ALROSA Mining News

Alrosa buys stake in Angola's largest diamond deposit for $70 million

Deal provides the diamond giant with access to a production base outside Russia.

Alrosa 2017 sales fall to $4.3bn on lower average price for rough diamonds

Russian miner said the price decline for rough diamonds was due to the changed sales assortment resulting from an increased demand for small-sized rough rocks from India.

Alrosa recovers huge yellow diamond from Yakutia mine

The Russian company says more than twenty large rough diamonds over 50 carats have been extracted from its Jubilee pipe.

Alrosa’s 51-carat Dynasty diamond fails to sell at auction

The other four other stones of the collection were sold at an average premium of 30%.

Alrosa ready to auction the most expensive diamond ever polished in Russia

More than 130 potential buyers have already registered to participate in Wednesday’s online sale of the five-diamond collection, which includes the giant 51.4-carat Dynasty.

Alrosa finds three large diamonds at prolific Jubilee pipe

The large rough, gem-quality stones range from 82 to 163 carats.

Alrosa sold large rough diamonds worth $9 million at an auction in Vladivostok

Alrosa took stock of the international auction for special-size rough diamonds weighing 10.8 carats and more, held on the territory of the Eurasian Diamond Centre (The EDC) in Vladivostok.

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.