Work hard and you will find success

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GOLDNET.MARKET - “We want and are working to provide business with the opportunity to develop a lot of activity areas”

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Platinum’s rare nature gives it additional value and appeal

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Marco Carniello: We want to continue to be the engine boosting the jewellery industry

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Paladin maintains 6,6Mlb 2010 output target, but warns of possible 'stretch'

04 september 2009

Uranium-miner Paladin Energy, which is increasing production at both its mines - Langer Heinrich in Namibia and Kayelekera in Malawi has maintained its production guidance of 6,6-million pounds of the nuclear fuel for its 2010 financial year.
However, its chief executive John Borshoff noted that this target “could be a stretch”.
Paladin Energy said it began work on a stage-three expansion of the Langer Heinrich, which will lift output at the mine to 5,2-million pounds a year by late 2010.
Paladin is also in the process of commissioning and ramping up the stage-two expansion designed to bring production up from 2,7-million pounds to 3,7-million pounds a year.
At the new Kayelekera mine the firm is using what is essentially a new process that will require some optimisation throughout ramp-up, on top of dealing with the normal issues of starting up a new plant.
The plant at the 3,3-million-pounds-a-year mine is currently running at about 65 percent of nameplate capacity, and should ramp up to full production by January next year, Borshoff said.

Veronica Novoselova, Rough&Polished African Bureau editor in Namibia