De Beers Botswana targets highest diamond production since 2014

2017-07-31 13:45

De Beers says its unit in Botswana is on track to produce the most since 2014 this year, exceeding its annual production forecast.

Flush with cash, Americans buying more diamonds than ever

2017-06-05 17:03

With stock prices scaling new highs and robust economic growth, Americans have spent a record amount of money buying diamonds.

De Beers sells twice as many diamonds

2017-04-24 17:46

De Beers has sold almost twice the diamonds it mined in the first quarter as the top producer cleared stocks that piled up after India torpedoed demand in the local gem industry.

De Beers bullish about diamond sales as it heads to Hong Kong

2017-02-28 13:25

De Beers is positive about market demand for its rough diamond sales, as the company heads to the Hong Kong International Jewellery Show.

Why Trump will be good for SA’s diamond sector

2016-12-21 07:13

If the president-elect’s policies do lead to increased demand for luxury items in the US, it would give a further boost to a modest recovery forecast for diamonds, says De Beers.

DiamondCorp halts formal sale process

2016-11-07 14:43

DiamondCorp's board has decided to terminate the "formal sale process" with immediate effect.

Now anybody can scuba dive for diamonds

2016-08-23 21:05

Diamond diver Wynand Hendrikse spends his days sailing off the western coast, exploring a private offshore concession. Now, you can too.

Petra Diamonds mines 138-carat white diamond

2016-08-10 10:30

Petra Diamonds has it recovered a 138 carat white diamond at the historic Cullinan mine near Pretoria in South Africa.

Diamond dream as vibrant as ever - new De Beers CEO

2016-07-14 08:31

The strong fundamentals in the diamond sector remain the same, but the future presents challenges, says De Beers' new CEO Bruce Cleaver.

Zim state diamond miner produces 500 000 carats

2016-06-21 14:10

Zimbabwe's new state-owned diamond miner has produced 513 000 carats since March when it started operations, its acting CEO says.


PICS: Two massive diamonds found in Lesotho

2017-06-12 12:46

Gem Diamonds has discovered two diamonds bigger than 100 carats at its Lesotho mine, bringing the struggling miner a step closer to ending a drought of large stones.

De Beers takes SA government to court

2017-06-02 08:29

De Beers has taken the government to court after a report it was denied an export licence by the Department of Mineral Resources.

Pink diamond worth millions shown ahead of auction

2017-03-20 21:39

Sotheby's is displaying the startling "pink star" diamond in London ahead of it being auctioned for sale in Hong Kong.

Rockwell Diamonds enters sale agreement

2016-12-23 19:31

Rockwell Diamonds has entered into a purchase and sale agreement with Nelesco 318 for certain assets and the assumption of certain liabilities.

Diamond sales by Anglo’s De Beers drop to lowest this year

2016-11-15 11:27

De Beers, the world’s biggest diamond producer, said sales of the gems at its most recent auction fell to the lowest this year.

Junk downgrade a serious risk – De Beers CEO

2016-09-22 09:19

SA is in deep danger of losing its investment-grade credit rating and must reassure investors of its commitment to fiscal stability, says De Beers CEO Bruce Cleaver.

Why diamonds are a billionaire like Wiese’s best friend

2016-08-23 06:45

Christo Wiese, SA’s richest man, sees opportunities to consolidate diamond operations in the region after buying a stake in Trans Hex.

Gem Diamonds says bad weather could raise costs

2016-08-10 09:46

Gem Diamonds has said it might need to reassess its full-year guidance for operating costs and ore tonnes treated after extreme weather conditions in Lesotho.

First, find the world's biggest diamond; then, don't break it

2016-07-06 09:35

Keeping giant gems intact during the mining process is a challenge for companies that account for most of the global production of these multi-million dollar whoppers.

Anglo appoints new De Beers CEO

2016-05-27 08:38

Anglo American has appointed Bruce Cleaver to replace Philippe Mellier as CEO of De Beers Group.

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