Mining Weekly | Diamonds http://www.miningweekly.com/page/diamonds Fri, 23 Feb 2018 19:37:51 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Finland takes top spot for mining-friendly investment http://www.miningweekly.com/article/finland-takes-top-spot-for-mining-friendly-investment-2018-02-23 Henry Lazenby GLOBAL MINING SURVEY Fri, 23 Feb 2018 02:04:00 +0200 479192 1519369280 1519344240 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000709620_resized_miningequipmentyellowmetal1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 Namibia mining sector is investor friendly http://www.miningweekly.com/article/namibia-mining-sector-is-investor-friendly-2018-02-23 Victor Moolman Diamonds Fri, 23 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 477790 1519106418 1519336800 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000706460_resized_firsturaniumezulwini80908duane1022.jpg NEW IN NAMIBIA Namibia has attracted investment in new mining ventures, including new uranium mines 511 287 De Beers unit’s density measurement system now commercially available http://www.miningweekly.com/article/real-time-density-measurements-to-enhance-timeous-plant-adjustments-improve-process-performance-2018-02-16 Mia Breytenbach Density measurement Fri, 23 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 477788 1519106418 1519336800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000706479_resized_diamondsdebtechrhovoldensimetricmeasurementsystem01311022.jpg ACCURATE MEASUREMENT The RhoVol has a process rate of approximately 1 000 particles an hour, which is generally sufficient for a representative sample 511 287 De Beers sets higher output target for 2018 http://www.miningweekly.com/article/de-beers-sets-higher-output-target-for-2018-2018-02-22 Simone Liedtke DIAMONDS Thu, 22 Feb 2018 16:41:00 +0200 479181 1519311041 1519310460 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 Lucara's FY17 profit dips 8% on lower sales http://www.miningweekly.com/article/lucaras-fy2017-profit-dips-8-on-lower-sales-2018-02-22 Henry Lazenby DIAMONDS Thu, 22 Feb 2018 01:24:00 +0200 479035 1519293185 1519255440 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Contractors start FEED study at Stellar’s Sierra Leone project http://www.miningweekly.com/article/contractors-start-feed-study-at-stellars-sierra-leone-project-2018-02-20 Creamer Media Reporter DIAMONDS Tue, 20 Feb 2018 12:21:00 +0200 478816 1519129519 1519122060 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Strikes, currency strength push Petra to H1 loss http://www.miningweekly.com/article/strikes-currency-strength-push-petra-to-h1-loss-2018-02-19 Dylan Slater DIAMONDS Mon, 19 Feb 2018 12:29:00 +0200 478681 1519053334 1519036140 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Court postponement signals ‘welcome change’ in govt, industry relations – Leon http://www.miningweekly.com/article/dmr-com-agree-to-postpone-mining-charter-court-action-2018-02-19 Dylan Slater REGULATIONS Mon, 19 Feb 2018 11:02:00 +0200 478647 1519052326 1519030920 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Zimbabwe, Botswana set to sign diamond deal – report http://www.miningweekly.com/article/zimbabwe-botswana-set-to-sign-diamond-deal-report-2018-02-19 News24Wire DIAMONDS Mon, 19 Feb 2018 08:57:00 +0200 478612 1519023607 1519023420 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Alrosa reviews submissions for Mir reopening http://www.miningweekly.com/article/alrosa-reviews-submissions-for-mir-reopening-2018-02-16 Simone Liedtke DIAMONDS Fri, 16 Feb 2018 15:27:00 +0200 478578 1518997795 1518787620 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 Mining mechanisation could create ‘massive’ employment challenges – Harwood http://www.miningweekly.com/article/mining-mechanisation-could-create-massive-employment-challenges-harwood-2018-02-16 Nadine James LEGISLATIVE ENVIRONMENT Fri, 16 Feb 2018 12:19:00 +0200 478555 1518777737 1518776340 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000708175_resized_tonyharwood10516duane1022jpg.jpeg ANTONY HARWOOD Fear of the other could become fear of the robot 511 287 Leon expects mining industry to have a future under Ramaphosa’s Presidency http://www.miningweekly.com/article/leon-expects-mining-industry-to-have-a-future-under-ramaphosas-presidency-2018-02-16 Nadine James LEGISLATIVE ENVIRONMENT Fri, 16 Feb 2018 11:39:00 +0200 478550 1518997848 1518773940 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000708263_resized_peterleon610220616duane.jpg Herbert Smith Freehills partner and Africa co-chairperson Peter Leon 