Production of rough diamonds expected to be worth $19.6 billion by 2018.
Arctic region's vast riches set to attract over $100 billion in investments over the next decade.
Government says diamond trade is no longer a threat to fuel instability as civil war has ended and the Kimberley Process has backed the lifting of the embargo.
'I suspect that the rally we are in now is a false rally' – Rick Rule
Fancy colored diamonds, a specialty of the Israeli diamond industry, will be widely available on the trading floor of the Israel Diamond Exchange.
Why are the NGOs so dissatisfied with the achievements of the Kimberley-process and the diamond sector?
SNL Metals & Mining reveals that while the minerals exploration sector recorded lower drilling activity, funds raised by the mining sector saw a near three-fold increase to $6.2 billion.
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Aims to facilitate detection and improve supply chain transparency
Paul Zimnisky responds to frequently asked questions about investing in diamonds.
As a side benefit, the use of diamonds makes contact lenses more durable.
Rock was sold to US luxury jeweller Cora International NY through South Africa-based Golden Yellow Diamonds.
"We are not happy," said CEO Mark Cutifani.
The miner has been among the most aggressive cost-cutters and plans to find a further $3 billion in savings this year.
Marange is currently ranked the largest diamond producing deposit on earth, but its days seem to be counted.
Groups say the mine would lead to 'large scale' destruction of forested areas.
Global diamond trade is being used to launder illegal funds worth millions of dollars, claims polemic study.
EY's Canadian Mining Eye index shows a 9% loss in Q4 2013 and 45% for the year.
New appointments bring 75 years of diamond experience.
Proposal includes gold, tungsten, tantalum and tin, with the hope of force importers to classify those metals as coming from areas free of conflict.
The company has extended the productive life timeframe for both Canadian operations.
However, the report says those funds are unlikely to be available to junior miners.
Baby boomers are retiring and even if only a small fraction of new projects take off, the ensuing skills shortage will bring back mining jobs boom.
This is a significant signal showing us that Chinese interest in platinum is perhaps ramping up.
While many emerging markets are teetering right now, noted economist Nouriel Roubini says chance of a fully-fledged crisis is low.
Perfecting a strategy honed with copper and gold, Dan Gertler sells back to the DRC an oil block for $150 million acquired 7 years before for $500,000.
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