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Major Mines Projects Otjihase Mine

Copper. Silver. Gold. Mining Method. Room-and-pillar. Processing. Flotation. Otjihase consists of two underground mines (Otjihase and Matchless) and an 800ktpa copper concentrator, currently on care and maintenance. The operations were in production until September 2015, producing high quality concentrate sought after for blending.

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Otjihase Mine, Von Francois Farm 60, Windhoek Rural ...

Otjihase Mine, Von Francois Farm 60, Windhoek Rural, Khomas Region, Namibia : A gold-copper-pyrite mine owned by Tsumeb Corp (70%) + JCL (South Africa)(30%). Produced 10,094 tons of blister copper (1984). Stratabound massive sulphide deposit, discovered in 1970, and ...

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Planned resumption at Matchless, Otjihase mines Namibian ...

Nov 08, 2016  “We have not yet indicated specific copper prices necessary to support a resumption of mining at Otjihase and Matchless. However we have stated previously that we expect to be able to resume production at larger volumes and lower unit costs than those which were obtained during the period of operation from 2011 to 2015.

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Major Mines Projects Central Mine

Previously, the Matchless mine was operated successfully by a mining contractor using a cut and fill mining method. The planned mining method is a cut and fill method utilising 3.0m high lifts. The Otjihase compartment extends from the surface down to a depth of approximately 260m below surface.

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Track Record MinEx - MinEx We find mines

Otjihase Copper Mine. This copper mine was discovered in 1971 by a team of which Mike Scott was a key player. Initially mined by JCI in 1973, it was mined latterly by Gold Fields and is currently owned by Weatherly Resources.

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Mining in Namibia - Wikipedia

Mining is the biggest contributor to Namibia's economy in terms of revenue. It accounts for 25% of the country's income. Its contribution to the gross domestic product (10.4% in 2009, 8.5% in 2010, 9.5% in 2011, 12.3% in 2012, 13.2% in 2013, 11.6% in 2014) is also very important and makes it one of the largest economic sectors of the country. Namibia produces diamonds, uranium, copper, magnesium, zinc, silver, gold, lead, semi-precious stones and industrial minerals. The majority of revenue (7.2% of GDP in

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Copper Mining in Namibia at a Glance INN

Mar 24, 2014  Namibian Copper is a mineral exploration company that holds the Ongombo project in Central Namibia, near the productive Otjihase copper mine and

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tcshudi copper mine na gold mine - rcrcconnect

otjihase copper mine namibia ... mining company Weatherly plc that the company's remaining mines at Otjihase and Tschudi are ... A gold copper pyrite mine owned by Tsumeb Corp (70 ... Inquire Now; three aloes mine namibia venustechnologies. Searchable database of gold mines in ...

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tcshudi copper mine na gold mine - rcrcconnect

otjihase copper mine namibia ... mining company Weatherly plc that the company's remaining mines at Otjihase and Tschudi are ... A gold copper pyrite mine owned by Tsumeb Corp (70 ... Inquire Now; three aloes mine namibia venustechnologies. Searchable database of gold mines in ...

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Otjihase and Matchless Mines - London Stock Exchange

Dec 15, 2009  Both Otjihase and Matchless mines were closed at the end of December 2008 due to the drastic fall in the copper price to below the cost of production. Both mines were placed on care and maintenance and a small six-member team has kept the assets in good condition, their main tasks being to keep the mines dry and to secure the assets.

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Namibia Bezant Resources

The project area lies within the highly prospective Matchless Copper Belt which hosts multiple high-grade copper-gold Besshi Type massive sulphide deposits, such as the historically mined Otjihase Copper-Gold deposit (>16Mt @ 2.2% Cu 1.2g/t Au) to the northeast of the Hope property.

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Copper Mining in Namibia at a Glance INN

Mar 24, 2014  Namibian Copper is a mineral exploration company that holds the Ongombo project in Central Namibia, near the productive Otjihase copper mine and

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Environmental non-compliance in mines exposed Namibian ...

