NGOs partner on artisanal diamonds

NGOs partner on artisanal diamonds

Organisations will integrate programmes covering responsible mining practices.

Supply chain management

04 AUGUST 2020
Alrosa reorganises staff at Mirny division

Alrosa reorganises staff at Mirny division

The firm says 90 jobs will be lost and 600 transferred to new divisions

ABB to power De Beers deep-water diamond vessel

ABB to power De Beers deep-water diamond vessel

The new ship will increase the shipowner's annual production by 35%

Exploration

13 JULY 2020
Alrosa sees US$45M maintenance savings in digitalisation

Alrosa sees US$45M maintenance savings in digitalisation

Asset management digitalisation forecast to generate medium-term cost benefits.

Innovation

03 JULY 2020
Alrosa cuts output forecast by 17%

Alrosa cuts output forecast by 17%

Diamond miner is cutting output forecast and temporarily closing another mine

Alrosa's Angola venture suffers COVID-19 closure

Alrosa's Angola venture suffers COVID-19 closure

The pandemic has decimated demand for diamonds, according to the company.

Covid-19

22 MAY 2020
BlueRock Diamonds focuses on cost-cutting

BlueRock Diamonds focuses on cost-cutting

BlueRock is making changes to address the impact of COVID-19.

Covid-19

13 MAY 2020
Alrosa suspends low-margin diamond mines

Alrosa suspends low-margin diamond mines

The group expects an economic shock due to COVID-19 that will impact on demand.

Surface mining

06 MAY 2020
Lucapa restarts operations at Lulo

Lucapa restarts operations at Lulo

Mining operations initially scaled to 50% of nameplate capacity.

Covid-19

01 MAY 2020
Alrosa implements efficiency project at Aikhal

Alrosa implements efficiency project at Aikhal

Alrosa is gearing up to launch the Perfect Shift project at its Aikhal Division

Operational Excellence

17 FEBRUARY 2020
Tomra supports sustainable sorting

Tomra supports sustainable sorting

As miners face increasing environmental pressures, Tomra is seeking to address these challenges

Sustainability

11 FEBRUARY 2020
Argyle faces end of the line

Argyle faces end of the line

Rio confirms iconic mine will close this year