Planned iron ore mine to boost economy

A planned iron ore mine east of Windhoek may have significant benefits to the country, according to a Scoping Report and Draft Environmental Management Plan that was presented to the Ministry of Environment and Tourism last week.

New iron ore mine has 40-year lifespan

A planned iron ore mine east of Windhoek has a potential lifespan of 40 years with an annual crushed ore stockpile capacity of 400 000 tons per annum, documents seen by the Windhoek Observer this week revealed.

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The Windhoek Observer is an English-language weekly newspaper, published in Namibia by Paragon Investment Holding. It is the country's oldest and largest circulating weekly.

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