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12 07, 2019

NEDBANK GO GREEN FUND SUPPORTS BAT STUDY

2019-07-12T08:08:30+00:00 July 12th, 2019|NEWS|

Namibian bats under the spotlight A bat study supported by the Nedbank Go Green Fund (GGF) in the remote Namib Desert is helping scientists attain a greater understanding of a little understood mammalian masterpiece and the risks it faces. Bats have taken flight in popular culture for centuries, painting an often unflattering and negative [...]

8 07, 2019

NamiGreen E-waste Recyclers

2019-07-08T09:24:56+00:00 July 8th, 2019|NEWS|

Recycle your printer cartridges and get paid, says NamiGreen E-waste Recyclers Too often companies and individuals throw out their used and empty printer cartridges for inkjet printers and laser printers. That's bad - both for the environment for but also money-wise. NamiGreen E-waste (electronic waste), a Windhoek-based recycling business, have started recycling [...]

27 06, 2019

MAJOR BOOST TO GREEN ENERGY INAUGURATED

2019-06-27T10:10:04+00:00 June 27th, 2019|NEWS|

Text by Willie Olivier Namibia’s largest solar photovoltaic (PV) plant and one of the most productive plants in the world, the 37MW Hardap Solar Polar PV plant was officially inaugurated on Thursday, 20 June 2019. Situated on 100 ha of land east of Mariental, the plant came into operation in November last year. [...]

6 06, 2019

WORKS AND TRANSPORT MINISTER REAFFIRMS SUPPORT TO WBCG

2019-06-06T13:07:35+00:00 June 6th, 2019|NEWS|

The Minister of Works and Transport, Hon. John Mutorwa earlier this week visited the Walvis Bay Corridor Group (WBCG) Head Office in Windhoek, to better acquaint himself with the company’s activities. Met by the Board of Directors, along with the Acting Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Clive Smith and his management team, Hon. Mutorwa was [...]

6 06, 2019

Heat Exchange Products broadens water offering by acquiring Valco Pipes Valco

2019-06-06T12:55:03+00:00 June 6th, 2019|NEWS|

Valco Pipes is the leader in bulk water supply solutions – one of their projects included the 800mm dia, water supply line to the Trekkopje Uranium mine (picture above). (or the 600mm dia to Husab mine- picture left) Installation of a bulk water supply lines When Everite AC Pipes withdrew from the Namibian market [...]

14 05, 2019

BRINGING SMALL-SCALE MINERS, GEMSTONES AND TOURISTS TOGETHER

2019-05-14T06:30:55+00:00 May 14th, 2019|NEWS|

Industrialisation, Trade and SME Development Minister Tjekero Tweya says small-miners are among the poorest socio-economic groupings in Namibia and are finding it increasingly difficult to raise capital to fund new ventures. Tweya made this observation at the launch of the pilot phases of the Namibia Mine Stones project on Sustainable Jewellery Production and the [...]

13 05, 2019

BEST PRACTICE GUIDE FOR THE NAMIBIAN MINING INDUSTRY LAUNCHED – A MILESTONE IN IMPROVING OPERATIONAL PRACTICES

2019-05-13T13:56:29+00:00 May 13th, 2019|NEWS|

Text by Willie Olivier The Chamber of Mines of Namibia has launched the “Best Practice Guide - Environmental Principles for Mining in Namibia.” Speaking at the Mining Expo and Conference, held in Windhoek on 8 and 9 May 2019, Environmental and Social Committee Chairperson, Charles Loots, said the guide is “… a milestone [...]

29 03, 2019

BANK WINDHOEK CEMENTS ITS RELATIONSHIP WITH ENTREPRENEURS

2019-03-29T08:50:51+00:00 March 29th, 2019|NEWS|

Bank Windhoek in collaboration with Microsoft, hosted 50 local entrepreneurs for a one-day seminar at the Windhoek Country Club Resort on Monday, 25 March 2019. Dedicated to knowledge sharing, quality networking and celebrating the spirit of innovation, the gathering brought together entrepreneurs from various industries, including construction, finance, tourism, hospitality, transport and sport.    [...]

7 03, 2019

#BALANCEFORBETTER BANKING THIS WOMEN’S DAY

2019-03-07T07:37:26+00:00 March 7th, 2019|NEWS|

“This year’s theme for International Women’s Day on 8 March is #BalanceforBetter. What better way to ensure better balance as a woman than to have control over your own finances and family life?” says Elzita Beukes, FNB Communications Manager. “Now more than ever it is important for women to take an active role in [...]