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Creamer Media Reporter

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. 

De Beers awards contract for Namaqualand, Alexkor

13th April 2007 Barely two months into operation, Southern Mapping Company has been granted a contract by mining giant De Beers to conduct lidar aerial surveys of its own Namaqualand diamond mine and its newly formed joint venture with government, Alexkor diamond mine. 

Harmony, DRDGold keep civil options open following Mittal ruling

6th April 2007 Lawyers representing gold-min- ers Harmony and DRDGold have advised the companies to keep their legal options open with regard to the possible filing of civil claims for damages, following the precedent-setting ruling by the Competition Tribunal last week, confirming that Mittal Steel South... 

Gold hedging may be back in contention in two years, says GFMS CEO Paul Walker

5th April 2007 A swing back to gold hedging should only be considered in two years, GFMS CEO Paul Walker said in Johannesburg on Wednesday. 

On-The-Air (30/03/2007)

30th March 2007 In this broadcast: Australian Premier visits SA's to seek collaboration on clean-coal; Katanga Governor banning raw copper ore from leaving Congo; Two analysts fearing possible break-up of AngloGold. 

Thompson leaves Anglo American

27th March 2007 Simon Thompson, who has served as executive director on the board of diversified miner Anglo American since 2005, will resign on April 13 to pursue “other opportunities”, the group said on Tuesday. 

Aflease Gold expects headline loss a share of 5c – 6c

26th March 2007 Aflease Gold expects to post a loss and headline loss for the 18 months ended December 31, 2006, of between 5c and 6c a share, the miner said on Monday. 


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