Thabex and PureDiamonds supports the President's call to for South Africans to stay home to stem the spread of the COVID-19 virus in order to protect lives and consequently the economy.
4 February 2020
PureDiamonds and Diamex JV continues consulting services in Angola in order to provide real Inferred Diamond Resource figures to companies and cooperatives seeking to raise funds for planned future production.
Executive Director Joe Rachidi passed away on 2 July 2019 after a short iliness. He was a great mentor and leader and his wise council will be dearly missed. Our condolences to all his friends and family.
6 February 2019
Mining Weekly reports: Angola's State-owned diamond firm Endiama sees production rising to 13.8-million carats in 2022 compared with 9.5-million carats forecast for this year, a senior official said on Wednesday.
Production in 2018 was 9.4-million carats, Endiama's director of geology, Kapingana Mandavela, told the Mining Indaba conference.
26 November 2018
Thabex has entered into and agreement with Angolan company UNIGE ANGOLA INTERNACIONAL LDA ("Unige") to provide Consulting, Geological, exploration and mine development services to Angolan Diamond Concession holders, for Kimberlite and Alluvial projects, through Diamex JV based in Luanda.
24 October 2018
Diamex JV has entered into a Joint Venture, Angola Mineral Ventures ("AMV"), with J.Kassola, LDA a Luanda based company to provided consulting, prospecting, exploration and mining development services to Angolan diamond and other mineral concessionaire's. AMV will be represented by Mr Jose Luis Cassola.
17 May 2018
Status Quo remains - No resolution of uncertainty in the mining industry. New version of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act (MPRDA) only up for discussion during August 2018.
27 February 2018
Thabex is investigating diamond projects in collaboration with Diamex JV:
1. In eastern Cameroun
2. Alluvial diamond concessions in Angola
3. West Coast alluvial diamond potential of certain EPL's in Namibia
17 February 2018
Winds of change are blowing fast and furious in Southern Africa, both Zimbabwe and South Africa have new Presidents. The main difference is, economic policy, Zimbabwe has acknowledged the destrustive economic policy of land reform without compensation over many years. However, South Africa is just starting to experiment with this failed economic policy.
8 February 2018
Deputy Minister of Mines announces plans the legalise illegal mining in South Africa. Perhaps a new Inspectorate of Mine Safety is also on the cards, to ensure that health and safety is also regulated for these newly to be legalised miners?