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Gem Diamonds Sales Slide in First Half

Diamonds Net 18 Aug 2022
Gem Diamonds’ sales of high-value rough from its Letšeng mine in Lesotho fell in the first half amid a decline in the average price ... Gem Diamonds, which specializes in large, high-value diamonds, owns a 70% share in the Letšeng mine in Lesotho. It is currently in the process of selling its 100% share in the Ghaghoo mine in Botswana.
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Proactive news headlines including Galileo Mining, Aeris Resources, Dart Mining and Surefire ...

Eagle-Tribune 18 Aug 2022
Click hereCobre Ltd (ASX.CBE) said its exploration licences in the Kalahari Copper Belt, one of the most prospective areas in the world for copper exploration, have been renewed by Botswana's Department of Mines, subject to a binding earn-in agreement with Kalahari Metals Ltd (KML).
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Mid-Year budget failed to give hope to Ghanaians; consult CSOs for help – IFS to government

Joy Online 17 Aug 2022
He explained that the private producers in the mining sector, exploiting publicly endowed resources from God, took US$21.24 billion, representing as large as 93.5% of the total value of minerals produced during the period ... He disclosed that the government of Botswana earns that much through active participation in the mining sector.
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‘We Are Going to Kill Each Other Today’ author Leon Sadiki reflects on Marikana massacre, ...

Independent online (SA) 16 Aug 2022
On August 16, 2012 the South African police opened fire on a large crowd of men who had been on a wage strike at a platinum mine at Marikana, near Rustenburg, North West ... Sadiki explained that he was on his way back from covering a story in Botswana when he received a call from his editor, assigning him to cover the mining protest in Marikana.
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Why now is a good time to buy diamond miners

Moneyweek 11 Aug 2022
Around two-thirds of diamonds come from Africa, with Angola and Botswana the top suppliers ... Open-pit mining – digging out diamonds on the earth’s surface – accounts for most of the industry’s output ... For example, diamond mining represents a third of Botswana’s GDP ... Alternatives to mined diamonds are the other obvious potential risk.
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Lucara Profit Surges as Polished Proceeds Pay Off

Diamonds Net 11 Aug 2022
RAPAPORT... Revenue jumped 13% to $52.3 million, the company said Wednesday ... The sales total includes $13.1 million in “top-up” payments from a deal with Antwerp-based manufacturer HB Group, which agreed to purchase all of Lucara’s rough above 10.8 carats from its Karowe mine in Botswana until December 2022 ... The processing plant at the Karowe mine ... .
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Lucara starts shaft sinking at Botswana expansion project

Mining Weekly 11 Aug 2022
Canada-based miner Lucara has started sinking the main shaft at its Karowe ...
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Chile rethinks mine safety after worker deaths and expanding sinkhole

Mining Weekly 10 Aug 2022
... a copper mine ... The rules were issued in 1995 and first adopted by Botswana, Finland, Spain and Sweden.
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CAG smells a rat as import of pearls pips global output

The Times of India 09 Aug 2022
However, the quantity of rough diamonds imported in India in the last 10 years till 2020 has been higher than the quantity of rough diamonds mined globally, the auditor said ... Major countries where rough diamonds are mined are Russia, South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Angola, Tanzania, Australia and Canada.
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COMMENTARY: Rich countries denying the poor the power to develop

Las Vegas Review-Journal 07 Aug 2022
(Getty Images). The rich world’s fossil fuel hypocrisy is on full display in its response to the global energy crisis after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine ... So many European countries have asked Botswana to mine more coal that the country will have to triple its exports ... A study found a big reason ... No sun or wind means no power ... .
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Surat: Dazzle of Botswana mines lures diamantaires

The Times of India 04 Aug 2022
For Surat diamond units, Botswana has emerged as the biggest destination outside India to set up their production centres ... Botswana is an important country for the diamond industry as it mines around 30 per cent of the global diamond supply. The diamonds mined in Botswana are comparatively bigger in size than found in other parts of the world.
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Botswana's Debswana diamond sales jump 54% in first half of 2022

Reuters 30 Jul 2022
Debswana accounts for almost all Botswana's diamond exports, with Lucara Diamond Corp's (LUC.TO) Karowe mine being the only other operating diamond mine in the country. Botswana gets about 30% of its revenue and 70% of its foreign exchange earnings from diamonds.
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Botswana’s Debswana diamond sales jump more than 50%

Business Day 29 Jul 2022
Debswana accounts for almost all Botswana’s diamond exports, with Lucara Diamond’s Karowe mine being the only other operating diamond mine in the country. Botswana gets about 30% of its revenue and 70% of its foreign exchange earnings from diamonds.
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Debswana diamond sales jump 54% in first half of 2022

Mining Dot Com 29 Jul 2022
Debswana accounts for almost all Botswana’s diamond exports, with Lucara Diamond Corp’s Karowe mine being the only other operating diamond mine in the country. Botswana gets about 30% of its revenue and ...

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