Wednesday, January 22, 2020

CANADIAN MINER COMPLETES ACQUISITION OF RUBY LICENCE IN MOZAMBIQUE

CANADIAN gemstone mining and marketing firm Fura Gems Inc has confirmed the successfully acquisition of a 100% interest in ruby prospecting licence No 5572L...

Chinese graphite demand slump questioned

As Syrrah Resources reduced graphite production from the Balama Mine for the fourth quarter to 5000 tonnes a month, down from 15,000 tonnes, another...

XRT technology recovers 1,758 carat diamond in Botswana

TOMRA Sorting Mining technologies have enabled Lucara’s diamond mine in Botswana to discover an unbroken 1,758 carat stone The diamond is the largest to be...

Burkina Faso benefits from Nordgold

Accorded as one of the country’s largest gold producer and a major economic contributor and especially to local communities, Nordgold has expanded its investment...

Angola’s diamond industry makeover underway

The Angolan government aired out plans of refurbishing the diamond sector as being in progress. Speaking at a conference on the re-organising of oil and...

THIESS WINS $1.7B CONTRACT IN BOTSWANA

CIMIC Group’s global mining services provider, Thiess, through Majwe Mining Joint Venture (Majwe), has secured a A$1.7 billion contract at Debswana Diamond Company’s Jwaneng...

Rank rises for Wits School of Mining Engineering

The University Of Witwatersrand School Of Mining Engineering has again scooped a better position in the QS World University Rankings to 13th place in...

KSB expands its aftermarket services

KSB Pumps and Valves is intensifying its focus on aftermarket services that add value to customer operations far beyond the supply and maintenance of...

Akufo-Addo, Ramaphosa address historic Mining Indaba

Two major African mining economies’ presidents addressed the Investing in African Mining Indaba in South Africa, this year.   South African President Cyril Ramaphosa and Nana...

Amid uncertainties African mining shows steady progress

Despite escalating trade wars keeping commodity prices in check as well as increased regulatory challenges across the continent generally, the mining team at Standard...