Rio Tinto has appointed Patrick Boitumelo as President and Chief operating officer, Diavik Diamond Mines.
Dhamani joins an exclusive group of master craftsman and luxury jewellers with access to a direct supply of Australia’s rare Argyle pink diamonds and entrusted with transforming Argyle pink diamonds into exquisite jewellery.
Rio Tinto’s 2016 Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender collection has provided the inspiration for a US$20 million showcase of iconic pink and blue diamond jewellery pieces and limited edition collections of exquisite jewellery in New York.
The 2016 Tender, named the “Chroma Collection” because of its potency of colour, comprises 57 pink diamonds, two violet diamonds and four red diamonds and weighs a total of 58.24 carats.
Rio Tinto’s Argyle Pink Diamonds has partnered with premier Danish luxury jeweller Hartmann’s to showcase the finest in beauty and design from Australia and Denmark.
The 2016 Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender includes 63 pink, red and violet diamonds and represents the finest of a year’s production from Rio Tinto’s Argyle diamond mine in Western Australia.
Rio Tinto has appointed Stephen McIntosh as the acting Group executive, Technology & Innovation
Rio Tinto showcases 187.7 carat rough diamond in New York and at Tel Aviv’s International Diamond Week
Rio Tinto has showcased one of the world’s largest gem quality rough diamond to customers in the United States and Israel.
Rio sells around 30% of its Argyle pink diamonds into Japan.
Rio Tinto’s diamonds business has just completed its inaugural rough diamond viewing at the India Diamond Trading Centre in Mumbai’s Bharat Diamond Bourse.
The Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender, known as the ‘Connoisseurs Collection” weighing a total of 44.14 carats and including four Fancy Red diamonds, was internationally popular with winners from 11 countries.
Rio Tinto’s spectacular diamonds from its Argyle diamond mine in Western Australia are the centrepiece of a unique collaboration to celebrate five years of partnership with China’s premier diamond jewellery company Chow Tai Fook.
Bengalla is the smallest of three coal mines in the Hunter Valley of New South Wales in which Rio Tinto holds an interest, producing 8.6 million tonnes (3.4 million tonnes based on a 40 per cent Rio Tinto share) in 2014.
Rio Tinto’s iconic Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender, comprising 65 of the world’s rarest pink and red diamonds, is being showcased in Hong Kong as part of its global tour.
Rio Tinto’s spectacular Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender has been launched during a world exclusive preview at the Sydney Opera House, with this year’s iconic collection including some of the most vivid pink and red diamonds ever unearthed from the Argyle mine.
The Diavik mine produces predominantly gem quality diamonds, destined for high end jewellery in all major consumer markets around the world.
Rio Tinto has introduced its latest range of Argyle diamond jewellery collections during the Hong Kong International Jewellery Show.
A champagne diamond from Rio Tinto’s Argyle Diamond Mine has been used to raise funds to sponsor a female mining intern from London’s Imperial College.
The Argyle Participation Agreement remains one of the most comprehensive agreements ever made in Australia between a resource company and Traditional Owners.
Rio Tinto’s 30th anniversary collection of 54 rare pink and red diamonds from its Argyle diamond mine has delivered exceptional results, achieving the highest average price per carat since the Tender began in 1984.
Diamonds from Rio Tinto’s Argyle mine in Western Australia will be showcased across China in an unprecedented fashion from next month, headlined by a special white and champagne diamond encrusted tiara.
Anne Lauvergeon and Simon Thompson will join the boards of Rio Tinto plc and Rio Tinto Limited as non-executive directors.
“The Fashion of Diamonds” strategy has resulted in a number of creative collaborations with designers and manufacturers.
A US$2 billion dollar project.
The Argyle Diamond Mine produces more than 90 per cent of the world's pink diamonds.