BlueRock receives green light to mine throughout the year

BlueRock Diamonds, which owns and operates the Kareevlei diamond mine in the Kimberley region of South Africa, has been granted permission to move to 365-day operations.


AIGS Lab launches app to verify its gemstone reports

The AIGS Lab has launched an app that can verify AIGS gemstone reports, creating additional protection for customers.


ALROSA reports on the status of suspended Mir mine

ALROSA described the decision-making concept regarding the development of its currently suspended Mir mine in a press release distributed on Monday. It says that following the analysis of several options for deposit opening and deep level development...


AGD Diamonds - sales in 2018 remained steadily growing

AGD Diamonds reported that the diamond sales in 2018 remained steadily growing and significantly exceeded the 2017 results in terms of value.


Angola to hold first rough diamond tender in Israel

Angola’s national diamond-trading company, Sodiam, is set to hold its first rough tender in Ramat Gan, Israel, according to the Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE).


Execs Plan New Lab-Grown Diamond Association

28 february 2019
( - Two veteran industry executives plan to launch a new “marketing-oriented” association for the lab-grown diamond industry at JCK Las Vegas in June. Spearheading the proposed organization are Michael Barlerin, who formerly headed the World Gold Council in the Americas, as well as Chris Casey (pictured), former publisher of National Jeweler and head of NPD’s luxury division. Barlerin currently heads the Silver Promotion Service.