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Topic - Botswana - Mining Weekly

By: Esmarie Swanepoel 16th March 2018 The share price of junior Mount Burgess Mining skyrocketed by nearly 72% on Friday as the company revealed plans to conduct an in-depth review of the vanadium content of its Kihabe project, in Botswana. Mount Burgess told shareholders that with the recent increase in the...

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Botswana openpit diamond mine receives ... - Mining Weekly

Dec 15, 2017 ... The results of a preliminary economic assessment (PEA) announced by diamond miner Lucara Diamonds in November demonstrate the potential economic viability for the development of an underground mine at Karowe, in Botswana. The development of the underground mine is planned after the...

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MiningWeekly.com | Features Library | Botswana Mining

By: Simone Liedtke 26th May 2017 Exploration for minerals in diamond-dependent Botswana continues despite the tough economic conditions its mining industry faces, which has impacted negatively on the country's economic health, says mining and exploration organisation Botswana Chamber of Mines CEO Charles...

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Botswana Diamonds starts exploration work at ... - Mining Weekly

Feb 13, 2018 ... JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – Aim-listed Botswana Diamonds has started exploration work on the Sunland Minerals joint venture (JV), which it shares with Russian diamond producer Alrosa, in Botswana. The objective of the exploration programme is to follow up on 15 previously identified...

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Southern African countries, Botswana to play larger ... - Mining Weekly

Feb 2, 2018 ... Botswana, South Africa and Mozambique are beginning to play a much bigger role in the Southern African domestic and export coal market, says Botswana Mineral Resources, Green Technology and Energy Security Minister Sadique Kebonang. Speaking at the IHS Markit South African Coal Export...

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Mining Weekly

23rd March 2018 Creamer Media's readers continue to be part of the mobile revolution. Over 20% of Creamer Media's online readers view the websites on their mobile devices. To cater for this growing mobile readership Creamer Media offers a MiningWeekly.com app for iPhone and Android users. These apps offer... →.

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Botswana power plant expansion plan stalls over ... - Mining Weekly

Jan 29, 2018 ... A planned $800-million expansion of a coal-fired power plant in Botswana by Japan's Marubeni Corp and South Korea's Posco Energy has been put on hold due to a disagreement over terms, the energy minister said on Monday. Marubeni and Posco Energy were due to start work in January last year on a...

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Botswana Diamonds raises £500 000 for South ... - Mining Weekly

Feb 14, 2018 ... Aim-listed Botswana Diamonds has raised £500 000 to fund ongoing exploration in South Africa and Botswana. The funds were raised through the issue of 50-million shares to new and existing investors at a price of 1p a share.

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News – BCM, Botswana Chamber of Mines, Mining and Exploration

Southern African countries, Botswana to play larger role in coal export market. CAPE TOWN (miningweekly.com) – Botswana, South Africa and Mozambique are beginning to play a much bigger role in the Southern African domestic and [...] February 8, 2018 Comments Off on Southern African countries, Botswana to play...

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Mining Weekly | MINING.com

Gem Diamonds reviews capex plans for Lesotho, Botswana projects. Mining Weekly | Jul. 30, 2012, 9:39 AM | | 0. Gem Diamonds has initiated a review of its capital investment plans and said it might delay projects in Lesotho and Botswana in order to protect the company's balance sheet in light of continued economic...

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Did Fracking In Botswana Cause Johannesburg To Tremble? -With ...

Jul 25, 2017 ... The government finally conceded it may have happened and later went further, saying companies there had also used explosive charges to frack, as reported in Mining Weekly. Apparently Botswana has stopped fracking for natural gas (if it was ever officially allowed) after our follow-up story in the UK...

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Botswana gives enviro thumbs up for coal-to-power export IPP ...

Jul 7, 2016 ... JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – Potential cross-border power-from-coal generation from neighbouring Botswana took another step forward on Thursday when Mauritius– and Botswana-listed Shumba Energy announced that it had obtained the official environmental thumbs up for its coal mine and...

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Toteng - Wikipedia

Toteng is a village in the north west of Botswana, Ngamiland. The town is the location of the oldest "directly dated evidence of cattle in southern Africa". Nearby towns are Sehitwa and Bobideng to the west, Tsau and Gumare to the north and Maun to the northeast. The village has both a hospital and a school. There are also...

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Diamond exploration intensifying close to mine that paid for itself in ...

Oct 18, 2017 ... JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – London- and Botswana-listed Botswana Diamonds, which is funding diamond exploration on three sites in South Africa, expects to declare an inferred resource by year-end at its Thorny River project in Limpopo, which is located very close to the Marsfontein mine...

