Uranium – The metal of the future

Sustaining Global Best-Practices in Uranium Mining and Processing in Namibia


We have created this website with you in mind and consulted the most authoritative sources we can find for sound scientific knowledge about uranium and especially about health, environmental and the radiation safety concerns people bring to our attention. We provide information and do not wish to tell people what to think or what to believe and we respect people’s freedom to decide for themselves.


The information contained on this website is provided in good faith and believed to be reliable and accurate at the time of publication. However, the information is provided on the basis that the reader will be solely responsible for assessing the information and its veracity and usefulness.
The Namibian Uranium Association and the Namibian Uranium Institute shall in no way be liable, in negligence or howsoever, for any loss sustained or incurred by anyone relying on the information, even if such information is or turns out to be wrong, incomplete, out-of-date or misleading. In this disclaimer:
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Common Concerns:

Air Quality

   The air that we breathe consists of free molecules of
nitrogen, oxygen, argon, carbon dioxide, helium and traces of other   gases and water vapour. [Read More]

Water Quality

   Although more than 70% of our Earth is covered by water, only 1% of the Earth’s water is suitable for drinking. [Read More]


   Uranium is both radioactive and a heavy metal. While Uranium itself is only slightly radioactive, radon, a radioactive inert gas, is released to the atmoshphere [Read More]