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Sandvik unveils 3D-printed diamond

Sandvik unveils 3D-printed diamond

Despite industrial advantage, lab-grown gem diamond market still reflects on apt moniker

Innovation

22 MAY 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

Precious stones

02 APRIL 2019
Synthetic diamonds' price differential continues to rise

Synthetic diamonds' price differential continues to rise

Questions swirl around consumer appetite for limitless production, no resale value

Precious stones

27 NOVEMBER 2018
Lab-grown diamonds to hit US$15B by 2035

Lab-grown diamonds to hit US$15B by 2035

Natural diamond supply forecast to fall over next four years

Precious stones

30 AUGUST 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
Mountain Province unveils largest diamond from Gahcho Kué

Mountain Province unveils largest diamond from Gahcho Kué

JV partner launches synthetic diamond jewellery business

Precious stones

31 MAY 2018
Synthetics' impact not clear-cut

Synthetics' impact not clear-cut

Diamond jewellery market could be next to feel pressure from synthetic products

Leadership

14 SEPTEMBER 2015

What it will take for the synthetic diamond industry to be (un)successful?

'Lab-created' diamond producers look to be hard-pressed to impact the traditional market for the precious...

Leadership

07 MAY 2015

Disruption looms on mining's horizon

That’s not to say that the industry should ignore the efficiency and productivity gains available from...

Miner's right

10 MARCH 2015

Do synthetic diamonds cut it?

Synthetic diamonds have been around for a long time, but it is only recently they have become a topic...

Asia

12 SEPTEMBER 2014

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