Field Analytical Services and Testing (FAST), is launching in North America and Australia.
Diamond Mining News
Zimbabwe holds the world’s second-largest known reserves of platinum-group metals after South Africa, plus substantial deposits of gold, diamonds, lithium, iron ore, coal, chrome and nickel.
The Government of Canada is investing in projects that will support resource development in an area where the territory's three operating diamond mines are located.
About 27% of the diamonds at the company’s Orion South and Star exploration sites are type IIa, a category that represents less than 2% of all rough stones mined from kimberlites.
Zimbabwe's secretary in the ministry of foreign affairs was quoted as saying Botswana had offered to lend Zimbabwe $500 million to support its diamond industry.
Canada's mining sector is going through dramatic change, but the industry remains bullish on growth, and miners increasingly believe innovation and advances in technology will reshape the industry.
Quantum Minerals is currently amid phase one of a two phase drill program at Irgon designed to confirm and expand the project’s historical resource that Lithium Corporation of Canada tabled in 1956.
The Kennady North property includes the Faraday and Kelvin kimberlites.
Miner will pay a special dividend worth $4 billion, or $2.43 cent a share, as it recorded its highest annual underlying earnings in the last five years.
The rock, a unique transparent one with a visible yellow shade and of gem-quality, is the second major find since the launch of the Verkhne-Munskoye diamond deposit.
Zimbabwe's diamond sector has struggled since the government kicked out private companies from the eastern Marange fields.
De Beers announced the change as its mining footprint in both countries is shrinking.
Latest ‘Real is Rare’ campaign celebrates self-purchase women at all life stages.
De Beers has invested in a synthetic diamond factory in the U.S. state of Oregon, which should produce more than half a million rough carats a year in 2020.
Ernst & Young’s Canadian Mining Eye index, which tracks the performance of 100 Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange mid-tier and junior miners — dropped 2% in the last quarter of 2018.
BHP, Anglo American touch one-year highs.
According to Fitch Solutions, off-grid mines could benefit from reducing their dependency on diesel while taking advantage of the region's favourable climate conditions.
Analysts said appointing Richard Duffy, who has held finance posts in his 27 years in mining, would benefit the company as it sought to cut debt.
It could take 'between five and 10 years' to clear the debts related to the mine.
The unusual gem found by Alrosa weighs 65.7 carats.
The Russian miner sees encouraging prospects from colourful diamonds, market in which it aims to become the world’s leader.
Diamond sales dropped by 44% year-on-year in the first month of 2019.
The white, makeable diamond is the largest found so far this year and follows the recovery of a 46-carat, gem quality white rock in December.
According to the industry group, such reform would encourage additional investment in capital and technology.
The resulting material is expected to be used in the maritime industry.