ALROSA Mining News

ALROSA joins the Responsible Jewellery Council

The Responsible Jewellery Council is an international not-for-profit organization, which focuses on enhancing consumer confidence in the jewellery industry and promoting of responsible business practices.

Diamond giant Alrosa unearths 136.24-carat rock

Currently unnamed, the stone is one of the largest diamonds ever recovered at the Nyurbinskaya open-pit mine.

Diamond production down, sales volume up

According to the Zimnisky Global Rough Diamond Price Index, rough diamond prices have climbed 8.9% in the last 3 months.

Diamond giant Alrosa unearths massive 214.65-carat rock

It measures 42.11 by 34.26 by 16.07 mm, and is translucent with a grey hue.

Russia gets $813m for stake in diamond company Alrosa

The sum obtained after selling 10.9% of the state-controlled diamond producer will be used to cut budget deficit, the government said.

Alrosa gets own security force

Diamond giant will save Russian state millions each year when it takes over security duties at remote mines.

ALROSA to establish own security service

PJSC ALROSA, the world leader in diamond mining, has announced that it was authorized to establish a departmental security service to protect the Company's production facilities.

ALROSA announces new appointment

PJSC ALROSA has announced the appointment of Elena Gangalo as the Company Vice President.

Alrosa unearths 241.21-carat diamond, one of largest ever found in Russia

The rock was found at its Nyurbinsky open-pit mine, in operations since 2001.

ALROSA launches children's rest and recreation campaign

ALROSA, the world leader in diamond mining, will send over 2.5 thousand children of the Company's employees on vacation to Russia's health resorts during the summer holidays.

Russian state fund mulls buying into diamond miner Alrosa

The Russian Direct Investment Fund is considering taking a part in the privatization of the country's diamond miner Alrosa.

Russia's Alrosa to hold US, UK investor meetings ahead of stake sale

The Russian government aims to make more than 60 billion roubles ($909 million) from selling a 10.9 percent stake in Alrosa, with the sale taking place on the Moscow Exchange this year.

Alrosa vice president Andrey Polyakov assumes world diamond council's presidency

The World Diamond Council brings together representatives of the entire international diamond industry supply chain, from mining through retail.

Russia approves plan to sell stake in diamond giant Alrosa

The miner, along with fellow Russian firms Rosneft, VTB Bank and Bashneft are among the most likely candidates for privatization this year.

This is the first and only miner upgraded this year

Mining's marquee names have had their credit investment ratings slashed or reduced to junk. This diamond company is defying the downturn.

Big boost for world's top diamond miner

Moody's upgrades Alrosa credit, praising Russian firm's low-cost reserve base, technical mining expertise, solid liquidity and conservative financial policy.

Alrosa forecasts brighter times for diamond sector

The Russian firm, which together with De Beers controls almost two-thirds of the diamond market, is being prepped for privatization.

Diamond dedicated to mothers of Russia

Company President Andrey Zharkov signed an order to give to the fact of a gem-quality diamond extraction the name Mothers of Russia.

ALROSA opens a branch in Russia's far East

ALROSA Supervisory Board approved the decision to open a branch in Vladivostok. It is the first step on the way to creating Russian Diamond Centre in the Primorye Territory.

Alrosa’s diamond reserves up to 1.108 billion carats

The update comes as the world's top diamond producer revealed the results of its prospecting and geologic exploration carried out last year

This is the 122-carat diamond Alrosa just found at its Jubilee pipe

The massive rock worth about $1.5 million.

ALROSA President pays a working visit to India

ALROSA's management, headed by the President Andrey Zharkov, paid a working visit to Mumbai and Surat (India). The Company representatives visited the Special Notified Zone (SNZ) that was opened last year at Bharat Diamond Bourse.The […]

Despite De Beers and Rio's efforts, global diamond output to jump 1.3% this year

The miners concerted effort to limit global diamond supply is forecast to be offset by stable Russian production, new mines, and production increases by Dominion Diamond and Petra Diamonds.

Russia’s Alrosa quarterly sales up 45%

Rough diamonds sales rose to 7.1 million carats in October through December. This compares with 4.9 million carats of sales in the third quarter.

Dominion Diamond shareholders revolt, call for changes

Investors have publicly called on the company’s independent directors to deal with the “misguided policies and missed opportunities” that have hurt their investment.