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Diamonds News

17,8% increase in employment

By: System Author     16th June 2000 Diamonds & marine mining 

600 000 carats is the target

By: System Author     16th June 2000 Diamonds & marine mining 

Process plant pump for diamond-exploration company

By: System Author     16th June 2000 Diamonds & marine mining 

Diamond-miner pinning hopes on new technology

By: System Author     9th June 2000 Alluvial and marine diamond-mining in South Africa appears to be regaining its sparkle, judging by the performance of Cape diamond-mining company Trans Hex in the last financial year. 

Polishing up on diamond skills

By: System Author     2nd June 2000 Mining education & training 

The story of Namibian mining

By: System Author     26th May 2000 Namibia had 37 producing mines in 1998 – the most recent year for which full statistics are available – earning more than R2-billion in exports sales. 

Koffiefontein

By: System Author     26th May 2000 Mine 

Great gold designs by locals

By: System Author     26th May 2000 More than six kilograms of gold from Anglogold was used to create the 34 winning pieces entered into the Riches of Africa 2000 gold-jewellery design competition. 

Gold being linked to fashion

By: System Author     19th May 2000 International mining company Anglogold has spread its golden touch to downstream market activities to ensure the precious metal remains one of the most sought-after commodities in the twenty-first century. 

Namibia opens its ‘forbidden area’ for new exploration

By: System Author     12th May 2000 Namibia has opened its famed ‘forbidden area’, the spergebied, for exploration for all minerals. 

Ship out, diving unit in

By: System Author     12th May 2000 Cape diamond-mining company Trans Hex has, through its merger with Benguela Concessions, significantly expanded its resource base to include Benco’s sea concessions in both South African and Namibian waters and promising land leases in the Saxendrift area on the Northern Cape –Namibia... 

What diamonds and vodka have in common

By: System Author     5th May 2000 The spirit of glasnost, which has gripped the world’s leading diamond producer since the ascendance of Nicky Oppenheimer and Gary Ralfe to the helm, continues uninterrupted. 

Diamond exploration cut back and focused

By: System Author     5th May 2000 The world’s leading diamond-miner, De Beers, has rationalised its exploration activities, but is still active on six continents. 

SA gold designers get global look-in

By: System Author     28th April 2000 South Africa is hoping to take gold in the first-ever Gold Virtuosi jewellery design awards to be held this month. 

November decision for new diamond-mine

By: System Author     14th April 2000 A decision on the establishment of a small new diamond mine in Botswana is expected this year. 

Novel contract documents

By: System Author     14th April 2000 The R610-million diamond recovery project in Kimberley is making use of the first edition of the new suite of contract documents issued by the International Federation of Consulting Engineers. 

Diamond Board CEO slates existing legislation

By: System Author     31st March 2000 New legislation to ensure transformation of the South African diamond industry is drastically needed if the industry wants to ensure future growth. 

. . . Canada remains one of highest priority prospects

By: System Author     31st March 2000 De Beers 

Kimberley: where carats are growing again

By: System Author     31st March 2000 Kimberley’s new R610-million 24-million-carat combined treatment plant will have a capacity to treat 1 000 t of material an hour and 7,1-million tons a year. 

How stockpile will be lowered

By: System Author     31st March 2000 De Beers 

How value is added to diamonds

By: System Author     31st March 2000 De Beers 

250 earth scientists at work

By: System Author     31st March 2000 De Beers 

Rehabilitation of mine a year after being mined

By: System Author     31st March 2000 De Beers 

How wildlife protects diamonds

By: System Author     31st March 2000 De Beers 

First Lady Mbeki visits diamond entrepreneurs

By: System Author     31st March 2000 South Africa’s First Lady Zanele Mbeki, wife of President Thabo Mbeki, visited the diamond hive in Johannesburg to get a first-hand look at this incubator of diamond-processing entrepreneurs. 

Section 59: Don’t throw the baby out with the bathwater

By: System Author     31st March 2000 De Beers 

How the seabed’s balance is restored after marine mining

By: System Author     31st March 2000 De Beers 

In 17-country exploration . . .

By: System Author     31st March 2000 De Beers 

Gauteng project study this year

By: System Author     31st March 2000 De Beers 

Ernest’s research spirit lives on

By: System Author     31st March 2000 De Beers 

The very big US ‘if’

By: System Author     31st March 2000 De Beers 

Africa to be on safety par with South Africa

By: System Author     31st March 2000 De Beers 

Manne fails to arrive

By: System Author     24th March 2000 The much-expected presence of Northern Cape Premier Manne Dipico failed to materialise at the announcement by De Beers of a R610-million investment in a new plant to recover diamonds from old dumps around Kimberley. 

High hopes for Chinese deregulation

By: System Author     24th March 2000 Jewellery demand has undergone a general boost in Asia, despite the damage caused by earthquakes in Taiwan last September. 

Hake, kingklip added to diamond giant’s ‘aquarium’

By: System Author     17th March 2000 Last year, Mining Weekly evidenced DeBeers’ desert ‘aquarium’ with ‘fish’ and ‘carp’ driving a hands-free diamond sortinghouse. 

Threat to SA diamond industry

By: System Author     3rd March 2000 Mining in Africa 

Orange: Where R11m trench yields R42m in diamonds

By: System Author     3rd March 2000 The installation of a R123-million dense media separation plant in April next year will see run-of-mine production increase from 120 000 m3 to 200 000 m3 a month. 

Sexwale: Committed to diversifying beyond gems

By: System Author     25th February 2000 ‘I’m determined to add value and get fingers dirty’ 

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