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The enduring appeal of pink gemstones: from rosy-hued diamonds to sapphires

The National 28 Jul 2021
The gemstone was unearthed at the Russian Alrosa diamond mine, which is one of the largest in the world ... Lab-grown diamonds vs mined gems ... For the past 37 years, the Argyle diamond mine in Australia has been producing 90 per cent of the world’s supply ... diamond business, points out.

Petra Diamonds finds 342.92 carat rough at Cullinan mine

Mining Dot Com 28 Jul 2021
... million for a 299.3 carat Type IIA white diamond. That meant it obtained $40,701 per carat, which exceeds the $34,386/ct received for the 424.89 carat “Legacy of the Cullinan Diamond Mine” in May 2019.

Cullinan Yields 343ct. Rough for Petra

Diamonds Net 28 Jul 2021
Petra Diamonds has recovered a 342.92-carat rough diamond from its Cullinan mine in South Africa, it said Wednesday ... The 342.92-carat rough diamond. (Petra Diamonds) .

Petra recovers 342.92 ct diamond at Cullinan

Mining Weekly 28 Jul 2021
London-listed Petra Diamonds has recovered a 342.92 ...

De Beers Bounces Back on Rough Diamonds

The Botswana Gazette 28 Jul 2021
GAZETTE REPORTER Spurred by demand, rough diamond production at the ...

Diamond Firm Introduces Bursary Scheme for Chivi Children

All Africa 28 Jul 2021
Masvingo -- One of the country's four diamond mining firms RZM Murowa, plans to roll out a bursary to assist 100 primary and secondary school children in the Sese area in Chivi with school fees ....

Sierra Leone’s high debt burden could hamper economic growth – says African Development Bank

Sierra Leone Telegraph 28 Jul 2021
Sierra Leone Telegraph. 28 July 2021. ... The decline is attributable to weak external demand for major exports, particularly diamonds, and to decline in the mining, transport, trade, and tourism sectors. Inflation was estimated to pick up to 17% in 2020 from 14.8% in 2019, because of supply chain disruptions and transportation restrictions ... SOURCE ... .

Case of COVID-19 confirmed at Ekati Diamond Mine in N.W.T.

CBC 27 Jul 2021
About a month after an outbreak at the Ekati Diamond Mine in the N.W.T. was declared over, another person has tested positive for COVID-19 ... .

Save Buxwaha: Archaeologic findings, cycle tours, appeal to Governor among new steps

International Business Times 27 Jul 2021
According to Peoples Samachar, a local MP newspaper, the cycle tour, over a period of five days, will cover several villages en route and organize 'nukkad sabha' (street corner assembly) to raise awareness about the significance of forests and why Buxwaha treesshould not be felled to make way for diamond mining.

Limpopo is rich in PGMs but poor in state support

Business Day 27 Jul 2021
Excluding crude oil, SA is the wealthiest mining jurisdiction in the world, with a non-energy mineral reserve value of more than $2.4-trillion ... Limpopo has robust mineral reserves, which include the largest copper, diamond, and open-pit platinum mines in SA and the biggest vermiculite mine in the world.

Elon Musk blasts Apple twice during Tesla earnings call: Slams tech giant's use of cobalt ...

The Daily Mail 27 Jul 2021
At the company's Battery Day Event in September 2020, Tesla said it would eventually make its batteries with cobalt-free cathodes due to the way it is mined and the havoc it wreaks on the environment. Cobalt has been referred to as the 'blood diamond of batteries,' according to The Verge.

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