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Growth strategy prompts innovation

By: Mamaili Mamaila     22nd March 2019 Technologies design, production and marketing company Tesmec Group is constantly improving, adapting and evolving its machine concepts. Owing to its pursuit of a “glocal” growth strategy, this means that Tesmec is global, but at the same time they have a local presence in strategic areas of the... 

MTN targets fintech, digital as it seeks to increase revenue

By: Natasha Odendaal     22nd March 2019 JSE-listed telecommunications giant MTN is seeking out a greater share of the financial technology (fintech) market as the group extends its Bright strategy to build MTN into a digital operator. Moving forward, a large focus for MTN will be on fintech, which includes Mobile Money (MoMo),... 

DLO hosts 8th Annual Africa Power Roundtable- on Investing in Southern Africa’s Energy Sector

By: Creamer Media Reporter      20th March 2019 Following the recent announcement by President Ramaphosa on the splitting of Eskom and following the recent oil discovery by Total in South Africa the discussions taking place at the 8th annual DLO Africa Power Roundtable come at a critical time for South Africa’s energy sector. The 8th Annual... 

Tanzania launches gold trading centre to fight smuggling

By: African News Agency      19th March 2019 Tanzania has followed South Africa and Botswana with the launch of an international gold trading centre in the gold-rich region of Geita as part of its efforts to fight the smuggling of minerals, according to a report on Tuesday. South Africa has a gold exchange hub while Botswana has a diamond... 

Debswana starts Jwaneng mine extension project

By: Marleny Arnoldi     18th March 2019 The Debswana Diamond Company (Debswana) on Monday announced the start of its Cut-9 project, which is aimed at extending the life of the Jwaneng mine, in Botswana, to 2035. The project is expected to yield an estimated 53-million carats of rough diamonds from 44-milllion tonnes of treated... 

Kavango completes Phase 2 AEM survey at Botswana licences

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     18th March 2019 SkyTEM has completed Phase 2 of the airborne electromagnetic (AEM) survey over the northern section of LSE-listed Kavango Resources’ prospecting licences that cover much of the Kalahari Suture Zone (KSZ) structure, in southwest Botswana. The AEM survey covered about 2 100 line kilometres to the... 

Thiess wins A$1.7bn Botswana contract

By: Esmarie Iannucci     18th March 2019 ASX-listed Cimci’s mining services provider subsidiary Thiess has been awarded a A$1.7-billion contract at the Jwangeng diamond mine, in Botswana. Thiess, through its 70%-held joint venture Majwe, will provide a full scope of mining services for Debswana Diamond Company, over a period of nine... 

Botswana's Debswana targets diamond output of 24m carats in 2019

By: Reuters     15th March 2019 Botswana's Debswana Diamond Mining, a joint venture between De Beers and the southern Africa country's government, aims to keep production at around 24-million carats this year, its managing director said on Friday. Debswana lifted diamond output by 6 percent to a four-year high of 24.1-million... 

PV solar energy the solution to power woes

By: Mamaili Mamaila     15th March 2019 The energy sector in Africa is under pressure, considering its inability to supply sufficient power for end-users, says photovoltaic (PV) solar industry supplier Valsa Trading MD Svilen Voychev. 

Chicago Pneumatic carries MTE sponsorship success into 2019

14th March 2019 Following a highly successful year of sponsorship at the 2018 Mining & Technical Exhibitions (MTE), Chicago Pneumatic was once again geared up and ready to display their vast generator expertise on 31 January 2019 at the launch of this year’s first MTE at Cullinan in Gauteng. “Chicago Pneumatic... 

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