Petra diamond

Petra Diamonds Ltd has sold a 168ct diamond recovered from its Cullinan mine in South Africa for US$6.28 million....

Africa

04 DECEMBER 2009

Petra raises US$120 million

Petra Diamonds Ltd has raised US$120 million in its previously announced equity sale partly to settle...

Africa

03 DECEMBER 2009

London Stockpile: Dubai default deals blow

    By Blake Wilshaw    London markets were static for most of the week, with US and Islamic...

Europe/Middle East

27 NOVEMBER 2009

Risk returns

Just as we started to look forward to Christmas, the markets have fired a Scrooge-like shot across our...

Europe/Middle East

27 NOVEMBER 2009

Road ahead

Platinum and palladium are fascinating metals, being valued both for their aesthetic and physical properties....

PGMs

20 NOVEMBER 2009

Petra to buy control of Cullinan

Petra Diamonds Ltd has announced a series of transactions that will see it double its stake in the Cullinan...

Capital markets

20 NOVEMBER 2009

Sierra Leone mining law to raise royalties, start export tax

  Sierra Leone's Mining Minister Alhaji Alpha Kanu presented a bill to parliament yesterday that will...

Africa

13 NOVEMBER 2009

Rough Club

Groucho Marx is famously quoted as saying “I don't care to belong to a club that accepts people like...

Africa

13 NOVEMBER 2009

New life for Botswana's AK6

De Beers has sold its 71% interest in the AK6 kimberlite to Lucara Diamond Corp for US$49 million, freeing...

Africa

13 NOVEMBER 2009

Impaired vision

Despite the severe economic conditions of late 2008 and early 2009, few mining companies wrote down their...

Europe/Middle East

06 NOVEMBER 2009

Zimbabwe: Marange allocation and legal engagement

The Kimberley Process, a watchdog to prevent trade in conflict diamonds, has decided not to suspend Zimbabwe...

Africa

06 NOVEMBER 2009

Kamstra takes CEO role at Pangea

Boris Richard Kamstra has been appointed as the new chief executive officer of Pangea DiamondFields plc,...

Africa

30 OCTOBER 2009

New COO at Rockwell

Rockwell Diamonds Inc has appointed Graham Chamberlain as its chief operating officer. Mr Chamberlain...

Africa

30 OCTOBER 2009

Community toolkit

The ability to handle local grievances has leapt up the skills ‘wish list' of mining executives. Hardly...

PGMs

30 OCTOBER 2009

African Aura to merge diamond subsidiary

African Aura Mining Inc, formerly Mano River Resources plc, has reached a heads of agreement to combine...

Africa

30 OCTOBER 2009

DiamondCorp deal off

DiamondCorp plc said potential acquisition talks have closed without a result, but that it had been able...

Africa

16 OCTOBER 2009