R/€ = 16.22 Change: -0.11
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Creamer Media Reporter

Mining industry seen as market for new wellness pack

18th May 2007 Imuniti Holdings, the R300-million pharmaceuticals and nutrutional foods company that listed on Altx on in December last year, is launching a nutritional wellness pack that is expected to help alleviate the effects of poverty and HIV/Aids. 

Mixed fortune for exhibitors in Canada, says SA enyoy

18th May 2007 A dozen South African engineering companies earlier this month joined others from around the world at a conference on 'Procurement for African Mining' that was organised by the Canadian Institute of Mining (CIM). 

Spot gold firm, Tokyo precious metals surge

7th May 2007 Tokyo gold futures rose more than 2% to a two-month high and platinum futures reached a record high on Monday as firmness in cash gold, which held near a two-week high due to dollar weakness, encouraged active buying. Precious metals drew broad demand from investment funds as the dollar weakened... 

Diamond explorer reports of new Botswana finds

4th May 2007 International diamond-mining and exploration company Firestone Diamonds plc has announced the discovery of four more kimberlites in the diamondfields of Tsabong, in south-central Botswana. 

Belgian group opens gem-polishing facility in Botswana

4th May 2007 Botswana President Festus Mogae has oficially opened Pluczenik Botswana, a diamond-polishing factory owned by the Pluczenik group, of Belgium. 


4th May 2007 The Diamond Jewellery Management Institute (DJMI) will be conducting an intensive training programme from June 11 to 22 in Antwerp, Belgium. 

New mining vessel boasts latest technology

4th May 2007 At a ceremony held in Cape Town recently, diamond mining giant De Beers celebrated the naming and blessing of Peace in Africa, the first marine diamond mining ship to operate in the South African sea area. 


4th May 2007 Tender work arising from municipal contracts. 

500-km radiating cable in underground mining communications

27th April 2007 Global designer and manufacturer of cable, antenna and tower systems Radio Frequency Systems’(RFS’s) new Radiaflex radiating cable has been well received in the South African mining sector, which is a highly competitive market. 

Aquarius AND politics

27th April 2007 So Nick Bias, of Aquarius Platinum, “does not get involved in politics”, according to a recent Mining Weekly Online story on platinum-mining in Zimbabwe. 


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