jobs in the country when they open within the next five years.
Reporting from here, the locally-based New Era newspaper quoted Chamber of Mines of Namibia general manager Veston Malango as making this announcement.