R/€ = 15.96 Change: 0.01
R/$ = 14.11 Change: 0.01
Au 1326.32 $/oz Change: 3.27
Pt 806.39 $/oz Change: 1.29


Sandvik expands drill rig offering

26th October 2018 Mining equipment and services provider Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology has expanded its high-pressure down-the-hole (DTH) drill rig offering with the new Sandvik Leopard DI650i model. The company unveiled its first intelligent DTH surface drill rig for the first time at Electra Mining Africa... 

Lucara recovers 253 special diamonds at Karowe in Q2

By: Simone Liedtke     10th August 2018 TSX-listed Lucara Diamonds’ Karowe mine, in Botswana, delivered 253 diamonds larger than 10.8 ct during the second quarter, ended June 30, representing 10.5% of the total recovered carats. This is also the highest number of specials recovered, by quarter, since production started at Karowe. 

Further investment in Anglo by majority shareholder of Vedanta

By: Martin Creamer     21st September 2017 Vedanta head Anil Agarwal has once again hit the headlines by announcing an intended further personal investment in Anglo American through Volcan Investments, which is the majority shareholder of Vedanta Resources. Volcan announced on Wednesday that it intended investing £1.25-billion to... 

Gamsberg project to retore Vedanta’s zinc output to 300 000 t/y from mid-2018

By: Mia Breytenbach     25th August 2017 Diversified miner Vedanta Resources subsidiary Zinc International has committed more than 80% of the $400-million capital expenditure (capex) for the first phase of the Gamsberg zinc project, in the Northern Cape. The first phase of the project is expected to have a mine life of 13 years,... 

Diamond sale bodes well for Lucara's FY performance

By: Megan van Wyngaardt     3rd May 2017 Southern African diamond miner Lucara Diamond Corp will, on May 11, close its eleventh exceptional stone tender (EST), which includes 15 diamonds weighing a combined 1 765 ct. Six of the diamonds on offer weigh in excess of 100 ct. 

Aveng wins Gamsberg zinc mining contract

By: Martin Creamer     6th December 2016 A contract to establish and mine the Gamsberg opencast zinc operation has been awarded to Aveng Moolmans by Black Mountain Mining, a Vedanta Zinc International operation. Vedanta acquired zinc assets including Gamsberg from Anglo American in 2010 for $1 338-million. 

Openpit contractor’s mandate extended

23rd October 2015 Aveng Mining subsidiary and mining contractor Aveng Moolmans has been awarded a five-year extension of its contract with the Tshipi Borwa openpit manganese mine, in the Northern Cape. The mine is owned by empowerment company Tshipi e Ntle Manganese Mining, and the contract extension was put into... 

Aveng Moolmans lands five-year Tshipi contract extension

By: Natasha Odendaal     16th September 2015 Aveng Mining subsidiary Aveng Moolmans on Wednesday said it had extended its full service mining contract at Tshipi e Ntle Manganese Mining’s Tshipi Borwa openpit manganese mine, in the Northern Cape, for five years. Aveng Mining MD Stuart White said three excavators, eighteen 100 t trucks and... 

Tshipi Borwa manganese mine extends Aveng Moolmans contract for a further five years

16th September 2015 Aveng Mining subsidiary, Aveng Moolmans, has concluded a five year extension of its contract with Tshipi Borwa open pit manganese mine in the Northern Cape. This second cycle contract extension was won following a very competitive open tender process in a tough operating environment and is... 

Aveng Moolmans

9th May 2014 A subsidiary of construction and engineering giant Aveng Group, Aveng Moolmans is an opencast contract mining company that offers a variety of services to clients across Africa’s surface mining industry. From short-term waste mining and bulk earthmoving to a complete and long-term mining... 

Production at Tshipi Borwa mine to start in November

By: Leandi Kolver     17th August 2012 First manganese is expected to be mined in November at manganese miner Tshipi é Ntle Manganese Mining’s new openpit Tshipi Borwa mine, near Kathu in the Northern Cape, Tshipi é Ntle Manganese Mining CEO Finn Behnken tells Mining Weekly. The Tshipi Borwa mine has been designed to produce... 


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