The Hong Kong-headquartered EGL Asia and NGGC, the state-owned, leading Chinese diamond grading laboratory, signed an agreement which renews and prolongs the close cooperation between the two institutions.
The Argyle Participation Agreement remains one of the most comprehensive agreements ever made in Australia between a resource company and Traditional Owners.
Ivan Kislov is a young Russian mining engineer who spends his breaks taking breath-taking photographs of wild animals, mostly foxes, in the arctic tundra.
A year after an export ban on raw gems in the country, reports show its diamonds are being sold to traders from Sudan to Belgium.
It’s probably one of the first cases ever reported where the tasty spread has been used to produce synthetic gems.
The fate of Canada's Jericho diamond mine —declared by Ottawa to be “closed or abandoned” in January 2014— seems no clearer today than it was a year ago.
Decline was in line with S&P/TSX Composite index, which also plummeted 15% during the quarter.
To keep the lights on 30% of juniors need to raise money within six months, 59% within a year new survey shows.
Mining equipment market to grow at compound annual rate of 8.42% to $134 billion through 2019 surpassing the market for construction equipment.
A simple rule of thumb is that price changes have a two-to-one impact on the bottom line, while cost changes have a one-to-one impact.
As part of a set of planned measures to stimulate production and attract investment in the sector.
Global names such as Gemfields, GIA, Vicenzaoro and Robert Wan are attending
Senior level speakers from mining houses will gather to discuss the most pressing security concerns affecting the sector across the globe at the Mining Security & Crisis Management Forum | 12-13 November 2014 | Taj Hotel Cape Town, South Africa
De Beers Diamond Jewellers Launches its first ceramic designs with Enchanted Lotus Moonlight & Daylight.
Researchers also found evidence of dinosaurs and large crocodiles dating to 118 million years ago.
The company's market share has dropped from about 80% in the late ‘80s to roughly 35% today.
In a quiet room behind several sets of bulletproof doors, N.B. Parag turned a 141-carat rough diamond in his hands.
U.S. polished diamond imports rose 28.8% year on year to $2.137 billion in September, with the average price for goods increasing 12.8 percent to $1,874 per carat.
The U.S. largest bank still plans to perform"traditional” activities in commodities such as financing, hedging, trading warrants on the London Metal Exchange and the vaulting of precious metals.
Costs and challenges for mining the Arctic, meanwhile, on their way up.
Sources close to X2 Resources, Davis' new company, have cast doubts on reports that the firm had made an offer.
True North Gems expects to start production towards the end of winter of 2015.
The affected company is Planetary Resources, the U.S.-based start-up aiming to mine asteroids.
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.
Philippe Mellier will address a special all-day session focused on issues associated with the Kimberley Process.
The World Diamond Council (WDC) has named Patricia Syvrud, founder and president of Joia Consulting, LLC, as its first Executive Director, effective October 31, 2014.
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