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Oranjemund land-based diamond mining to end

Oranjemund land-based diamond mining to end

Written by Patience Smith on 22 October 2017.

ORANJEMUND, 22 OCT (NAMPA) Diamond mining operations conducted by Namdeb on land at Oranjemund are expected to scale down over the next few years and come to a complete standstill by 2022.
However, mining at sea in the Atlantic bordering the mining town will continue and possibly intensify through DebMarine Namibia, a company wholly owned by the Namibia Diamond Corporation (NamDeb).
This was said by Mineworkers Union of Namibia branch chairperson for Oranjemund, Mbidhi Shavuka on the sidelines of the ope ...


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