Africa Mining: New uranium mine to boost Namibia growth, make it world’s third producer

Namibia’s economy will get a significant boost next year from its uranium sector as the country’s newest mine begins production, making the African nation the world’s third largest producer of the radioactive metal.

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Malawi Mining: Paladin denies waste discharge claims

Uranium miner Paladin Energy has slammed reports by non-government organisations (NGOs) in Malawi, implying that the company had begun discharging waste materials from the Kayelekera mine into the local river system. Paladin officially ceased uranium production at Kayelekera in May last year, placing the mine on care and maintenance. Mining operations were suspended in February, but ore processing continued.

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