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Synthetic diamonds' price differential continues to rise

Questions swirl around consumer appetite for limitless production, no resale value

Precious stones

27 NOVEMBER 2018
Alrosa joins De Beers in quest for traceability

Alrosa joins De Beers in quest for traceability

Two diamond giants have joined forces on the pilot of the Tracr blockchain platform

Sustainability

29 OCTOBER 2018
Anglo ups platinum, palladium guidance

Anglo ups platinum, palladium guidance

Minas-Rio work expected to be completed in December quarter

Copper News

23 OCTOBER 2018
De Beers rough sales continue to drop

De Beers rough sales continue to drop

Rupee-dollar exchange rate impacting demand for lower-value stones

Precious stones

16 OCTOBER 2018
Lightbox diamonds a harbinger for industry

Lightbox diamonds a harbinger for industry

Other producers must decide whether or to join the lab-grown diamond party

Miner's right

01 OCTOBER 2018
"The young generations are the present and future of the diamond industry"

"The young generations are the present and future of the diamond industry"

Diamond demand and production both rose in 2017

Precious stones

14 SEPTEMBER 2018
De Beers rough diamond sales fall

De Beers rough diamond sales fall

Seventh sales cycle the lowest for the year so far

Precious stones

11 SEPTEMBER 2018
Namibia's next stage

Namibia's next stage

As diamond and uranium operations close or get mothballed, Namibia needs to keep exploration moving

Discovery

08 AUGUST 2018
De Beers decides to close Voorspoed

De Beers decides to close Voorspoed

Closure decision made after no adequate buyer found

Precious stones

31 JULY 2018
De Beers to acquire Peregrine for US$80M

De Beers to acquire Peregrine for US$80M

Peregrine board, major shareholders in favour of deal

M&A

19 JULY 2018
Copper, met coal drive Anglo's June quarter

Copper, met coal drive Anglo's June quarter

Copper equivalent production up 6% excluding Minas-Rio

Copper News

19 JULY 2018
"They are … low cost, pretty stones"

"They are … low cost, pretty stones"

DPA CEO says synthetic diamonds are not 'real diamonds'

Precious stones

31 MAY 2018