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(last updated 14 Mar 2017)


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> See also Issues for: New Mining Projects · Operating Mines · Decommissioning Projects · Legislation & Regulations
> See also Data for: Old Mines and Decommissioning

> Explanation of Signs and Symbols


(for old mines, see Decommissioning Data - Namibia)

> See also: Database Index: Uranium Mining in Sub-Saharan Africa (African Development Information Services)
> See also: Spatial Development Initiative: Potential Mining Projects (Ministry of Trade and Industry)
> Download: Mineral Resources of Namibia: Nuclear and Fossil Fuels - Uranium (2.4M PDF - Geological Survey of Namibia 1999)

 

Rössing

SJ deposit

Mining License: ML 28

Dec. 31, 2016ReservesResources
provenprobablemeasuredindicatedinferred
Size:2,264 t U28,790 t U1,866 t U17,554 t U784 t U
Ore grade:0.025% U0.030% U0.021% U0.020% U0.018% U

Aerial view, mine: Google Maps
Aerial view, tailings dam: Google Maps

Z20 deposit

Dec. 31, 2016ReservesResources
provenprobablemeasuredindicatedinferred
Size:     
Ore grade:     

[ISSUES]

 

Langer Heinrich mine

Mining License: ML 140, ML 172 (pending)

June 30, 2016Reserves *)Resources
provedprobablestockpilesmeasuredindicatedinferred
Size:20,119 t U5,394 t U11,301 t U28,167 t U8,349 t U3,451 t U
Ore grade:0.045% U0.042% U0.033% U0.044% U0.039% U0.042% U
*) Reserves contained in Resources
> Download Technical Report Nov. 15, 2010 (6.6M PDF) (SEDAR)
> Download Technical Report Sep. 26, 2008 (8.3M PDF) (SEDAR)
> Download Technical Report Jan. 8, 2007 (3.5M PDF) (SEDAR)
> Download Technical Report June 7, 2005 (8.9M PDF) (SEDAR)
> Download Technical Report Feb. 24, 2005 (5.1M PDF) (SEDAR)

Aerial view: Google Maps

> Calculate Mine Feasibility
[ISSUES] · [OLD ISSUES]

Langer Heinrich Uranium (Pty) Ltd

 

Trekkopje Uranium Project

Mining License: ML 151

Aerial view: Google Maps

> Calculate Mine Feasibility
[ISSUES]

Trekkopje / Klein Trekkopje deposit

End 2015ReservesResources
provenprobablemeasuredindicatedinferred
Size:    26,000 t U
Ore grade:    0.01% U

> Download Technical Report Nov. 28, 2006 (3.8M PDF) (SEDAR)
> Download Bankable Feasibility Study, Interim Progress Update Report, Feb. 2007 (300k PDF) (SEDAR)
> Download Preliminary Assessment April 26, 2007 (2.6M PDF) (SEDAR)

 

Norasa project

> Download Technical Report Mar. 16, 2015: Forsys · SEDAR (9.4MB PDF)

> Calculate Mine Feasibility
[ISSUES]

Valencia deposit

Mining License: ML 149

Feb. 2015ReservesResources
provenprobablemeasuredindicatedinferred
Size:2,731 t U23,577 t U2,692 t U26,538 t U1,923 t U
Ore grade:0.017% U0.017% U0.017% U0.017% U0.017% U

> Download Technical Report Mar. 27, 2014: Forsys · SEDAR (9.7MB PDF)
> Download Technical Report Oct. 2013
> Download Engineering Cost Study Report May 2013 (including attachments): Forsys (4.7MB PDF) · SEDAR
> Download Technical Report May 7, 2013 (without attachments): Forsys (1MB PDF) · SEDAR
> Download Addendum to June 2009 Technical Report, Jan. 2010: Forsys · SEDAR (1.7M PDF)
> Download Technical Report June 23, 2009 (1.9M PDF) (SEDAR)
> Download Technical Report May 2009: Forsys (2.6M PDF)
> Download Technical Report Jan. 2009 (2.2M PDF) (SEDAR)
> Download Technical Report March 2008
> Download Technical Report June 2007: Forsys (6.4M PDF) · SEDAR (1.8M PDF)
> Download: Technical Report Oct. 24, 2005 (1.9M PDF) (SEDAR)

Aerial view: Google Maps

 

Namibplaas deposit

Feb. 2015ReservesResources
provenprobablemeasuredindicatedinferred
Size: 8,577 t U 15,000 t U2,692 t U
Ore grade: 0.017% U 0.016% U0.017% U

> Download Technical Report Mar. 27, 2014: Forsys · SEDAR (9.7MB PDF)
> Download Technical Report Oct. 2013
> Download Technical Report Sep. 2011 (1.6MB PDF) (SEDAR)

Aerial view: Google Maps

 

Klein Spitzkoppe deposit, Karibib District

Size: 1217 tonnes U
Ore grade: 0.024% U

Engo Valley Uranium Deposit

Size: 1638 tonnes U (inferred)
Ore grade: 0.029% U

Aussinanis project

May 26, 2010ReservesResources
provenprobablemeasuredindicatedinferred
Size:   1,054 t U5,902 t U
Ore grade:   0.019% U0.020% U

[ISSUES]

Yellow Dune Uranium Resources (Pty) Ltd

Tubas and Tumas tenements

Tubas project

Feb. 28, 2012ReservesResources
provenprobablemeasuredindicatedinferred
Size:    2,346 t U
Ore grade:    0.032% U

Tumas project

Oct. 12, 2016ReservesResources
provenprobablemeasuredindicatedinferred
Size:  3,175 t U1,852 t U119 t U
Ore grade:  0.033% U0.028% U0.030% U

