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.


Kagem pioneers technology to trace gemstones

Kagem Mining, which operates the world’s largest producing emerald mine is introducing blockchain nano-technology that to trace gemstones.
mining equipment

SAG mill trommel screen mechanism classifies large volumes of product

The mining industry has become more discerning about equipment selection for process plant applications driven by the need for efficiency.
Mothae Diamond Mine

Two more +100 carat diamonds recovered at Mothae

Lucapa Diamond Company is pleased to report the recovery of two more +100 carat diamonds from the Mothae kimberlite mine in Lesotho.

Petra Diamonds trims management structure

With all operations in steady state operational performance, Petra Diamonds has implemented a flatter management structure.
Kimberley Process

Blood diamonds still haunt Kimberley Process

The Kimberley Process is failing to stop diamonds affected by various forms of conflict from flowing onto international markets.
De Beers

De Beers Group’s Willemien Potgieter: engineering Zero Harm

De Beers Group’s commitment to safety is unique. This is the viewpoint of the company’s current principal safety lead Willemien Potgieter.

Heroines and Heritage celebrated in Botswana through diamond design

De Beers Group has announced the winners of the 2018/2019 installment of its Designer Initiative at the 2019 Shining Light Awards Banquet in Gaborone.

Infrastructure development: four lessons for managing stakeholders

Infrastructure projects entail complex ecosystems of stakeholders that requires proactive management. Understanding their needs is key.

What the new diamond industry will look like

"But while the new diamond world will be alive with opportunities, the ways in which we capture those opportunities will need to evolve." - Bruce Cleaver

Feasibility study green light’s Karowe Underground development

Lucara Diamond Corp has released the results of a positive underground feasibility study to expand its 100%-owned Karowe diamond mine.

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