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Performance Data Table

 

 

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2006
Target

2007
Target

The employees of Rössing Uranium

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Number of employees

793

820

833

860

939

1,108

1,089

Payments benefiting employees (N$’000)

136,761

115,910

173,672

204,800

245,593

176,244

309,908

No. of cases of personal annual radiation
exposure above 20 mSv

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

No. of lost time injuries

6

4

1

8

6

0

0

Lost time injury incident rate (LTIIR)

0.8

0.3

0.08

0.89

0.35

0

0

New cases of pneumoconiosis

0

0

1

0

1

0

0

New cases of dermatitis

0

1

0

0

1

0

0

New cases of hearing loss

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

New cases of chronic bronchitis

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

 

Rössing Uranium – The business

Ore processed (‘000 tonnes)

8,769

8,347

10,972

12,027

12,008

11,900

12,756

Waste rock removed (‘000 tonnes)

13,015

10,434

8,139

7,483

16,835

10,279

18,206

Ratio of ore processed to waste rock removed

0.67

0.8

1.35

1.61

0.71

1.16

0.7

U3O8 produced (tonnes)

2,751

2,374

3,582

3,711

3,617

3,582

4,049

Source dust levels at Fine Crushing Plant (mg/m3)

0.80

0.38

1.03

1.12

1.49

0.70

1.00

Capital aquisitions (N$’000)

54,357

35,264

10,346

25,874

272,667

312,709

699,385

Profit after tax (N$ million)

254

-140

-75

34

304

130

1,169

 

Rössing Uranium in the Erongo Region

Payments to regional suppliers 1 (N$’000)

54,422

77,640

100,000

278,000

489,900

No target

No target

Fresh water consumption (‘000 m3)

2,175

2,486

3,003

3,170

3,315

3,055

3,120

Fresh water per tonne of ore processed (m3/t)

0.25

0.30

0.27

0.27

0.28

0.23

0.26

Ratio of fresh water to total water

0.25

0.35

0.33

0.37

0.35

0.32

0.33

Seepage 2 water collected (‘000 m3)

2,001

1,963

2,381

2,018

2,736

2,719

2,935

Energy use on site (Gj x 1,000)

999

915

1,096

1,152

1,366

No target

No target

Energy use per tonne of ore processed (MJ/t)

114

109

100

95.8

113.7

91

108

CO2 emission (kt CO2 equivalent)

139.9

127.5

155.7

161

181.2

No target

No target

CO2 emission per unit of production (t/t U)

50.9

53.7

43.4

43.4

50.1

42

47.6

 

Rössing Uranium in Namibia

Companies tax paid (N$ million)

241.5

3.5

-20.6

0

158.0

45.6

667.8

Payments to Namibian suppliers except in
Erongo Region (N$’000)

97,892

261,417

310,000

329,700

458,900

No target

No target

Value of charitable gifts (N$’000)

107

61

9

104

171

No target

No target

Value of community investments (N$’000)

322

5,442

4,131

4,717

8,600

No target

No target

Value of commercial initiatives (N$’000)

0

196

5

0

0

No target

No target

Donation to Rössing Foundation (N$’000)

9,066

0

0

1,827

15,103

3,906

59,515

 

Rössing’s product and customers

Uranium spot market price (US$/lb)

9.88

11.56

20.43

36.25

72

 

1  Regional refers to the Erongo Region and includes payments to suppliers and service providers from Arandis, Swakopmund and Walvis Bay.
2  “Seepage” is contaminated water flowing out of the tailings facility.

 

 

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