Mountain Province Diamonds announces the results of its latest diamond sale

Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. has announced the preliminary results of its latest diamond sale in Antwerp, Belgium, which closed on September 19th, 2020, as per a press release from the miner.

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Russia’s Duma is offered to change the basis for calculating the severance tax levied from diamond mining

The Russian government has submitted a bill to the State Duma offering a new procedure for assessing the value of mined precious stones used to calculate the severance tax levied from mining companies. It is proposed to estimate their value based on...

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Lucapa realises $2.3 mln from Lulo diamonds sale

Lucapa Diamond has raked in $2.3 million (A$3.2-million) from the sale of diamonds from its 40%-owned Lulo alluvial mine, in Angola.

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Star recovers over 2800 diamonds from third bulk sample trench

Star Diamond has recovered 2,822 diamonds weighing 130.26 carats from the third bulk sample trench excavated on the Star Kimberlite at its Orion South diamond project, in Canada.

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Gem Diamonds unearths two large stones at Letšeng

Gem Diamonds has unearthed two large stones at its 70%-owned Letšeng mine, in Lesotho, the highest dollar per carat kimberlite diamond mine in the world.

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UK Secures Deal to Keep Rough Trade Alive

17 january 2020

(diamonds.net) - The UK has secured independent membership of the Kimberley Process (KP), enabling it to continue participating in the international rough-diamond trade after the nation leaves the European Union. Britain’s decision to withdraw from the EU on January 31 requires the country to join the KP in its own right, as it is currently a member through the European bloc. Under a deal agreed in November, the UK will maintain EU membership for KP purposes until the end of 2020, and become an independent KP member from January 2021.