Diamonds & Gemstones

Diamond and Gemstones includes, diamonds, gemstones, coloured gemstones, ruby, emerald, sapphire and zircon. Diamonds includes diamond mining, diamond processing, kimberlite, alluvial diamond mining, cutting and polishing, beneficiation, diamond sorting, x-ray sorting, laboratory grown diamonds, lab grown diamonds, synthetic diamonds, diamond exploration, blockchain, Kimberley Process, diamond fingerprinting, diamond tailings, rough diamonds, blood diamonds, diamond tender.

amcu solidarity

Mining, Minerals Development Board should cease to exist says Solidarity

The proposed amendment to the MPRDA Regulations enter trade unions’ and mining companies’ territory unnecessarily says Solidarity.
diamonds

Driving the delivery of new diamonds in Sierra Leone

MMETC is establishing a solid footprint in West Africa. The region is rich inseveral minerals; including gold, uranium, iron ore, zinc and also diamonds.
Pilot Crushtec Metso

Metso scalping screen – performing in the diamond sector

Pilot Crushtec says the Metso Lokotrack ST2.8 mobile scalping screen has been a product to be reckoned with since its launch.
LOAD SHEDDING

Underground mining resumes in SA amid continued load shedding

Underground mining at Harmony Gold and Petra Diamonds’ operations in South Africa has resumed after the unprecedented move by Eskom to implement Stage 6 load shedding on 9 December.
Botswana Diamonds

Botswana Diamonds: old deposits – new technology

It is a combination of historical knowledge and innovative exploration technology that Botswana Diamonds believes will lead it to its next big discovery.
safety Minerals Council

Can cloud-based dashcam solutions improve vehicle safety?

One of the biggest safety hazards in mining and construction are vehicles. Due to the sheer size of vehicles required for earthmoving purposes.
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How IOT legacy issues can be solved

Johan Alberts tells us how IOT solutions have lagged behind the increasing needs of the mining companies who now seek an integrated approach.
Load shedding

Load shedding forces SA underground mines to stop production

South Africa’s unprecedented move to Stage 6 load shedding on the evening of 9 December after Eskom declared a power system emergency due to a shortage of generation capacity saw two South African mining companies resultantly close their underground mining operations.
De Beers Venetia

The bright future of De Beers in South Africa

The closure of De Beers’ Voorspoed mine has seen it invest its time and energy into transitioning Venetia mine from open cast mine to underground.
Mantashe south africa

Positive moves towards legislative certainty in South Africa

2019 was the year in which some certainty returned to the South African mining industry with significant progress made by the DMRE.

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