The finding is more than double the age of the previous oldest known occurrence of reidite, believed to have formed about 450 million years ago.
The diamond industry is still tainted by conflict, but it's possible to buy a jewel that helps people—instead of hurting them.
The 64-year-old American-Belgian citizen has become the first businessman ever arrested for suspected involvement in the illegal trade of “blood” diamonds.
With the only exception of gold, production numbers for most other commodities mined in the Central African nation are also expected to decline this year.
The Report is to inform a wider audience about ALROSA's major contribution to three areas of sustainable development: economy, environment and social systems.
A Saskatchewan craftsman is preparing to cut "Esperanza," one of the finest diamonds ever unearthed in Arkansas.
Commodity investing legend says the Chinese market is on its way to "finding a good bottom."
When companies have thousands or tens of thousands of suppliers how do they stay compliant while maintaining their profit margins? Avoid what happened to Costco in five steps.
Despite current adverse conditions, advisory firm Behre Dolbear is recommending mining stakeholders to focus on markets that have been able to ride the wave relatively well so far.
Appian Capital founder Michael Scherb: "You're now seeing the same changes in mining that happened in oil and gas which is now heavily supported by PE"
Bourevestnik, Inc. has won the tender of OJSC MMC Norilsk Nickel for the supply of 5 X-ray slurry analyzers for Talnah concentrating mill.
The last time a vein of Blue John Stone, a legendary semi-precious mineral, was discovered was in the in the XIX century.
Scientists from Canada, the U.S. and the U.K believe ancient sea water helped to the formation of diamonds hundreds of kilometres underground.
Since the recovery of the first large diamond from Karowe in 2013, the firm has found 216 gems at the site.
At the end of last year, China became the world’s second largest diamond consuming market. More Chinese people not only buy diamonds as a luxury, but also hold them as an investment.
The Indian diamond unit came to a grinding halt as manufacturers and workers participated in the Patidar rally demanding reservation under OBC (other backward communities) quota.
As we turn our eyes to the skies, we should also look south to gain some insight into governance matters in outer space.
The country had introduced the levy on raw platinum exports in January, aiming to encourage local processing of the metal.
Valued at more than $1 million.
Surely, its time to go back to sanity, pick up the idea mooted first by ACR and form a joint venture with De Beers and then join in with Botswana in a joint marketing and processing venture which will dominate world diamond trade for many years to come.
As the media bashes gold and Shanghai crashes again, it's easy to get despondent.
Analysing the privacy impact of legislation, and the legitimacy of that impact, requires first to focus on the objective and scope of that legislation.
The company has officially shifted operations at its flagship Udachnaya mine from open-pit to underground mining.
Strong greenback is another drag.
“It is a pretty tough market,” said Chief Executive Mark Cutifani, “and in all likelihood the next six months are going to be even tougher.”
An independent report has confirmed the Montepuez mine holds the largest deposit of rubies in the world, with projected output of 432 million carats over 21 years.
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