Diamond – LiveScience reported that today the 55-carat Kimberley diamond, on loan from the Bruce F. Stuart Trust, debuted at New York's American Museum of Natural History. Current processing techniques would crush a diamond of its size.
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Diamond – Mining Weekly reported that, according to Susan Shabangu, South Africa's minister of mining, over 99 percent of the diamonds currently being traded are conflict free. That's a fairly large jump from about 85 percent during the 1990s.
The Canadian federal government is preparing to hand more resource control to the territory, while a new report says the north’s resource production is about to spike.
Diamond – Reuters reported that Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has called for the investigation of 5 provincial leaders who were accused of swindling two diamond mining companies of $750,000.
Diamond – At its annual meeting, the Kimberley Process failed to update the definition of conflict diamonds.
Diamond – Mining Weekly reported De Beers’ Voorspoed mine increased its mining efficiency by 12% over a 100-day period by implementing a rapid-results project.
Diamond – Bloomberg reported Antwerp’s diamond dominance is being challenged with growing competition.
Diamond – Mmegi Online reported Botswana exported 29 percent less rough and polished diamonds than in the previous three months.
Diamond – Lucara Diamond Corp. (TSX:LUC,BOTS:LUC,NASDAQOMXFirst North:LUC) announced it recovered a 9.46 carat rare blue diamond from its Karowe mine in Botswana.
Diamond – Reuters reported Botswana is expected its economic growth to slow as diamond demand stutters.