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Diamonds Mining Companies Listed in All Countries

2018-09-22 / Staff reporter

Compare(Show all)CompanyTickerLast Price (native)Change (native)Change (%)Day LowDay High52 Week Low52 Week HighVolumeMC (M CAD$)  Rio Tinto Ltd.RIO.AX78.101.3901.78%78.9080.0065.3887.094,228,371128,212.0  Anglo American plcAAL.L1,695.4065.4003.86%1,716.601,760.801,280.501,948.009,771,69437,828.8  Lucara DiamondCorp.LUCRF1.75-0.010-0.57%1.731.771.512.3320,819883.6&nbs...Read More

Stock quotes of diamond mining companies

Sep 22, 2018 / Staff reporter

Stock quotes of diamond mining companiesCompanyStockExchangeTickerPriceper shareChange(%)Market capitalization(in local currency and USD)ALROSAMICEX- RTSALRS75.200RUB0.000%553,845,415,376.00RUB9,784,926,219.00USDALROSA-NyurbaMICEX- RTSALNU163,000.000RUB0.000%130,400,000,000.00RUB2,303,809,589.00USDAfri-Can Marine MineralsCVE-AFAAFA0.000CADnan%0.00CAD0.00USDDiamond Fields International Ltd.TSX Vent...Read More

Young generations push record diamond demand butrequire new approaches by industry

21st September 2018 / Rebecca Campbell     

The worldwide demand for diamond jewellery set a new record high of $82-billion in 2017, diamond giant De Beers reported in its ‘Diamond Insight Report 2018’. The driving forces behind this demand were Millennial and Generation Z (Gen Z) consumers, who, together, accounted for 66% of global diamond sales last year. ‘Millennials’ refers to peoplewho are currently in the age...Read More

Mining industry's adoption of blockchain not a question of if, but when - report

Sep. 20, 2018, 9:32 AM / Cecilia Jamasmie

By cutting out paper, improving tracking and allowing data sharing, blockchain is set to revolutionize mining as we know it. (Image: Autonomous truck at Rio Tinto'sPilbara operations Rio Tinto | Flickr.)Blockchain technology and the smart contracts it enables are the next step in the evolution of the mining and metals global supply chain, according to a paper published Thursday by global law firm...Read More

Rapaport Weekly Market Comment

Sep 20, 2018 / Rapaport News

Trading centers quiet during Jewish holidayperiod. Hong Kong show reflects uncertainty over US-China trade tensions, withTyphoon Mangkhut disrupting activity at the fair. Slower growth expected in 2Has Chinese consumer sentiment weakens ahead of Oct. 1 Golden Week. Steadydemand for 0.30 to 1 ct., G-L, VS-SI diamonds. Rough market cautious, withlower supply for pre-Diwali manufacturing. Johan Dippe...Read More

India: Small Goods Weak

Sep 20, 2018 / Rapaport News

Market quiet with many dealers at Hong Kong fair. Small goods weak, with prices softening. Suppliers holding prices relatively firm on certified goods, despite buyers pushing for higher discounts. Local purchasers cautious due to weak rupee (INR 72.85/$1). Polished production restrained due to low profit margins and tight liquidity. Local jewelry sales stable. RoundRead More

Tiffany Showcases New Bridal Line

Sep 20, 2018 / Rapaport News

RAPAPORT... Tiffany & Co. has launched a new engagement-ringcollection that debuts a new cut and setting."Tiffany has symbolized the ultimate in love and commitmentsince 1886 with the invention of the original Tiffany Setting," chiefartistic director Reed Krakoff said earlier this week. "Now, with the launch of Tiffany True with itsunique setting and expert cut, we are introducing a supreme ex...Read More

Global Jewelry Sales Up 5%, Says Alrosa

Sep 20, 2018 / Rapaport News

RAPAPORT... Jewelry sales increased globally in the second quarter,according to market research released by Russian miner Alrosa.The average global growth rate was 5% year on year, led bysales in Asia Pacific, which jumped 17% over the same period last year, it said Wednesday. Theregion's growth was driven by higher demand in China, and increased touristtraffic in Hong Kong and Macau. Sales in Nor...Read More

ALROSA: Worldwide Jewelry Sales Up 5% In Second Quarter

September 20, 18 / Albert Robinson

(IDEX Online) - Sales of jewelry increased in all of the world's key regions, except for India, in Q2 of 2018, ALROSA reported. The average global growth rate was 5% higher than during the same period last year.   "Notably, in Asia Pacific, the figures were as high as 17%. The positive dynamics resulted from the continuing expansion of various local players, made possible by the mounting...Read More

Focus turns to nonexplosives-based rock breaking as quest for safer, more-efficient mining intensifies

