Oil and metals: Goliath and David


Another excellent infographic published by Visual Capitalist (a few weeks ago). They left diamonds out of the picture, a pity. They included graphite, diamond’s darker and duller brother, though; curiously enough, both markets are very similar in value (diamond production marginally smaller, at close to $14B). Courtesy of: Visual Capitalist

Duas novas autorizações de exploração semi-industrial para cooperativas na Lunda Sul


De acordo com notícia publicada no Novo Jornal, o Ministério de Geologia e Minas deu autorização a duas cooperativas para a exploração semi-industrial de diamantes na Lunda Sul. As autorizações foram dadas às cooperativas Linga Tchimwe (numa área de 54 km2) e Kulha (9 km2). Os direitos são atribuídos por um ano, podendo ser prorrogados por quatro. … Continue reading Duas novas autorizações de exploração semi-industrial para cooperativas na Lunda Sul

In Maputo (Mozambique) next week


I will be in Maputo (Mozambique) next week (Monday to Wednesday, the 4th to the 6th April), focused on the country’s mineral industry. It’s a short stay and, unfortunately, limited to Maputo but it’s an opportunity to meet an talk about exploration and mining projects and opportunities (especially about, but not limited to, gems and diamonds, tantalite and … Continue reading In Maputo (Mozambique) next week

Portugal International Mining Business & Investment Summit


Portugal International Mining Business & Investment Summit – PIMBIS April 12, 13 & 14, 2016, LISBOA – PORTUGAL To register or to know more about sponsoring or exhibition opportunities, check the PIMBIS website: http://www.pimbis.com Para se inscrever ou saber mass sobre oportunidades de patrocínio ou de exposição visite o website PIMBIS: http://www.pimbis.com