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COVID-19 weekly updates: Resources & METS sector

COVID-19 weekly updates: Resources & METS sector

Polymetal has 112 active cases of COVID-19 while BHP said LatAm copper operations still affected.

Covid-19

23 OCTOBER 2020
Embattled Petra offers rare blue diamonds

Embattled Petra offers rare blue diamonds

Restructure to give noteholders 91% of equity

Precious stones

22 OCTOBER 2020
Petra accused of human rights abuses at Tanzania mine

Petra accused of human rights abuses at Tanzania mine

UK-listed diamond producer to start its own independent investigation into alleged abuse.

Precious stones

09 SEPTEMBER 2020
Market futures, copper up

Market futures, copper up

Polymetal gains on rare earth news

Capital markets

08 SEPTEMBER 2020
NDC aims to restore crushed diamond sales

NDC aims to restore crushed diamond sales

Diamond Producers Association morphs into Natural Diamond Council as synthetic threat grows

Precious stones

01 JUNE 2020
Coronavirus sends Petra plummeting

Coronavirus sends Petra plummeting

Coronavirus has come at a bad time for struggling diamond producers.

Precious stones

17 FEBRUARY 2020
Petra Diamonds posts strong operating performance, but debts remain high

Petra Diamonds posts strong operating performance, but debts remain high

Petra Diamonds was not able to reduce its debts in the second half, but production remained strong.

Profit & Loss

27 JANUARY 2020
Petra Diamonds launches second ASM initiative

Petra Diamonds launches second ASM initiative

Petra Diamonds has launched an artisanal mining initiative at its Koffiefontein mine.

Precious stones

31 OCTOBER 2019
Market jitters about Petra Diamonds just won't go away

Market jitters about Petra Diamonds just won't go away

Plus, thumbs up for Capital Drilling

Forum

08 OCTOBER 2019
Cash-strapped Petra finds 20ct blue stone

Cash-strapped Petra finds 20ct blue stone

Petra Diamonds has found a 20 carat blue gem at its Cullinan mine in South Africa.

Discovery

24 SEPTEMBER 2019
Petra launches project to boost cash flow

Petra launches project to boost cash flow

Diamond miner needs to improve cash yields, cut debt

Precious stones

22 JULY 2019
Fading light in diamonds

Fading light in diamonds

The downward trend in pricing reflects tough conditions for luxury goods

Miner's right

15 JULY 2019