What to Look for in a Diamond Junior

Anthony George, former senior vice president at Lucara Diamond, shared his thoughts on some of the characteristics that make a successful diamond junior at the 2015 AME BC Mineral Exploration Roundup.

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John Kaiser: Diamonds Have a Positive Price Trend

Resource Investing News caught up with John Kaiser of Kaiser Research at Cambridge House International’s 2015 Vancouver Resource Investment Conference. Kaiser spoke about the troubles plaguing Canadian juniors and also answered a few questions about diamonds.

Company News

Diamcor Earnings Drop 36%

Mining Weekly announced that Diamcor Mining generated gross revenue of C$886 843 in the third quarter ended December 31, a 36 percent decrease on the comparative period in 2013.

Diamcor Mining Reports Revenue From Sale of Diamonds

Diamcor Mining Reports Revenue From Sale of Diamonds

Diamcor Mining Inc. (TSXV:DMI,OTCQX:DMIFF) reported results for its third fiscal quarter ended December 31, 2014: gross revenues of CDN $886,843 from 3,579.07 carats of rough diamonds compared to sales of 3,955 carats and gross revenues of CDN $1,396,591 for the same period ended December 31, 2013.

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Diamcor Mining Details Plans for 2015

Diamcor Mining Inc. (TSXV:DMI) CEO Dean Taylor spoke to Resource Investing News about the Krone-Endora at Venetia project in South Africa.

An Update from North Arrow Minerals CEO Kenneth Armstrong

North Arrow Minerals Inc. (TSXV:NAR) CEO Kenneth Armstrong spoke to Resource Investing News at the Canadian Investor Conference in Vancouver about the Company’s busy remainder of 2014, starting with bulk sampling in the Qilalugaq project in Nunavut, a month-long till sampling at the Pikoo Diamond Project in central eastern Saskatchewan, and a drill program in the Lac de Gras Project in the Northwest Territories.

Market News

Synthetic Diamonds Uncovered in Surat

Rapaport reported that the Surat Diamond Association found 110 synthetic diamonds in a packet owned by two diamond traders operating in the Surat-based Mini Bazaar diamond market.

Colored Gemstones Beginning to Make a Comeback

Mining Weekly reported that although diamonds have outshone colored gemstones since about the 1940s, when De Beers began aggressively marketing diamonds, such gemstones are now making a comeback.

Diamond Demand to Rise in 2015

Mining Weekly reported that the demand for diamonds will increase this year as demand surpasses supply and no new discoveries emerge on the horizon.

2015 Global Rough Diamond Output Could Exceed 135 Million Carats

Independent analyst Paul Zimnisky published a report that analyzes the 54 largest diamond mines in the world and predicts that all told they will produce an estimated 135.5 million carats in 2015. That's up from about 131.1 million carats the previous year.

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