0 COMMENTSProduction demands at opencast mines have stimulated the need to develop articulated dumptrucks (ADTs) that exceed the typical 40 t machines seen at most opencast operations.
By: candice haase
16th May 2003
0 COMMENTSThe return of diamond giant, De Beers, to gem-rich Angola appears to have stalled after a formal negotiating process with state-owned diamond company Endiama expired last month, officials said yesterday.
By: laurian clemence
14th May 2003
0 COMMENTSThree bidders are left in the running for a 51% stake in Alexkor, of which two are set to be identified as preferred bidders this week, Mining Weekly Online can exclusively report.
13th May 2003
0 COMMENTSAustralia’s Namakwa Diamond Company has announced a further significant increase in the cumulative diamond grade, of the key lower mineralised horizon at its Namakwa Diamond Project, on South Africa’s West Coast, to 30,82 carats per...
13th May 2003
0 COMMENTSConsolidation, the pooling of resources and technologies, and increased exploration and evaluation are keys to once again unlocking the neglected treasure chest of the marine diamond mining industry, said Trans Hex marine division executive...
9th May 2003
0 COMMENTSAngola's newly-inaugurated Luarica mine, part-owned by South Africa's Trans Hex, is set to produce nearly 800 000 carats, worth an estimated $170, in its first five years, a State diamond official said last week.
6th May 2003
0 COMMENTSCanada’s Diamond Fields International has extended its operating agreement on the mining vessel Anya.
By: Jill Stanford
6th May 2003
0 COMMENTSAngola's government, eager to make better use of its rich natural resources, after ending years of bloodshed, has approved a plan to reform the diamond sector and end a marketing monopoly, a senior official said.
5th May 2003
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