Namibia Rare Earths – Environmental Clearance Certificates Issued for Lofdal Heavy Rare Earth Project

- December 19th, 2017

Namibia Rare Earths (“Namibia Rare Earths” or the “Company”) (TSXV:NRE) today announced it has received Environmental Clearance Certificates (“ECCs” or “the certificates”) pertaining to its application for a Mining Licence on the Lofdal Heavy Rare Earth Project (“Lofdal”) in northern Namibia. The certificates, which are issued by the Office of the Environmental Commissioner in the …

Namibia Rare Earths (“Namibia Rare Earths” or the “Company”) (TSXV:NRE) today announced it has received Environmental Clearance Certificates (“ECCs” or “the certificates”) pertaining to its application for a Mining Licence on the Lofdal Heavy Rare Earth Project (“Lofdal”) in northern Namibia.

The certificates, which are issued by the Office of the Environmental Commissioner in the Ministry of Environment and Tourism (“MET”) are required in support of the Mining Licence application for Lofdal which is being processed by the Ministry of Mines and Energy (“MME”). The certificates have a three-year period of validity from date of issue. The Mining Licence application (ML 200) was submitted to the Ministry of Mines and Energy in late 2016 and remains pending.
The issuance of an ECC is a condition precedent for the granting of any Mining Licence in Namibia and represents an important step in the overall process undertaken by the Ministry of Mines and Energy in making a determination for the granting of a Mining Licence.

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