New products recently released by Boart Longyear Limited include next-generation surface-set bits, a new portable drill rig, upgraded and expanded diamond coring bits and a new rotary drill head.
A pay dispute between South Africa's National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) and BHP Billiton's Hotazel manganese mines has been referred to the government mediator to avert a strike
As exploration and production interest in Côte d'Ivoire’s gold mining sector increases, the country's government has said that it expects to see a 60 per cent increase in production, as it targets an annual total output of 25 tonnes by 2015
More than 1,500 mine workers, who were demanding higher pay and better working conditions, have been fired by Zimbabwean diamond mining firm Anjin Investments
Bindura Nickel Corporation (BNC) has said it will increase its production of nickel to 7,000 tonnes after restarting operations at its Trojan Mine in Zimbabwe