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Lucapa
Lucapa Reduces Lulo Operations
Lucapa Diamond Company has whittled down activities at its Lulo mine in Angola to essential operations amid a government lockdown on the country.The shutdown, currently in force until April 11, excludes the mining industry, though authorities...
Mining Apr 02, 2020 Rpapapot News
Lucapa
Lucapa Nets First Funds from Graff Partnership
Lucapa Diamond Company has garnered $4 million in revenue from the first share of proceeds through its manufacturing partnership with Graff unit Safdico, it said Tuesday.Under the partnership, which Lucapa announced in January, Safdico has...
Mining Mar 24, 2020 Rapaport News
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Lulo Mine’s Resource Estimate Climbs
Diamond resources at Lucapa Diamond Company’s Lulo alluvial mine in Angola are 25% higher than it originally estimated, according to an independent valuation.Lulo has 100,700 carats remaining in the mine, a December 2019 study by external consulting company...
Mining Mar 16, 2020 Rapaport News
Lucapa
Graff Unit Signs Polishing Deal with Lucapa
Graff-owned diamond manufacturer Safdico will cut and polish a portion of rough from the Lulo mine through a partnership with Lucapa Diamond Company.Safdico will have the rights to buy up to 60% of Lulo’s annual rough production...
Mining Jan 29, 2020 Rapaport News
Lucapa
Lucapa Unearths 117ct. Rough at Lulo Mine
Lucapa Diamond Company has recovered a 117-carat, gem-quality diamond from its Lulo alluvial mine in Angola.The stone is the miner’s 14th over 100 carats from Lulo to date, and its first in that size category...
Mining Jan 09, 2020 Rapaport News
Lucapa
Lucapa Production Continues to Grow
Output at Lucapa Diamond Company hit a record in the fourth quarter, leading to its strongest annual production, the miner said Monday.Production for the three months ending December 31 increased 72% year on year to 14,007 carats...
Mining Jan 07, 2020 Rapaport News
Lucapa Tender
Lucapa Tender Yields over $6M
Lucapa Diamond Company earned $6.4 million from its last rough sale of 2019, bringing its total for the year to $55 million.The miner sold 3,274 carats from its Lulo mine in Angola for...
Mining Jan 06, 2020 Rapaport News
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Lucapa Eyes Increased Share in Lulo
Lucapa Diamond Corporation is in advanced discussions withthe Angolan government to secure a majority stake in its Lulo exploration project, it saidThursday. The company currently owns 39% of the 3,000-square-kilometerproject, which is based in the Lunda Norte region. State-ownedEndiama...
Mining Nov 28, 2019 Rapaport News
Lucapa
Higher-Grade Ore Boosts Lucapa Production
Lucapa Diamond Company’s output rose in the third quarter,as the miner fully transitioned to the higher-grade portions of it Mothae andLulo deposits. The miner recovered 7,007 carats from its Mothae mine inLesotho during the...
Mining Oct 28, 2019 Rapaport News
Lucapa
Lucapa Tender Yields $10M
Lucapa Diamond Company earned $10.4 million fromits latest sale of rough stones, bringing its total for the year to date to$45.9 million. The miner sold 5,469 carats from its Lulo mine inAngola...
Mining Oct 16, 2019 Rapaport News
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High-Quality Rough Lifts Lucapa Profit
Lucapa Diamond Company returned to profit in the first half,amid an increase in sales and a higher average price, the company said Tuesday. The miner recorded a net profit of $1.1 million in the sixmonths ending June 30,...
Mining Sep 03, 2019 Rapaport News
Lucapa
Lucapa Sells $6.2M of Rough Stones
Lucapa Diamond Company garnered $6.2 million at a tender ofrough stones from its Lulo and Mothae mines, bringing the total to $35.5million for the year to date. The miner sold 3,558 carats from its...
Mining Aug 08, 2019 Rapaport News
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Lulo Revenue Up in Second Quarter
Sales of rough from Lucapa Diamond Company’s Lulo mine doubled to $10 million in the second quarter, reflecting higher volumes and an increase in the average price, the company said Monday.Sales volume surged 63% to 5,573...
Mining Jul 16, 2019 Rapaport News
Lucapa
Lulo Rough Fetches $10M at Tender
Lucapa Diamond Company garnered $10 million at its secondrough sale of 2019, achieving an average price of $1,800 per carat. The miner sold 5,573 carats at the tender, it said Monday.The diamonds are from the company’s...
Mining Jun 03, 2019 Rapaport News
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Lucapa Closes In on Diamond ‘Mother Lode’
Lucapa Diamond Company aims to pinpoint a huge source of rough diamonds at its Lulo mine in Angola within the next two years. The Australia-based miner has found high-quality stones at its alluvial deposit, including the...
Mining May 27, 2019 Rapaport News
Lucapa
Lucapa’s Lulo Production Drops in 1Q
Output at Lucapa Diamond Company’s Lulo mine in Angola fellin the first quarter, as it focused on processing ore from lower-grade miningareas. Production declined 25% to 3,369 carats, compared with 4,507carats the previous year, the miner...
Mining Apr 15, 2019 Rapaport News
Lucapa
Lulo Resource Estimate Nearly Doubles
Diamond resources at Lucapa Diamond Company’s Lulo alluvial mine in Lesotho are90% higher than it originally estimated, according to an independent valuation. Lulo has 80,400 carats remaining in the mine, according to a December 2018 study by external consulting...
Mining Mar 25, 2019 Rapaport News
Lucapa
Lucapa Moves into Diamond Manufacturing
Lucapa Diamond Company plans to cut and polish select stonesin-house in an effort to maximize value for its shareholders.Third-party manufacturers charge high fees without adding significant value, explained CEO Stephen Wetherall in a recent interview. Bypassing...
Mining Feb 24, 2019 Leah Meirovich
Lucapa
Lucapa Recovers 128ct. Rough
Lucapa Diamond Company has recovered a 128-carat whitediamond from its Lulo alluvial mine in Angola, the company said Tuesday. The type IIa stone, which it found at the deposit’s Mining Block6 region, is the miner’s...
Mining Feb 19, 2019 Rapaport News
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Lucapa Finds New Source at Lulo Mine
Lucapa Diamond Company hasextracted 1,502 carats of rough during testing at a new alluvial diamond sourceadjacent to its Lulo mine in Angola. The yield included 17 stonesweighing more than 10.8 carats each, as well as a 55.30-carat, D-color, typeIIa...
Mining Nov 05, 2018 Rapaport News
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