Oct 04, 2017  The Matchless and Otjihase Copper Mines in the Khomas Region were found operating without wastewater effluent exemption permits and were disposing of effluent into the environment. As a result the rivers in the vicinity of the mines became polluted.

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WEATHERLY INTERNATIONAL - an AIM listed copper mining

1976: No. 2 circuit of copper smelter commenced smelting concentrates from Otjihase Mine. 1982: No. 2 circuit of copper smelter resumes smelting concentrates from re-opened Otjihase Mine. Lead smelter changed over to single blast furnace operation. 1983: Matchless Mine closed down and placed on care and maintenance.

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Completed Projects Lewcor Mining

2009 - Anglo Gold Navachab satellite pit, load and haul. 2009 - Matchless mine - Otjihase Mine, transport of ore on longhaulers. 2009 - Ongopolo copper mine, load and haul contract. 2009 - Trekopje uranium, AREVA, load and haul project. 2010 - Kombat Mine, open cast mining. 2010 - Tsumeb West Mine, load and haul contract.

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Cascabel Copper-Gold Project, Cascabel region, Ecuador

The Cascabel copper-gold project is a large high-grade copper-gold porphyry exploration mine located in the Cascabel region of northern Ecuador. The project is being developed by Exploraciones Novomining (ENSA), a joint venture of SolGold (85%) and Cornerstone Resources (15%). ENSA holds complete ownership of the Cascabel concession.

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Gold

hard-rock mining produced 614.4 kg of gold until closure in 1963. During the period 1937 to 1943, alluvial gravels were worked in the Epako–Otjua area, Omaruru District, producing some 46.9 kg gold. The commissioning and coming into production of the Navachab Gold Mine in the Karibib District in 1989 was a result of the more

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The world’s top 10 highest-grade copper mines - MINING.COM

Feb 20, 2017  Antas is a high-grade, low-cost copper mine with gold byproduct credits and significant exploration potential. 2.5% copper grade in reserves puts this mine fifth on the list. 1.

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Key People MinEx - MinEx We find mines

His professional career, starting with Anglo American in Zambia in 1957, has been in mineral exploration and mining, particularly open pit mining. Mike was a member of the teams which discovered Otjihase copper mine, Shangani nickel mine, Makonjwaan open pit gold mine, Sofala open pit gold mine, the Marsfontein diamond mine and Klipspringer ...

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Johan Klokow - Rock Engineering Consultant - Freelance ...

Provision of rock engineering consulting service to twelve gold mines, six base metal mines, two coal mines and one platinum mine. During this period I was intimately involved in the planning and design of the Otjihase copper mine in Namibia. An investigation into the reasons for a major collapse of pillars and stopes was conducted.

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Ookiep Copper-Silver Mine Near Springbok, South Africa ...

The Ookiep Copper-Silver Mine is near Springbok, South Africa. The site was first discovered in 1685 by Expedition Commissioned By Governor Simon Van Der Stel. The Ookiep Copper-Silver Mine is a underground mining operation. Initial production took place in

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List of Copper Mines in Namibia - 2021/2022

Copper mining is usually performed using open-pit mining, in which a series of stepped benches are dug deeper and deeper into the earth over time. To remove the ore, boring machinery is used to drill holes into the hard rock, and explosives are inserted into the drill holes to blast and break the rock.

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PanEx Resources Copper Mines - Africa's Copper Mines PanEx ...

This copper deposit was discovered in 1971. Mike Scott from PanEx was a key member of the discovery team. Following drilling and evaluation an underground mining operation was established in 1973. Initially it was operated by Johannesburg Consolidated Investment Company. Gold Fields South Africa then took it over and mined for a number of years.

