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Petra on track to deliver 3m-carat diamond production target

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London-listed Petra Diamonds is on track to meet its three-million-carat 2014 production target as it delivered a 15% hike in output during the third quarter of the year. Production for the quarter under review reached 743 424 ct, compared with...
23rd April 2014
 
 
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Mwana doubles Q4 diamond output

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London-listed Mwana Africa has achieved steady-state production at its Klipspringer slimes retreatment project, in Limpopo, with fine diamond output more than doubling over the quarter to March. The pan-African, multicommodity mining and...
22nd April 2014
 
 
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Rough diamond prices to bounce back in 2014 – lobby

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Natural rough diamond prices may rise 5% to 10% in 2014 on recovering demand for jewellery in developed and emerging markets, the head of Belgium's diamond lobby told Reuters in an interview. The global market came under pressure in 2013 as a...
21st April 2014
 
 
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Synthetics a major cause for concern for diamond dependent Botswana

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The Botswana Institute of Development and Policy Analysis, (Bidpa) has warned that countries in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region will be affected by the increase in gem-quality synthetic diamonds, with Botswana to feel...
18th April 2014
 
 
MINING INVESTMENT

Worrying technical corner-cutting needs to be nipped in bud Video Available

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Worrying technical corner-cutting was sneaking into the mining industry and needed to be nipped in the bud, The Mineral Corporation MD Frank Gregory said on Thursday. Speaking to Mining Weekly Online in the attached video interview, the...
17th April 2014
 
 
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Gemfields secures $15m unsecured loan from key shareholder

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Aim-listed Gemfields has inked a $15-million unsecured, 12-month working capital facility with specialist natural resources investment company and key shareholder Pallinghurst Resources, the funds of which will be used to “smooth" the company's...
17th April 2014
 
 
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Kimberley delays capital raise and project developments

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Diamond miner Kimberley Diamonds has deferred a planned capital raising, owing to the prevailing market conditions. In March this year, the mine proposed the placement of some 30-million shares to professional and sophisticated investors.
15th April 2014
 
 
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Trans Hex banks R106.5m from March diamond sale

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Diamond producer Trans Hex’s March tender sale of diamonds from its South African operations amounted to R106.5-million, with the miner selling 5 886 ct at an average price of $1 684/ct at an exchange rate of R10.75 to the dollar.  Nine single...
14th April 2014
 
 
 
 
 
 
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