ALROSA Mining News

Alrosa has just unearthed another large yellow diamond, hits annual record of massive findings

With the newly unearthed 34.17-carat diamond, Alrosa has hit an annual record in the number of large fancy-coloured stones found at its operations.

ALROSA to auction large rough diamonds in Vladivostok

Results will be announced on October 30.

ALROSA starts removing ore from Verkhne-Munskoe deposit

There are plans to remove a total of 75,000 tons of ore from the new deposit before the end of the year.

Discovery of newsworthy diamonds picks up

Over the last nine years 66 record-breaking and other noteworthy diamonds were recovered, and 61 of those have been found within the last five years.

Alrosa finds gigantic pink diamond, likely its most expensive one

Alrosa is currently trying to decide on whether to sell the 27.85-carat rock as a rough diamond, or cut and polish it.

How Russia plans to compete with India in the diamond market

Moscow wants state-owned Alrosa to offer more favorable terms to local cutters

ALROSA invites independent auditor to analyze causes of accident at Mir mine

An independent audit will be conducted to make an overall assessment of all decisions and actions at the design, construction and operation stages of Mir underground mine.

Search for four missing workers trapped at Russia's Alrosa mine fails

Water level makes it "too risky" for rescuers to try accesing area where miners were believed to be when the accident happened.

Alrosa to keep 2017 output target unchanged despite Mir accident

The world’s top diamond producer by output in carats still expects to produce about 39 million carats this year.

Russia's Alrosa searching for 16 miners missing after accident

A total of 102 miners have been brought to the surface and another 33 miners have been located in the mine in Yakutia in eastern Siberia and are being evacuated.

Alrosa unveils first unique Russian collection of diamonds

Russia’s Alrosa, the world’s top diamond producer by output in carats, introduced Tuesday The Dynasty, a unique collection of diamonds manufactured at its cutting and polishing facilities.

World's top diamond miner Alrosa output up 14% in first half of 2017

The Aikhal division accounted for more than a third of the company’s total output in the period, having extracted 6.9-million carats of rough diamonds – a 26% year-on-year increase.

The world’s largest diamond miner just found two massive rocks

Both rocks, said ALrosa, are believed to be gem-quality.

Anton Siluanov elected as Chairman of ALROSA Supervisory Board

Members of ALROSA Supervisory Board voted to approve Anton Siluanov, Minister of Finance of the Russian Federation, as Chairman of the Supervisory Board.

Alrosa has sold $2.5 billion in diamonds so far this year

The world's largest diamond producer by output said market has refound its balance.

60% of ALROSA's investments are used for diamond mining development – Sergey Ivanov

In 2016, ALROSA's investments in underground mines and other core production facilities amounted to RUB 16.5 billion or 60% of the Company's total capital investments.

Alrosa finds 62.75-carat diamond at prolific Jubilee pipe

The miner's Jubilee pipe is famous for its large finds.

ALROSA’s revenue from diamond sales up 33% up to $472.1 million

ALROSA, the world leader in diamond mining, has announced diamond sale results for May and the first five months of 2017.

Top diamond miner's 36-year-old chief to prove himself with cuts

Son of Putin ally to focus on reduced costs in new role as CEO

ALROSA to participate in the development of the largest deposit in Angola

PJSC ALROSA, the world leader in diamond mining, will participate in the development of a new diamond deposit in Angola.

These were the top producing diamond mines in 2016

Here are the top 10 diamond mines in terms of output in carats and value.

Diamond giant Alrosa offices raided – report

Russia's Federal Security Service is investigating the world's top diamond producer in relation to assets sales dating back years.

Alrosa fetches almost $13 million at auction in Vladivostok

Alrosa, the world’s largest diamond miner by output in carats, has held an auction to sell industrial grade and gem quality natural rough diamonds in the Eurasian Diamond Centre.

World's top diamond miner Alrosa quadruples profit amid sector recovery

The Russian miner said profit attributable to shareholders totalled $2.25 billion (131.39bn roubles) last year, versus $530K (30.67bn) roubles in 2015.

Diamond producers go after Millennials with Oscars-time spot

The target group was the the top diamond consumer in 2015, a year in which most commodities plummeted, hitting the mining industry very hard.