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The OR Tambo Special Economic Zone
The OR Tambo Special Economic Zone
South Africa has the largest skills base in mineral beneficiation on the African continent, supported by years of mining gold, diamonds and other...
Big increase in mine water pollution
Big increase in mine water pollution
New statistics released in Parliament show that 118 mines around South Africa are polluting rivers, inadequately testing for contamination or...
The tusk at hand: SA begins great elephant trek
The tusk at hand: SA begins great elephant trek
Owing to an overpopulation of elephants at its Limpopo nature reserve, diamond producer De Beers has opted to relocate 200 elephants to Mozambique....
God’s tears add a sparkle to zama-zamas’ lives
God’s tears add a sparkle to zama-zamas’ lives
Moses Modibedi had a feeling it was going to be his lucky day.
Our cup runneth over, Zwane tells mining indaba
Our cup runneth over, Zwane tells mining indaba
Recent economic growth driven by 8.2% and 6.6% growth in the mining sector during last year's second and third quarters respectively, has helped...
Diamond dreams turn to dust as miners eye one last scoop
Diamond dreams turn to dust as miners eye one last scoop
Driving into diamond country looks very different to what you might expect. The glamour and intrigue associated with the precious stone —...
Diamond surge a ‘flash in the pan’
Diamond surge a ‘flash in the pan’
The world’s two biggest diamond-mining companies have just sold $1-billion worth of gems and it’s making smaller rivals nervous.
'Flawless' SA diamond sells for $22m
'Flawless' SA diamond sells for $22m
An anonymous buyer purchased the perfect classic emerald-cut diamond, which is about the size of a walnut and was discovered by De Beers in...
De Beers diamond prices rise as Anglo chases targets
De Beers diamond prices rise as Anglo chases targets
De Beers plans to raise diamond prices 5% every year, betting demand will help the world's biggest miner of the precious stones meet parent...
De Beers begins construction of new mine in Limpopo
De Beers begins construction of new mine in Limpopo
De Beers began constructing a new underground mine under its open-pit Venetia mine in Limpopo on Tuesday.
De Beers agrees to NUM wage increase
De Beers agrees to NUM wage increase
Wayne Smerdon, De Beers head of employee relations, said the agreement was signed on Friday evening. The terms of the settlement apply to jobs in...

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