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.

Vibramech

Vibramech: extensive expertise across Central Africa

Vibramech has a presence in the mineral resource rich region of Central Africa with its experience and a comprehensive range of processing equipment.
mining change transformation

Radical change in global mining is imminent

The mining sector has been relatively immune to the disruption felt by other industries in the past decade but now it is poised for a major shake-up.
Lucara Diamonds

Botswana Diamonds could be recovering diamonds before year-end

Botswana Diamonds’ associate Vutomi has been granted environmental authorisation over the diamond-bearing gravels produced from the Marsfontein mine.
mining communities

The relationship between the mining industry and communities

Communities protesting active and potential mining projects and entities are being witnessed in many mineral rich countries across the globe.
Liam Twigger

Acquisitions will drive global mining growth

“If the two largest gold companies in the world are merging , what does that mean for everyone else?” - PCF Capital Principal, Liam Twigger.
South Africa

Mantashe sings from the hymn sheet at ADU 2019

In 2018, South Africa’s mining sector received over US $3.2 billion in investments which resulted in the creation of about 5000 jobs.
NEW tax

Why sales tax will shrink Zambia’s economy

There has been vigorous debate about Zambia’s proposed migration from the VAT system to a Sales Tax since it was first announced in September 2018.
lucapa

Record diamond production for Lucapa

Lucapa Diamond Company and its project partners have reported record monthly diamond production results from both mines for August 2019.
drc

DRC mining sector’s disclosures becoming more transparent

The EITI has made headway in ensuring improved transparency in the DRC since the country first joined the EITI over a decade ago in 2007.
Botswana Diamonds

Botswana Diamonds identifies five targets likely to be kimberlites

Botswana Diamonds has identified what is believed to be kimberlite pipes buried at shallow depth on its Thorny River ground.

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