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Firestone to conclude Botswana asset disposal in 2015, to focus on Liqhobong

Aim-listed Firestone Diamonds plans to conclude its Botswana asset disposal process next year, allowing the company’s management team to focus their attention on the successful completion of the Liqhobong mine development project, in Lesotho,...
2nd October 2014
 
DIAMONDS

Kimberley Diamonds denies talk about Botswana mine sale

Australia-based Kimberley Diamonds Limited (KDL) has no intention of selling its Lerala diamond mine, in Botswana, the company confirmed on Monday. “It has come to the board’s attention that there have been rumours in the market that KDL is...
29th September 2014
 
COAL

Coal pricing more stable at home where Exxaro outlines R16bn capex plan

Exxaro's Grootegeluk mine Coal pricing was more stable in South Africa’s domestic market than in export markets, where South Africa was competing with Colombia and Russia for European market share and with Australia for Indian business, JSE-listed Exxaro said on Friday,...
26th September 2014
 
DIAMONDS – 2

De Beers investing billions as diamond demand is forecast to outstrip supply

Diamond mining and manufacturing company De Beers Group is making major investments in its business operations as diamond demand is expected to almost outstrip growth in diamond carat production in the next ten years, given the lack of new...
26th September 2014
 
DIAMONDS

It’s hit-and-miss for Pangolin Diamonds at Magi, Botswana

Toronto-based explorer Pangolin Diamonds on Thursday revealed that it had recovered four more diamonds from the Magi kimberlitic sandy tuff at its Tsabong North project, in south-west Botswana. The TSX-V-listed company, which was currently...
25th September 2014
 
Electra Mining

Set Point Group PDF Available Video Available

Set Point Group is a diverse industrial group is made up of seven distinct divisions that offer solutions in the analytical services, fluid handling and manufacturing support services, mainly to the mining and engineering sectors.
22nd September 2014
 
Breaking News

Creamer Media publishes African Mining Roundup for September 2014 research report

This month’s report includes details of project developer Ivanhoe Mines’ appointment of financial advisers to conduct a strategic review of its Kamoa and Kipushi base metals project, in the Democratic Republic of Congo; the granting a mining...
22nd September 2014
 
COPPER

DML halts Botswana underground development on funding issue

Copper miner Discovery Metals Limited (DML) has placed the development of its Zeta underground mine, at the Boseto copper project, in Botswana, on hold. The miner said this week that a proposed A$25.7-million rights issue, which was announced at...
19th September 2014
 
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Karowe plant optimisation project, Botswana Restricted

Lucara reports that the plant optimisation is progressing well.
19th September 2014
 
DIAMONDS

Alrosa geologists to work with Botswana Diamonds team

A seven-person geological team from Russian diamond mining company Alrosa has arrived in Botswana, where they will work with staff members of Aim-listed Botswana Diamonds on an exploration programme on licences in the diamond province of Orapa....
18th September 2014
 
Company Announcement

5th Annual Diamond Route Research Conference PDF Available

Company Annoucement - The first four Diamond Route Research Conferences offered an amazing array of papers. The 5thAnnual Diamond Route Research Conference will be no exception. Delegates will again be entertained by a wide variety of topics,...
18th September 2014
 
DIAMONDS

Upbeat Petra Diamonds moots dividend fast-forwarding

Petra CEO Johan Dippenaar London-listed Petra Diamonds on Thursday outlined major upcoming elevations in the economics of its mining operations, which upped production in the 12 months to June 30 to enable the buoyant diamond mining company to post a 47% increase in...
18th September 2014
 
 
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