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De Beers Cancels March-April Sight
De Beers has called off this week’s sight in Botswana, citing restrictions resulting from measures to contain the
News Mar 30, 2020 Rapaport News
Petra Cullinan mine plant
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
Venetia mine
De Beers Cuts Venetia Workforce During Lockdown
De Beers will reduce its worker head count at its sole diamond mine in South Africa by around 75%
News Mar 29, 2020 Rapaport News
Petra Finsch mine
South Africa, Lesotho Mines Set for Shutdown
Petra Diamonds, Gem Diamonds, Firestone Diamonds and Lucapa Diamond Company are suspending operations at their mines
News Mar 25, 2020 Rapaport News
Stargems rough tender Dubai 2018
Stargems, A.A. Rachminov Embark on Joint Venture
Stargems, a specialist in sourcing rough diamonds, has partnered with distributor A.A. Rachminov on a manufacturing and marketing program
News Mar 12, 2020 Rapaport News
De Beers
De Beers Slashes Output Amid Diamond Glut
De Beers’ production dropped in the third quarter as the miner responded to a decline in rough demand that has left
News Oct 22, 2019 Rapaport News
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Podcast: Young Diamantaires Explore South Africa
The Rapaport Diamond Podcast interviews Rami Baron, founder of the Young Diamantaires group and leader of a trip
News Sep 15, 2019 Rapaport News
Young Diamantaires South Africa Venetine mine visi
Nurturing the Next Generation of Diamantaires
If anyone in the industry wanted to know how to transform a diamond business and safeguard its future, they might
News Sep 12, 2019 Joshua Freedman
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South Africa Urges Diamond-Sector Change
The South African government is calling for change in the diamond industry after expressing concern about the
News Sep 02, 2019 Rapaport News
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Diamond Glut Prompts De Beers to Slash Production
De Beers has lowered its production forecast for this year, noting that weakness in the diamond trade
News Jul 18, 2019 Rapaport News
Rough diamonds
Global Diamond Production Value Rises
Global rough-diamond output grew 2% to $14.47 billion last year, reflecting higher production in Botswana, according to data the
News Jul 07, 2019 Rapaport News
De Beers sight box
De Beers Reduces Sightholder Supply
De Beers sightholders are bracing for lower rough supply for the rest of 2019 as the miner reduces
News Apr 08, 2019 Joshua Freedman
Petra Diamonds
Petra Unearths 101ct. Rough at Cullinan
Petra Diamonds recovered two gem-quality rough stones from its Cullinan mine in South Africa Friday. The
News Mar 10, 2019 Rapaport News
Diamcor
Diamcor Sales Rise, Loss Drops in 3Q
Diamcor saw a significant sales jump in the third fiscal quarter as production increased at its mine in South Africa.
News Mar 03, 2019 Rapaport News
De Beers Veneita
Higher Costs Hit De Beers Profit
De Beers’ earnings fell in 2018 due to the costs of new initiatives such as its Lightbox synthetics business. Underlying
News Feb 21, 2019 Rapaport News
Sorting at DTC Botswana
De Beers Green-Lights Disclosure-Rule Changes
De Beers has approved plans to allow sightholders to refer to its goods as “DTC diamonds,” a company spokesperson confirmed with
News Jan 08, 2019 Joshua Freedman
De Beers sight box
De Beers Ready to Relax Its Provenance Rules
De Beers is planning to loosen its source-disclosure restrictions for sightholders following requests for increased transparency, Rapaport News
News Dec 13, 2018 Joshua Freedman
Diamcor
Production Drop Hits Diamcor Sales
Diamcor’s sales fell in the second fiscal quarter as lower production at its mine in South Africa resulted in reduced
News Dec 02, 2018 Rapaport News
Diamond
IDMA, WFDB Consider Joining Forces
The International Diamond Manufacturers Association (IDMA) is considering an alliance with the World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB)
News Nov 05, 2018 Joshua Freedman
Kimberley
Kimberley Rough Goes on Sale in Antwerp
Production from the Kimberley mining operations in South Africa will come to Antwerp for tender following Petra
News Aug 29, 2018 Rapaport News
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