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Anglo investing in expansion of organic waste upcycling company Sanergy
28th June 2022 By: Schalk Burger

Diversified mining multinational Anglo American is leading the latest investment round of organic waste upcycling business Sanergy, which has operations in Kenya. Sanergy's solutions are helping to... 

WDC president says there seems to be movement towards KP reform
27th June 2022 By: Marleny Arnoldi

There seems to be a positive shift in the readiness of World Diamond Council (WDC) members to reforming the Kimberley Process (KP), says president of the organisation Edward Asscher. In closing... 

Lulo diamond mine in Angola
Exploration at Lulo adds two new high-priority kimberlites for bulk sampling
24th June 2022 By: Darren Parker

The kimberlite exploration work programme at Lulo, in Angola, has been boosted by the addition of two new high-priority kimberlites for bulk sampling, says ASX-listed Lucapa Diamond Company.... 

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NSDV, Harmony Gold, Sadpo make headlines
24th June 2022

Mining Weekly Editor Martin Creamer unpacks NSDV's deeming provision suggestion for minerals investment; Harmony Gold's renewables plan; and small diamond miners wanting to work with big licence... 

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Deeming could bring regulatory certainty to much-needed minerals investment – NSDV
23rd June 2022 By: Martin Creamer

The detraction of the South African investment market is the uncertainty around approval timelines and the implementation of a deeming provision could change all that by treating applications as... 

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De Beers' latest sales cycle generates $650m
22nd June 2022 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Diamond miner De Beers' fifth sales cycle of this year generated $650-million, as US diamond jewellery demand remained strong. Sales revenues were higher than the $477-million generated for the... 

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Small diamond miners want big licence holders built in so they can grow sector together
21st June 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Small diamond miners want to lock arms with all stakeholders through the South African Diamond Producers’ Organisation (Sadpo) to recover a large number of lost jobs and to realise the full... 

Civil society group flays diamond watchdog over Russia stalemate
Civil society group flays diamond watchdog over Russia stalemate
21st June 2022 By: Reuters

The Kimberley Process Civil Society Coalition on Monday sharply criticised the global diamond watchdog for resisting efforts to discuss Russia's invasion of Ukraine, at this week's international... 

World Diamond Council leadership to serve another year
20th June 2022 By: Donna Slater

The World Diamond Council (WDC) has decided that, in light of the unusual set of circumstances currently prevalent, including those precipitated by the Covid-19 pandemic, the terms of its senior... 

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Building Forever has become core business at De Beers, it's in the business plan
20th June 2022 By: Martin Creamer

It is a full year since the De Beers Group set itself a dozen far-reaching 2030 ‘Building Forever’ sustainability goals, which have as their four focus areas leading ethical practices, protecting... 

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Green hydrogen’s business case significantly strengthened, summit hears
17th June 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Green hydrogen, when earlier identified as a necessary clean energy source to help the world achieve net-zero emissions in the coming decades, was higher up the cost curve than fossil fuels. Now... 

Innovative tech is changing industry trends
17th June 2022

The last half century has seen a massive shift in geological thinking, and technological innovation and developments, in all facets of diamond exploration, mining, processing, recovery,... 

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African diamond sector set for strong growth
17th June 2022

With China being Africa’s, and South Africa’s, most important trading partner, the Asian superpower’s expected economic slowdown in coming years is a cause for concern, unless these economies can... 

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Venetia aims to address shortages
17th June 2022

Following the protests over water shortages in Musina last month, a meeting was convened between the Musina local municipality, the Vhembe district municipality and diamond miner De Beers’ Venetia... 

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Diamond miners require supportive regulation
17th June 2022 By: Mandisa Nyathi

Government needs to provide regulatory laws that protect the interests of natural diamond owners with the rise of laboratory-grown diamonds in the market, Aim- and BSE-listed Botswana Diamonds MD... 

