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Petra to Reduce Production as Prices Slip
Shares in Petra Diamonds slipped 6% in early trading Monday after the minerreported it would lower its production for fiscal 2020. The company expects to produce about 3.8 million carats inthe financial year ending June...
Mining Jul 22, 2019 Rapaport News
Petra
Troubles at Finsch Mine Hit Petra Output
Production at Petra Diamonds fell in the third fiscalquarter due to operational challenges at its Finsch mine in South Africa, it said Monday. Output for the three months ending March 31 dropped 7% to924,228 carats. Production at Finsch plunged...
Mining Apr 15, 2019 Rapaport News
Petra
Higher-Value Stones Lift Petra Revenue
Petra Diamonds’ revenue jumped in the first fiscal quarter dueto demand for higher-quality goods. Revenue surged 22% year on year to $80.2 million for thethree months ending September 30, the miner reported Monday....
Mining Oct 24, 2018 Rapaport News
Petra Johan Dippenaar
Petra Boss Steps Down Amid $203M Loss
Petra Diamonds CEO Johan Dippenaar will leave the company afterit recorded a huge loss during the fiscal year, it said Monday. The company reported a net loss of $203.1 million for the periodending June...
Mining Sep 17, 2018 Rapaport News
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Petra Drops After Weak Production Outlook
Shares in Petra Diamonds slipped on Monday after the miner loweredits production forecast for fiscal 2019. The company expects to produce between 4.6 million and 4.8million carats in the fiscal year ending June 2019,...
Mining Jul 23, 2018 Rapaport News
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De Beers, Botswana Prep for New Sales Deal
Botswana once again finds itself at a crossroads. The sparsely populated,landlocked country is in a constant battle to ensure the longevity of itsdiamond industry.Recognizing that diamond mining will not last forever, thegovernment’s beneficiation program has sought to establish...
Mining Jul 09, 2018 Avi Krawitz
GIA Pink Diamond
Petra Sells Kimberley Mine for $22M
Petra Diamonds will offload its majority stake in theKimberley mine, claiming the deal will ensure a sustainable future for theproject and help the company focus on its core assets. Ekapa Mining has agreed...
Mining Jul 05, 2018 Rapaport News
Petra Diamonds
Petra to Raise $178M to Repay Debt
Petra Diamonds plans to sell stock to shareholders in a bidto raise $178 million and pay off its debt, it said Thursday. The miner will issue 332.8 million new shares for $0.54 (GBP0.40) each, a steep...
Mining May 24, 2018 Rapaport News
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Petra Diamonds Posts Heavy Loss
Petra Diamonds slumped to a significant loss in the first fiscalhalf as the South African rand strengthened against the dollar, reducing the value of two mines the company operates in the country. The net loss came...
Mining Feb 19, 2018 Rapaport News
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Diamond Seizure Dents Petra’s Sales
Petra Diamonds’ sales fell in the first fiscal half afterthe Tanzanian government confiscated a parcel of rough stones from itsWilliamson mine. Authorities seized 71,654 carats destined for Antwerp inSeptember, claiming that Petra had...
Mining Jan 29, 2018 Rapaport News
Botswana Diamonds Vutomi
Explorer Looks to Revive Historic Diamond Area
Botswana Diamonds has discovered a potential spot fordiamond mining in an area of South Africa that it claims was an importantregion for the sector in the 19th century.A number of diamond mines existed in the Free State Projectarea prior...
Mining Oct 30, 2017 Rapaport News
Williamson Petra Tanzania
Confiscated Diamonds Weigh on Petra Revenue
Petra Diamonds reported a 17% slide in revenue during its first fiscal quarter after a valuation dispute with Tanzanian authorities.Revenue fell to $78.7 million in the July-to-September quarter, including $10.9 million in revenue from exceptional diamonds,...
Mining Oct 23, 2017 Rapaport News
Finsch mine Petra
Strikes End at Petra Diamonds’ Mines
Petra Diamonds has reached a new wage agreement with workers at three of its South African mines, bringing strikes atthe projects to an end.The company struck a deal with the National Union ofMineworkers over salaries at the...
Mining Oct 01, 2017 Rapaport News
Petra Diamonds Koffiefontein mine
Petra Strikes Spread to Koffiefontein Mine
Workers are striking at Petra Diamonds’ Koffiefontein minein South Africa, adding to industrial action already taking place at two of thecompany’s other projects in the country. South Africa’s National Union of Mineworkers informed therough producer of the...
Mining Sep 24, 2017 Rapaport News
Petra Kimberley Ekapa Mining
Petra Hit by Strikes at Two Mines
Workers are striking at two Petra Diamonds projects inSouth Africa, adding to the company’s woes amid uncertainty over the future of anothermine in Tanzania.Industrial action has been disrupting operations at the Finsch and Kimberley mines...
Mining Sep 19, 2017 Rapaport News
Cullinan Mine
Petra Diamonds’ Output Disappoints
Shares in Petra Diamonds slumped by 10% after the company reported production was well below planned for the fiscal year that ended June 30. Petra said output rose 8% to 3.7 million carats for...
Mining Jul 24, 2017 Rapaport News
Cullinan Dream
Petra Cautious After Labor Unrest
Petra Diamonds’ share price fell on Monday as industrialaction at its Cullinan mine forced the company to offer a cautious outlook onproduction.Labor stoppages delayed the expansion program known as theC-Cut extension at the South Africa mine, the...
Mining Feb 20, 2017 Rapaport News
Finsch Mine
Petra Sales Rise Despite Depressed Prices
Petra Diamonds’ revenue climbed in fiscal year 2016 as increasedsales by volume outweighed a drop in rough prices.Revenue rose 1.4 percent to $430.9 million in the 12 monthsthat ended June 30, Petra reported. Diamond sales by weight jumped 8.8...
Mining Jul 25, 2016 Rapaport News
Finsch Mine
Petra Diamonds 3Q Sales, Output Rise in Buoyant Rough Market
Petra Diamonds raised its production target for fiscal 2016 as third-quarter sales jumped amid improving conditions in the rough market. “The market has started calendar 2016 on a noticeably firmer footing, with good sales...
Mining Apr 26, 2016 Rapaport News
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Petra Swings to $2M Loss on Drop in Rough Prices
Petra Diamonds swung to a loss of $2.2 million in the firsthalf that ended December 31 from a profit of $39.1 million a year earlier asrough prices dropped.Pricesachieved by the miner dropped about 20 percent over the last 18 months, Petrachief...
Mining Feb 22, 2016 Rapaport News
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