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Latest News | Specialist Mining Studies | Ukwazi Mining Solutions

Forsaken underground coal mines are increasingly being reopened using opencast mining methods, according to independent mining advisory group Ukwazi senior mining engineer Adriaan Strydom, who tells Mining Weekly that this practice is effectively enabled through increased mechanisation. While an underground...

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Botswana's Coal - Africa Portal

Dec 2, 2014 ... Botswana possesses substantial coal deposits of. 212 billion tonnes, the majority of which are low grade. Under favourable conditions, and until solar power becomes a feasible option for supplying baseload electricity, this coal could be either exported or used for local regional electricity production and...

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Russia & CIS Metals and Mining Weekly - Interfax

Russia & CIS Metals and Mining Weekly. The Metals Weekly offers coverage of the entire range of Russia and the CIS' metals industries. Coverage includes news and statistics from the gold, gemstones and precious metals, ferrous and non-ferrous, coal and uranium and all other metals segments. Report sample in PDF...

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Videos & InTERVIEWS - Botswana Diamonds PLC

18/10/2017 - Mining Weekly Interview with James Campbell - Diamond Exploration Intensifying Close to Mine That Paid for Itsef in 3.5 Days. 18/07/2017 - Core Finance Interview with James Campbell - Botswana Diamonds Shares up 43% in the Last 3 Weeks. 16/06/2017 - Tip TV Interview with James Campbell - Update on...

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Diamond Exploration and Production in Botswana: A Snapshot ...

Nov 26, 2013 ... To put it simply, diamonds are Botswana's best friend. The gems account for one-third of the country's total gross domestic product, as well as 76 percent of its export revenue and 45 percent of its government's revenue, according to Mining Weekly. It is thus unsurprising that Botswana is full of diamond...

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RMM published in Mining Weekly magazine - Red Metal Mining

Jul 21, 2017 ... Zambia · Botswana · Red Metal Mining · HOME; PRODUCTS. OTHER. ELECTRICAL AUTOMATION · MOTORS. TRANSFORMERS. CAST RESIN DRY-TYPE TRANSFORMERS · OIL DISTRIBUTION TRANSFORMERS · FURNACE TRANSFORMERS. SUBSTATIONS. CAST RESIN MINI SUBSTATIONS...

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Mining Weekly - FGA Mining Consultants

By: Megan van Wyngaardt 15th February 2018 Aim-listed Botswana Diamonds has started a scoping study to determine the commercial potential of the Thorny River diamond project, which is a consolidation of the Frischgewaagt, Hartbeesfontein and Doornrivier properties, in Limpopo. The six-month study will further refine...

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Tati Phoenix - Mining Atlas

Following the closure earlier this month of De Beers Snap Lake diamond mine in Canada, Debswana's Damtshaa mine in Botswana, co-owned by De Beers and the government of Botswana, is heading the same way from January 1. De Beers said in a statement to Creamer Media's Mining Weekly Online that Damtshaa...

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In The News » JuniorIndaba

http://www.miningweekly.com/article/south-africa-raises-mining-sector-black-ownership-requirement-to-30-2017-06-15/rep_id:3650 ...... JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – Botswana is the easiest country in which to carry out junior mining activities, a digital vote declared on the first day of the Junior Indaba here on...

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Welcome to :: Econsult Botswana ::

Welcome to Econsult Botswana (Pty) Ltd. Econsult Botswana was established in 2005 by Dr Keith Jefferis, a former academic and Deputy Governor of the Bank of Botswana. Econsult works in Botswana, the Southern African region ... Engineering News (South Africa) (June 2017). Mining Weekly (South Africa) (June 2017).

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Botswana Mining | Africa Business News

JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – After a two-year procrastination, the Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) has approved 16 prospecting licence applications submitted. Read more · Botswana Mining · Junior projects lighting bright path into Africa for 'search and solve' group · January 26, 2018 January 26, 2018...

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Botswana's First International Rough Diamond Site a Success – The ...

Mar 9, 2014 ... De Beers tells Mining Weekly that it sourced furniture, equipment and other products and services from local companies for the new Global Sightholder Sales facility, providing immediate economic benefit for local suppliers. “Equally important to highlight are the benefits the Botswana government will...

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Mining Weekly - Mining For Zambia

Zambian mining sector. *** -. -. Also publisher of Engineering News and Polity www.mining weekly.com ... tells Mining Weekly. PF leader Edgar Lungu was elected President last month, with 100 530 more votes than the United Party for National Development's. (UPND's) ..... Africa, Mozambique and Botswana, the majority of.

