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The return of the diamond queen

It’s been a hectic first 10 days in charge for new Lucara Diamond Corp CEO Eira Thomas. First up was the BMO Metals and Mining conference in Florida, US, then a climate shift to the annual Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada convention in Toronto.

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Exploration / Development > Leadership

The return of the diamond queen

It’s been a hectic first 10 days in charge for new Lucara Diamond Corp CEO Eira Thomas. First up was the BMO Metals and Mining conference in Florida, US, then a climate shift to the annual Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada convention in Toronto.

Staff reporter

The return of the diamond queen

Eira Thomas thinks the Clara acquisition continues Lucara's record of being first movers when it comes to innovation in mining

In between came the completion of a deal to acquire Clara Diamond Solutions, a company Thomas was a director of, which is attempting to use analytics and cloud and blockchain technologies to "transform how rough diamonds are sold".