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Lucapa Unearths 171ct. Rough at Lulo
Lucapa Unearths 171ct. Rough at Lulo
Lucapa Diamond Company has recovered a 171-carat, gem-quality diamond from its Lulo alluvial mine in Angola.The stone is the miner’s 15th over 100 carats from Lulo to date, and the second in that size category...
Mining May 11, 2020 Rapaport News
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Lucapa to Restart Lulo Operations
Lucapa Diamond Company will resume partial operations at its Lulo mine in Angola after the government relaxed the lockdown rules for essential sectors.From this week, the company will limit work to two shifts...
Mining May 03, 2020 Rapaport News
Lucapa
Lucapa Inks Polishing Partnership for Mothae
Lucapa Diamond Company has created a partnership with a high-end diamantaire to cut and polish a portion of rough from the Mothae mine in Lesotho.The miner sought the deal after coronavirus lockdowns halted sales of its diamonds...
Mining Apr 16, 2020 Rapaport 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
Lucapa Closing In On Diamond Source
Lucapa Diamond Company is coming closer to finding the kimberlite source of its high-quality alluvial diamonds, the miner said Wednesday.The company will drill seven new kimberlites located just upstream of the high-value portion of its...
Mining Feb 19, 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
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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 Recovers 64ct. Rough at Mothae
Development work at the Mothae mine in Lesotho has paid off for Lucapa Diamond Company, with the discovery of a 64-carat rough, the highest-quality diamond found at thedeposit to date. The miner recovered the D-color, type...
Mining Aug 06, 2019 Rapaport News
Lucapa tender
Lucapa’s Mothae Stones Fetch $3.5M
Lucapa Diamond Company garnered $3.5 million at the secondtender of diamonds from its Mothae mine in Lesotho, with stones selling for upto $26,000 per carat, it said Wednesday. The miner sold 7,008 carats of rough...
Mining May 29, 2019 Rapaport News
Lucapa
Lucapa Refinances to Strengthen Mothae Business
Lucapa Diamond Company hassigned a new refinancing agreement that will allow it to reduce its debts and further develop its Mothae mine in Lesotho. New Azilian will give theminer a one-year loan of $7 million, some of which...
Mining Apr 04, 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 diamond montage
Mothae Diamond Fetches $37K/ct.
Lucapa Diamond Company garnered $3.8 million from the saleof rough stones from its Mothae mine in Lesotho, with one stone going for $36,664 per carat. The miner sold 5,411 carats at tender...
Mining Feb 28, 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
Alrosa colored diamond polished
Miners Seeking Profits Beyond Rough
De Beers has been dabbling in the retail end of thediamond industry for more than 15 years, but recently, other miners have begunto follow suit, breaking out of the production box and entering other aspectsof...
Mining Jan 23, 2019 Leah Meirovich
Lucapa 46ct pink
Lucapa Predicts Premium from Angola Reforms
Angola is set to host its first diamond sale under newrules designed to improve transparency and prices.Sodiam, a state-owned diamond-marketing company, will this month offerseven large stones from Lucapa Diamond Company’s Lulo mine, including...
Rough Markets Jan 14, 2019 Joshua Freedman
Lucapa half year
Lucapa to Sell Large Diamonds from Lulo
Lucapa Diamond Company will sell six large stones weighing atotal of 449 carats from its Lulo mine in Angola after an overhaul of thenation’s mining laws prompted it to delay the sale, it said. The Angolan government...
Mining Sep 16, 2018 Rapaport News
Lucapa Brooking
Brooking Recovery Boosts Lucapa Shares
Shares in Lucapa Diamond Company jumped more than 8% Tuesdayafter the miner said testing at its exploration project yielded “exceptional”results. The miner recovered 1,100 diamonds — including 18 macrodiamondsand 1,082 micro stones — from the Brooking,...
Mining Aug 28, 2018 Rapaport News
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Lucapa’s New Resource Yields Large Stones
Lucapa Diamond Company has recovered an 11.88-carat stone duringbulk sampling at the North zone of its Mothae mine, the third new section toproduce large stones. The miner has been testing the unexplored areas...
Mining Jul 30, 2018 Rapaport News
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