R/€ = 14.61 Change: -0.04
R/$ = 12.48 Change: -0.03
Au 1295.20 $/oz Change: 2.40
Pt 906.00 $/oz Change: 2.49


De Beers to launch pilot programme to aid artisanal, small-scale miners

By: Marleny Arnoldi     19th April 2018 Diamond miner De Beers is preparing to pilot a programme, called GemFair, to support the formalisation of artisanal and small-scale (ASM) diamond mining and trading.  

Opening of new heavy mineral sands mine highlights currency benefits, technology adaptation, water saving

By: Martin Creamer     29th April 2016 The official opening of the new Fairbreeze heavy mineral sands mine in Kwazulu-Natal provides an interesting insight into the currency dividend that global companies receive from operating in South Africa. It also throws light on the advantage of vertical integration at a time of weak commodity... 

Digital solutions making it easier for women to report workplace harassment

By: Anine Kilian     16th October 2015 The safety needs of women in the mining environment are different from those of men, Deloitte Digital workforce engagement leader Joanne Doyle-Went tells Mining Weekly. “The patriarchal nature of our society has contributed to many women facing hostile situations in the industry, especially in... 

Streamlining supply chain vital for struggling mining sector

1st September 2015 Increased operating costs and decreasing productivity and stability challenges within the mining industry are driving change within the sector, forcing mines to re-evaluate their supply chains and procurement processes while improving controls. According to Lorenzo Borelli, SYSPRO Head of... 

Finland’s Outotec focuses on Indian iron-ore miners

By: Ajoy K Das     9th May 2012 Finnish minerals and metals technology solution provider Outotec, has drawn up major expansion plans for India by creating a design hub in the country and offering small, 1.5-million-ton capacity iron-ore pelletisation plants to small miners. “We are looking at small pellet plants which could be... 


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