Germany and Namibia form partnership for green hydrogen

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Kandjoze of Namibia’s National Planning Commission agreed to establish a hydrogen partnership between Germany and Namibia and signed a Joint Communiqué of Intent (JCoI). We believe that Namibia has an excellent chance of succeeding in this competition. I am proud that Germany is the first country to officially form a hydrogen partnership with Namibia. Namibia has enormous potential for scaling up a green hydrogen industry. Namibia can provide both.

Northern Graphite closes acquisition of two graphite mines; 3rd largest non-Chinese graphite company

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Canada-based Northern Graphite Corporation has closed its previously announced acquisition of the producing Lac des Iles graphite mine (LDI) in Québec from a subsidiary of Imerys SA and the Okanjande graphite deposit/Okorusu processing plant in Namibia from a subsidiary of Imerys and its joint venture partner. Northern now also has two large-scale development projects, Bissett Creek in Ontario and an expansion of Okanjande in Namibia, which it intends to build to meet growing EV demand.

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US convenes Minerals Security Partnership meeting

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Additional minerals-rich countries in attendance included Argentina, Brazil, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mongolia, Mozambique, Namibia, Tanzania, and Zambia. The United States this past week convened Minerals Security Partnership (MSP) partners and key minerals-rich countries to discuss priorities, challenges, and opportunities in responsible mining, processing, and recycling of critical minerals.

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Walkabout Resources’ Tanzanian graphite project moves to construction phase

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In addition to the Lindi Jumbo Project, Walkabout is also exploring in south west Tanzania at the Amani Hard Rock Gold Project and southern Namibia at the Eureka Lithium Project.

Maersk Drilling awarded contract extension to drill world record well in Angola; 2.25-mile water depth

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The work on Ondjaba-1 commenced in October 2021, after which the rig is scheduled to move to Namibia to drill the Venus well.

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ExxonMobil to explore offshore South Africa; deal for 75% interest in Tugela South

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According to Oil and Gas Journal (O&GJ), as cited by the US Energy Information Administration (EIA), South Africa had proven oil reserves of 15 million barrels in January 2011, all of which are located offshore southern in the Bredasdorp basin and off the west coast of the country near the border with Namibia. Exxon Mobil Corporation’s affiliate, ExxonMobil Exploration and Production South Africa Limited, will soon begin exploration activities offshore South Africa.

Should the Cobalt for EVs Come From the Congo or the Seafloor?

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There are many examples of seafloor disruption most people never think about—trawling by fishing vessels, dredging, even the mining of diamonds off the coast of Namibia , to name a few.

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EV Radar: May 2022

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EV Radar: June 2022

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Video Friday: Fluidic Fingers

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Drone Adventures maps wildlife in Namibia from above. Video Friday is your weekly selection of awesome robotics videos, collected by your Automaton bloggers.

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EV Radar: April 2022

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Greener transport costing UK ‘billions’

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In its report ‘Road to Recovery’ published today, the charity rates the UK’s transport infrastructure 34th behind Namibia and Spain, despite being the 6th richest country in the world. Policies focused around promoting green transport are costing the UK transport infrastructure to fall to third world standards, an independent think tank has suggested.

Asambe & Kuva’s Partnership Shows the Potential of Fintech, E-Commerce, & Electric Mobility to Transform Africa

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Asambe, an all-electric transportation and end-to-end logistics service, is scaling up operations building on its initial pilot and several partnerships for delivery services.