De Beers’ Namdeb offloads Elizabeth Bay Mine to local consortium

Namdeb, a joint venture between the government of Namibia and De Beers, has sold its Elizabeth Bay Mine and its associated marine assets as a going concern to Lewcor Group, a 100% Namibian-owned consortium.

13 september 2019

Angola delays public auction of mineral concessions to accommodate New York roadshow

Angola has slightly delayed the public bidding process for five minerals concessions currently underway to accommodate a new roadshow in New York, according to the country’s ministry of mineral resources and petroleum.

13 september 2019

Forevermark presents ‘Artemis Collection’ at New York Fashion Week

Forevermark presented exquisite new designs from the Forevermark Artemis Collection in collaboration with celebrated fashion designer Bibhu Mohapatra in association with PMJ Jewels.

13 september 2019

DMCC COO welcomes Angolan Minister of Mineral Resources to DMCC

Feryal Ahmed, Chief Operating Officer, DMCC, hosted HE Diamantino Azevedo, the Angolan Minister of Mineral Resources and Oil, and a senior delegation from the Angolan Government at Almas Tower.

13 september 2019

Stornoway Granted Initial CCAA Order

Stornoway Diamond Corporation (TSX-SWY; the “Corporation” or “Stornoway”) announced that the Corporation and its subsidiaries Stornoway Diamonds (Canada) Inc. (“SDCI”), Ashton Mining of Canada Inc. (“Ashton”) and FCDC...

13 september 2019

Diamonds: a girl’s best friend, but

17 may 2019
(The Business Report) - A diamond is the hardest stone and can cut and scratch virtually anything. "A diamond is forever" was one of the most successful campaigns in history. But is a diamond financially durable? Contrary to what you may think, the gold in your engagement ring may be more valuable, because it is likely to appreciate in value over time while the diamond will probably disappoint in US dollar terms. In fact, I estimate that the polished diamond price index is currently around the same level as in 2004. This means diamond prices have contracted 25percent since 2004 or 2percent a year in real terms.