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Namibia Bezant Resources

The project area lies within the highly prospective Matchless Copper Belt which hosts multiple high-grade copper-gold Besshi Type massive sulphide deposits, such as the historically mined Otjihase Copper-Gold deposit (>16Mt @ 2.2% Cu 1.2g/t Au) to the northeast of the Hope property.

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Risk assessment methodology for shut-down and abandoned ...

Sep 01, 2014  Acid mine drainage at the tailing facility of the Otjihase Copper Mine (note orange color). The inventory of SD/AMSs was compiled by the Geological Survey of Namibia, and serves as a basis of this organization's effort to monitor these sites, assess their hazard potential and risks, and provide recommendations for rehabilitation measures.

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FACTBOX-Mines and plants hit by low prices, high costs ...

Mar 27, 2009  Dec 1 - Weatherly International suspends operations at Otjihase and Tschudi copper mines in Namibia. Dec 1 - Coal, gold and antimony miner Cambrian Mining says cutting production.

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Red Rock Resources VentureRadar

The copper portfolio includes the following assets in Namibia: Tschudi – an open pit SX-EW project which achieved first copper production in February 2015, Central Operations which consists of two mines, Otjihase and Matchless, which ceased production in September 2015 and moved to project development status, and an exploration licence.

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Gold in Maryland

It is reported that the gold was found while washing skillets in a stream near McCleary's hilltop camp overlooking the old Anglers Club. By 1867 the first shaft was sunk near the site of the Maryland Mine. Map of Maryland Gold Mines, Placers or Reported Gold Occurrences. 1. Ellicott mine. 24. Black Hills mine or prospect. 2.

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Afghanistan cancels contract to US gold, copper miner ...

Dec 01, 2019  Afghanistan cancels contract to US gold, copper miner. Mining in Afghanistan. (Image courtesy of CENTAR Limited). Afghanistan’s news

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Ookiep Copper-Silver Mine Near Springbok, South Africa ...

The Ookiep Copper-Silver Mine is near Springbok, South Africa. The site was first discovered in 1685 by Expedition Commissioned By Governor Simon Van Der Stel. The Ookiep Copper-Silver Mine is a underground mining operation. Initial production took place in

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Why it’s getting harder to mine gold - BBC Future

Oct 26, 2020  Why it’s getting harder to mine gold. (Image credit: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images) By Chris Baraniuk 27th October 2020. The price of gold has rocketed during the pandemic, but mining

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Charles Carnie - Manager - Techical Services and ...

Another Canadian miner making some good hits in Victorian gold!! Liked by Charles Carnie. ... General Manager for the Otjihase and Matchless Mines as well as the Otjihase Processing Plant ... Namibia Mining manager for two underground copper mines and a processing plant. CEO Aussie Q Resources Aug 2010 - Jul 2011 1 year. Managing Director

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Gold

hard-rock mining produced 614.4 kg of gold until closure in 1963. During the period 1937 to 1943, alluvial gravels were worked in the Epako–Otjua area, Omaruru District, producing some 46.9 kg gold. The commissioning and coming into production of the Navachab Gold Mine in the Karibib District in 1989 was a result of the more

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COMPARATIVE STUDY OF THE ONGANJA COPPER MINE,

The Onganja copper mine is located within the Southern Zone of the Damara Orogen, some 65 km north-east of ... the Navachab gold deposit in the Central Zone of the orogen, as well as the Kansanshi copper deposit in ... the Otjihase mine, with 16 million tonnes at 2.2% Cu and 1.2 g/t Au, some 50 km south-west of Onganja, is the ...

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Weatherly to reopen Old Matchless copper mine in Namibia

Nov 22, 2012  Aim-listed copper mining producer Weatherly International on Thursday reported that it intended to reopen its Old Matchless mine in Namibia, with preparatory work due to

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Weatherly spending US$12m to reopen mines - The Namibian

Nov 08, 2010  The Aim-listed company on Thursday said that it remained on track to restart the Otjihase and Matchless copper mines, collectively called the Central Operations, by the first quarter of 2011.

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