Report by the Mining Association of Canada (MAC) says the country is not in a good position to benefit from the increasing number of companies ready to make new and significant investments.
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Majors and juniors swap roles in $7 billion a year mining exploration sector
Big, valuable gemstones that may eventually get cut into smaller diamonds keep getting discovered in Angola.
EY’s Canadian Mining Eye index declined 13% in the last quarter last year as weak gold and nickel prices offset copper and zinc gains.
A leaked White House memo, which outlines the suspension of a portion of the Dodd-Frank rule on ‘conflict minerals’, will exacerbate already high levels of violence in DR Congo.
Shareholders will be the main beneficiaries of the company's cautious approach to capital expenditure in the last three years as it will pay bigger-than-expected divvy of $1.70 per share.
The world's top diamond producer by output in carats fetched $358 million in rough gems and $7.28 million in polished rocks last month.
The Madhya Pradesh government will take ownership of the assets, including all the land, plant, equipment, and diamond samples recovered during exploration.
The 67.87-carat gem quality octahedron diamond, unearthed during production ramp-up, is the largest of its kind recovered to date at the remote mine.
Weeks after making the difficult decision to flood Snap Lake, De Beers could be sharpening the axe for more job cuts at a Canadian diamond operation.
More than 500 unionized workers are expected to ratify the agreement in an upcoming vote scheduled for March.
Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Perry Ing to the position of Chief Financial Officer effective February 6, 2017.
The US Securities and Exchange Commission is reconsidering the rule, which requires companies to trace and report whether their products contain minerals from a war-torn part of Africa.
Private equity firm Orion selling $1 billion worth of royalty, streaming and offtake assets covering gold, silver, base metals and diamonds.
While companies face different outlooks and challenges depending on the commodity they mine and their size, Deloitte says they should all should be looking for the answer to one common question — “Going forward, where should we play and how can we win?"
The project, which has existing infrastructure, a camp and a diamond processing plant in place, is located just 5km from Letšeng, the highest dollars-per-carat kimberlite diamond mine in the world.
The country, however, was 100% import reliant on 20 mineral commodities, including rare earths, manganese and niobium, which are among a suite of materials often designated as “critical” or “strategic.”
Brendan Bell, who has also resigned to Dominion's board, has agreed to stay on as CEO until June 30 to ensure a smooth transition.
The Africa-focused diamond miner said it expects to resume trading before the open on Tuesday next week.
The miner reported broadly higher output in the fourth quarter across all divisions, except for copper, which suffered from lower grades and strikes.
The world's top diamond producer sold $720 million of rough gems at its January offering as retailers restocked after the holidays.
Guernsey's, the New York City-based auction house, is delighted to announce two extraordinary events. On April 12, the Marcial de Gomar Collection of spectacular emeralds will be held, followed less than a month later by the May 3 auction of the Mountain Star Ruby Collection.
Dominion Diamond Corporation reports Diavik Diamond Mine production results for the fourth calendar quarter of 2016.
Eager Chinese and Russian buyers are requesting replicas of the the sapphire and diamond engagement ring.
Dhamani joins an exclusive group of master craftsman and luxury jewellers with access to a direct supply of Australia’s rare Argyle pink diamonds and entrusted with transforming Argyle pink diamonds into exquisite jewellery.