Rossing uranium mine, Namibia

Uranium, zinc and tantalite in Namibia

Issue 487 - 28 Jun 2023 - By Marc Howard | 2 minute read

Along with diamond and gold, critical minerals – notably uranium and zinc – already form an important part of the Namibian mining sector. Although the 2011 Fukushima disaster in Japan ushered in a prolonged period of low uranium prices, analysts expect a resurgence as net-zero-focused countries turn to nuclear power.

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