Diamond stocks Articles

Diamonds Mining Companies Listed in All Countries

2019-05-25 / Staff reporter

Compare(Show all)CompanyTickerLast Price (native)Change (native)Change (%)Day LowDay High52 Week Low52 Week HighVolumeMC (M CAD$)  Rio Tinto Ltd.RIO.AX100.980.2700.27%99.80101.5969.41102.831,381,93189,336.6  Anglo American plcAAL.L1,901.0043.0002.26%1,912.801,945.801,433.802,229.503,084,85242,029.3  Lucara DiamondCorp.LUCRF1.230.0000.00%,605632.0 ...Read More

Stock quotes of diamond mining companies

May 25, 2019 / 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

Locally-manufactured mobile stations delivered to Botswana mine

24th May 2019 / Staff reporter

A major miner in Botswana has commissioned a South African company to manufacture three mobile opera­tor stations for its diamond mine in Botswana.The mobile stations allow for capital equipment to operate by means of remote-control tech­nology, 100 m away from where the machine is working.AdvertisementThis delivery marks a first for Africa, as these hi-tech stations have not been manufact...Read More

Rapaport Weekly Market Comment

May 23, 2019 / Rapaport News

Dealers heading to Las Vegas with hope new JCKvenue will create a buzz and stimulate trading. Market sentiment weak amid sloworders, tight liquidity and declining prices. Memo houses doing well. US retailpositive, with fine jewelry a top category at J.C. Penney and Macy's. RichemontFY jewelry sales at Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels +10% to $7.9B. Diamond manufacturers'profit squeezed as De Beers...Read More

India: Liquidity Concerns Remain

May 23, 2019 / Rapaport News

Polished trading quiet amid ongoing liquidityconcerns. Geopolitical factors fueling caution as diamantaires await national-electionresults. Fewer foreign buyers seen in Mumbai. Pockets of good demand, asdealers look for top-quality supply. Manufacturers maintaining reduced polishedproduction after summer break, while profit margins tighten during May sight. RoundRead More

Synthetics Could Get Sustainability Badge

May 23, 2019 / Rapaport News

RAPAPORT... The Lab Grown Diamond Council (LGDC) will create the firstsustainability certification mark for synthetic diamonds to reassureconsumers their stones have met rigorous environmental and social standards, the newly-established trade group said. "Our mission is to create increased market clarity about thebenefit of lab-grown diamonds," LGDC chairman Michael Barlerin explained Wednesd...Read More

Lucapa Mine Yields Its Largest Diamond

May 23, 2019 / Rapaport News

RAPAPORT... Lucapa Diamond Company has unearthed a 126-carat,gem-quality rough from its Mothae mine in Lesotho, it said Thursday. The stone is the largest recovered from the deposit sincecommercial production began in January, and the first diamond over 100 caratsthe mine has produced. Lucapa previously found five stones weighing more than50 carats each during bulk sampling. "Lesotho is very...Read More

Martin Rapaport: Synthetic Ethics

May 23, 2019 / Martin Rapaport

RAPAPORT...Synthetic diamonds are a fundamental threat to the naturaldiamond industry. They are not just a competitive product like gems, pearls, orgold jewelry. They are a replacement product. Their marketers shout out: Don't buynatural diamonds, buy synthetic diamonds because synthetic diamonds are moreethical. They are cheaper. They build up synthetic diamonds by tearing downnatural diamonds.Th...Read More

Jewelers of America opens nomination period for its GEM Awards

May 23, 19 / Staff Writer

Jewelers of America (JA), the national trade association for businesses serving the fine jewelry marketplace, has announced that submissions are being accepted in four categories for the 18th Annual GEM Awards which will be held on January 10, 2020, at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York. The GEM Awards contest honors the achievements of individuals and companies whose creations raise the visibility...Read More

Debswana awardsmining contract, starts Cut-9 project

May 23, 2019 / Staff reporter

Debswana Diamond Company (Debswana) has awarded a local contract to Majwe Mining, a joint venture (JV) between Bothakga Burrow Botswana and mining services provider Thiess Botswana, to provide mining services to Debswana’s Cut-9 project at the Jwaneng mine. The value of the contract is $1.2-billion and will span over nine years. The contract includes drill and on-bench services, mining plann...Read More

