Firestone Diamonds Mining News

Firestone finds another massive diamond at Lesotho mine

It's the second one over 70-carat Firestone has found at its Liqhobong mine this year.

Firestone Diamonds halts Liqhobong mine expansion plans, limits losses

The Africa-focused diamond miner said current market conditions didn't support expansion project at the Lesotho mine.

Firestone shares on fire after finding 70-carat diamond in Lesotho

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.

Firestone Diamonds output down on technical issue at Lesotho mine

The company, which operates the Liqhobong diamond mine in Lesotho, said it recovered 224,947 carats in the three months through December, down from 240,733 carats in the first quarter.

Firestone shares shoot up after finding 46-carat diamond in Lesotho

The gem-quality white stone was recovered undamaged, the miner said, and will be sold at the next tender in January.

Firestone hails strong start of second quarter despite slight recoveries fall

The Africa-focused miner sold a 68-carats white diamond for just under $1 million, which became its third most valuable stone to date.

Firestone Diamonds soars on largest find to date at Lesotho mine

It's a 134 carat gem-quality light yellow diamond recovered at the company's its Liqhobong mine.

Firestone Diamonds almost done with ramp-up at flagship mine in Lesotho

The Africa-focused diamond producer aims to recover 300,000 carats from its Liqhobong mine by the end of the financial year.

Firestone soars after finding massive diamond at new Lesotho mine

The stock shot up 13% in London Wednesday after Firestone announced it had unearthed an 110-carat yellow diamond, it’s biggest find so far at its Liqhobong mine.

Firestone Diamonds delays Lesotho mine launch

Adverse weather conditions and the need to shift more earth than previously anticipated have also added $13 million to overall costs.

Diamond values increase at Firestone mine in Lesotho

Company released results of independent analysis conducted over the past 22 months at its Liqhobong mine in Lesotho.

Firestone revenue jumps 52%

Focuses on ramping up producing in Lesotho, with goal of over one million carats per year.

Firestone Diamonds sells $5.1 million in two months

The company sold a total of 63,991 carats of rough gems in October and November.

Firestone opens new tender facility at Belgium’s Antwerp World Diamond Centre

Firestone Diamonds (LON:FDI) announced Thursday that it has partnered up with First Element Diamond Services and opened a new tender facility at the Antwerp World Diamond Centre, in Belgium.

Firestone unearths ‘very rare’ diamonds at its Lesotho mine

Firestone Diamonds (LON:FDI) announced Tuesday the recovery of a batch of very rare type 2 diamonds from its Liqhobong mine in Lesotho as well as an even scarcer blue diamond.

Firestone reports diamond quality improvement at Lesotho

Africa-focused junior miner Firestone Diamonds reported that the quality and value of diamonds recovered at its ‎Liqhobong plant in Lesotho has improved since the company shut down the plant in July. ‎

Firestone Diamonds recovered three large rocks at Lesotho mine

Junior miner Firestone Diamonds announced today it has found three large diamonds at its Liqhobong mine in Lesotho and that first quarter production at the location was looking up.

Over a hundred workers in limbo after Firestone Diamonds’ Botswana mine surprise closure

The future of about 160 workers at BK11 diamond mine in Botswana is in the balance after UK-based owner, Firestone Diamonds (LON:FDI), suspended operations yesterday.