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Rough diamonds production soar

De Beers has announced that rough diamond production for the second quarter of the year, increased three per cent to 9.0 million carats, reflecting production increases to meet stronger demand as well as the contribution from the ramp-up at Gahcho Kué. In Botswana, the group’s company Debswana’s production increased six …

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How do we generate feminise mining?

I recently attended and presented at the World Bank ‘Gender and Oil, Gas and Mining (OGM): New Frontiers of Progress, Challenges and Solutions’ conference. Surprisingly, given the OGM industry has one of the lowest representations of women (around 10 per cent), this was the first conference of its type ever …

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WearCheck opens second Namibian lab

WearCheck’s newest laboratory is officially open in southern Namibia, bringing to 16 the number of laboratories that the company operates in nine countries around Africa and beyond. Situated at Skorpion Zinc mine near Rosh Pinah, the new lab is strategically placed to answer a growing call for world class condition …

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