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Alrosa ramps up production despite sales slump

Alrosa ramps up production despite sales slump

Sales continue to slide for Russian diamond major Alrosa

Precious stones

17 OCTOBER 2019
Lucara finds coloured diamonds in Botswana

Lucara finds coloured diamonds in Botswana

Lucara Diamonds has made two significant finds at its Karowe mine in Botswana

Precious stones

27 SEPTEMBER 2019
Alrosa board to approve Kristall purchase

Alrosa board to approve Kristall purchase

Russia's Alrosa to buy downstream diamond polisher Kristall

M&A

18 SEPTEMBER 2019
Bank highlights diamond market weakness

Bank highlights diamond market weakness

Analysis by RBC Capital Markets has identified mid-stream diamond market weaknesses ahead.

Precious stones

30 JULY 2019
Steinmetz arrested over Simandou

Steinmetz arrested over Simandou

Israeli authorities arrest Steinmetz on bribery charges

Politics

20 DECEMBER 2016

Russian diamond prices fall 16% year-on-year

This quarter-on-quarter increase was primarily driven by completion of planned maintenance at the company’s...

Companies

31 JANUARY 2015

Stornoway adds LDR circuit to Renard

Stornoway said the addition of a plant to cater for the recovery of diamonds up to 45mm in diameter (equivalent...

Feasibility

26 OCTOBER 2014

Modi's diamond streak

India's election result, which saw Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)...

Asia

23 MAY 2014

Global Witness abandons Kimberley Process

International NGO Global Witness has announced its decision to leave the Kimberley Process, the diamond...

Africa

06 JANUARY 2012

Central Africa: Moving on from oil

The Gulf of Guinea, sometimes referred to as the ‘elbow' of West Africa, is best known for the offshore...

Africa

09 DECEMBER 2011

Finland: A friendly regime

By and large, Finland is considered a mining-friendly country. After the parliamentary elections in 2010,...

Europe/Middle East

21 OCTOBER 2011

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