Alrosa starts development of Zarya pipe

Alrosa starts development of Zarya pipe

Alrosa has announced the start of the development of the Zarya pipe at its Aikhal Mining and Processing...

Industrial minerals

10 JUNE 2016
De Beers cuts water use in Canada

De Beers cuts water use in Canada

New figures from the De Beers Treatment Centre in Sudbury show that it now recycles 95% of its water...

Natural resources

09 JUNE 2016
Namibia and De Beers sign sales agreement

Namibia and De Beers sign sales agreement

Namibia and De Beers have signed a new 10-year sales agreement for the sorting, valuing and sales of...

Diavik reaches diamond milestone

Diavik reaches diamond milestone

Rio Tinto, the operator of the Diavik diamond mine in Canada, has produced 100 million carats of rough...

ABB to supply hoists for Venetia

ABB to supply hoists for Venetia

Power and automation company ABB will provide four hoists to the Venetia diamond mine in South Africa...

Fleet

18 MARCH 2016
Diamonds in the rough

Diamonds in the rough

One of the announcements made at Mining Indaba was the official title of Lucara's 1,111-carat diamond...

Editor's comment

19 FEBRUARY 2016
Klemm delivers drills to Diavik

Klemm delivers drills to Diavik

Klemm Bohrtechnik recently delivered three universal drilling rigs to build a cut-off wall at Diavik...

Development

08 JANUARY 2016
Next Jay milestone in sight

Next Jay milestone in sight

Major new diamond development project awaiting environmental approval

Innovation

13 DECEMBER 2015
Lucara plant delivers sparkling performance

Lucara plant delivers sparkling performance

Recovery circuit design showed foresight which has been vindicated

Plant

08 DECEMBER 2015
Snap Lake placed on care and maintenance

Snap Lake placed on care and maintenance

The De Beers Group has placed its Snap Lake mine on care and maintenance

Industrial minerals

07 DECEMBER 2015
290m level development resumes at Lace

290m level development resumes at Lace

Development tunnelling has resumed on the 290m doming level at the Lace mine, almost two weeks ahead...

Logistics

25 NOVEMBER 2015
Lace mine's conveyor belt commissioned

Lace mine's conveyor belt commissioned

Installation of the 400t/h underground conveyor belt system at the Lace mine has been successfully commissioned...

Transport

17 NOVEMBER 2015