Second Bharat Diamond Week to Take Place in October

The Bharat Diamond Bourse (BDB) announced that the second edition of Bharat Diamond Week will take place from October 8-10 at BDB in Mumbai, India.


Polished diamond exports from India up 5% in June

Polished diamond exports from India rose by 5,07% in June, 2018, as compared to a year earlier. Total exports from the gem and jewellery sector increased only by 0,9% in the period under review.


ALROSA has taken the leading position internationally in total shareholders returns index according to Boston Consulting Group

ALROSA, the world’s largest mining company, was ranked second among international mining companies with market capitalization of more than $4 bn  in total shareholder returns (TSR) rating “The leaders of value adding 2018” of Boston...


Rio Tinto announces second quarter production results

Rio Tinto announced today that during the secnd quarter the production at the Argyle diamond mine saw a rise of eight per cent in volume terms, compared to the second quarter of 2017 due to an increase in tonnes processed following improved plant availability...


Tsodilo upbeat as evaluation of BK16’s first diamond package shows promise

Tsodilo Resources said an independent evaluation of a package of diamonds recovered from its BK16 project, in Botswana, was shown to be $197.68 per carat.


Diamonds from lost planet reveal a great deal about Solar System

28 june 2018
(ibtimes.co.in) - Diamonds are not only beautiful but are incredible vessels. The fact that diamonds are super strong, it enables them to trap substance insides them. We have come across diamonds containing rare ice, ancient seawater and a rare mineral called calcium silicate perovskite. Now, scientists have come across diamonds encrusted in an asteroid that fell on earth in 2008 in Sudan and have minerals in them from a lost planet of our solar system. Also, this is the first such relic to be found.


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