A Vancouver native, Charlotte recently graduated from Simon Fraser University, where she majored in English and Humanities. During her time there, SFU’s Writing and Communications program caught her attention, and she began working towards a Certificate in Editing. After completing an editorial internship at Vancouver’s Western Living magazine in the fall of 2010, she knew that she wanted to pursue editing further.
Charlotte started working for the Investing News Network in the spring of 2012 and now specializes in writing about diamonds, precious metals, base metals and graphite. She received her Certificate in Editing in 2013.
Reuters reported yesterday that according to Stephane Fischler, president of the Antwerp World Diamond Centre, natural rough diamond prices may rise 5 to 10 percent this year due to improved demand for jewelry in developed and emerging markets.
Pangolin Diamonds Corp. (TSXV:PAN) reported on a second diamond-positive area of soil sample results from its Botswana-based Mmadinare project, commenting that highlights include the discovery of an additional microdiamond and 281 ilmenite grains from 33 soil samples collected within Block 2 of the project.
Dominion Diamond Corp. (TSX:DDC,NYSE:DDC) announced its production results for the first calendar quarter of 2014, commenting that during that period, its Diavik mine produced 1.9 million carats from 0.6 million tonnes of ore processed.
Mineweb reported yesterday that the Reserve Bank of India has made it easier for diamonds to be imported into the country; essentially, traders and manufacturers are now able to “directly import rough diamonds from anywhere in the world.”
Lucara Diamond Corp. (TSX:LUC) announced the results of its first Exceptional Stone Tender of the year, commenting that the tender of 20 lots (1,191 carats) sold for gross revenues of $50.47 million, or $42,347 per carat.