ALROSA unearths a yellow 17.4 ct diamond at its new Verkhne-Munskoye deposit

ALROSA has recovered a 17.44-carat diamond at the Verkhne-Munskoye deposit for the first time since the beginning of its operations.

21 february 2020

Star Diamond provides update regarding option to JV with Rio Tinto Exploration Canada Inc.

Star Diamond Corporation announced that, following a review conducted by Star Diamond’s special committee with assistance from the special committee’s independent legal counsel, Star Diamond has notified Rio Tinto Exploration Canada Inc. (RTEC)...

21 february 2020

Sergey Eroshkin appointed new CEO of Bourevestnik

Sergey Eroshkin will become the new CEO of the Bourevestnik Innovation Center, ALROSA subsidiary, effective from February 15, 2020.

21 february 2020

Star Rays aspires to become India’s first carbon-neutral diamond company

Indian diamond manufacturer Star Rays may be the first India’s first carbon-neutral diamond company in the country, because of its commitment to sustainable business practices.

21 february 2020

Young Indians embrace platinum as a symbol of modern love and self-expression

While traditionally a market for gold jewellery, India has developed a strong appetite for platinum over the past decade.

21 february 2020

Angola’s state diamond group seeks global partners to become a top 3 producer

12 february 2020
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Diamonds mined at Catoca                                                                                                        Image credit: Catoca

(ft.com) - Angola’s state diamond company is seeking international partners in an attempt to become a top-three world gem producer. José Manuel Ganga Junior, head of the Endiama group that controls diamond mining concessions in Angola, said it was looking for international investment and exploration as part of “radical change”, including plans for its own listing.