Nababeep Copper Mine

  • Mining Weekly

    Mining Weekly

    Mar 12, 2004 · When Mining Weekly took the road to Nababeep, it was for an update on the closure plans being made by the O'okiep Copper Company (OCC). .

  • Nababeep Attractions, Northern Cape, South Africa

    Nababeep Attractions, Northern Cape, South Africa

    A copper mine in Nababeep. The main attraction in Nababeep is the mining museum, an interesting facility with installations on the old copper mines that were once the lifeblood of the region. It also has photographic displays of the siege of Okiep and other documents from the period. A rusting old steam locomotive named Clara, which once plied ...

  • Nababeep, Northern Cape

    Nababeep, Northern Cape

    Mar 03, 2009 · Mining activities shut down during the copper slump of 1919 and reopened again in 1937. Today Nababeep was the largest of the Namaqualand's copper mining towns and at night, when the molten ore glows and the white, hot slag is being carted to the waste dumps, Nababeep is a spectacular sight.

  • Nababeep, Namakwa, Northern Cape

    Nababeep, Namakwa, Northern Cape

    Aug 06, 2015 · The town developed in the 1850s when a copper mine was opened. When copper lost its value in 1919, the mine closed but reopened again in 1937. To this day, it is still the biggest copper mining town in the region. Adventure and Sport. Hiking: The Skaaprivier (Sheep River) hiking trail takes two days to complete. History and Architecture. Mining ...

  • Textural, mineralogical and chemical characteristics of ...

    Textural, mineralogical and chemical characteristics of ...

    Oct 01, 2013 · The Okiep Copper District is loed 600 km north of Cape Town in the northwestern part of the Northern Cape Province, South Africa and includes the towns of Springbok, Okiep, Nababeep and is the oldest mining district in the country and has been a copper producer for more than 150 smelters have been in operation at several localities in the area and produced slag ...

  • Handa Mining Announces Closing of Copper Project Transaction

    Handa Mining Announces Closing of Copper Project Transaction

    Nov 21, 2019 · Handa Mining Corporation ("Handa Mining" or the "Company") () is pleased to announce that it has closed the agreement to build a processing plant to recover copper from the copper .

  • dillon marsh places copper spheres in arid mining landscapes

    dillon marsh places copper spheres in arid mining landscapes

    Apr 23, 2014 · dillon marsh places copper spheres in arid mining landscapes. (above) west o'okiep mine, okiep. 1862 to the early 1970s. over 500m deep, 284,000 tonnes of copper extracted. all images courtesy ...

  • Nababeep

    Nababeep

    Nababeep Attractions The main attraction in Nababeep is the mining museum, an interesting facility with installations on the old copper mines that were once the lifeblood of the region.

  • Paul Losper

    Paul Losper

    Nababeep, Northern Cape Underground Copper Mining View Paul's full profile See who you know in common Get introduced Contact Paul directly Join to view full profile People also viewed Naren Sunker OHS Specialist Idwala Industrial Minerals Carbonates Operation ...

  • O'Okiep Copper Company

    O'Okiep Copper Company

    O'Okiep Copper Company is loed in the small town of Nababeep, ± 19km North West from Springbok. Address: Main Road, Nababeep, Northern Cape, 8265 Phone: +27 27 713 8341

  • Gone Fishing » Blog Archive » Visit to Nababeep and Okiep.

    Gone Fishing » Blog Archive » Visit to Nababeep and Okiep.

    Aug 11, 2009 · From Nababeep I drove back along the potholed road to get to Okiep which is only about 8 km's from Springbok. Okiep derived it's name from the Nama word 'Ugieb' meaning 'the great, brackish spring'. It was, until production stopped in 1918 the world's richest copper mine.

  • A new scramble is under way for copper deposits in ...

    A new scramble is under way for copper deposits in ...

    May 24, 2021 · 24 May 2021 19:02 Allan Seccombe. The shattered remains of the Nababeep copper mine and processing plant in the Northern Cape look like a sneak preview of a dystopian apocalyptic future, with a ...

  • Orion takes another step to become a base metal leader ...

    Orion takes another step to become a base metal leader ...

