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Antwerp, Dubai Upbeat on Rough-Tender Market
The largest rough-trading centers face a busy January as adaptations have enabled them to continue holding sales events during the pandemic. Antwerp and Dubai will host 14 rough tenders between them this month, after...
Rough Markets Jan 12, 2021 Rapaport News
Petra Cullinan mine plant
Rough Prices Slide 24% at Petra Tender
Rough prices slumped at Petra Diamonds’ March tenders in South Africa and Antwerp as the severe slowdown in the market virtually wiped out demand.Goods from Petra’s South Africa mines sold for 24% less than...
Mining Mar 29, 2020 Rapaport News
Lucara Karowe sorting
Lucara Completes First Sale on Clara Platform
Lucara Diamond Corp. recorded an 8% premium in theinaugural sale of rough on its new digital platform, which it completed lastmonth, the miner reported Tuesday. Five out of seven participating manufacturers andjewelers came away with goods, with...
Rough Markets Jan 08, 2019 Rapaport News
Pink Diamond 150
30-Carat Fancy Pink Set for Antwerp Sale
Lesotho-focused miner Namakwa Diamonds will sell a29.59-carat, fancy-pink rough stone in Antwerp this fall.The company discovered the diamond at its KAO mine in theAfrican country on June 12, according to brokerage firm Bonas-Couzyn, whichwill facilitate...
Rough Markets Aug 27, 2018 Rapaport News
Sierra Leone 709 ct. diamond
Sierra Leone Delays 709ct. Rough Sale
The government of Sierra Leone has pushed back the schedulefor selling a 709.41-carat rough diamond to give bidders more time to takepart.Potential buyers can view the diamond until May 10 at theBank of Sierra Leone in Freetown, the...
Mining Apr 09, 2017 Rapaport News
Alrosa Star of Viluysk
ALROSA Israel Sale Fetches $22M
ALROSA sold $21.8 million of rough and polished diamonds atits tender in Israel in February, a spokesperson for the miner said in an emailto Rapaport News on Wednesday.The company sold 105 items at the event, which took placeduring...
Polished Markets Mar 01, 2017 Rapaport News
Lucara exceptional pink
Lucara Sells $30M at Exceptional Stone Tender
Lucara Diamond Corp. reported sales of $29.7 millionfrom its recent exceptional stone tender, with 13 diamonds from its Karowe minein Botswana selling for an average of $20,625 per carat. The Canadian minersold 1,440 carats...
Mining Nov 15, 2015 Rapaport News
Leibish Argyle
Argyle Pink Tender Results Come In As Leibish Wins 26 Stones
Fancy-colordiamond seller Leibish & Co. has won 26 out of 65 available lots at RioTinto’s Argyle pink diamond tender this year, it said in a statement November2.The RamatGan-based online retailer and wholesaler secured the bids in a strategicpartnership with...
Polished Markets Nov 03, 2015 Rapaport News
Lucara's Profit Surges to $65M, Closes FY Debt Free
Lucara Diamond Corp. reported fiscal-year revenue of $180.5 million in 2013, up from only $41.8 million in 2012. Rough sales achieved an average price of $411 per carat, while operating expenses totaled only $100 per carat....
Mining Feb 20, 2014 Jeff Miller
Lucara Diamond
Lucara's Profit Rises to $23M in 2Q
Lucara Diamond Corporation reported revenue of $47.2 million for the second quarter of fiscal 2013 that ended on June 30. The company began selling rough diamonds in the third quarter of fiscal 2012. Lucara sold...
Financial-Legal Aug 12, 2013 Jeff Miller
Namakwa Diamonds
Namakwa Diamonds Picks Fusion Alternatives to Tender Kao Production
Namakwa Diamonds' Lesotho subsidiary, Storm Mountain Diamonds, selected Fusion Alternatives and I. Henning & Co. to market run-of-mine diamond production out of the Kao mine. Under this agreement, the first offering of rough diamond...
Rough Markets Apr 26, 2012 Jeff Miller
Ganz Says Tenders Present a Threat to Future Diamond Supply
The president of the International Diamond Manufacturers Association, Moti Ganz, said that he is not against diamond tenders per se, but urged large diamond suppliers to return to the direct supply method. Ganz warned that...
Rough Markets Aug 01, 2011 Ricci Dipshan
Firestone Diamonds Concludes Rough Tender
Firestone Diamonds sold 7,111 carats of rough for gross proceeds of approximately $1.4 million, during a diamond tender in Gaborone, Botswana. The company noted strong demand for small diamonds, cape yellows and browns and prices in these categories were up by 50 percent from the company's tender in December...
Rough Markets Apr 21, 2011 Jeff Miller
Scarselli Hosts Colored Diamond Tender
Press Release: Scarselli Diamonds will host its first colored diamond tender from October 18 to 22 at their offices in New York. There will be 322 natural diamonds that weigh between 0.20 carats to more than 20 carats and come in colors including pink, purple, red, blue, green, orange...
Polished Markets Oct 04, 2010 Scarselli Diamonds
Firestone Commences Production at BK11
Firestone Diamonds commenced phase-one production at its BK11 kimberlite property in Botswana through its subsidiary, Monak Venture. The mining company has 20 such properties in the Orapa area, 13 of which are proven to be diamondiferous, with BK16 identified as the most advanced, according to Firestone. The evaluation of satellite kimberlites...
Mining Jul 12, 2010 Jeff Miller
Rapaport Weekly Market Report 07/02/2010
Between the LinesShow Time: Prices in Hong Kong Rise, But Not to the Level of Cutting CentersThere were mixed reports from the June Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair 2010, with the overall feeling being that sales there improved against last year. Buying...
Research Jul 02, 2010 Avi Krawitz
Market Comments 7/1/2010
Trading centers stable. Buyers at June Hong Kong show edge up on prices but still resist high seller asking prices. Zimbabwe cabinet approves illegal Marange rough sales with KP certificates and government agency says it already sold $23m worth in 2010. Botswana approves rough tenders from...
Polished Markets Jul 01, 2010
Rapaport TradeWire July 2, 2010
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Mining Jul 01, 2010 Rapaport
Rockwell's Tender Sales Reach $16M
Rockwell Diamonds has sold $16.1 million worth of rough diamonds in the first five months of the year, the junior mining company reported. The sales were transacted at three tenders, where a total of 13,222.69 carats were sold for an average of $1,216 per carat, falling 19 percent below...
Mining Jun 29, 2010 Jeff Miller
Rapaport Weekly Market Report 06/17/2010
Between the LinesRough Market: Lucara Becomes a Diamond ProducerCanada-based Lucara Diamond announced that it has started production at its Mothae mine in Lesotho and that it recovered a 53.5-carat, type IIa diamond in the first week of operations. The company also owns 60 percent of the AK6 project in Botswana, with...
Research Jun 18, 2010 Avi Krawitz
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