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Petra Revenue Falls to Nine-Year Low
Petra Diamonds’ full-year sales dropped to their lowest level in almost a decade as the coronavirus aggravated an already weak
News Jul 26, 2020 Rapaport News
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Petra Mulls June Tender After Rough-Price Slump
Petra Diamonds is considering whether to hold a rough tender in June after a market slowdown prompted it to cancel its May
News May 31, 2020 Rapaport News
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Rough Prices Slide 24% at Petra Tender
Rough prices slumped at Petra Diamonds’ March tenders in South Africa and Antwerp as the severe slowdown in the
News Mar 29, 2020 Rapaport News
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GIA to Roll Out Gem Guide Across Africa
The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) has committed $1.3 million to deploying its free gemology guide for
News Oct 22, 2019 Rapaport News
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Independent Miner Finds 512ct. Rough in Tanzania
A Tanzanian small-scale miner has recovered a 512-carat diamond, the largest ever found in the country, according to a Twitter
News May 29, 2019 Rapaport News
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Petra Diamonds Posts Heavy Loss
Petra Diamonds slumped to a significant loss in the first fiscal half as the South African rand strengthened against
News Feb 19, 2018 Rapaport News
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Diamond Seizure Dents Petra’s Sales
Petra Diamonds’ sales fell in the first fiscal half after the Tanzanian government confiscated a parcel of rough
News Jan 29, 2018 Rapaport News
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Petra Diamonds Warns of Lending Breach
Petra Diamonds is likely to breach its lending covenants following strikes at three South African mines and a dispute
News Oct 15, 2017 Rapaport News
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Petra to Resume Sales from Williamson Mine
Tanzania has permitted Petra Diamonds to resume exports and sales of diamonds from its Williamson mine, after
News Sep 28, 2017 Rapaport News
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Petra Strikes Spread to Koffiefontein Mine
Workers are striking at Petra Diamonds’ Koffiefontein mine in South Africa, adding to industrial action already taking place
News Sep 24, 2017 Rapaport News
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Petra Hit by Strikes at Two Mines
Workers are striking at two Petra Diamonds projects in South Africa, adding to the company’s woes amid uncertainty
News Sep 19, 2017 Rapaport News
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Petra Sees Continued Uncertainty at Williamson
Petra Diamonds has resumed operations at its Williamson mine in Tanzania, but remains uncertain when it will be cleared
News Sep 18, 2017 Rapaport News
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Petra Halts Williamson Mine After Diamond Seizure
Petra Diamonds has paused operations at its Williamson mine in Tanzania after reports that authorities seized a parcel
News Sep 12, 2017 Rapaport News
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GIA Launches Gem Guide for Artisanal Miners
The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) is piloting a free gemology guide for artisanal miners in producing countries. The
News Apr 05, 2017 Rapaport News
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Petra Cautious After Labor Unrest
Petra Diamonds’ share price fell on Monday as industrial action at its Cullinan mine forced the company to offer
News Feb 20, 2017 Rapaport News
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Petra Diamonds Production Rises 30%
Petra Diamonds said output jumped in the first fiscal quarter as mining grades were higher. Rough diamond
News Oct 25, 2016 Rapaport News
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Petra Sells 32-Carat Pink Rough Diamond for $15M
Petra Diamonds sold a 32.33-carat rough diamond from its Williamson mine in Tanzania for $15 million. The
News Mar 27, 2016 Rapaport News
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Petra Swings to $2M Loss on Drop in Rough Prices
Petra Diamonds swung to a loss of $2.2 million in the first half that ended December 31 from a profit of $39.1
News Feb 22, 2016 Rapaport News
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Petra Sells $86M at Second 1H Tender as Average Price Surges
Petra Diamonds sold 606,080 carats for $86.2 million at its second tender of the first half of fiscal
News Dec 14, 2015 Rapaport News
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Petra Finds 23-Carat Pink Diamond in Tanzania
Petra Diamonds has recovered a 23.16-carat pink diamond of “exceptional color and clarity” from the Williamson mine
News Nov 29, 2015 Rapaport News
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