Alrosa invests Rb4.4 billion in eco projects

Alrosa invests Rb4.4 billion in eco projects

Russian diamond company Alrosa sums up the key results of its 2017 environmental programmes

Natural resources

14 JUNE 2018
Dyno Nobel initiates a record-breaking underground blast

Dyno Nobel initiates a record-breaking underground blast

Renard mine uses DigiShot Plus for large stope blast

For richer, for poorer - artisanal diamond mining in Sierra Leone

For richer, for poorer - artisanal diamond mining in Sierra Leone

Dr Roy Maconachie on how the wealth from Sierra Leone's diamonds fails to enrich local communities

Industry comment

01 JUNE 2018
Severalmaz tests UAVs at Lomonosov

Severalmaz tests UAVs at Lomonosov

Severalmaz has tested unmanned aerial vehicles for mine surveying at Lomonosov

Exploration

29 MAY 2018
Star Diamond will brighten SK mine with new plant

Star Diamond will brighten SK mine with new plant

Consulmet will construct a 30t/h bulk sample plant for the Star-Orion project in Canada

Plant

18 MAY 2018
A carbon-free future

A carbon-free future

De Beers is taking on an industry-transforming goal - carbon neutrality through mineral carbonation

Sustainability

17 MAY 2018
De Beers successfully traces diamonds via blockchain

De Beers successfully traces diamonds via blockchain

Piloting blockchain platform Tracr, De Beers Group has tracked 100 diamonds along the value chain

Investment

10 MAY 2018
Optimisation equipment en route to Merlin

Optimisation equipment en route to Merlin

Australian miner Merlin Diamonds is continuing its optimisation plan for the Merlin project

Plant

03 MAY 2018
De Beers introduces GemFair

De Beers introduces GemFair

Group is preparing an app to enable ASM miners to certify their diamonds are ethically sourced

Investment

26 APRIL 2018
Tango to rock on with new pan plant

Tango to rock on with new pan plant

Tango's Oena diamond mine will get an additional 16-foot (4.86m) pan plant and mobile screening unit...

Plant

24 APRIL 2018
Bauer cuts deep on diamond exploration site

Bauer cuts deep on diamond exploration site

Bauer cutter will be part of Rio Tinto's diamond exploration project in Canada

Fleet

16 APRIL 2018
Diamonds in the rough

Diamonds in the rough

Ailbhe Goodbody looks at BlueRock Diamonds' Kareevlei diamond project in South Africa