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Boseto copper project, Botswana Restricted

Discovery Metals Limited has been granted government approval for the development of the Zeta underground mine, at the Boseto copper project.
18th April 2014
 
Diversified miners

Norilsk’s Botswana mine reports stable sales, group optimistic about market trends

Russian major mining group MMC Norilsk Nickel (Norilsk), the world number one producer of nickel and palladium and a major producer of copper and platinum (with cobalt, gold, iridium, rhodium, ruthenium, selenium, silver, sulphur and tellurium as...
18th April 2014
 
DIAMONDS

Synthetics a major cause for concern for diamond dependent Botswana

The Botswana Institute of Development and Policy Analysis, (Bidpa) has warned that countries in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region will be affected by the increase in gem-quality synthetic diamonds, with Botswana to feel...
18th April 2014
 
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Zeta underground copper mine project, Botswana Restricted

The Ministry of Minerals, Energy and Water Resources has amended the mining licence at Boseto to include the Zeta underground mine.
18th April 2014
 
DIAMONDS

Kimberley delays capital raise and project developments

Diamond miner Kimberley Diamonds has deferred a planned capital raising, owing to the prevailing market conditions. In March this year, the mine proposed the placement of some 30-million shares to professional and sophisticated investors.
15th April 2014
 
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Tenders for work in the rest of Africa excluding South Africa
11th April 2014
 
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Ghaghoo underground diamond mine, Botswana Restricted

Ghaghoo will be built as an underground mine in a phased manner to take advantage of the 2.1-million-carat mineable reserve.
11th April 2014
 
DIAMONDS

Lucara Diamond Corp completes another exceptional tender

Lucara Diamond Corp, which produces high-value precious gems from its flagship Boteti Karowe diamond mine, in Botswana, on Thursday held its first exceptional stone tender of the year, which garnered gross proceeds of $50.47-million. The TSX- and...
10th April 2014
 
COPPER

Botswana copper miner gets okay to go underground

Copper miner Discovery Metals Limited (DML) has been granted government approval for the development of the Zeta underground mine, at the Boseto copper project, in Botswana. The company said on Thursday that the Ministry of Minerals, Energy and...
10th April 2014
 
Company Announcement

Leading specialist mining show grows footprint in Africa PDF Available

International mining, industrial, construction and power generation show Electra Mining Africa expands footprint into Africa with shows in Botswana, Ghana and Zambia and back to Johannesburg in September. Delivering a high return on investment for...
10th April 2014
 
Company Announcement

SA Mining industry in the spotlight at Electra Mining Africa PDF Available

The South African Mining industry employs over half a million people, is the biggest earner of foreign exchange in the country, and contributes about R20-billion directly to tax revenue. Mining also makes a far larger contribution - as a buyer of...
9th April 2014
 
ENERGY

Botswana consulting experts, private sector on ‘suitable’ coal-bed methane gas extraction methods

Botswana government has started engaging experts and private-sector investors on suitable methods of extracting coal-bed methane (CBM) gas, which could help the minerals-dependent economy to diversify its energy sector. The Southern African...
4th April 2014
 
 
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