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.

mining charter

Mining Charter review hearing held – judgment reserved

Judge President Mlambo, Judge Vally and Judge Van Der Schyff reserved judgment. There is no further information on when judgment is to be delivered.
Debswana covid-19 coronavirus

Debswana partnership to produce 274,000 cotton masks

Debswana Diamond Company has committed P5 million towards the production of 250,000 re-usable cotton masks in Botswana to mitigate COVID-19.
Endeavour Mining covid-19

Mines ordered to implement standard operating procedure for COVID-19

The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy welcomes the legal certainty provided by the order granted in the Labour Court on 1 May 2020.
caterpillar

Caterpillar achieves 2 billion tonnes hauled with autonomous trucks system

Caterpillar is hitting a significant milestone in autonomous haulage—achieving 2 billion tonnes hauled using Cat MineStar Command for hauling.
pdac

Over 23,000 attendees flocked to PDAC 2020

PDAC is one of world’s premier industry events, bringing together investors, analysts, mining executives, geologists, students, and government officials.
orion lucapa

Lucapa raises $5.25 million for operational expenses

Lucapa intends to use the funds raised to advance the search for the primary kimberlite sources of the high-value Lulo alluvial diamonds.
Letšeng lesotho

Lesotho green-lights operations at Letšeng

There have been no reported instances of any Covid-19 positive test cases in Lesotho, at the Letšeng mine or any of the Company’s international operations.
diamond

Rough diamond prices affected by COVID-19 crisis

Much of the diamond supply chain has been virtually suspended since boarder closures and travel restrictions globally were implemented in the last two weeks of March in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
coronavirus covid-19 aeci

Mitigating the effects of COVID-19 in the mining industry

As the world struggles to get COVID-19 infections under control, it is becoming clear that the impact of the pandemic will be far reaching.
Micromine

MICROMINE Africa boosts offering with launch of subscription model

Mining software solutions provider MICROMINE has launched a new pay-as-you-go subscription model for African clients to keep pace with industry need.

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