September 20, 2018 / Dylan Slater     

The South African mining industry, once the backbone of economic growth, intensive job creation and development in the country, is in constant decline, owing to the slow rates of research and development into newer, safer, modernised, mechanised and continuous mining methods.A key pillar of improved mining efficiency and safety for personnel – as mining takes place at greater depths to acces...Read More

ALROSA Launches First 'True Colours' Auction Of Large Colored Diamonds

September 20, 18 / Albert Robinson

(IDEX Online) - ALROSA, the largest diamond mining company in the world, presented the first of its kind collection of large colored diamonds at the Hong Kong Jewelry & Gem Fair.   The company said it was part of a new strategy to become the world leader in the production of colored polished diamonds.   "ALROSA's polished branch now focuses on the processing of large and colore...Read More

Minergy lauds Botswana regulatory authorities

20th September 2018 / Martin Creamer     

JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – Minergy CEO Andre Bojé is full of praise for Botswana’s regulatory authorities, who he says use legislation to assist mining investment.Minergy, which is listed on the Botswana Stock Exchange, has begun work on its maiden 390-million-tonne Masama project, located in the Mmamabula coalfield, 50 km north of the capital city Gaborone.AdvertisementT...Read More

Kareevlei output rises 81% y/y in H1

20th September 2018 / Tasneem Bulbulia     

Diamond mining company BlueRock Diamonds has achieved an 81% increase year-on-year increase in production at its Kareevlei diamond mine, in the Kimberley region, to 73 028 t for the six months ended June 30.This represents an active period for the company, culminating in the restabilisation of production, which is now approaching 1 500 t/d.AdvertisementThis was also achieved while contending with...Read More

Worldwide jewelry sales increase by 5% in Q2 – ALROSA present the results of its global luxury and jewelry market research

Sep. 19, 2018, 5:10 AM / ALROSA

19 September 2018 - In Q2 of 2018, sales of decorative jewelry increased in all of the world's key regions, except for India. The average global growth rate was some 5% higher than during the same period last year.Notably, in the Asia Pacific, the figures were as high as 17%. The positive dynamics resulted from the continuing expansion of various local players, made possible by the mounting demand...Read More

SYNTHdetect wins industry innovation of the year at JNA Awards

Sep. 19, 2018, 1:05 AM / De Beers

The International Institute of Diamond Grading & Research (IIDGR), a member of De Beers Group, is pleased to announce that its industry-first synthetic screening device, SYNTHdetect, was awarded Industry Innovation of the Year at last night's JNA Awards in Hong Kong.Launched last year, SYNTHdetect is the first synthetic diamond screening device to simultaneously test multiple stones in set jewelle...Read More

CIBJO Gemmological Commission Surveys Labs On Diamond Reports

September 19, 18 / Albert Robinson

(IDEX Online) - With fewer than four weeks to go to the opening of the 2018 CIBJO Congress in Bogot, Colombia, on October 15, the sixth of the CIBJO commissions' Special Reports has been released.   Prepared by the CIBJO Gemmological Commission, headed by Hanco Zwaan, it reveals the results of a survey of 23 gemological laboratories from around the world, about whether and how they repo...Read More

ALROSA To Auction Rare Large Diamonds In New York

September 19, 18 / Albert Robinson

(IDEX Online) - ALROSA is to hold its second rough diamond auction of the year in New York, with 81 large gem-quality diamonds over 10.8 carats each being put for auction, the miner said.   Among them is a 98-ct diamond with yellowish hue (pictured above) and a diamond weighing over 100 carats. Both stones were mined at the Yubileinaya pipe in Yakutia.   "Such large and pure diamonds ar...Read More

Grib Diamond Deposit Ownner Renamed AGD DIAMONDS

September 19, 18 / Staff Reporter

(IDEX Online) - JSC Arkhangelskgeoldobycha, which owns the Grib diamond field in Russia, has been officially renamed JSC AGD DIAMONDS, according to a press statement.   The change was due to its new marketing policy and the brand's international positioning aimed at its rough diamonds buyers, the firm said.   Last June, the company produced 234,000 tons of ore at the Grib diamond field...Read More

Botswana trims growth prospects, sees wider budget deficits

Sep. 18, 2018, 11:42 AM / Reuters

GABORONE, Sept 18 (Reuters) - Botswana's economy is expected to expand by 4.5 percent this year, down from an estimate in February of 5.3 percent, the finance ministry said on Tuesday at a 2019 budget conference.A senior official in the diamond-producing southern African nation's economy said the government expects an optimistic medium-term outlook, with growth forecasts expected to rise moderatel...Read More

Botswana trims growth prospects, sees wider budget deficits

18th September 2018 / Reuters     

Botswana's economy is expected to expand by 4.5% this year, down from an estimate in February of 5.3%, the finance ministry said on Tuesday at a 2019 budget conference.A senior official in the diamond-producing southern African nation’s economy said the government expects an optimistic medium term outlook, with growth forecasts expected to rise moderately to 4.2% in 2019.AdvertisementDep...Read More