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.


Collaborative mining and metals technology platform launched

MineHub Technologies has launched its platform designed to improve several facets of trading and environmental and social governance compliance.

Nigeria’s mining laws: “there is hope”

We are very excited about the opportunities in Nigeria’s mining sector though they remain untapped to a large extent." - Tobenna Nnamani

Diamond sales for 2019 reach A$65.7 million for Lucapa

The latest sale of ASX-listed Lucapa diamonds, totaling A$15.5 million, take combined 2019 sales to date to A$65.7 million on a 100% basis.
South Africa

Radical change in global mining is imminent

The mining sector has been relatively immune to the disruption felt by other industries in the past decade but now it is poised for a major shake-up.

Vibramech: the go-to screen provider in West Africa

Vibrating screen specialist Vibramech’s installation footprint across the West African region is extensive, stretching from Mali, Liberia and Sierra Leone to Mauritania,...

Trade show allows public pawing of diamonds

"We allowed the public to interact with a number of natural diamonds on our stand,” says Marcus Ter Haar, MD of Okavango Diamond Company.
Firestone Diamonds

Firestone Diamonds suffers production disruptions at Liqhobong

Firestone Diamonds says intermittent power supply at its 75%-owned Liqhobong mine in Lesotho has resulted in production disruptions.
Gem Diamonds

Letšeng granted mining lease renewal

The mining lease for LSE-listed Gem Diamonds’ Letšeng mine has been renewed by the Government of the Kingdom of Lesotho for 10 years.
Lucara Diamonds

Central African Republic launches reform of its diamond mining sector

The government of the Central African Republic has launched a full overhaul of the country’s alluvial diamond mining sector.
South Africa

Industry leaders debate challenges in South Africa

The mining sector in South Africa is at an inflection point. As a primary sector within an economy that is struggling to grow - collaboration is needed.

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