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Big Africa contract win for CIMIC unit

Big Africa contract win for CIMIC unit

Major mining contractor subsidiary Thiess has a big win in Botswana

Precious stones

18 MARCH 2019
Diamond supply heading lower in 2018

Diamond supply heading lower in 2018

Majors set to shake off excess inventory in 2018

Precious stones

05 MARCH 2018

Anglo flags Minas-Rio, coal impairments

Diversified miner re-thinks asset values following falling prices


16 JULY 2015

Infrastructure will power southern Africa minerals growth

Both Botswana and Namibia are reaping the rewards of stable political systems and generally favourable...


11 JULY 2014

Debswana MD

Debswana Diamond Company Ltd, the joint-venture diamond-mining company of De Beers and the government...


22 NOVEMBER 2013

Southern Africa: Commodities in the Kalahari

Botswana remains Sub-Saharan Africa's destination of choice for mining investors due to an attractive...

Base metals

05 OCTOBER 2012

Diamonds: market turns opaque

Up to the middle of 2011 diamond prices increased above pre-crisis (mid-2008) levels, but by late 2011...



Anglo buys Oppenheimer's 40% stake in De Beers for US$5.1bn

Anglo American plc has announced the purchase of the 40% stake in De Beers owned by the Oppenheimer family...


04 NOVEMBER 2011

Botswana: Held in high regard

Botswana ranks highly in the Fraser Institute's latest annual survey of mining companies. The country...



Robust growth for De Beers

De Beers has reported a 53% increase in diamond sales to US$5.88 billion in 2010, with all but US$800...

Capital markets

11 FEBRUARY 2011

New life for Botswana's AK6

De Beers has sold its 71% interest in the AK6 kimberlite to Lucara Diamond Corp for US$49 million, freeing...


13 NOVEMBER 2009