Diamonds & Gemstones

Diamond and Gemstones includes, diamonds, gemstones, coloured gemstones, ruby, emerald, sapphire and zircon. Diamonds includes diamond mining, diamond processing, kimberlite, alluvial diamond mining, cutting and polishing, beneficiation, diamond sorting, x-ray sorting, laboratory grown diamonds, lab grown diamonds, synthetic diamonds, diamond exploration, blockchain, Kimberley Process, diamond fingerprinting, diamond tailings, rough diamonds, blood diamonds, diamond tender.

dromex

Improvements in SA’s fatality rate in 2019 – pure luck?

Trade union Solidarity has acknowledged South Africa’s improvement in its health and safety statistics for 2019 but notes that there is still room for improvement, particularly with regards to the number of injuries in the industry.

The growing importance of managing ESG risks

Within the mining and minerals sector, investors are increasingly integrating environmental, social and governance, or ESG, into their investment process.
mining indaba

Hot topics at the Investing in African Mining Indaba 2020

The 2020 Investing in African Mining Indaba is only two weeks away and is promising to be even bigger than last year’s 25th anniversary event.
Kagem

Kagem signs collective agreement with unions

Kagem Mining has signed an agreement with unions under which unionised employees will receive a 10% increase in basic salary for 2020.
jse Gemfields

Gemfields looks to access increase market liquidity

The AIM listing will provide Gemfields with access to much greater market liquidity, as well as a widening of the current investor base.
Minopex

Minopex repackages capabilities across the value chain

Outsourced minerals processing expert Minopex has redefined its capabilities and service offering to better suit the evolving needs of the mining industry.
tax

D-Day is here: South African expats in for a bumpy ride

South African legislation governing expatriate tax exemption is set to change dramatically from 1st March 2020, affecting South Africans worldwide.
Lucara

Lucara and Louis Vuitton partner to polish Botswana’s largest diamond

Lucara Diamond Corp has entered into a collaboration with luxury fashion house Louis Vuitton and Antwerp-based diamond manufacturer HB Company, to manufacture its historic, record setting, 1 758 carat Sewelô diamond recovered from its 100% owned Karowe diamond mine in Botswana in April 2019.
flsmidth

TECH NEWS: New president of mining industry at FLSmidth

Effective early July 2020, Mikko Keto will join FLSmidth as President, Mining Industry and member of Group Executive Management.
cybersecurity

Industrial organisations don’t report cybersecurity incidents

A recent Kaspersky survey has discovered that two-thirds (67%) of industrial organisations do not report cybersecurity incidents to regulators.

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