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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
Rough diamonds
De Beers Lets Clients Reject 50% of Goods
De Beers will allow sightholders to refuse more rough diamonds than usual at this week’s sight, aiming to ease
News Aug 18, 2019 Joshua Freedman
Alrosa
Alrosa Nets Fish-Shaped Diamond
Alrosa’s knack for recovering unusually shaped diamonds has scaled new heights with the discovery of a rough
News Aug 01, 2019 Rapaport News
De Beers sight box
De Beers Sales Sink to Lowest Level Since 2015
De Beers’ rough-diamond sales plummeted 53% this month as customers accepted the miner’s offer to defer purchases until
News Jul 30, 2019 Joshua Freedman
Rough diamond and sorting labels, Kimberley
De Beers Profit Falls Amid Market Slump
De Beers’ profit dropped in the first half of the year as weak demand at the trade and consumer levels
News Jul 25, 2019 Rapaport News
Large Canadian rough diamond in palm of hand, GSS
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
Alrosa Lomonosov deposit
Alrosa Falls Victim to Changing Retail Practices
Retailers’ attempts to maintain low diamond inventories are hurting demand across the trade, Alrosa warned after
News Jul 18, 2019 Rapaport News
Rio Tinto Argyle pink tender 2019
Rio Tinto Unveils Roster of Pink Diamonds
Rio Tinto has launched what’s likely to be one of its last annual pink-diamond tenders, as the company gears
News Jul 14, 2019 Rapaport News
Stornoway 150
Stornoway Prices Continue to Fall
Rough prices slumped for Stornoway Diamond Corporation in the second quarter, as market weakness dented demand for
News Jul 11, 2019 Rapaport News
Alrosa
Alrosa Sales Fall Amid Diamond Oversupply
Alrosa’s sales continued to slump in June, closing off a first half that saw a heavy drop in demand for
News Jul 10, 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
Rough diamonds
Trans Hex Cautious About Future Operations
Trans Hex has issued a warning about its capacity to continue as a going concern, stating there was “material
News Jul 02, 2019 Rapaport News
Firestone Liqhobong
Firestone Gets Bank Waiver After Prices Slide
ABSA Bank has granted Firestone Diamonds a waiver after a drop in small-diamond prices put the miner at risk
News Jul 02, 2019 Rapaport News
DTC Botswana sorting
De Beers Sales Slump 25% in May
De Beers’ sales fell to their lowest level in more than a year and a half, as a slowdown in the Indian manufacturing
News May 21, 2019 Joshua Freedman
Debswana Jwaneng
De Beers Sales Jump 10% in April
De Beers recorded its largest rough-diamond sale since mid-2018 as demand was steady following a slow first quarter.
News Apr 10, 2019 Rapaport News
Gem Diamonds 13.33ct pink diamond
Letšeng Pink Sells for Almost $9M
Gem Diamonds has announced the sale of a 13.33-carat pink diamond, discovered in February at its mine in Lesotho, for
News Mar 14, 2019 Rapaport News
Venetia
Weak Demand Weighs on De Beers Sales
De Beers’ sales fell for the second consecutive month, as high rough prices and slim midstream profits
News Mar 06, 2019 Joshua Freedman
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
Alrosa Nyurbinskaya open-pit mine
New Alrosa Client List Excludes Leviev Firm
Alrosa has stopped supplying rough diamonds to Lev Leviev’s LLD Diamonds through its contract-sales arrangement, as part
News Jan 31, 2019 Joshua Freedman
Victor mine
2H Slump Dents De Beers Sales Volume
De Beers’ sales volume fell 4% last year due to weakened demand for lower-value diamonds in the second half.
News Jan 24, 2019 Rapaport News
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