KPCSC demands an end to the flow of ‘conflict diamonds’

The Kimberley Process Civil Society Coalition (KPCSC), which acts as an observer of the Kimberley Process on behalf of civil society, has demanded action from members of the diamond mining and jewellery industries to stop the ‘ongoing flow of...

22 october 2021

Antwerp welcomes DRC minister of mines

Antwerp, led by umbrella organization AWDC welcomed the new minister of mines of the Democratic Republic Congo, Antoinette N’Samba Kalambayi and the general directors of the ministry’s two main diamond institutes, the Center for Evaluation, Expertise...

22 october 2021

Diamcor diamonds fetch an average price of $192.07/ct

Diamcor Mining sold 2,516.91 carats of rough diamonds from its Krone Endora at Venetia Project in South Africa, generating gross revenues of more than $483 000. It said the diamonds sold resulted in an average price of $192.07 per carat.

22 october 2021

JUNWEX Moscow will be held at the end of October

Three pavilions (Nos. 55, 57 and 33) of VDNH – the Exhibition of National Economy Achievements permanently based in Moscow - will become the platform for the largest Russian jewelry industry forum, JUNWEX Moscow to be held from October 26 to...

22 october 2021

Lucapa improves core-earnings guidance as diamond industry recovers

Lucapa Diamond has reported a significant upgrade to its 2021 full year attributable guidance, which sees its full-year EBITDA increase by about 45% to between A$26 million and A$28 million following solid operational performances from both the Lulo...

22 october 2021

Researchers teleported quantum information securely within a diamond

11 july 2019

( - A team of researchers from the Yokohama National University in Japan has done something very cool that nobody has ever done before. They have managed teleport quantum information securely into one of the hardest structures on the planet, the diamond. This achievement could have significant implications for quantum information technology – the future of how sensitive information is shared and stored.