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Wednesday 17th October 2018

A 357-carat Light Brown Diamond Recovered at Letšeng Mine

Gem Diamonds has unearthed a 357-carat diamond at its Letšeng mine 

Gem Diamonds has recovered a 357-carat light brown rough diamond from its Letšeng mine

Tuesday 6th October 2015

Stellar rise of shares in the Lucapa Diamond Company

[Business Insider] Shares in the Lucapa Diamond Company, a tiny mining company headquartered in Perth, have had a stellar rise over the last month.

Sunday 31st May 2015

New Diamond Producers Association to Counter the Expansion of Synthetic Stones

A group of diamond miners is banding together to market its product and counter threats such as the expansion of synthetic stones.

Wednesday 25th February 2015

Uncertainties Over Deep-Sea Diamond Mining

In many countries deep sea mining has been perceived as a major commercial opportunity. In the UK, David Cameron, Prime Minister, recently noted that it could be worth £40bn to the UK over a 30-year period.

Friday 20th February 2015

Global Rough Diamond Production Estimated to Hit Over 135M Carats in 2015

[Kitco, US] Based on an analysis of the world's 54 largest diamond mines, global diamond production will reach an estimated 135.5M (million) carats in 2015, which compares with an estimated 131.1M carats produced in 2014.

Thursday 12th February 2015

Dermot Desmond-backed Diamond Explorer Aims to Open New Arctic Mine ‘Within Five Years'

[The Irish Times] The financier Dermot Desmond has indicated he will back a $20 million Canadian dollars (€14m) fundraising by Kennady Diamonds, which is searching for the gemstones in the Arctic.

Monday 22nd September 2014

Storm Mountain Diamonds Finds 'Exceptional' 23.82 Carat Pink

Storm Mountain Diamonds, owners of the KAO Mine in Lesotho, have recovered a second exceptional pink diamond following the recovery earlier this year of a 36.06-carat pink diamond (the ‘Pink Storm’).

Wednesday 17th September 2014

Petra Sells 122.52-Ct. Blue Diamond for $28M

Petra Diamonds has sold a 122.52-carat blue diamond recovered from its Cullinan mine for $27.6 million or $225,269 per carat. The diamond was sold to a beneficiation partnership, Petra stated.

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