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

SlurrySucker desilts process water tank at Botswana diamond mine

SlurrySucker desilts process water tank at Botswana diamond mine

Integrated Pump Rental's SlurrySucker has resolved a process water challenge for a diamond mine

Plant

27 MARCH 2019
Jwaneng to live a longer life

Jwaneng to live a longer life

Diamond mine will now operate through 2035

Development

20 MARCH 2019
Thiess awarded big Debswana contract

Thiess awarded big Debswana contract

CIMIC subsidiary Thiess has won a new surface mining contract in Botswana worth US$1.2 billion

Development

18 MARCH 2019
Diamond mine, materials-handling supplier team up for size control

Diamond mine, materials-handling supplier team up for size control

Botswana diamond mine tackles material-handling challenge with Weba Chute

Operational Excellence

06 FEBRUARY 2019
Boart Longyear LF160 rig debuts in Africa

Boart Longyear LF160 rig debuts in Africa

Boart Longyear is introducing its LF160 coring rig and FL262 Freedom loader to the African market

Technology / innovation

13 DECEMBER 2018
DebTech ore sorters part of Jwaneng diamond recovery

DebTech ore sorters part of Jwaneng diamond recovery

Two XRT ore sorters from DebTech have been installed at Debswana's Jwaneng diamond mine

Plant

23 OCTOBER 2018
Giyani, Rhodes University team up for manganese research

Giyani, Rhodes University team up for manganese research

Canadian miner and South African university to examine geology behind manganese deposits

Sustainability

25 JULY 2018
RCT solutions for Botswana diamond mine

RCT solutions for Botswana diamond mine

RCT latest project is with a leading diamond producer in Botswana

Fleet

19 JULY 2018
De Beers drives biodiversity from ground up

De Beers drives biodiversity from ground up

Conserving large tracts of land for biodiversity conservation and research is important to De Beers

Natural resources

26 JUNE 2018
Alecto appoints Giant as Mowana contractor

Alecto appoints Giant as Mowana contractor

Alecto Minerals has appointed a mining contractor to commence mining operations at the Mowana project...

Development

02 MARCH 2017
Botswana adopts Canada's TSM initiative

Botswana adopts Canada's TSM initiative

The Botswana Chamber of Mines will adopt the Towards Sustainable Mining initiative

Sustainability

17 FEBRUARY 2017