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Namibia Predicts Diamond-Sector Slowdown
Economic growth from Namibia’s diamond-mining sector will slow this year due to depletion of resources from inland
News Jul 09, 2018 Rapaport News
De Beers Botswana 150
De Beers, Botswana Prep for New Sales Deal
Botswana once again finds itself at a crossroads. The sparsely populated, landlocked country is in a constant battle to ensure the
News Jul 09, 2018 Avi Krawitz
Alrosa 150
Alrosa Finds Diamond Shaped Like Soccer Ball
Alrosa has unearthed a rough diamond bearing an uncanny resemblance to a soccer ball, and with flawless timing: bang
News Jul 08, 2018 Rapaport News
Renard fire July 2018
Fire Halts Operations at Stornoway Mine
Stornoway Diamond Corporation has suspended operations at the Renard mine in Canada due to a local forest fire. The
News Jul 03, 2018 Rapaport News
De Beers 150
De Beers Sells $575M Amid Strong Demand
De Beers recorded its largest monthly sales since January as shortages and strong sentiment supported the rough-diamond
News Jun 27, 2018 Joshua Freedman
Trans Hex 150
Losses Grow at South Africa’s Trans Hex
Trans Hex Group’s losses widened 2% to $13.9 million (ZAR 186.8 million) in the past fiscal year, reflecting
News Jun 24, 2018 Rapaport News
Gemfields
Nirav Modi Crisis Hits Gemfields
Proceeds slumped at Gemfields’ May auction of higher-quality rough emeralds as the Nirav Modi fraud case hurt Indian
News May 27, 2018 Rapaport News
Alrosa 150
Large-Stone Demand Drives Alrosa Sales
Alrosa’s sales leaped 20% year on year in the first quarter, as demand for medium-sized and large rough
News Apr 11, 2018 Rapaport News
Zimbabwe 150
Zimbabwe Looks to Reform Marange Sales
Zimbabwe’s state diamond company is planning to introduce contract sales as part of a strategy to revive operations and bring greater
News Apr 10, 2018 Joshua Freedman
Rio Tinto Argyle mine
Rio Tinto Slashes Argyle Outlook
Rio Tinto has lowered its estimate of diamonds it can viably extract from the Argyle mine, after
News Mar 05, 2018 Rapaport News
De Beers Earnings Fall 150
De Beers Production to Peak in 2018
De Beers expects its production to hit a high point in 2018 as a number of its mines approach the end of their
News Feb 22, 2018 Joshua Freedman
De Beers Is The New Kid on the Blockchain 150
De Beers Is the New Kid on the Blockchain
Last month, dozens gathered in midtown Manhattan to learn more about De Beers’ Diamond Blockchain Initiative — a project that
News Feb 15, 2018 Jennifer Heebner
De Beers to Source Third-Party Rough 150
De Beers to Auction Other Miners’ Diamonds
De Beers’ auctions division will sell diamonds from other mining companies so clients can access a broader range
News Jan 30, 2018 Leah Meirovich
Alrosa to Open India Office 150
Alrosa to Open India Office
Alrosa plans to launch a representative office in Mumbai in March, appointing former Rio Tinto and Swarovski executive Jim
News Jan 25, 2018 Rapaport News
Rio Tinto Reports Diamond Production 150
Rio Tinto Plans Lower 2018 Production
Rio Tinto expects diamond production of between 17 million and 20 million carats in 2018, representing a decrease in output compared
News Jan 21, 2018 Rapaport News
Gem Diamonds 150
Letšeng Sees Large-Stone Recovery
Gem Diamonds has recovered two large rough diamonds at its Letšeng mine in Lesotho, it said Monday. The
News Jan 08, 2018 Rapaport News
Lucapa150
Lulo Mine Yields Another 100ct. Diamond
Lucapa Diamond Company has recovered two special-sized rough diamonds — a light brown stone weighing 103 carats,
News Jan 08, 2018 Rapaport News
Mir mine Alrosa
Alrosa Rough Production to Fall in 2018
Alrosa expects its rough-diamond production will decline about 7% next year, with the Russian miner selling
News Dec 24, 2017 Rapaport News
ALROSA Diamond Grading
Alrosa Becomes a Certified RJC Member
The Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC) has granted Alrosa certified-member status following an extensive review of the Russian
News Dec 12, 2017 Rapaport News
De Beers 150 121217
Rough Demand Stable at $450M De Beers Sight
De Beers reported steady demand for rough diamonds at its December sight as sales showed an increase over the
News Dec 12, 2017 Rapaport News
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