DiaCam360 to lift veil on automated diamond grading at JCK

May 23, 19 / Staff Writer

DiaCam360 has initiated a new venture that will lead to the automated identification of a diamond's color and clarity, based on a proprietary database of hundreds of thousands of images of diamonds that were taken with the DiaCam360. All these images were analyzed by the Deep Learning & AI (Artificial Intelligence) platform developed by the AI department of Matrix, an Israel-based, global...Read More

Paola De Luca to speak at COUTURE about impact of digital era on jewelry design

May 23, 19 / Staff Writer

Jewelry industry analyst Paola De Luca, of the luxury market intelligence agency The Futurist, will speak at COUTURE in Las Vegas about the effects of the digital era and globalization on culture and design directions for the jewelry sector. Recognizing that the conversation in digital society is impacting jewelry design trends, the talk will address how consumer behavior and social changes not on...Read More

Exploration projectson the rise in Botswana

May 23, 2019 / Khutso Maphatsoe     

Following the discovery of the second-largest diamond in Botswana since 2015, the country has received more attention, with investors wanting to invest more in mining projects in the region, says diamond exploration and project development company Botswana Diamonds MD James Campbell. He adds that Botswana Diamonds is currently active in diamond exploration in the Kalahari region of Botswana. He be...Read More

Base metals promise future prosperity for Botswana economy

May 23, 2019 / Khutso Maphatsoe     

The base metals industry is an exciting prospect for Botswana,as copper mining is increasing, which bodes well for the country’s economy, says Botswana Chamber of Mines (BCM) CEO Charles Siwawa. Although copper- and nickel-producing mines have temporarily closed down, companies such as Khoemacau Copper Mining will start operations in base metals mining in 2020 or in the first quarter of 2021...Read More

Mining Charter III provisions seen by some as too onerous for junior miners

May 23, 2019 / Nadine James     

There should be a new regulatory regime for juniors – one that adheres to the spirit of Mining Charter III, but which introduces reasonable and achievable transformation and procurement targets relative to the size and financial constraints of junior and emerging miners, says Eversheds Sutherland mining head Warren Beech.This proposition is echoed by South African Diamond Producers Organisat...Read More

Mothae delivers another stellar find

23rd May 2019 / Esmarie Iannucci     

PERTH (miningweekly.com) – Africa-focused diamond miner Lucapa Diamond Company has recovered a 126 ct gem-quality diamond from its Mothae operation, in Lesotho.The diamond is the largest recovered at Mothae since commercial operations started in January this year, and the largest gem-quality diamond ever recovered at the mine.AdvertisementThe diamond was also the sixth stone of more than 50...Read More

Sandvik creates first 3D printed diamond composite

May. 22, 2019, 2:33 PM / Canadian Mining Journal Staff

Sandvik Additive Manufacturing has created the first ever 3D printed diamond composite. The stones lack sparkle, but are perfect for a wide range of industrial uses, says the company. The advantage is that the diamond can be 3D printed in very complex shapes, unlike mined or manufactured diamonds.Sandvik says the difference between its diamond and natural or synthetic diamonds is that its process...Read More

What we call man-made diamonds could ultimately determine their success

May. 22, 2019, 11:14 AM / Paul Zimnisky

When Signet jewelers' (NYSE: SIG) e-commerce subsidiary James Allen began offering man-made diamonds in May, the company added an additional search tab to the site: "Earth-created diamonds" or "Lab-created Diamonds." Up until this point, websites offering both products typically defaulted to natural diamonds or simply "diamonds" providing a further filter required to search for the man-made variet...Read More

Jewelry Shines for Macy's, J.C. Penney

May 22, 2019 / Rapaport News

RAPAPORT... Macy's and J.C. Penney noted strong sales in their jewelrydivisions in the first fiscal quarter, even as overall results showed a downward trend. "Our fine-jewelry business continues to deliver strong salesresults," J.C. Penney chief financial officer Bill Wafford said on an analystcall transcribed by SeekingAlpha. "We saw particular strength in categories such as modern bride, go...Read More

Gemfields Sees Record Emerald Auction

May 22, 2019 / Rapaport News

RAPAPORT... Gemfields' May emerald sale fetched $22.4 million, as the miner noted an improvement in the market. The Singapore sale's top lot, purchased by Chatree Gems ofThailand, set a price-per-carat record for Zambian rough emeralds at aGemfields auction. The lot comprises two gems weighing a combined 65 carats, which werenamed Green and Ice in honor of the 1981 movie, Green Ice, starring...Read More