Mines contribute towards safer roads
Motor vehicle accidents a leading cause of death in Namibia.
02 September 2020 | Infrastructure
At the handover of the completed project to the Roads Authority of Namibia on Monday, representatives from both mines reiterated their dedication to the safety of their employees and other road users.
Stimsonite studs are reflective road studs used for improved demarcation on roads to aid drivers in their prediction of road conditions before taking certain actions. These are especially helpful in wet and misty conditions or at night.
CNNC Rössing Uranium and Swakop Uranium employees regularly brave the heavy flow of traffic on this stretch of road to travel to and from work.
Motor vehicle accidents are the third biggest cause of death in Namibia. This is the case despite research suggesting that Namibia has one of the best road networks in Africa.
“This revelation is of great concern to our companies who both value safety. It is our sincere hope that this donation can help decrease the number of accidents on Namibian roads,” CNNC Rössing Uranium and Swakop Uranium representatives said.