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BHP Billiton Breaks Annual Output Record

VENTURES AFRICA – Global resources firm, BHP Billiton, had posted record output at 12 of its operations, resulting in a 9 percent surge in group production in the year to June this year, CEO Andrew M...
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NUMSA Strike: New State Proposal On Table

VENTURES AFRICA – South Africa’s department of labour had made a proposal – details of which have been kept under wraps – aimed at bringing to an end the three-week old metal workers wage strike, it ...
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Amplats To Sell Its Union Mine

VENTURES AFRICA – Anglo American Platinum (Amplats), world’s biggest platinum miner, on Monday confirmed it wanted to dispose of the Union Mine and other Rustenburg mines which had been battere...
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Diamonds Are Botswana’s Best Friend

De Beers, the world’s largest diamond trader, has moved its Diamond Trading Company operations centre to Gaborone. But not without challenges.   VENTURES AFRICA – For a week at a time, 10 ...