Detailed Listing


CNNC Rössing Uranium

The mine is located 12 km from the town of Arandis, which lies 70 km inland from the coastal town of Swakopmund in Namibia’s Erongo Region.

The mine site encompasses a mining license and accessory works areas of 129.79 km2, of which 25 km² is used for mining, waste disposal and processing.

Mining is done by blasting, loading and hauling from the open pit before the uranium-bearing rock is processed to produce uranium oxide. The open pit currently measures 3.5 km by 1.5 km and is 390 m deep.