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.

Standard Bank remains excited about DRC as an investment destination

The DRC has the potential to become the world’s largest copper producer through the consistent application of clear and rational mining policy.
blockchain

How blockchain is shaping ethics and morals in mining

It’s heartening to see that technology such as blockchain is being used to track the mining of diamonds through to points-of-purchase.
BlueRock

Responsible Jewellery Council: new Code of Practices Standard

The Responsible Jewellery Council has launched its new Code of Practices which defines responsible, social and environmental business practices.
de beers

GemFair partners with Diamond Development Initiative

GemFair is scaling up its operations in Sierra Leone to give more miners the opportunity to benefit from the opportunities the programme offers.
lucara

XRT technology delivers another + 1 000 carat diamond

Lucara Diamond Corp. has recovered a 1 758 carat diamond from its 100% owned Karowe diamond mine located in Botswana thanks to XRT technology.
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The history of DRC Mining Week: Part 1

DRC Mining Week is a long-running, award-winning and flagship expo and conference that is celebrating 15 years in the country.
Mining Indaba Olebogeng Sentsho

Incubation fund supports emerging mining entrepreneurs

The Simba Mgodi Fund, founded by Olebogeng Sentsho, is an incubation fund designed to support emerging entrepreneurs in mining and mining services.
africa South Africa

Are mining policy revisions in Africa being well received?

It’s no secret. Africa is mostly run by populist governments. Those who win over the masses with their promises of transformation will rule the roost.
Firestone Diamonds

Firestone Diamonds: Liqhobong looks to the future

AIM-listed diamond producer Firestone Diamonds, who has been in diamond production for a year and a half, has in recent times been faced with lower diamond values.

Petra recovers third +100 ct diamond since March 2019

Petra Diamonds has confirmed it has recovered a 209.9 carat D colour Type II gem quality diamond at its Cullinan Diamond Mine.

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