[ISSUES]

Omahola project

INCA deposit

Mining License: ML 173 (declined)

Jan. 27, 2012ReservesResources
provenprobablemeasuredindicatedinferred
Size:   2,798 t U2,374 t U
Ore grade:   0.040% U0.044% U

Aerial View: Google Maps

> Calculate Mine Feasibility
[ISSUES]

Ongolo deposit

Jan. 30, 2013ReservesResources
provenprobablemeasuredindicatedinferred
Size:  2,577 t U3,000 t U4,077 t U
Ore grade:  0.033% U0.032% U0.033% U

[ISSUES]

MS7 deposit

Nov. 16, 2012ReservesResources
provenprobablemeasuredindicatedinferred
Size:  1,658 t U373 t U504 t U
Ore grade:  0.037% U0.037% U0.038% U

[ISSUES]

Tubas Sand project

(formerly Tubas Red Sand)
Mining License: ML 174 (declined)

Mar. 24, 2014ReservesResources
provenprobablemeasuredindicatedinferred
Size:   1,611 t U3,307 t U
Ore grade:   0.016% U0.014% U

Aerial View: Google Maps

[ISSUES]

Etango project

(formerly Goanikontes)

Exclusive Prospecting License: EPL 3345
Mining License: ML 161 (declined)

Etango, Ondjamba, and Hyena deposits
Nov. 2015ReservesResources
provedprobablemeasuredindicatedinferred
Size:5,385 t U44,654 t U5,538 t U57,769 t U40,808 t U
Ore grade:0.017% U0.017% U0.016% U0.016% U0.015% U
(Reserves contained in Resources!)

> Download Optimisation Study Dec. 24, 2015: Bannerman (12.8MB PDF) · SEDAR (9.9MB PDF)
> Download Technical Report Feasibility Study May 24, 2012: Bannerman (7.1MB PDF) · SEDAR (7.2MB PDF)
> Download Technical Report Sep. 28, 2011: Bannerman (8.9MB PDF) · SEDAR (8.7MB PDF)
> Download Technical Report Aug. 31/Sep. 25, 2009 (7.1MB PDF) (SEDAR)
> Download Technical Report Feb. 2009 (11.8MB PDF) (SEDAR)
> Download Technical Report Sep. 2008 (4.7MB PDF): Bannerman · SEDAR
> Download Technical Report Feb. 2008 (6.1MB PDF) (SEDAR)
> Download Technical Report Oct. 2007 (5.5MB PDF) (SEDAR)

> Calculate Mine Feasibility
[ISSUES]

Bannerman Mining Resources Namibia (Pty) Ltd (formerly Turgi Investments (Pty) Ltd)

Husab mine

> Aerial View: Google Maps

Husab (formerly Rössing South) deposit

Mining License: ML171

Zone 1
Aug. 10, 2011
ReservesResources
provenprobablemeasuredindicatedinferred
Size:10,346 t U48,115 t U11,308 t U57,154 t U11,885 t U
Ore grade:0.041% U0.039% U0.036% U0.034% U0.037% U

Zone 2
Aug. 10, 2011
ReservesResources
provenprobablemeasuredindicatedinferred
Size:19,923 t U44,654 t U20,923 t U48,231 t U12,231 t U
Ore grade:0.053% U0.048% U0.049% U0.044% U0.031% U

Zone 3
June 7, 2011
ReservesResources
provenprobablemeasuredindicatedinferred
Size:    9,269 t U
Ore grade:    0.020% U

Zone 4
June 7, 2011
ReservesResources
provenprobablemeasuredindicatedinferred
Size:    9,423 t U
Ore grade:    0.047% U

Zone 5
June 7, 2011
ReservesResources
provenprobablemeasuredindicatedinferred
Size:    7,192 t U
Ore grade:    0.022% U
(Note: Reserves contained in Resources!)

> Download Technical Report May 20, 2011 (11.7M PDF) (SEDAR)
> Download Technical Report Oct. 27, 2009 (3.6M PDF) (SEDAR)
> Download Technical Report Aug. 24, 2009 (4.9M PDF) (SEDAR)
> Download Technical Report Feb. 25, 2009 (8.4M PDF) (SEDAR)

> Calculate Husab Mine Feasibility
[ISSUES]

Ida Dome prospect

June 7, 2011ReservesResources
provenprobablemeasuredindicatedinferred
Size:   115 t U9,538 t U
Ore grade:   0.021% U0.018% U

> Download Technical Report Sep. 23, 2008 (4.7M PDF)

> Calculate Ida Dome Mine Feasibility
[ISSUES]

Swakop Uranium (Pty) Ltd

Marenica

Marenica main resource area
Dec. 14, 2011ReservesResources
provenprobablemeasuredindicatedinferred
Size:   2,472 t U19,473 t U
Ore grade:   0.0093% U0.0078% U

MA7 resource area
Dec. 14, 2011ReservesResources
provenprobablemeasuredindicatedinferred
Size:    1,538 t U
Ore grade:    0.0069% U

> Calculate Mine Feasibility
[ISSUES]

Zhonghe project

Mining License: ML 177

Happy Valley (Deposits No. 2, 15)
2012ReservesResources
provenprobablemeasuredindicatedinferred
Size:    11,500 t U
Ore grade:    ?

Happy Valley (Deposit No. 18)
2012ReservesResources
provenprobablemeasuredindicatedinferred
Size:   25,700 t U15,100 t U
Ore grade:   0.019% U0.0184% U

[ISSUES]

Zhonghe Resources (Namibia) Development (Pty) Ltd

 

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