Alrosa's Angola venture suffers COVID-19 closure

Alrosa's Angola venture suffers COVID-19 closure

The pandemic has decimated demand for diamonds, according to the company.

Covid-19

22 MAY 2020
BlueRock Diamonds focuses on cost-cutting

BlueRock Diamonds focuses on cost-cutting

BlueRock is making changes to address the impact of COVID-19.

Covid-19

13 MAY 2020
Alrosa suspends low-margin diamond mines

Alrosa suspends low-margin diamond mines

The group expects an economic shock due to COVID-19 that will impact on demand.

Surface mining

06 MAY 2020
Lucapa restarts operations at Lulo

Lucapa restarts operations at Lulo

Mining operations initially scaled to 50% of nameplate capacity.

Covid-19

01 MAY 2020
Alrosa implements efficiency project at Aikhal

Alrosa implements efficiency project at Aikhal

Alrosa is gearing up to launch the Perfect Shift project at its Aikhal Division

Operational Excellence

17 FEBRUARY 2020
Tomra supports sustainable sorting

Tomra supports sustainable sorting

As miners face increasing environmental pressures, Tomra is seeking to address these challenges

Sustainability

11 FEBRUARY 2020
Argyle faces end of the line

Argyle faces end of the line

Rio confirms iconic mine will close this year

Sodexo secures extended contract for Rio's Argyle

Sodexo secures extended contract for Rio's Argyle

Two-year renewal valued at US$10.6 million

Logistics

09 JANUARY 2020
RCT control tech improves diamond mine safety

RCT control tech improves diamond mine safety

'Smart technology' provider has completed a remote-control project in South Africa

Technology / innovation

08 JANUARY 2020
Metso to crush Venetia UG challenges

Metso to crush Venetia UG challenges

Industrial group to deliver crushing and material-handling equipment to De Beers diamond mine

Comminution

17 DECEMBER 2019
Caterpillar, Finning keeping Gahcho Kué glowing

Caterpillar, Finning keeping Gahcho Kué glowing

OEM, sales partner implement asset monitoring at De Beers mine

Power / Remote power

09 DECEMBER 2019
Lucara to expand Karowe underground

Lucara to expand Karowe underground

Miner has plans to extend the life of the Karowe mine out to 2040

Development

07 NOVEMBER 2019