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Okavango Diamond Chief Resigns
Marcus ter Haar stepped down last week as managing director of Okavango Diamond Company (ODC), the Botswana parastatal confirmed with Rapaport News. Ter Haar joined ODC as deputy managing director when the company...
Rough Markets Nov 26, 2020 Avi Krawitz
Botswana Unveils 20ct. Okavango Blue Diamond
Okavango Diamond Company (ODC) has revealed a 20-caratpolished stone, the largest blue diamond to come out of Botswana. The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) has graded the oval brilliant-cut, type IIb diamond as fancy deep...
Polished Markets Apr 17, 2019 Rapaport News
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Okavango to Implement GIA’s M2M Tracking
Okavango Diamond Company (ODC) has signed on to use theGemological Institute of America (GIA)'s M2M tracking program for some of itsrough stones. ODC’s July spot auction will be its first to featurediamonds that have been evaluated...
Rough Markets Jul 01, 2018 Rapaport News
Botswana's Okavango Diamond Sales -23% in 1H
Okavango Diamond Company’s rough diamond sales fell 23 percent year on year to $231 million in the first half of 2015, the company confirmed with Rapaport News. “Although we saw a temporary improvement in rough market sentiment and...
Rough Markets Jul 09, 2015 Avi Krawitz
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Okavango Diamond Co. Holds Opening Ceremony
Press Release: The Okavango Diamond Company (ODC) was officially launched today in Gaborone, Botswana, by His Excellency the President, Lieutenant General Seretse Khama Ian Khama (pictured). ODC’s launch follows a successful pilot sale...
Rough Markets Sep 17, 2013 ODC
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Okavango Diamond Co.'s Pilot Rough Auction Nets $20M
The Okavango Diamond Company (ODC) concluded its pilot auction of approximately 123,000 carats of Debswana rough diamond production as part of a wider test of the company's core systems and processes during a sale in Gaborone. All diamond...
Rough Markets Jul 12, 2013 Jeff Miller
De Beers Rough
Toby Frears Appointed Head of Okavango Diamond Company
Botswana’s state-owned Okavango Diamond Company (ODC) appointed Toby Frears, a former De Beers executive, its first managing director as the company plans to launch trading ‎in Gaborone by the second quarter of 2013.‎‎“The appointment of Mr. Frears...
Rough Markets Aug 13, 2012 Avi Krawitz
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