Saturday, June 19, 2021

Mining

Debswana splashes P2.1bn to keep Letlhakane Mine going

Debswana Mining Company is set to commission the Letlhakane Mine tailings project at the end of the second quarter of 2017, group Managing Director...

Diamond production on recovery track

A production report for the first quarter ended March 31, 2017 shows an increase in rough diamond production compared with the corresponding period in...

Sua Pan salt literally ate up BR profits

A Deloitte forensic audit report reveals how loss-making Botswana Railways wagons used to transfer Botswana Ash salt were corroded over a protracted period of...

BOTASH intensifies drive to diversify its products

Botswana Ash Company (BOTASH) is currently advancing efforts to diversify its products. The company which produces soda ash and salt is already looking at...

Lights flicker out for BPC as BCL ghost rears

For now at least, the Botswana Power Corporation (BPC) is not revealing anything but Sunday Standard learns from good sources that for as long...

Botswana to lose billions in Morupule B sale

Botswana is expected to lose billions of Pula in the planned sale of Morupule B power plant to China National Electric Equipment Corporation (CNEEC),...

BSE says it has a role in the mining value chain

Botswana Stock Exchange Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Thapelo Tsheole says the BSE has become a prominent mining exchange given the confidence that mining companies...

Tombale quits troubled BCL board

The chairman of the board of directors of the troubled copper nickel miner, BCL, Dr Akolang Tombale has retired from his post. Tombale, who...

Coal cannot fully replace diamonds as source of revenue – Econsult

Botswana's diamonds will continue dominating the foreseeable future, but will not provide the expected economic growth as they will make a diminishing fiscal contribution.According...

MDCB emerges from the shadows to take the lead role in investigating BCL accident

Minerals Development Company Botswana will take the lead in assisting the minister of minerals in investigating the accident in BCL mine that killed four...