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.


First gemstones with physical tracers and digital trackers enter market

For the first time, large quantities of gemstones equipped with two innovative Provenance Proof technologies are available in the international trade market....
Botswana Diamonds

Botswana Diamonds: old deposits – new technology

It is a combination of historical knowledge and innovative exploration technology that Botswana Diamonds believes will lead it to its next big discovery.

Rough diamonds valued at US$50 million sold

The Dubai Diamond Exchange has successfully hosted one of the largest rough diamond tenders ever to take place in Dubai and the United Arab Emirates.

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.

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