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Kenya

Modernising gemstone mining in Kenya

Exclusive interview with Dr Cedric Simonet, a mineral exploration and development consultant with Akili Minerals Services and chairman of Kenya Chamber of Mines, the...
gem

Kenya showing potential to be gem hub of Africa

This exclusive interview with Antony Zagoritis, chief executive officer, Lapigems in Kenya looks at the potential for gemstones in the sector. At the upcoming...
Mothae Lucapa Diamond Company

Mothae delivers more special and coloured gemstones for Lucapa Diamond Company

The ongoing bulk sampling programme at ASX-listed Lucapa Diamond Company’s Mothae diamond mine in Lesotho has yielded more special and coloured gemstones.
Kenya

Fura Gems to acquire additional ruby licences in Mozambique

Fura Gems has entered into a share purchase agreement pursuant to which it will acquire a 100% interest in ruby prospecting licence No. 5572L in Mozambique.
emerald

Phase 1 of Gravelotte emerald project trial mining campaign yields results

ASX-listed Magnum Mining & Exploration has concluded Phase 1 of the trail mining campaign at its 74%-owned Gravelotte emerald project in South Africa.
gold

Gemfields’ emerald mine in Ethiopia overrun by mob

On Friday 29 June 2018, a mob estimated at between 300 and 500 persons overran the operations of Web Gemstone Mining, an Ethiopian company in which Gemfields holds a majority interest.
Kagem

Kagem Mining reaches agreement with unions on pay hike

Kagem Mining has successfully concluded negotiations with trade unions regarding improved conditions of service and salaries for employees at the Kagem emerald mine in Zambia.
Kagem Mining

Mustang Resources realises maiden Ruby sales from new Thailand office

ASX-listed Mustang Resources has realised maiden ruby sales totaling A$230 953 from the newly established sales and marketing office established in Chanthaburi, Thailand during March...
emerald

Trial mining/processing begins at Magnum Mining & Exploration’s emerald project

Trial mining at ASX-listed’s 74%-owned Gravelotte emerald project in the Limpopo province of South Africa is well underway with the start of the processing...

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