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.

Today

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.

Today

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...

Yesterday

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.

Yesterday

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).

Yesterday

Diamond Mining: You’re Killin’ Me, “Smalls”

01 march 2019
(valuewalk.com) - Diamond miners are struggling amid disappointing prices during the holiday season and into the new year. However, it appears the weakness isn’t affecting the entire industry uniformly. It’s the “smalls,” or smaller stones, which have offset the supply/ demand balance, resulting in higher prices for bigger stones based on their sizes rather than purely on quality and carat number. Since smaller-size stones are weighing on overall diamond prices, the well-known phrase from the film The Sandlot comes to mind: “You’re killin’ me, Smalls!”