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
BlueRock finalises contract with Teichmann

BlueRock finalises contract with Teichmann

BlueRock has signed a contract with Teichmann to provide mining services at Kareevlei

Operational Excellence

06 AUGUST 2019
Funding boost for carbon-neutral diamond mining research

Funding boost for carbon-neutral diamond mining research

De Beers Group carbon-capture project receives research funding

Sustainability

24 JULY 2019
Sandvik 3D-prints diamond composite for industrial use

Sandvik 3D-prints diamond composite for industrial use

Sandvik Additive Manufacturing has unveiled the first 3D-printed diamond composite

Innovation

23 MAY 2019
Debmarine Namibia invests in custom diamond vessel

Debmarine Namibia invests in custom diamond vessel

US$468M vessel to increase capacity by 500,000ct annually

Fleet

16 MAY 2019
Tomra XRT technology at Karowe recovers 1,758ct diamond

Tomra XRT technology at Karowe recovers 1,758ct diamond

One of the largest diamonds in recorded history was recovered by Tomra XRT sensor tech at Karowe

Aikhal mine life to be extended by 10 years

Aikhal mine life to be extended by 10 years

Alrosa has decided to further develop its Aikhal underground mine by another 300m in depth