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Carina Borralho

Carina Borralho

Carina Borralho is a former Reporter for Engineering News and Mining Weekly.

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Venetia contributing significantly to SA

27th June 2014 Over its life-of-mine, the De Beers-owned Venetia diamond mine in Limpopo will create significant direct and indirect economic benefits, along with long-term employment and procurement opportunities, says the diamond producer. This project, which represents De Beers’ largest-ever investment in... 

Venetia will impact positively on investor confidence

27th June 2014 The Limpopo-based Venetia diamond expansion project, owned by diversified mining major Anglo American subsidiary De Beers, is a significant boost for the South African mining industry as a whole, as it signals both companies’ confidence in the future of the country, says mining consultancy The... 

Rare earths opportunities arise in the US

20th June 2014 While light rare-earth elements (LREEs) – produced in China and several other parts of the world – are currently in oversupply, there is an increasing demand for heavy rare-earth elements (HREEs) in the US, as HREEs are produced solely in China, says US-based rare-earth minerals company Texas... 

Positive outlook for Australia’s rare earths industry

20th June 2014 The rare earths industry has a long-term future owing to varied and advanced applications of the commodities, particularly in green products and new technologies, says Australian mining and exploration company Alkane. Alkane MD Ian Chalmers further notes that, while there are several rare earths... 

German company says SA is perfect partnership

20th June 2014 In comparison to the German market, the South African market is growing but is still very small.  The market for ware washing systems is bigger in Germany and in Europe, but South Africa’s growing market potential is why the company chose to expand in it, says German manufacturer of ware washing... 

Rare earths potential increasing, says specialist

20th June 2014 There is significant potential for new rare earths business outside of China, particularly in the design, construction and operation of rare earths separation refineries, says Vancouver-based rare earths specialist Canada Rare Earth. “Among other areas, Africa is showing potential with some... 

Discovering diamonds in Cape Town

6th June 2014 There has been an increase in attendance at the Cape Town Diamond Museum, owing to the growing numbers of visitors to Cape Town in general and the museum’s own marketing activities, says Cape Town Diamond Museum founder Yair Shimansky. The Cape Town Diamond Museum is a non-profit organisation... 

Botswana remains focused on diamonds

6th June 2014 Botswana has focused on its diamond mines and the wealth generated from those mines over the last 40 years, says diamond producer Lucara Diamonds. The company adds that the Botswana government has taken steps to develop a sustainable diamond industry by establishing several cutting factories in... 

Specialist consultancy on the prospects of diamond mining

6th June 2014 Despite the high costs involved in, and the long lead time needed for exploring for diamonds, they will become an increasingly rare and valuable commodity and hence one worth investing in if you do it right, says mining industry specialist consultancy, the MSA Group. “We encourage companies and... 

Future of diamond industry bright, says producer

6th June 2014 The global diamond industry is continuing to gain momentum, as there is a global scarcity of high-quality gem diamonds, which is diamond developer Rockwell Diamond’s market niche. In terms of the supply and demand fundamentals, the diamond industry outlook is, therefore, positive for the midtier... 

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