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Botswana Diamonds

Botswana Diamonds nears diamond production from first mine

AIM-listed diamond exploration company Botswana Diamonds is advancing towards diamond production at the Thorny River project in South Africa.
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Epiroc to acquire South African underground rock reinforcement manufacturer

Epiroc has acquired Innovative Mining Products, better known as New Concept Mining – the South African manufacturer of rock reinforcement products for underground mining.

Local modernisation boosted as rock drill design finalists are chosen

Three finalists have been selected in Phase 1 of the Isidingo Drill Design Challenge – a competition aimed at instilling new, creative approaches to local innovation and design in South Africa’s mining industry.
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Next generation coring rig improves underground drilling

Boart Longyear’s MDR700 underground coring mobile drill rig is a next generation rig that can help you drill better underground.

Taking care of percussive drill bits maximises drilling efficiency

To help optimise operational efficiency and protect investments, drill companies need to work with quality products to get the job done right.
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Trek Metals drilling programme may deliver significant exploration target

ASX-listed explorer Trek Metals has commenced a drilling programme at its flagship Kroussou project in Gabon targeting open pit, near surface zinc – lead mineralisation.

Atlas Copco new Diamec Smart series increases safety in underground drilling

Atlas Copco has introduced core drilling rigs that eliminate many of the hazardous operations for mines involved in underground core drilling. The risk of handling inner tubes and drill rods, while extracting core samples, is...

East Africa Metals continues drilling at Adyabo project in Ethiopia

Ethiopia – TSX-V listed East Africa Metals is undertaking a 40 x 40 m spaced infill diamond drilling programme at the Mato Bula Silica Hill deposit, in Ethiopia, to upgrade and further define the...

Ausdrill to sell DT HiLoad truck tray manufacturing business

ASX-listed drill and blast specialist Ausdrill will exit its DT HiLoad truck tray manufacturing business with effect from 31 March 2016. Ausdrill MD Ron Sayers says the decision aligns with the company’s strategy to divest non-core...

West African Resources raises $2.1m to accelerate Tanlouka drilling

Burkina Faso – ASX-listed gold developer West African Resources has completed a capital raising of $2.1 million to accelerate the development of high grade oxide mineralisation at the M1 and M3 prospect, at its 100%...