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Danakali, other miners says Eritrea sanctions lifting a boost

Danakali and other miners said a U.N. decision to lift sanctions on Eritrea should enhance international trade opportunities and give an economic boost, although widespread wariness about investing in mining was likely to linger.

The U.N. Security Council unanimously voted on Wednesday to lift a nearly decade-old arms embargo and targeted sanctions…

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Wild geese settle in the vicinity of AGD DIAMONDS’ mine

A number of experts expressed concerns about a possible negative impact of mining on the environmental situation in the area of the Grib mine at the time AGD DIAMONDS was developing its diamond project.

However, a large number of wild brent geese settled on the premises of the Mining and Processing Unit of AGD DIAMONDS early last month, according…

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AGD DIAMONDS introduces innovative diamond beneficiation technologies at Grib mine

Following its technical re-tooling plan and the program to improve the integrity of diamonds processed by the concentrating factory at the Grib mining division, AGD DIAMONDS intends to put into operation a new installation for diamond ore beneficiation in the 4th quarter of 2018, which is the COM Tertiary XRT 1200/D separator produced by TOMRA…

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S.Africa's Implats in talks to sell 1 Shaft operation in Rustenberg

South Africa’s Impala Platinum (Implats) said on Wednesday it was in talks to sell its 1 Shaft operation in Rustenburg in a move to make its struggling mines profitable, sending its shares higher.

Implats plans to trim staff by about a third — more than 13,000 jobs — over two years at its labour-intensive, conventional operations in the Rustenburg…

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Namibia throws out black ownership mining requirement

Namibia has scrapped a rule allowing only companies partly owned by black Namibians to apply for mining licences, mines minister Tom Alweendo told AFP on Saturday.

The southern African country produces diamonds, uranium and other mineral resources, but a three-year recession has pushed the government into relaxing the rules in the hope of…

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