    Aug 18, 2021 · Orion Minerals has taken another step to become a leading diversified international base metal producer. Photo by Orion Minerals. Orion Minerals has acquired the controlling interest in the majority of properties comprising the Okiep Copper Project (OCP), loed approximately 570km north of Cape Town in the Northern Cape Province of South Africa.

  • Handa Mining Announces Closing of Copper Project

    Handa Mining Announces Closing of Copper Project

    Nov 21, 2019 · Handa Mining Corporation (TSXV: HAND) is a mining and development company that is developing the Mejillones Phosphate Project in Chile in order to .

  • Just How Much Copper does a Mine Produce?

    Just How Much Copper does a Mine Produce?

    Aug 29, 2014 · Over 100m deep, 38, tonnes of copper extracted. Dillon plans to expand his series to include the mines which extract precious metals, gemstones and perhaps coal as well. For What It's Worth. Nababeep South Mine, Nababeep (1882 to 2000) Over 500m deep, 302, tonnes of copper extracted. For What It's Worth.

  • SAMS outing to the Springbok area, September 2020

    SAMS outing to the Springbok area, September 2020

    This area is wellknown for copper mining and processing (see Duncan Miller's article in the SA Lapidary Magazine of November 2010: Boom and Bust – the Copper Mining Towns of Namaqualand). We visited the two Jan Coetzee Mines, Wheel Flat Mine and the Tungsten Mine in the Nababeep area, as well as the Blue Mine in Springbok.

  • P J (Basie) Fourie

    P J (Basie) Fourie

    Nababeep, Northern Cape, South Africa Management of the closure and rehabilitation of 43 copper mines of O'okiep Copper Company, Nababeep, Northern Cape Province, South Africa Geological and Mining consultant PJF Consultancy Oct 2005 Aug 2010 4 years 11 ...

  • The O'okiep Copper District, Namaqualand, South Africa: a ...

    The O'okiep Copper District, Namaqualand, South Africa: a ...

    Feb 17, 2012 · Copper production recommenced in 1940 at the O'okiep, Nababeep, and Narrap Mines and thereafter a further 20 new mines were opened. All mining ceased in 2002 with the closure of the Nigramoep Mine (Fig. 2). The copper produced in the O'okiep district from 1852 to .

  • Nababeep

    Nababeep

    Jul 15, 2010 · Her name is Clara, and stands, bravely polished, at the copper mine at Nababeep. As a child, I saw Clara pulling a load of milled copper quartz from Okiep to the smelting works at Nababeep. Old Mr Dowdle was the driver, and he had a sweeping yellow mustache and looked if he had stepped out of a picture book.

  • Okiep Copper District, Namakwa District Municipality ...

    Okiep Copper District, Namakwa District Municipality ...

    Okiep Copper District, Namakwa District Municipality, Northern Cape, South Africa : See under References, especially Cairncross (2004). Okiep is a small town in the Northern Cape province of South Africa, and was in the 1870s ranked as having the richest copper mine in the world. ...

  • The O'okiep Copper District, Namaqualand, South Africa: a ...

    The O'okiep Copper District, Namaqualand, South Africa: a ...

    Feb 17, 2012 · Copper production recommenced in 1940 at the O'okiep, Nababeep, and Narrap Mines and thereafter a further 20 new mines were opened. All mining ceased in 2002 with the closure of the Nigramoep Mine (Fig. 2). The copper produced in the O'okiep district from 1852 to 2002 totaled two million tons.

  • Handa Mining Corporation Announces Debt Financing ...

    Handa Mining Corporation Announces Debt Financing ...

    May 30, 2019 · The proceeds of the Financing will be used to fund the construction of a processing plant (the "Plant") for the Nababeep Copper Oxide Project, loed in .

  • Namaqualand 062 Clara Class

    Namaqualand 062 Clara Class

    The Namaqualand 062 Clara Class of 1890 was a South African steam locomotive from the preUnion era in the Cape of Good Hope.. Between 1890 and 1898, four tender locomotives with a 062 wheel arrangement were placed in service by the Cape Copper Company on its twofoot sixinch gauge Namaqualand Railway between Port Nolloth and O'okiep in the Cape of Good Hope.