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Sechaba power station - SourceWatch

Dec 13, 2017 ... Background. Botswana-based Shumba Coal has proposed the 300 MW Sechaba power station, which the company plans to establish at its Sechaba coal project. The pre-feasibility studies were completed in 2014. In August 2014, Shumba Coal Resources said it had raised US$2.2-million to invest in the...

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The Mining Law Review 2 - Bookbinder Business Law

In addition, the government has committed 8 billion Botswana pula (in addition to the 11.5 billion Botswana pula already spent) to construct the second phase of the. 15. Mining Weekly, 4 April 2014, www.miningweekly.com/article/construction-of-botswana-coa l-rail-link-to-start-next-next-year-gama-2014-04-04.

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Diamonds or Coal? … Tough choice for Botswana – Africa Engineer

He says proficient broad-based investment in human and physical capital is crucial for the country's future success; diamond rents have not been efficiently invested in this respect. Mining Weekly reported recently that there had been over-enthusiasm in Botswana over coal, which could not replace diamonds as the margins...

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Africa Mining: Shift to coal under way in Botswana, but diamonds still ...

Jan 20, 2017 ... Botswana's ambitions to develop its coal mining sector and reduce its dependency on diamonds will face an uphill battle in the face of subdued coal prices and the overshadowing value of the diamond sector, the Miningweekly reports. The government-driven shift to coal production ramp-up in the next few...

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Southern Africa: South Africa, Botswana Clash Over Diamonds ...

Jun 12, 2017 ... He said unavailability of supply from SA will obviously interfere with the mix of stones from different parts of the world which are aggregated in Botswana before they are auctioned at De Beers Sights and exported for cutting and polishing. Mining Weekly Online reports that up to now De Beers South Africa...

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Botswana pays Russia's Norilsk Nickel $45m to settle mine sale ...

Mar 9, 2018 ... Botswana has paid Norilsk Nickel $45-million to settle a dispute after its State-run mining company pulled out of buying a stake in a South African mine from the Russian firm, the minerals minister said on Friday. Botswana's state-run BCL Mine pulled out of a 3-billion pula ($281-million) deal in October...

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Mmegi Online :: BCL liquidation poser for Botswana diamond ...

Jun 27, 2017 ... Diamond explorer and project developer Botswana Diamonds (BOD)is weighing its options in resolving the corporate governance issues relating to its Maibwe ... Campbell tells Mining Weekly that BOD is currently in discussions with the company's liquidator, professional services firm KPMG, to resolve the...

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Minopex partners with Paragon Tailings – Minopex

Refined methodology to ensure faster and more efficient delivery. April 21, 2016 | Mining Weekly. Updated 33 minutes ago Outsourced operation and maintenance (O&M) specialist Minopex South.

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Minopex Goes Global and Diversifies – Minopex

The business development approach has also been split into two different areas – one that focuses on maintaining and building on existing business (mainly in South Africa and Africa, including Mozambique, Tanzania, Botswana and Lesotho) and the other focused on new growth. “In December last year we successfully...

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NewsNow: Coal in Africa news | Breaking News 24/7

Botswana coal market ripe for development World Coal 03:44 Thu, 22 Mar. Wednesday ... Thu, 15 Mar. Zimbabwe's coal output set to quadruple as investors arrive Mining Weekly 06:18 Thu, 15 Mar ... Transnet rejects claim of no significant mining-linked rail and port investment in 15 years Mining Weekly 23:01 Thu, 08 Mar.

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News | Cupric Canyon Capital

Mining Weekly Article “Zone 5 Copper Project on Track to Meet Production Target Date”. January 29th, 2016. Modern Mining article “Khoemacau to put Botswana on the Map as a Copper Producer” ... Kgosiemang Molosiwa Appointed as Board Chairman for Khoemacau Copper Mining and Discovery Copper Botswana...

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Aberdeen Gould Capital Markets Ltd. | Mergers, Aquisitions ...

Pangolin Diamonds Announces Non-Brokered Private Placement to Raise Up To $1,260,000 for Botswana Project, April 4, 2013, PDF · Pangolin unearths garnets pointing to new Botswana kimberlites ( From Creamer Media's Mining Weekly), March 27, 2013, PDF · Pangolin's Diamond Drilling in Botswana Returns 45...

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Design principles for optimizing an established survey slope ...

GENERAL PAPERS. Design principles for optimizing an established survey slope monitoring system. N. Mphathiwa; F.T. Cawood. School of Mining Engineering, University of the Witwatersrand. SYNOPSIS. When slope angles are designed during open pit optimization, there is a risk factor applied in steepening the slopes.

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