Mothae Diamond Mine

EXCLUSIVE: The magic of Mothae

Nestled in a valley close to the top of Lesotho’s diamond-rich Maluti mountains lies Lucapa Diamond Company’s new Mothae mine.

TECH NEWS: Sandvik loses CEO to ABB

ABB has appointed Björn Rosengren as CEO, and will join the company from 1 February 2020. He brings with him a track record that will enable ABB to realise the next stage of its transformation.

The simple truth about the gender pay gap in South Africa

Women are redefining pathways to power, rearchitecting industries, sparking movements, and solving the most pressing problems of our time.
Lily mine

Fight for Lily mine is over

The battle of who will take ownership of Vantage Goldfields’ Lily and Barbrook mines is completely over, with no more hurdles left between now and reopening Lily mine.

TECH NEWS: laser distance measurers draw the line

Stabila measuring equipment, distributed locally by leading supplier Upat, is finding increasing application in the mining industry.

Sales from Lulo and Mothae total US$35.5 million for Lucapa

Lucapa Diamond and its project partners have announced results from the latest sales of diamonds from the Lulo and Mothae mines.
mining indaba

Mining Indaba highlights diversity in African Mining

Mining Indaba put in place a plan to increase the number of female speakers to 25% - a target it achieved, with 89 women taking to the stage.

TECH NEWS: Lephalale coal mine packed with power

The installation of a custom-designed and manufactured a technologically advanced 6 000 t power pack for a coal mine in Lephalale will effectively control the belt feeder on conveyor to determine the amount of coal feeding into the line using proportional control.

The barriers that barred women from the mining industry

Legislative restrictions, gender restrictions and superstition stood in the way of women proving what a valuable resource they would be to mining.

EXCLUSIVE: Women in mining – wisdom from the front line

Exxaro executive head of coal operations, Dr Nombasa Tsengwa, shares her experience as a woman in the mining industry.

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