January 1, 1970

World's most expensive rough diamond sells for $63m

Lucara Diamond has sold a 813-carat jewel for $63m, making it the most expensive rough gem on record and raising the prospects for the sale of […]
January 1, 1970

Mauritania gold miners on strike

Mauritanian miners have begun an open-ended strike at a Canadian-owned gold mine over pay conditions, with unions citing the vast gap between their salaries and expats. […]
January 1, 1970

Investor-friendly policies will grow SA firms in Zim – experts

Zimbabwe’s export sector could benefit significantly from investor-friendly policies and resultant ramp-ups in mining and agricultural production, say experts. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Mineral resources DG resigns

Mineral Resources Director General Thibedi Ramontja has resigned, citing personal reasons. Source: News