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Anton Siluanov
Alrosa Reelects Finance Minister as Chairman
Alrosa’s supervisory board has reelected Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov as its chairman. He has held the position since 2015.Members of the board also reelected Aysen Nikolaev, head of the Republic of Yakutia, as first deputy...
Mining Jul 14, 2020 Rapaport News
Alrosa Komsomolsky cut at Aikhal mine
Alrosa Pauses Production at Two Mines
Alrosa has suspended production at two of its less profitable mines, citing the heavy impact of the coronavirus on diamond demand. The company will also rethink its group output plan for 2020 at its board...
Mining May 05, 2020 Rapaport News
Alrosa
Alrosa Ups COVID-19 Aid to $4M
Alrosa has increased its contribution to the coronavirus relief efforts in the Yakutia region to $4.2 million, it said Wednesday.The funds will be used to purchase medical equipment and supplies, as well as personal protective gear, in Russia’s Yakutia...
Mining Apr 16, 2020 Rapaport News
Alrosa COVID-19 Donation
Alrosa CEO Trades Stock to Aid COVID-19 Relief
Alrosa CEO Sergey Ivanov has sold a portion of his stake in the company to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic.Ivanov offloaded half of his shares in the Russian mining company for RUB 18.5 million ($241,670), Alrosa...
Mining Apr 05, 2020 Rapaport News
Alrosa
Alrosa Finds Diamond Inside a Diamond
Alrosa has recovered an unusual piece of rough featuring one diamond encased inside another,in a style similar to the traditional Russian nesting doll. The outer stone weighs 0.62 carats and contains an innercavity of 6 cubic millimeters...
Mining Oct 06, 2019 Rapaport News
Alrosa
Alrosa Nets Fish-Shaped Diamond
Alrosa’s knack for recovering unusually shaped diamonds hasscaled new heights with the discovery of a rough stone resembling a fish.“In the photo, you see a very rare specimen: a rough-diamondcrystal which pretends to be a fish,” the Russian...
Mining Aug 01, 2019 Rapaport News
Alrosa Lomonosov deposit
Alrosa Falls Victim to Changing Retail Practices
Retailers’ attempts to maintain low diamond inventories are hurtingdemand across the trade, Alrosa warned after reporting its lowest quarterlysales since 2015. The Russian miner’s sales slumped 26% to $807 million in thesecond quarter...
Mining Jul 18, 2019 Rapaport News
Alrosa rough diamonds with tweezers 150
Alrosa Launches Zarya Diamond Mine
Alrosa has started diamond production at a newdeposit in Yakutia with an expected mine life of 11 years, it said Wednesday. The Zarya pipe will help compensate for the diminishing resources at the miner’s Komsomolsky open-pit site, Alrosa...
Rough Markets Apr 18, 2019 Rapaport News
Alrosa
Alrosa Recovers 99ct. Diamond at New Mine
Alrosa has unearthed a 98.8-carat, gem-quality diamondfrom its new Verkhne-Munskoye mine in Yakutia, it said Wednesday. The stone was retrieved from the Zapolyarnaya pipe, one offour kimberlites that are located at the site. It has...
Mining Feb 28, 2019 Rapaport News
Alrosa
Alrosa Showcases ‘Record-Breaking’ Pink
Alrosa has launched an exhibition of rare polished coloreddiamonds, including a 14.83-carat pink that is the largest of its colorin Russian history, the miner said Wednesday. The oval-shaped stone was cut from a 27.85-carat rough that...
Polished Markets Feb 13, 2019 Rapaport News
Alrosa Dynasty collection
Alrosa Fails to Sell 51ct. Dynasty
Alrosa withdrew the 51-carat Dynasty diamond from itsauction of a polished collection after realizing it would not fetch the pricethat the company had wanted.The Russian miner will now try to sell the stone at anotherauction,...
Mining Dec 03, 2017 Rapaport News
Alrosa Udachny mine
Alrosa Sees October Rise in Rough Demand
Alrosa sold $337.6 million worth of diamonds in Octoberas the rough market improved, the Russian miner reported.The figure was 9% higher than September, when factories werepreparing to close for Diwali. That month, Alrosa allowed...
Rough Markets Nov 12, 2017 Rapaport News
Alrosa 37ct yellow
Alrosa Finds 34ct. Yellow Diamond
Alrosa has recovereda 34.17-carat fancy vivid yellow rough diamond in northeastern Russia, the miner’slargest fancy-colored stone this year.The diamond,found by Alrosa affiliate Almazy Anabara at its Ebelyakhalluvial mining deposit in the remote region of Yakutia,...
Mining Oct 22, 2017 Rapaport News
Alrosa Mir mine
Russia Opens Criminal Probe into Alrosa Flood
The Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation haslaunched a criminal probe into last Friday’s flood at an Alrosa diamond mine,where eight workers are still missing.The federal authority is looking into whether there wereviolations of safety rules...
Mining Aug 08, 2017 Rapaport News
Alrosa Mir Mirny mine
Nine Missing After Flood at Alrosa Mine
Rescue teams are hunting for nine workers at Alrosa’s Mirmine following a flood, Reuters reported Friday.Emergency services brought 133 mining staff to the surfaceout of the 142 workers who were inside the underground mine...
Mining Aug 06, 2017 Rapaport News
Alrosa 51ct Dynasty diamond
Alrosa to Sell 51ct. Polished Stone Online
Alrosa will auction a 51.38-carat polished diamond online aspart of a program to build up its cutting business for high-end stones, theminer said Tuesday.The round brilliant-cut, D-color, VVS1-clarity, triple Exstone is the most expensive diamond that...
Polished Markets Aug 02, 2017 Rapaport News
110-ct Alrosa diamond_July 2017
Alrosa Unearths Two Large Diamonds
Alrosa discovered two extraordinarily large rough diamonds this month at its processing plants in the Russian republic of Yakutia, the company reported.On July 18, a diamond weighing almost 110 carats (pictured below) was recovered...
Mining Jul 20, 2017 Rapaport News
Anton Siluanov, chairman of ALROSA
Russia’s Finance Minister Reelected ALROSA Chair
Russia’s finance minister Anton Siluanov (pictured) was reelected chairmanof ALROSA at the mining company’s annual general meeting on August 5.Yegor Borisov, head of the Republic of Sakha, also knownas Yakutia, will continue as first vice...
Mining Aug 11, 2016 Rapaport News
ALROSA 241.21-carat
ALROSA Discovers 241-Ct. Diamond in Yakutia
ALROSA found a 241.21-carat rough diamond at its Nyurbinsky minein Yakutia, one of the largest recovered in Russia.The diamond measures 38.64 millimeters x 27.34 millimeters x25.46 millimeters and is translucent with a grey hue. The crystal containsgraphite...
Mining Jun 16, 2016 Rapaport News
Alrosa Zarnitsa diamond
ALROSA Finds Largest Diamond in Zarnitsa's History
ALROSA discovered a 207.29-carat rough diamond at itsZarnitsa mine in the Russian republic of Yakutia.The gem-quality diamond measuring 38 х 37 х 18 millimetersis the largest found since open-pit mining started at the Zarnitsa pipe in1999. As yet unnamed, the stone...
Mining May 25, 2016 Rapaport News
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