Weekly News Roundup 27/09

What’s the latest in African mining? Here’s your weekly roundup of top news stories in the sector, curated by the Mining Indaba team.

Exciting news from the organisers behind Mining Indaba! As of Friday 20th September, we have rebranded from ITE Group plc to Hyve Group plc, revealing our bold, new identity reflecting the evolution of the company. Read more.

A first glimpse into the investing in Africa Mining Indaba 2020 programme. Optimising growth and investment in the digitised mining economy. Read more.

5 African mining law changes to look for. Mining legislation for a continent as compex as Africa is often in flux. Read more.

Digitalisation has the potential for a change in mineral processing, offering companies the chance to make the biggest mineral processing gains in half a century. Read more.

Concor Infrastructure helps Exxaro beat Belfast coal mine production goal in Mpumalanga province, South Africa. This month, Exxaro announced that Belfast had already produced its first coal six months ahead of schedule. Read more.

Botswana Diamonds and associate have signed an agreement with Eurafrican Diamond Corp to mine and process the diamond-bearing gravels and residual stockpiles, reported by International Mining. Read more.

Haunted by their overexpansion during the last gold boom, miners are taking a conservative approach as the gold prices soar. In the past, they've splurged on deals & expanded production, but not this time. Read more.

Petra finds 20.08-carat blue diamond at flagship Cullinan mine in South Africa, one of many coloured diamonds it has unearthed this year, thus showing Cullinan remains a significant source of rare blue diamonds. Read more.

Giyani Metals has is selling its 45% in South African gold to focus its efforts developing a manganese deposit in Botswana. According to the CEO - the project will serve the growing global electric vehicle market. Read more.