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Positive industry turnout for Securex, A-OSH Expo, Facilities Management Expo and Firexpo 2022 trade shows

29th June 2022 The occupational health and safety, security, facilities management, and fire protection sectors proved once again that face-to-face interaction cannot be beaten, with excellent industry support seen at the recent co-located Securex South Africa, A-OSH Expo, Facilities Management Expo and Firexpo... 

Russia hits back at attempts to 'politicise' its diamonds

By: Reuters     29th June 2022 Russia condemned what it called a push to "politicise" its diamonds over the conflict in Ukraine and said attempts to question its compliance with the international diamond certification scheme were "totally unfounded" and "far-fetched". The Kimberley Process, a coalition of governments, the... 

Botswana, De Beers extend sales agreement to June 2023

By: Creamer Media Reporter      29th June 2022 The Botswana government and diamond miner De Beers Group have extended their existing agreement for the sale of Debswana’s rough diamond production by 12 months until June 30, 2023. Following further positive progress towards a new agreement being made in the first half of this year, the two... 

CA&S Group lists on the JSE main board

By: Donna Slater     27th June 2022 Fast-moving consumer goods services group CA Sales Holdings, trading as CA&S Group, was listed on the main board of the JSE at the opening of the stock exchange’s markets at 09:00 on June 27. The JSE listing comes after CA&S listed on the BSE in 2017.  

WDC president says there seems to be movement towards KP reform

By: Marleny Arnoldi     27th June 2022 There seems to be a positive shift in the readiness of World Diamond Council (WDC) members to reforming the Kimberley Process (KP), says president of the organisation Edward Asscher. In closing the 2022 KP Intersessional, which was hosted in Botswana last week, he highlighted that strong... 

PPC pays down R1.2bn in debt on the back of strong cash generation

By: Marleny Arnoldi     27th June 2022 JSE-listed cement manufacturer PPC has posted a 19% year-on-year improvement in cash available from operations to R1.2-billion for the financial year ended March 31. Together with net proceeds from the sale of noncore assets, PPC was able to pay down R1.2-billion of its debt in the year under... 

SA-German-Swiss Transparency, Integrity and Accountability Programme launched

By: Schalk Burger     24th June 2022 The Department of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation (DPME) and the German and Swiss Embassies have launched the South African – German – Swiss Cooperation on the Transparency, Integrity and Accountability Programme (TIP), which will take a multi-sectoral approach to the prevention of corruption... 

GE Gas Power addresses the energy trilemma to foster a more sustainable energy transition in mining operations

24th June 2022 Multinational industrial company General Electric (GE)  has been collaborating with energy stakeholders to deploy innovative technologies tailored to respond to the needs of the mining sector. Energy intensive industries, such as the mining and minerals sector, are under pressure from... 

Musings on the main outcomes from this year’s Investing in African Mining Indaba

22nd June 2022 This year’s Investing in African Mining Indaba, hosted in Cape Town in May 2022, has emerged from the pandemic with a new tangible sense of African cohesion.  

Civil society group flays diamond watchdog over Russia stalemate

By: Reuters     21st June 2022 The Kimberley Process Civil Society Coalition on Monday sharply criticised the global diamond watchdog for resisting efforts to discuss Russia's invasion of Ukraine, at this week's international conflict diamond meeting began in Botswana. A rift has emerged within the Kimberley Process (KP) -- a... 

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