blockchain

First blockchain for coloured gemstones is free

The Provenance Proof Blockchain is applicable to any type of gemstone and open to any stakeholder of the gemstone and jewellery community.
Cullinan Zest

Cullinan boldly powers into the future

Petra Diamond’s multi-million Rand cash injection into expanding Cullinan has ensured the mine’s lifespan is now estimated to run until at least 2030.
De Beers Venetia

Venetia Underground Project – first production

De Beers’ US$2 billion cash injection at Venetia mine from a surface operation to an underground mine has entered its 6th year of development.
Lesotho

Liqhobong lights up Lesotho

Firestone Diamonds has announced the recovery of a 70 carat white, makeable diamond from its Liqhobong Mine in Lesotho in southern Africa.
Cyril Ramaphosa gamsberg

SONA gets nod of approval from Minerals Council

The Minerals Council South Africa welcomes key points from President Cyril Ramaphosa’s 2019 State of The Nation (SONA) speech.
video

De Beers and the future of diamond mining in southern Africa

Philip Barton, Chief Executive Officers of De Beers Consolidated Mines, gives Laura Cornish, Editor of Mining Review Africa, his thoughts on...
de beers

Commodity outlook: not so shiny for diamonds anymore

Natural diamond production is on pace to be around 149 million carats in 2018, which compares to approximately 152 million in 2017.
bcg

Minerals Council South Africa publishes facts and figures 2018 pocketbook

The Minerals Council South Africa publishes its Facts and Figures 2018 pocketbook. It provides preliminary insights into the South African mining industry.
investing

Where should you be investing? And what should you consider?

Investing is supposed to be about channeling your money into a project, account or similar – that will yield a significantly ‘higher’ risk-adjusted return.
gold

West Africa poised to be a world leader in gold production

BME is showcasing its African presence, expertise and technology at Mining Indaba where it will also highlight its strengthened presence in West Africa.

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