Identify. Explore. Develop
mineral exploration and development
in sub-Saharan Africa
lead, zinc, silver, copper and gold
phosphate and iron ore
North River is a mineral exploration and development company active in Namibia and Mozambique. The Company is focussed on re-opening its flagship asset, the Namib Lead Zinc Project near Swakopmund in Namibia.

The project has a current JORC resource of 1,527,000 tonnes, with resulting in-situ metal inventory of:

  • 23,700 tonnes of lead
  • 65,500 tonnes of zinc
  • 1.48 million ounces of silver

North River is evaluating production with a 250,000 tonne per annum plant, as well as drilling for further ore at depth and at various near-mine locations situated on its exploration package covering 16,918 hectares.

In addition to the Namib project, the Company has numerous other interests in both Namibia and Mozambique covering phosphate, iron ore, copper and gold. North River has a 19.7% major shareholder, Taurus Mineral Limited, a joint venture between CGNPC, the largest nuclear power company in China, and the China-Africa Development Fund, the largest state equity fund investing in Africa.