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The future for synthetics lies in that it has become possible to grow a stone you want and make what you want out of it

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

13 september 2019

angola_flag.pngAngola 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.
The bidding period was initially set for September 30 to October 2, but will now commence on October 7.
This we be followed by a period of 25 to 120 days for the reception, analysis and selection of proposals and subsequent granting of mining rights.
Roadshow presentations were already conducted in Luanda on August 27, Dubai on September 10.  
Beijing will follow on September 16, London on September 20 and New York on September 30.
The five concessions comprise two diamond concessions in Lunda Norte and Lunda Sul provinces, one iron-ore concession in Cuanza Norte province and two phosphate concessions in Cabinda and Zaire provinces.
Angola’s mining industry is dominated by diamonds.  
The country produced 9,4 million carats last year.

Mathew Nyaungwa, Editor in Chief of the African Bureau, Rough&Polished