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Firm revamps pumps to support miners
17th June 2022

Revamping its distributorship base in recent years has given submersible pump specialist Integrated Pump Technology a solid foundation to support customers around sub-Saharan Africa. A key focus... 

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Pandemic revives diamond industry
17th June 2022 By: Mandisa Nyathi

The Covid-19 pandemic was a blessing in disguise for the diamond industry, as supply constraints caused by the knock-on effects of the restrictions resulted in increased prices, after sustained... 

Top producer Russia thwarts move to redefine 'conflict diamonds'
Top producer Russia thwarts move to redefine 'conflict diamonds'
16th June 2022 By: Reuters

Russia has torpedoed a Western-backed proposal to discuss whether its diamonds are funding war ahead of an international conflict diamond meeting in Botswana, letters seen by Reuters show. The... 

Burgundy unveils luxury diamond brand
16th June 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Diamond miner Burgundy Diamond Mines has unveiled its ‘ultra-luxury’ diamond brand Maison Mazerea, aimed at cutting and polishing natural fancy colour diamonds. The ASX-listed company said that... 

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ESG provides profitable returns from smart capital allocation – analyst
15th June 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) frameworks not only help businesses and the communities in which they operate but can also generate positive returns as mining companies reduce operating... 

The 245 ct white Type II diamond from the Letšeng mine
245 ct diamond discovered at Letšeng
13th June 2022 By: Darren Parker

LSE-listed Gem Diamonds has announced the recovery of an exceptional quality 245 ct white Type II diamond from the Letšeng mine, in Lesotho, on June 11. Type II diamonds have no measurable nitrogen... 

Six people killed in Congo diamond mine cave-in
9th June 2022 By: Reuters

At least six people were killed when an artisanal diamond mine in Democratic Republic of Congo's Kasai province caved in, a provincial official said on Thursday, adding that there could be more... 

Lucapa warns of tax changes in Lesotho
9th June 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Diamond miner Lucapa Diamond Company has flagged a possible legislative change in Lesotho, which could affect its operations. A proposed value added tax (VAT) Amendment Bill is currently under... 

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M&R's Mining platform achieves strong recovery, order book at pre-pandemic levels
8th June 2022 By: Schalk Burger

Engineering and mining contracting firm Murray & Roberts’ (M&R’s) Mining platform says its order book has recovered to pre-pandemic levels. M&R Mining Platform CEO Mike da Costa adds that the... 

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Increased efficiency cuts carbon, advances net-zero path, research finds
8th June 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Like all other key industries, mining is having to advance along a net-zero path as part of the global decarbonisation drive. Gone are the days when innovation and financial improvement can be sold... 

De Beers hikes small diamond prices as sanctions cause shortages
7th June 2022 By: Bloomberg

De Beers has raised the price of smaller diamonds as sanctions on its Russian rival creates a growing shortage of some stones. The price of small rough diamonds, the type that would end up... 

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Circular economy prompting steel, oil, carbon recovery from end-of-life mine truck tyres
6th June 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Highest and best use of ultra-large end-of-life mine truck tyres is being brought about by a change to the model in which resources are mined, made into products, and then become waste. Just one of... 

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Rio unveils future plans for pink diamonds
3rd June 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Diversified major Rio Tinto as unveiled a new strategy for the future development of its Argyle Pink Diamonds brand, following the 2020 closure of the Argyle mine, in Western Australia. The... 

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Far-reaching JSE reforms highlighted at exploration-focused Junior Indaba
1st June 2022 By: Martin Creamer

The June 1 launch of the JSE’s new Cutting Red Tape initiative to make listing on the JSE considerably easier, faster and more sustainable is twinning with JSE’s recent private placements... 

BlueRock lowers guidance as above-average rainfall hits Kareevlei production
1st June 2022 By: Donna Slater

Aim-listed BlueRock Diamonds reports that above-average rainfall in the first five months of the year at its Kareevlei diamond mine, near Kimberley, in the Northern Cape, had significantly impeded... 

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