Debswana cancels Thiess' Jwaneng extension contract

Debswana cancels Thiess' Jwaneng extension contract

Cut 9 project work will now mostly be carried out by Debswana's own operations

Development

12 JANUARY 2021
Mineworker COVID-19 death toll grows in South Africa

Mineworker COVID-19 death toll grows in South Africa

"The pandemic in our country is now at its most devastating," president Cyril Ramaphosa said.

Operational Excellence

12 JANUARY 2021
Hovermap helps Petra save money

Hovermap helps Petra save money

Dwyka spent a day at Finsch scanning with Hovermap.

Exploration

11 JANUARY 2021
BlueRock Diamonds' Kareevlei upgrade 'near completion'

BlueRock Diamonds' Kareevlei upgrade 'near completion'

Crushing circuit will be completed by the end of 2020.

Plant

22 DECEMBER 2020
Sandvik partners with De Beers for Venetia expansion

Sandvik partners with De Beers for Venetia expansion

Miner has ordered equipment for use at Venetia complex.

Supply chain management

14 DECEMBER 2020
Alrosa automates tailings monitoring at Aikhal

Alrosa automates tailings monitoring at Aikhal

The automated system assesses water level changes and changes the hydraulic system's response.

Geomechanics / Ground ...

30 NOVEMBER 2020
Dominion readies to restart Ekati

Dominion readies to restart Ekati

Ekati was placed on care and maintenance in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic

Operational Excellence

16 NOVEMBER 2020
Redpath picks up De Beers contract

Redpath picks up De Beers contract

Redpath will be performing mining services at Venetia in Limpopo province.

ALROSA creates single production framework

ALROSA creates single production framework

System aims to build operational resilience in the face of crises such as the COVID-19 pandemic.

Supply chain management

26 OCTOBER 2020
Alrosa saving water at Udachny ops

Alrosa saving water at Udachny ops

Investment expands life of the kimberlite processing plant's tailings dump.

Operational Excellence

05 OCTOBER 2020
Renard diamond mine coming back

Renard diamond mine coming back

Diamond operation underwent cost reductions, is restarting this month.

Life-cycle / End of li...

16 SEPTEMBER 2020
De Beers trials wearable sensors

De Beers trials wearable sensors

The offshore diamond mining vessel uses heavy machinery in tough conditions.

Exploration

01 SEPTEMBER 2020