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Good time to be in diamond exploration – Botswana Diamonds
Mining Weekly
JOHANNESBURG ( – Improved demand for diamonds coupled with flat supply was making this a good time to be conducting diamond exploration Aim-listed diamond explorer Botswana Diamonds chairperson John Teeling said in a statement on Monday.  | He pointed out that the fundame...
Kimberley delays capital raise and project developments
Mining Weekly
PERTH ( – Diamond miner Kimberley Diamonds has deferred a planned capital raising, owing to the prevailing market conditions. | In March this year, the mine proposed the placement of some 30-million shares to professional and s...
Trans Hex banks R106.5m from March diamond sale
Mining Weekly
JOHANNESBURG ( – Diamond producer Trans Hex’s March tender sale of diamonds from its South African operations amounted to R106.5-million, with the miner selling 5 886 ct at an average price of $1 684/ct at an exchange rat...
Gemfields doing ‘De Beers-equivalent’ in emeralds – Pallinghurst
Mining Weekly
JOHANNESBURG ( – London-listed coloured-gemstones mining and marketing company Gemfields, which Pallinghurst chairperson Brian Gilbertson says is doing for emeralds what De Beers did for diamonds, is now aspiring to repeat the ...
Angola to grant De Beers new diamond exploration licence
Mining Weekly
LUANDA – Angola, the world's fourth-largest diamond producer by value, will approve a new concession to mining major De Beers to explore for diamonds, Geology and Mines Minister Francisco Queiroz has said. | London-based De Beers, majority-...
South Africa
Mining Weekly
Mining, exploration | & service | Kimberley Diamond Symposium | & Trade Show, | Kimberley, | September 11–13, 2014, | Tel +27 11 487 2260, | Email, | | MTE – Travelling Mining & Technical Exhi...
Ghana shows positive investment climate, attracts $13.5bn
Mining Weekly
Ghana’s favourable investment climate has succeeded in attracting some $13.5-billion in mining investment over the last two decades, highlighted Lands and Natural Resources Minister Alhaji Inusah Fuseini at February’s Investing in African...
Resources Minister on Ghana’s mining potential
Mining Weekly
Ghana has been and will continue to be the preferred mining investment destination in Africa, said Ghana Lands and Natural Resources Minister Alhaji Inusah Fuseini at the Investing in Africa Mining Indaba, held in Cape Town from February 3 to 6....
Labour unrest continues to drag mining output
Mining Weekly
JOHANNESBURG ( – Labour unrest in the platinum sector continued to weigh down South Africa’s mining output as Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) reported a 4.8% year-on-year contraction in February. | Stats SA, which had ...
Stornoway clinches financing agreement to build Quebec’s only diamond mine
Mining Weekly
TORONTO ( – Construction of the Renard diamond project, Quebec’s only large-scale diamond mine, on Wednesday moved another step closer to materialising after its proponent, Stornoway Diamond Corp, revealed that it had wra...
Initiatives under way to improve greenfield exploration in SA
Mining Weekly
Four of South Africa’s greatest mineral deposits, namely the diamond fields of the Northern Cape, the Witwatersrand basin, the Witbank-Middelburg coalfield and the Bushveld Igneous Complex, all of which have been the bedrock of the country&rsqu...
Transition Metals and Implats recognised for Sunday Lake discovery
Mining Weekly
TORONTO ( – Project generator Transition Metals and project partner Impala Platinum (Implats) were on Tuesday awarded the Bernie Schneiders Discovery of the Year Award in recognition for the Sunday Lake platinum discovery near ...
Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge, right, shakes hands with teammate Andre Wisdom during their team's English FA Cup 3rd round soccer match against Mansfield Town at Field Mill Stadium, Mansfield, England, Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013.
(photo: AP / Jon Super)
Sturridge in contention for Liverpool's clash with Norwich
The club have confirmed the forward has suffered a "small strain" but will be given “every opportunity to prove his fitness” ahead of Sunday's trip to Carrow Road | Liverpool say they will give Daniel Sturridge “every opportunity to prove his fitness” ahead of Sunday’s Premier League clash with Norwich City. | LIVERPOOL LATEST...
Apple CEO Steve Jobs talks about iCloud at the Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco (Foto vom 06.06.11).
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Samsung Saw Death of Steve Jobs as a Time to Attack
The New York Times
In October 2011, while many people around the world mourned the death of Steven P. Jobs, Apple’s co-founder, Samsung executives saw the perfect opportunity to attack the iPhone. | Samsung’s deliberations about targeting Apple surfaced in an email exchange that Apple lawyers presented as evidence at the patent trial between the two compa...

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