Implats pushes back deadline for RBPlat buyout offer until April 28

The longstop date for Impala Platinum's bid to buy out all the shares it does not own in fellow-listed Royal Bafokeng Platinum (RBPlat) has been extended once more, this time to April 28.


Richemont launches Enquirus, a digital platform to help the global luxury industry address thefts

Open to all luxury brands, Enquirus was designed in close collaboration with a wide range of partners, including watch and jewellery manufacturers, law enforcement agencies, insurance companies, the pre-owned market and clients.


Nickel revolution has Indonesia chasing battery riches

Harita Nickel, one of a new breed of nickel producers, backed by Chinese know-how and cash, is using the latest generation of a method known as high-pressure acid leaching (HPAL) to turn Indonesia’s low-grade ore into a metal fit to power a Tesla...


Regional authorities in Finland allow expansion of Russian Nornickel's production

Center for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment of Southwest Finland on Wednesday allowed the expansion of Russian company Nornickel's reported. Finnish subsidiary of Nornickel is located in the town of Harjavalta in...


Botswana Diamonds to start Thorny River production in second half of 2023

Botswana Diamonds is expected to commence production at the Thorny River hard rock kimberlite dyke system, in South Africa during the second half of 2023. Company chairperson John Teeling said they will have to obtain two full mining permits over the...


China and Diamonds: Is the Dragon Rising Again?

17 march 2023

( - It seems the eastern sunshine is finally breaking through the clouds of COVID-19. Good economic news shines from every corner of the Chinese giant. Just in time for the start of the The Hong Kong Diamond, Gem and Pearl Show on Wednesday, March 1st. On the same day, Peter Hoskins, a BBC business reporter, published the better-than-expected results of the Chinese PMI, the manufacturing purchasing manager's index. It's a measure of economic trends, presented as a number from 0 to 100. A monthly reading above 50 indicates expansion in activity compared to the previous month. Below 50 is a contraction.