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De Beers undergoes leadership change

De Beers undergoes leadership change

Al Cook is to take on the role as CEO while Bruce Cleaver moves to co-chairman

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11 OCTOBER 2022
De Beers sees steady sales ahead of holiday slowdown

De Beers sees steady sales ahead of holiday slowdown

The provisional sales value for the seventh cycle was US$630 million

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01 SEPTEMBER 2022
De Beers maintains momentum in eighth sales cycle

De Beers maintains momentum in eighth sales cycle

Slowing Chinese growth could curb demand in 2022

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20 OCTOBER 2021
De Beers sees sales hold steady in seventh cycle

De Beers sees sales hold steady in seventh cycle

Diamond producer says recent JCK Las Vegas trade show was a success

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08 SEPTEMBER 2021
De Beers sees 'steady improvement' in diamond demand

De Beers sees 'steady improvement' in diamond demand

Demand increase encouraging but still early days, says De Beers' CEO

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14 OCTOBER 2020
De Beers rough sales slip in fourth sales cycle

De Beers rough sales slip in fourth sales cycle

Macroeconomic uncertainty, seasonal slowdown hit demand

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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

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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