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It has been brought to our attention that there were a number of inaccuracies in a story written about Kimberley Diamonds' Lerala project, in Botswana, published in the Mining Weekly edition dated August 8, 2014. We apologise for any inconvenience...
29th August 2014
Electra Mining

Engineering talent sets BKT apart, says local agent

The engineering talent of BKT is what keeps the off-highway tyre manufacturer globally competitive and sets its products apart from its competitors, says local distributor Tubestone founder and MD Pieter Kruger. “Over the years, a dedicated...
29th August 2014
Corporate Profile


Environmental management company I-CAT offers specialised services and products in dust suppression, wastewater treatment and management, carbon footprint management, agricultural and forestry products, environmental management and compliance and...
29th August 2014
Electra Mining

Power transmission products on show

Bibby Turboflex SA, which is celebrating 85 years in South Africa, will again be exhibiting at Electra Mining Africa.
29th August 2014
Electra Mining

Reducing electricity costs with power factor correction

Electricity plays a pivotal role in most businesses and a protracted power outage usually shows just how critical reliable electricity is to enterprise survival. In South Africa, businesses are struggling to remain competitive, as inefficiencies...
29th August 2014
Electra Mining

SA office to better serve African clients – Split Engineering

US imaging systems, software and services group Split Engineering is hoping to better service the African market with the office that it opened in Johannesburg, South Africa, this year.
29th August 2014
Corporate Profile

Zest WEG Group

The Zest WEG Group, a subsidiary of leading Brazilian motor and controls manufacturer WEG, is a South African company with a strong commitment to the development of the African region. Zest WEG is a leading supplier of low-, medium- and...
29th August 2014
Electra Mining

Zest WEG Group has increased focus on Africa

While about 80% of the people who walk onto the Zest WEG Group stand have had some form of interaction with an operating entity within the group, many people do not fully understand the depth of product offering that is available through this...
29th August 2014

Botswana blocks copper trucks from Congo on Ebola fears – Times of Zambia

More than 100 trucks hauling copper from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have been denied entry into Botswana over fears of an Ebola outbreak in Congo, leaving the trucks stranded at a border crossing, local media reported on Thursday. The...
28th August 2014

Platinum ETF listed on BSE

Barclays Africa’s platinum-backed exchange-traded fund (ETF), NewPlat, was listed on the Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) on Wednesday, giving investors in that country direct exposure to platinum in pula. The ETF, which was listed on the JSE in...
27th August 2014

Obtala to sell Paragon loan notes to Titanium Capital

Aim-listed Obtala Resources has entered into an agreement to sell its nearly £2-million of loan notes in diamond development and production company Paragon Diamonds to Titanium Capital Investments for £998 000. Titanium could convert the notes...
27th August 2014

Kimberley raises cash for Botswana mine restart

ASX-listed Kimberley Diamonds on Friday announced that it would be undertaking a non-renounceable pro-rata rights issue to raise nearly A$10-million. Eligible shareholders in Australia and New Zealand would be able to purchase one new share for...
22nd August 2014
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