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De Beers rough sales slip in fourth sales cycle

De Beers rough sales slip in fourth sales cycle

Macroeconomic uncertainty, seasonal slowdown hit demand

Precious stones

21 MAY 2019
New Debmarine Namibia diamond recovery vessel approved

New Debmarine Namibia diamond recovery vessel approved

US$468M vessel to increase capacity by 500,000ct annually

Precious stones

16 MAY 2019
De Beers rough sales at highest level since mid-2018

De Beers rough sales at highest level since mid-2018

US$575M raised from rough diamond sales in third sales cycle

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09 APRIL 2019
Disruptive technology arrives in mining, ready or not

Disruptive technology arrives in mining, ready or not

Diamond sector in particular seeing fundamental changes from XRT, blockchain, synthetics

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02 APRIL 2019
De Beers rough sales slip on subdued demand

De Beers rough sales slip on subdued demand

US$490 million raised from rough diamond sales in 2019's second sales cycle

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05 MARCH 2019
De Beers rough sales see slow start to year

De Beers rough sales see slow start to year

Slow movement of lower value rough diamonds impact sales

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29 JANUARY 2019
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
De Beers rough sales continue to drop

De Beers rough sales continue to drop

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

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16 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

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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

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11 SEPTEMBER 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
"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