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    Tony Gilby is a founding member of onshore gas exploration and power generation company Tlou Energy, which was established after his previous firm Sunshine Gas was taken over by BG Group in 2008. In the wake of the Sunshine Gas deal, Gilby and his team began searching for new opportunities in...

The way minerals are mined is changing. New technology and engineering is having a disruptive effect on the operating techniques of miners the world over. Advances such as remote operation, underground digitalisation and drone technology are systematically removing the human intervention in harsh and often fatal...

Stefanutti Stocks is one of the most recognisable brands when it comes to construction in Southern Africa. The JSE-listed multi-disciplinary building firm has been at the heart of some of the most iconic and influential projects in South Africa and beyond. Stef Stocks’ strength comes...

 Tlou Energy is developing one of the most advanced coalbed methane projects in Southern Africa with its Lesedi CBM project in Botswana. Over the last decade the CEO Tony Gilby has led the programme of proving up the project and the company has been the first...

Mount Burgess Mining has taken a rather winding road to get to the position it is in today, with a 100%-owned base metals project straddling the border of Namibia and Botswana. When chairman and managing director Nigel Forrester listed the company in 1985 its priorities...

In the last year, Australian coalbed methane (CBM) gas company Tlou Energy (ASX: TOU; AIM: TLOU) achieved its first gas flow, increased its contingent resources and listed on London Stock Exchange’s AIM market. All of which sets the pioneering junior in good stead for becoming...

For a company less than three years old, Kimberley Diamonds Ltd (ASX:KDL) has gained remarkable significance. Strategic acquisitions have won it an impressive portfolio including no less than half the world's supply of rare Fancy Yellow diamonds. The Sydney-based company's next move is into Botswana,...

De Beers has been the world's leading producer of diamonds for more than 126 years, in which time has seeped into the public consciousness like few other mining companies could. It provided the diamonds for the British Crown Jewels, created the slogan "A diamond is...