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The diamond industry appears to be emerging from its lows with marginal improvement according to the latest sales data. Angelo Coppola is in Botswana and visited one of the country's oldest and most prolific mines, Orapa.
Botswana is one of the world's largest producers of diamonds and remains ahead of its regional peers in diamond production and exports. But, the quality of Botswana's overall infrastructure has declined badly over the past five years. Uche Okoronkwo looks at how the government is working to change this.
Jwaneng mine is Botswana's economic pulse. Located about 120 kilometres from the capital Gaborone, the open- pit mine is the richest in the world by value. Nicknamed the "Prince of Mines", monstrous trucks that operate in the mine extract Kimberlite from its depth, which is processed into rough diamonds. Its production output is about 12 million carats per year. Revenues from Botswana's diamond sector have significantly transformed the economy over the years. Botswana's government agreeme… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/11/13/botswana-embarks-on-economic-diversification-beyond-diamonds Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/afr...
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Subscribe to our channel http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe The African nation of Botswana has one of the world's highest known rates of HIV/AIDS infection. But the country also has a progressive programme to address the issue. Bernard Smith visited the mining town of Selibe Phikwe - where measures to stem the disease are beginning to work. At Al Jazeera English, we focus on people and events that affect people's lives. We bring topics to light that often go under-reported, listening to all sides of the story and giving a 'voice to the voiceless.' Reaching more than 270 million households in over 140 countries across the globe, our viewers trust Al Jazeera English to keep them informed, inspired, and entertained. Our impartial, fact-based reporting wins worldwide praise and respect. It is our ...
Two ex-SAR 19D steam locomotives carry copper-nickel ore from two shafts to the BCL smelter. Occasionally, they also haul coal trains brought to an exchange yard by the Botswana National Railway. They can be regarded as the last service steam trains of Africa.
Botswana’s Minister of Health and Wellness, Honourable Dorcas Makgato officially opened the Boswelakoko clinic OHSC in Molepolole on September 05, 2017. The centre is the first of its kind in Botswana and will be the model for occupational health services to the mining community. The opening of the centre was attended by the local community as well as ex-mineworkers, who welcomed this initiative.
In the past Botswana mined and exported rough diamonds, now there is downstream diamond downstream industry. The Botswana diamond hub is testimony to that with a focus on cutting and polishing of these precious stones. Doing Business in Botswana explores the hub.
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The economy of Botswana has been spurred towards development by the mining industry involving the extraction of diamonds. The situation in Botswana contrasts with the state of many other parts of Africa; Botswana has been one of the richest countries in Africa since diamonds were discovered in 1969. http://multimedia.telesurtv.net
Kenalemang Charles, Department of Mines Botswana talks about the state of the mining sector in Botswana and the environmental regulations that govern it during the Experience Sharing Workshop on Mining and Sustainable Development: Challenges and Perspectives for African Nations between 13th-18th April 2015
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CNBC's Bob Pisani takes you inside the king of all mines - DeBeers crown jewel, the Jwaneng mine located in Botswana. At 2 miles high and more than a quarter mile deep, the mine produces 12 to 15 million carats per year, about 10% of the world's diamond supply. Monday, 8/27/2012, 9p ET on CNBC.
Nigel Forrester, chairman and managing director at Mount Burgess Mining NL (ASX: MTB) runs Proactive through their two key deposits in Botswana - Kihabe and Nxuu. Forrester says the Kihabe deposit is partially oxidised in the top portion and is about 2.4 kilometres long. He adds the bottom section is sulphide so they'll have two different processes of treatment there. ''The Nxuu deposit which is seven kilometres to the east of Kihabe is totally oxidised ... has a maximum depth of 60 metres so we're looking at developing that one first of all''. Forrester says they're keen to kick off a PFS around June/July this year.
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The first ever gas-to-power mining licence to be granted in Botswana has sent TLOU ENERGY (LON:TLOU) shares jumping as the Lesedi coalbed methane project moves from appraisal to development. TLOU ENERGY CEO Tony Gilby explains how the thorough appraisal process has derisked implementing the development stage of the project which can now begin. The issuing of the licence will pioneer a new and exciting natural CBM gas industry in Botswana leading to much-needed investment and local employment. It also bodes well for another proposal still in the pipeline for a CBM-fuelled pilot power project.
One of the diamond mining companies in Chiadzwa,Jinan Mining Private Ltd, Could have externalised about $450 Billion to Botswana. STARFM ZIM Reports The deputy General Manager, Tapiwa Goronga told Parliamentary portfolios committee on youth, Indigenisation and economic empowerment chaired by zanu pf Mp for Gokwe Nembudziya, Cde Justice Mayor Wadyajena. Police Serious Fraud Section are investigating the matter. Watch more News, Comedy, Zim Dancehall, Music and Technology news on https:// www.zimditvnews.com