Petra Diamonds

New CEO for Petra Diamonds

The Board of Petra Diamonds has announced the appointment of Richard Duffy as CEO of the company with effect from 1 April 2019.
lulo

+100 carat diamond lights up Lulo

Lucapa Diamond Company and its partners have announced the recovery of a 128 carat diamond from the Lulo alluvial diamond mine in Angola.
Kagem Zambia

Zambian Minister of Mines backs gemstone miners

The government of Zambia has committed to ensuring a stable, reliable, simple and predictable fiscal regime to support the mining industry.
artisanal

Artisanal and small-scale mining – to regulate or not?

Should the artisanal and small-scale mining industry that is estimated to be the main source of income to 40.5 million people globally be regulated or not?
de beers

Awards Section: Excellence in Environmental Sustainability

Conserving large tracts of land for biodiversity conservation and research is one of the important ways that the De Beers Group ensures its overall impact on the environment is positive.
diamonds

Awards Section: Excellence in Diamonds

Within the junior space, Lucapa Diamond Corporation has established itself as a force to be reckoned with.
NEMLA

NEMLA IV: Potential ground-breaking changes for mine closures

The implementation of changes proposed by the NEMLA Bill will pave the way for a ground-breaking new specialist rehabilitation industry to emerge.
blockchain

First blockchain for coloured gemstones is free

The Provenance Proof Blockchain is applicable to any type of gemstone and open to any stakeholder of the gemstone and jewellery community.
Cullinan Zest

Cullinan boldly powers into the future

Petra Diamond’s multi-million Rand cash injection into expanding Cullinan has ensured the mine’s lifespan is now estimated to run until at least 2030.
De Beers Venetia

Venetia Underground Project – first production

De Beers’ US$2 billion cash injection at Venetia mine from a surface operation to an underground mine has entered its 6th year of development.

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