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Diamonds: market turns opaque

Up to the middle of 2011 diamond prices increased above pre-crisis (mid-2008) levels, but by late 2011...

Africa

07 SEPTEMBER 2012

Botswana: Held in high regard

Botswana ranks highly in the Fraser Institute's latest annual survey of mining companies. The country...

Africa

30 SEPTEMBER 2011

Gem Diamonds confirms talks with Lucara

GEM Diamonds Ltd is holding very early-stage discussions with Lucara Diamond Corp about a merger. In...

Africa

25 MARCH 2011

Gem Diamonds in talks with Lucara

Gem Diamonds Ltd says it is in very early stage discussions with Lucara Diamond Corp over a merger. ...

Africa

21 MARCH 2011

Lucara bids for African Diamonds

Lucara Diamond Corp has made a C$82 million (US$80 million) offer for African Diamonds plc (AFD), which...

Africa

08 OCTOBER 2010

Lucara bids for African Diamonds

Lucara Diamond Corp has made a C$82 million (US$80 million) offer for African Diamonds plc (AFD) which...

Africa

04 OCTOBER 2010

AK6 feasibility in May

A feasibility study by the new partnership of companies that owns the AK6 kimberlite in Botswana will...

Africa

19 MARCH 2010

De Beers reduces African Diamonds stake

African Diamonds Ltd says it believes that De Beers Group, the world's largest diamond producer, has...

Africa

10 MARCH 2010

Potential for US$200/ct at AK6

Joint venture partners African Diamonds plc and Lucara Diamond Corp have received valuations of up to...

Africa

25 FEBRUARY 2010

Lucara closes C$110 million placement

Lucara Diamond Corp has completed a C$110 million (US$102 million) private placement to fund the acquisition...

Africa

18 DECEMBER 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