511 287 ‘Digital mine’ solution for local market launched http://www.miningweekly.com/article/ge-launches-digitalisation-solution-for-local-market-during-mining-indaba-2018-02-16 Dylan Slater DIGITALISATION Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 477692 1518500557 1518732000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 There is new energy to ease mining industry conflict – Scholes http://www.miningweekly.com/article/new-energy-to-ease-mining-industry-conflict-scholes-2018-02-16 Mia Breytenbach LEGISLATIVE ENVIRONMENT Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 477781 1518500557 1518732000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000706446_resized_hulmescholes41014duane1022.jpg HULME SCHOLES For the first time . . . we will see the trust deficit between the mining industry and department close 511 287 Sound policy, low risk key to attracting mining investment http://www.miningweekly.com/article/policy-risk-mitigation-key-for-developing-jurisdictions-to-attract-more-mining-money-2018-02-16 Henry Lazenby COMMODITIES SECTOR Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 477586 1518782354 1518732000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000708184_resized_acaciaminingbulyanhulu1022.jpg 511 287 Botswana Diamonds undertakes scoping study at Thorny River http://www.miningweekly.com/article/botswana-diamonds-undertakes-scoping-study-at-thorny-river-2018-02-15 Megan van Wyngaardt DIAMONDS Thu, 15 Feb 2018 16:50:00 +0200 478482 1518707037 1518706200 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Botswana Diamonds raises £500 000 for South Africa, Botswana exploration http://www.miningweekly.com/article/botswana-diamonds-raises-500-000-for-south-africa-botswana-exploration-2018-02-14 Creamer Media Reporter DIAMONDS Wed, 14 Feb 2018 11:10:00 +0200 478263 1518617733 1518599400 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Mountain Province's diamond sales start the year on a high note http://www.miningweekly.com/article/mountain-provinces-diamond-sales-start-the-year-on-a-high-note-2018-02-14 Henry Lazenby DIAMONDS Wed, 14 Feb 2018 01:46:00 +0200 478193 1518594189 1518565560 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Botswana Diamonds starts exploration work at Botswana JV, maintains exploration optimism http://www.miningweekly.com/article/botswana-diamonds-starts-exploration-work-at-botswana-jv-maintains-exploration-optimism-2018-02-13 Mia Breytenbach DIAMONDS Tue, 13 Feb 2018 16:45:00 +0200 478189 1518576152 1518533100 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000707232_resized_jamescampbell610220514duane2.jpg Botswana Diamonds MD James Campbell 511 287 Mugabe's fall has veteran miners jockeying for Zimbabwe comeback http://www.miningweekly.com/article/mugabes-fall-has-veteran-miners-jockeying-for-zimbabwe-comeback-2018-02-13 Bloomberg DIVERSIFIED MINERS Tue, 13 Feb 2018 08:22:00 +0200 478062 1518503444 1518502920 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Alrosa sold diamonds worth $504.5m in January http://www.miningweekly.com/article/alrosa-sold-diamonds-worth-5045m-in-january-2018-02-13 Reuters DIAMONDS Tue, 13 Feb 2018 06:20:00 +0200 478057 1518495690 1518495600 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Lucapa recovers first diamonds from Lesotho's Mothae mine http://www.miningweekly.com/article/lucapa-recovers-first-diamonds-from-lesothos-mothae-mine-2018-02-12 Simone Liedtke DIAMONDS Mon, 12 Feb 2018 11:04:00 +0200 477940 1518427790 1518426240 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 De Beers diamond venture puts Namibian mine on sale http://www.miningweekly.com/article/de-beers-diamond-venture-puts-namibian-mine-on-sale-2018-02-09 Reuters DIAMONDS Fri, 09 Feb 2018 10:58:00 +0200 477808 1518182617 1518166680 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Shrinking gems are a headache for the diamond industry http://www.miningweekly.com/article/shrinking-gems-are-a-headache-for-the-diamond-industry-2018-02-09 Bloomberg DIAMONDS Fri, 09 Feb 2018 09:04:00 +0200 477778 1518160067 1518159840 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000706421_resized_diamondsbloomberg.jpg 511 287 Industry, environment lobby cautiously optimistic as Canada tables new enviro review rules http://www.miningweekly.com/article/industry-environment-lobby-cautiously-optimistic-as-canada-tables-new-enviro-review-rules-2018-02-09 Henry Lazenby IMPACT ASSESSMENTS Fri, 09 Feb 2018 02:07:00 +0200 477764 1518167479 1518134820 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000706380_resized_transcanadakeystonexlpipelineconstructionbloomberg1022.jpg 