The investigative reporting piece exposed extremely poor working conditions in factories making Apple products in China and Indonesia.
Unearthed at Alrosa's Udachnaya diamond mine, it was later donated for study as the diamonds it contained were pretty much worthless as gems.
The Panama Diamond Exchange and CIBJO, the World Jewellery Confederation, have agreed to join forces in providing educational programs for the gemstone and jewelry sectors in Latin America, instilling the principles of Corporate Social Responsibility.
In a first phase the miner plans to target high-grade diamond ore bodies, meeting a target of 14,000 bank cubic metres (bcm) per month.
Environmental impact remains a challenge for diamond industry; grown diamonds represent a long term solution
Julian Malnic, the founder of world's first deep-sea miner Nautilus Minerals has joined the board of Deep Space Industries.
Jeff Gear, the owner of Gear Jewellers Dublin, submitted this infographic that explores the realities of the blood diamond industry.
The Panama Gem & Jewelry Center is the largest and most ambitious development project ever undertaken on behalf of the jewelry and gemstone trades in Latin America.
Gemfields Plc has completed the acquisition of two additional licenses for ruby deposits in Mozambique.
Russian diamond giant ALROSA and Indian Gem&Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) co-organized the World Diamond Conference in New Dehli, India.
The miner hinted its 30-year partnership with the Indian diamond industry makes it the best fit to drive the sector’s growth in the country.
Financing and marketing are two of the key challenges the industry will have face when trying to keep the global diamond market growing.
The decade to come will be the years of the diamond.
The Russian leader is expected to ink a long-sought deal with India during his visit to the country next week.
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 mining giant said it was committed to giving significantly more money back to shareholders in 2015 despite a severe drop in iron ore prices.
The investment will allow for a fourth pipe to be developed at the site, with production expected to start by 2018.
The project could prove to be more valuable than the country’s biggest gem producer, Catoca,
The Argyle Participation Agreement remains one of the most comprehensive agreements ever made in Australia between a resource company and Traditional Owners.
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.
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.
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