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Monday, November 19th, 2012 5:45pm PDT
The Jewelry Exchange announced today that it has acquired a 25% interest in EZ Diamonds.
Thursday, November 15th, 2012 6:00pm PDT
Afri-Can Marine Minerals Corporation (TSXV:AFA) announced it will start a sampling program on its marine diamond concession in Namibia.
Wednesday, November 14th, 2012 2:21pm PDT
SMH reported BHP Billiton (NYSE:BHP) and Rio Tinto (ASX:RIO) are looking to sell their diamond mines and assets.
Tuesday, November 13th, 2012 2:50pm PDT
Reuters reported Christie’s said it sold a huge, internally flawless diamond from India’s Golconda mines for $21.48 million in Geneva, Switzerland.
Tuesday, November 13th, 2012 2:47pm PDT
Harry Winston Diamond Corporation (TSX:HW,NYSE:HWD) announced a share purchase agreement with BHP Billiton Canada Inc., including controlling interest in the Ekati diamond mine.
Monday, November 12th, 2012 1:22pm PDT
SMH reported about $2 billion worth of diamonds have been siphoned out of Zimbabwe over the last four years by ministers and officials.
Friday, November 9th, 2012 8:34am PDT
Mining Weekly reported De Beers’ Voorspoed mine increased its mining efficiency by 12% over a 100-day period by implementing a rapid-results project.
Friday, November 9th, 2012 8:27am PDT
Bloomberg reported Antwerp’s diamond dominance is being challenged with growing competition.
Thursday, November 8th, 2012 11:58am PDT
Afri-Can Marine Minerals Corporation (TSXV:AFA) announced analysis and interpretation of the geophysical survey at its marine diamond concession in Namibia.
Thursday, November 8th, 2012 11:51am PDT
Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. (TSX:MPV,NYSE:MDM) announced microdiamond results from its Tuzo Deep drill program.