Diamonds & Gemstones

Diamond and Gemstones includes, diamonds, gemstones, coloured gemstones, ruby, emerald, sapphire and zircon. Diamonds includes diamond mining, diamond processing, kimberlite, alluvial diamond mining, cutting and polishing, beneficiation, diamond sorting, x-ray sorting, laboratory grown diamonds, lab grown diamonds, synthetic diamonds, diamond exploration, blockchain, Kimberley Process, diamond fingerprinting, diamond tailings, rough diamonds, blood diamonds, diamond tender.

Cyril Ramaphosa

It’s time for Cyril Ramaphosa to deliver

Cyril Ramaphosa has assured the private sector the structure of Cabinet in will enable government to focus on generating higher economic growth.
diamonds

Bluerock Diamonds to double production at Kareevlei

BlueRock Diamonds plc, will implement a new mining plan at its Kareevlei diamond mine in the Kimberley region to increase production.
namibia

De Beers approves custom-built diamond recovery vessel

Debmarine Namibia, a 50:50 joint venture between De Beers and Namibia, of the construction of a new custom-built diamond recovery vessel.
lucapa

130 carat gem quality diamond recovered at Lulo

ASX-listed Lucapa Diamond Company and its partners have announced the recovery of a 130 carat gem quality diamond from the Lulo diamond project in Angola.
Mozambique

Illegal mining and child labour – modern slavery in Mozambique

Gemfields has warned that illegal miners – including juveniles - are putting their lives at risk and facing “modern slavery” in Mozambique.
artificial intelligence skills

10 soft skills needed to succeed in the age of AI

Hard skills are easy to quantify: either you can program software, or you can't. Either you understand how to design a stellar spreadsheet, or you don't.
drc

Gécamines: New direction, same objectives

Gécamines has undergone a series of transformations and has moved away from being a joint venture business model to a mine operator business model.
lucara

Operational excellence delivers strong quarter for Lucara

Lucara achieved revenues of $48.7 million or $512 per carat for its sales in Q1, 2019, yielding an operating margin of $343 per carat.
Lucara Diamonds

First ever rough laboratory grown diamonds go on tender

The Dubai Multi-Commodities Centre, or DMCC, will host the first-ever rough laboratory grown diamonds tender on its Dubai Diamond Exchange.
video

A Sangoma’s take on South Africa’s National Elections

South African Political Analyst and Sangoma (traditional healer) pulls no punches in his opinion and analysis of the country's political status quo.

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