ALROSA Mining News

Heart-shaped diamond found in time for Valentine’s Day

The unusual gem found by Alrosa weighs 65.7 carats.

Alrosa exhibits largest pink diamond ever found in Russia

The Russian miner sees encouraging prospects from colourful diamonds, market in which it aims to become the world’s leader.

Alrosa sales fell in January

Diamond sales dropped by 44% year-on-year in the first month of 2019.

Russia’s Alrosa finds its largest diamond in over two years

The 191.46-carat stone was found earlier this month at the company's Udachny mining and processing division.

Russia's Alrosa, China’s Anjin to dig for diamonds in Zimbabwe

World’s top diamond producer by output Alrosa and China-owned Anjin are the two foreign companies chosen by Zimbabwe's government to partner the state-diamond miner in exploring and digging up diamonds.

Alrosa names new executive to lead US business

Rebecca Foerster, former Vice President of Strategic Planning and Marketing at Leo Schachter Diamonds, was appointed President of Alrosa USA Inc.

Alrosa made big bucks at international auctions

Given the positive feedback received following two sales events in New York, the company decided to increase the number of auctions in the United States this year.

ALROSA earns $463m at international auctions in 2018

Alrosa traditionally holds its auctions in Russia, Belgium Israel, Hong Kong, the United Arab Emirates and the United States.

Russia’s Alrosa back to mining diamonds in Zimbabwe

The world’s top diamond producer by output, is returning to Zimbabwe after almost two years, as the company continues to expand beyond Russia.

ALROSA increases rough and polished diamond sales to $4.5B

ALROSA saw a 6% growth in its diamond sales last year.

ALROSA among leaders of environmental and energy efficiency rating

The environmental and energy characteristics of almost 6 thousand companies were compared during the preparation of the rating.

Alrosa makes $90m in Israel

The world’s top diamond producer held six auctions this year in the Middle Eastern country.

Botswana Diamonds buys Alrosa’s stake in Sunland Minerals JV

The company acquired the remaining 50% in the joint venture from its previous partner and said negotiations were already advanced with an unnamed potential new associate.

ALROSA sells large rough diamonds in Vladivostok for $10.3 million

The company has sold 119 gem-quality rough diamonds with a total weight of 1,890 carats.

ALROSA reports October diamond sales $242.8 million – down 28% YoY

ALROSA's total diamond sales in January-October 2018 grew 6% YoY.

Alrosa recovers first rough diamond over 50 carats from new Yakutia deposit

The diamond's age is estimated at 350 million years, it weighs 51.49 carats and measures 23 by 22 by 15 mm.

Alrosa kicks off mining at new diamond field in Siberia

President Vladimir Putin, who attended the opening ceremony, said the new operation reinforced the state-controlled firm's position as a diamond world leader.

World’s two top diamond miners join forces to test blockchain pilot

Alrosa has joined rival De Beers' Tracr industry blockchain traceability platform, aimed at clearing the supply chain of imposters and conflict diamonds.

ALROSA starts large rough diamond auction in Vladivostok

For sale,166 gem-quality rough diamonds with a total weight of 2,607 carats.

Alrosa test non-dollar deals to sidestep any US sanctions

Several major Russian companies are exploring ways to do deals abroad without using dollars.

ALROSA extracts rare fancy intense yellow diamond

It is the largest yellow rough diamond mined at ALROSA's deposits this year.

Russia's Alrosa sales in 2019 to exceed production by 1-2 mln carats – RIA

Russian diamond miner Alrosa said on Tuesday that its sales next year would be 1-2 million carats higher than its production in 2019.

Alrosa brings coloured diamonds to Hong Kong in effort to conquer China

As part of its plans to expand into that market, Alrosa will hold its first “True Colour” auction of coloured polished diamonds, during the Hong Kong Gem & Jewellery Fair taking place this month.

Alrosa sells its most expensive diamond to date

The company said that the Dynasty diamond “is the purest of all large diamonds manufactured throughout the Russian jewelry history.”

Alrosa to start diamond mining at Zarya by 2019

Total diamond resources are estimated to contain 3.5 million carats of diamonds.