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Lulo diamond recoveries slip in 2017

Lucapa Diamond (AU:LOM) saw diamond recoveries from its 40%-owned Lulo diamond mine in Angola slip from 2016, despite mining and treating record volumes of ore.

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Finance > Profit-loss

Lulo diamond recoveries slip in 2017

Lucapa Diamond (AU:LOM) saw diamond recoveries from its 40%-owned Lulo diamond mine in Angola slip from 2016, despite mining and treating record volumes of ore.

Staff reporter

Lulo diamond recoveries slip in 2017

The plant at Lulo treated record volumes in 2017, although this didn't help diamond recoveries

The miner recovered 18,706 carats during the year, dropping 6% year-on-year, from record annual throughput of 251,968 bulk cubic metres, up 33% on the year.