News & Media
Walvis Bay boasts its first Brick-paving intersection
Published on: February 2020
The blacktop surface of the intersection between Nangol Mbumba Drive and 5th Road in Walvis Bay has been replaced by heavy-duty brick paving. This is to minimise the impact of salt trucks and other heavy vehicles on the road surface of this particular intersection.
A total of 55 000 brick pavers were used to complete the job.
Havana Project School
Published on: August 2020
Hopeless no more
After receiving basic education under tents during rain and storm, the learners of the Havana Secondary Project School have received N$100 000 from Walvis Bay Salt Holdings towards the development of the school.
Attending the ceremony was Walvis Bay Salt Holdings MD Andre Snyman, the director of education for the Khomas Region, Gerard Vries, and the minister of mines and energy, Tom Alweendo.
Covid Parcel Donation
Walvis Bay Salt Holdings’ 10,000 meals a ray of hope for the restituted
Although the COVID-19 global pandemic has to date spared Namibian lives, many communities across the country have been hugely impacted in terms of food insecurity and livelihoods. Walvis Bay Salt Refiners (WBSR) has extended a helping hand and donated much needed food parcels to alleviate the plight of the elderly and most vulnerable citizens of the coastal town.
Donation contribution - Media release
Walvis Bay Salt Holdings Female employees contribute own money to purchase re-useable sanitary pads for school girls
100 girls ranging in ages 12 -18 at the Okamwandi Combined School in Henties Bay can now confidently attend school during their menstruation cycle, thanks to the initiative of female employees at Walvis Bay Salt Holdings.
Wash Plant Opening
Salt of the Earth
Throughout history salt has played a dramatic and pivotal role through trade routes, voyages of discovery, power struggles, religious ceremonies, agriculture, medical treatments and more. Not to mention adding taste to make the most delicious dishes in the world….
WBSR ground breaking ceremony
Walvis Bay Salt Refiners invests in new salt wash plant
Walvis Bay Salt Refiners will soon invest more than N$90 million in a new wash plant, the single biggest capital investment since the inception of the company in 1964.
The last major investment was in 2015 when the company expanded its salt field’s footprint by adding an additional 1,100 hectares of concentration and evaporation ponds to its network of ponds, now covering a total area of 5,300 hectares. The company also installed an additional seawater intake and a feeder pipeline….