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.

Gem diamonds

Gem Diamonds recovers 100 diamonds larger than 100 carats

“The operational results were characterised by the achievement of all guided operational metrics and the recovery of 11 large diamonds," - Clifford Elphick.
blasting geology

TECH NEWS: 3D software models ore movement during blasting

The software allows geologists to model the movement of ore during blasting in order to delineate ore and waste more accurately.
Diamond

Lucapa edges closer to uncovering Lulo kimberlite source

Lucapa Diamond Company has made progress in its search for the hard-rock sources of the alluvial diamonds being mined at the Lulo diamond project in Angola.
video

South Africa’s economy dire in comparison to rest of Africa

Dr Azar Jammine highlights the economic disparity between South Africa, West Africa and East Africa and how this could be an opportunity for South Africa.
Kimberley Process

Civil society challenges complacency of the Kimberley Process

Industry representatives in have questioned the often-hailed contribution of the Kimberley Process to preventing conflict and promoting development.
Lucapa

Lucapa advances search for Lulo diamond source

Lucapa and its project Lulo partners have updated details on the search for the hard-rock sources of the alluvial diamonds at the Lulo diamond project.
angola

Angola diamond trading policy reform improves competition, transparency

Reforms introduced by the Angolan government's new Diamond Trading Policy has brought about positive results in both gross revenue and tax revenue.
Mantashe south africa mining indaba PDAC

South Africa’s DMRE schedule at PDAC 2020

The South African Government, led by the Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE), Gwede Mantashe is participating at PDAC 2020.
Minrom

Mapping Africa – Mining cadastre key to unlocking mineral wealth

The key to attract mineral exploration into resource-rich African countries is having access to reliable, publicly-available geological data.
Australia-Africa Minerals & Energy Group AAMEG

Stability in Africa – a continuing concern

The AAMEG believes that Africa remains ripe with opportunity for those who know how to navigate its political and legislative pitfalls.

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