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.

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.
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.
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 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.
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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.

The evolution of DRC Mining Week

Exclusive interview with Elodie Delagneau, event director of DRC Mining Week, which is celebrating 15 years of mining events in the country.
artisanal transformation

Broadening transformation efforts in the mining sector

In order to achieve transformation and inclusiveness the discussion of participation should go beyond integration of local equity on large scale projects.

Emerald production boosts Zambia’s economy

Emeralds from Zambia’s Kagem mine continue to impress and capture the eye of some of the foremost gemstone buyers and jewellers around the world.
Africa

Editor’s comment: Should you invest in the DRC or not?

There is never a dull moment to be had when covering news and developments on the DRC's mining sector – following the implementation of its new Mining Code.
DMR

South Africa: Mining industry secures the future

Gwede Mantashe has reminded the mining industry in South Africa that it is a collective responsibility to build the South African industry.

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