511 287 Mining-specific staff recruitment, management app developed http://www.miningweekly.com/article/new-app-to-revolutionise-disrupt-recruitment-in-mining-industry-2018-02-09 Mia Breytenbach MINING SERVICES Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476717 1517899893 1518127200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000704036_resized_diggerappshowcase0120181022.jpg DIGGING IT Through the Digger app mining professionals are informed of available positions globally, directly on their mobile devices 511 287 'Rarest white diamond ever' to be auctioned in London http://www.miningweekly.com/article/rarest-white-diamond-ever-to-be-auctioned-in-london-2018-02-08 Reuters DIAMOND AUCTION Thu, 08 Feb 2018 20:11:00 +0200 477753 1518113587 1518113460 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Political shifts lift investor mood in Southern African mining http://www.miningweekly.com/article/political-shifts-lift-investor-mood-in-southern-african-mining-2018-02-08 Reuters MINING INDABA Thu, 08 Feb 2018 14:41:00 +0200 477694 1518096592 1518093660 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Zimbabwe to consider waivers on platinum, diamonds ownership law http://www.miningweekly.com/article/zimbabwe-to-consider-waivers-on-platinum-diamonds-ownership-law-2018-02-08 Bloomberg MINING INDABA Thu, 08 Feb 2018 14:10:00 +0200 477673 1518092372 1518091800 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Big Mining Indaba thinking for 2019’s quarter-century milestone http://www.miningweekly.com/article/big-mining-indaba-thinking-for-2019s-quarter-century-milestone-2018-02-08 Martin Creamer MINING INDABA Thu, 08 Feb 2018 10:44:00 +0200 477629 1518089162 1518079440 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000706087_resized_alexgrose09161022duane.jpg Investing in African Mining Indaba MD Alex Grose 511 287 Zimbabwe touts lithium, gold, diamonds potential at mining conference http://www.miningweekly.com/article/zimbabwe-touts-lithium-gold-diamonds-potential-at-mining-conference-2018-02-07 African News Agency MINING INDABA Wed, 07 Feb 2018 11:22:00 +0200 477520 1518005213 1517995320 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 De Beers eyes Zimbabwe, Congo after gaining South African permits http://www.miningweekly.com/article/de-beers-eyes-zimbabwe-congo-after-gaining-south-african-permits-2018-02-06 Bloomberg DIAMONDS Tue, 06 Feb 2018 15:05:00 +0200 477428 1518006410 1517922300 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Kennady embarks on 2018 winter drilling campaign http://www.miningweekly.com/article/kennady-embarks-on-2018-winter-drilling-campaign-2018-02-05 Henry Lazenby DIAMONDS Mon, 05 Feb 2018 19:52:00 +0200 477331 1517902775 1517853120 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Mbazima urges immediate dialogue on rail, port expansion http://www.miningweekly.com/article/mbazima-urges-immediate-dialogue-on-rail-port-expansion-2018-02-05 Martin Creamer MINING INDABA Mon, 05 Feb 2018 15:28:00 +0200 477294 1517838882 1517837280 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000705370_resized_normanmbazima102081022duane.jpg Anglo American South Africa deputy chairperson Norman Mbazima 511 287 CoM sees resurgence in hope, green shoots in South African mining industry http://www.miningweekly.com/article/com-sees-resurgence-in-hope-green-shoots-in-south-african-mining-industry-2018-02-05 Mia Breytenbach MINING INDABA Mon, 05 Feb 2018 10:50:00 +0200 477246 1517838412 1517820600 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000705226_resized_rogerbaxter20161022.jpg Chamber of Mines CEO Roger Baxter 511 287 Gem upbeat about number of large diamonds being recovered at Letšeng http://www.miningweekly.com/article/gem-upbeat-about-number-of-large-diamonds-being-recovered-at-leteng-2018-02-02 Simone Liedtke DIAMONDS Fri, 02 Feb 2018 16:05:00 +0200 477195 1517583269 1517580300 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 BlueRock to defend itself against potential liquidation application http://www.miningweekly.com/article/bluerock-to-defend-itself-against-potential-liquidation-application-2018-02-02 Simone Liedtke DIAMONDS Fri, 02 Feb 2018 15:42:00 +0200 477188 1517580341 1517578920 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Lucapa completes first sale of the year http://www.miningweekly.com/article/lucapa-completes-first-sale-of-the-year-2018-02-02 Megan van Wyngaardt DIAMONDS Fri, 02 Feb 2018 10:21:00 +0200 477122 1517559766 1517559660 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0