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Mon, 01 Jan 2018 15:06 - Updated Mon, 01 Jan 2018 15:06

Cunene: Mining sector lacks geosciences specialists

Ondjiva - At least nine technicians specialized in geosciences are needed in Cunene province, in order to minimize the lack of staff that the industry, geology and mining sector faces.

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The fact was announced last week by the director of the institution in Cunene, Daniel Ndongo Dawin, noting that currently has only one engineer trained in petroleum, a high technician of industrial mechanics, while the rest of the human resources are adapted, which hinders the quality and efficiency of the work required.

According to the official, the sector also needs five high technicians trained in geosciences, three geologists and one surveyor.

"What is wanted is specialized cadres, with training in the industry, whether high or higher, to meet the needs of the sector, through the creation of work brigades to improve the inspection system, since mining has great impact on the environment. "

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