Namibia Chamber of Mines establishes Uranium Stewardship Committee
The Chamber of Mines of Namibia has established a committee to safe guard the interest of the uranium industry. The chamber said in a statement that the Uranium Stewardship Committee has been established due to the rapidly growing uranium industry in Namibia.
The chamber said establishment of the committee was done in line with the recently published World Nuclear Association’s stewardship principles which advocates for collective responsibility and commitment by all players to the safe and responsible management of the uranium product.
The chamber will develop a Regional Strategic Environmental Management Plan (SEMP in conjunction with the Southern African Institute for Environmental Assessment (SAIEA), the World Nuclear Association (WNA) and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).