Gem Diamonds says diamond prices firmed in the first quarter.
Michiel de Witt joins a junior Canadian diamond and base metals exploration firm, Tsodilo. His future with BRC DiamondCore, where he is president, is not entirely clear cut.
De Beers is to retrench 350 of the 870 workers at its Finch diamond mine in South Africa.
Diamond mining junior Petra Diamonds, has announced that it is divesting of the Kono Diamond Project in Sierra Leone.
South Africa's biggest union says it has declared a wage dispute with the world's top diamond producer De Beers, and has asked an arbitration authority to mediate.
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) has declared a wage dispute with diamond giant De Beers.
Wealth 4 U, which like most speculative mining ventures offered so much and delivered so little, will pay less than one cent for every rand hapless investors ploughed into the venture.
De Beers Consolidated Mines has confirmed that the closing date for expressions of interest in the Jagersfontein Diamond Property in the Free State is on Friday this week.
South Africa's government has developed a new business model for the State Diamond Trader, which has not worked according to expectations.
De Beers' company, the Diamond Trading Company, extends sightholders' contracts by a year.