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Diamonds at Tenders
Let’s Set Our Sights on the Auctions
De Beers’ first-half earnings highlighted the many challenges facing the diamond trade. But beyond the sharp
Analysis Aug 07, 2019 Avi Krawitz
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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
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De Beers Testing Carbon-Neutral Mining
De Beers is studying how to eliminate the carbon footprint of diamond mining by storing the emissions inside kimberlite, it said
News Jul 24, 2019 Rapaport News
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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
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De Beers to Build $468M Diamond-Mining Ship
De Beers will increase production at Debmarine Namibia by 500,000 carats per year through the construction of a new diamond-recovery
News May 16, 2019 Rapaport News
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
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De Beers Launches Provenance Program
De Beers will allow its sightholders to disclose source information on diamonds they purchase from the company, after
News Apr 01, 2019 Rapaport News
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De Beers Extends Jwaneng Mine Life
Debswana, De Beers’ joint venture with Botswana, has launched a new project set to extend the life of its
News Mar 18, 2019 Rapaport News
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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
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De Beers Merges South Africa, Canada Assets
De Beers will combine its mining ventures in South Africa and Canada to streamline operational management and increase
News Feb 26, 2019 Rapaport News
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De Beers Sales Slump Amid Market Weakness
De Beers’ rough-diamond sales slowed in January as a disappointing holiday season piled further pressure on the midstream. Proceeds fell
News Jan 29, 2019 Joshua Freedman
Forevermark Engagement Ring
Forevermark US Sales Increased in 2018
Sales of Forevermark jewelry rose 8% year on year in the US in 2018, according to the brand’s owner, De Beers. That growth
News Jan 13, 2019 Rapaport News
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De Beers Sales Rise After Diwali Break
De Beers sold $540 million of rough diamonds in its December cycle, buoyed by the return of Indian manufacturers from
News Dec 18, 2018 Rapaport News
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Top 10 Stories of 2018: A Year of Synthetics
This was the year in which synthetic diamonds went mainstream. De Beers launched its Lightbox brand, the
News Dec 18, 2018 Joshua Freedman
Debswana
Jwaneng Chief to Head Debswana
Debswana, De Beers’ Botswana joint venture, has appointed Jwaneng mine chief Albert Milton as managing director. Milton
News Nov 22, 2018 Rapaport News
De Beers
De Beers Sales Slip to $440M
De Beers recorded its lowest-value sales cycle this year as weak Indian demand prompted it to drop prices of cheaper
News Nov 20, 2018 Rapaport News
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Alrosa Joins De Beers Blockchain
De Beers has signed up Alrosa to its blockchain pilot, bringing the world’s two largest diamond producers together
News Oct 29, 2018 Rapaport News
De Beers Sightholder Boxes
Indian Demand Weak at $475M De Beers Sale
Manufacturers were concerned about profitability at last week’s De Beers sight, and expressed hope their new supply
News Oct 17, 2018 Joshua Freedman
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De Beers Launches African Women’s Program
De Beers and United Nations Women have unveiled a three-year plan to support more than 1,200 female entrepreneurs
News Sep 27, 2018 Rapaport News
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De Beers Sales Drop at Sixth Cycle
De Beers sold $530 million of rough diamonds at its July cycle amid a seasonal slowdown in the market, the
News Jul 31, 2018 Rapaport News
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