ALROSA sells specials for $ 11 million during its New York tender

ALROSA tendered its special-sized diamonds (over 10.8 carats) and earned $11 million in sales revenue. The auction was held in New York, and the viewing took place at the sales office of ALROSA USA Inc.

15 november 2019

WFDB and DPA link up to create powerful new marketing channel

The World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) has launched a powerful new marketing channel for the dissemination of industry news to promote diamonds in a tie-up with the Diamond Producers Association (DPA).

15 november 2019

India’s polished diamond exports down 15.39% during October

During October, cut and polished diamond exports declined by 15.39% year-on-year totalling $ 1.95 bln during during October as against $ 2.30bln during October 2018, according to the provisional data released by The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion...

15 november 2019

Zimbabwe lowers royalty on diamonds to 10%

Zimbabwe is set to review the royalty on diamond from the current 15% to 10% of gross revenue from 1 January, 2020.

15 november 2019

Diamcor Q2 revenue down on limited processing volumes

Diamcor Mining has realised $560,059 in revenue from its Krone-Endora at Venetia project, in South Africa during the period ended September 30, 2019 compared to revenues of $726,846, realised during the same period in the prior fiscal year.

15 november 2019

EDITORIAL: Mining industry has role to play in carbon capture

12 august 2019
(Canadian Mining Journal) - The carbon neutral mine is on the horizon. That’s the aim of a collaborative program to test immobilizing carbon dioxide in mine tailings. Lab scale tests are promising, and now the research is moving into the field. The technology could reduce – if not eliminate – greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions at mines and result in the world’s first carbon neutral mining operation. The research is headed by the University of British Columbia, the University of Alberta, Trent University, and Institut national de la recherches scientifique.