Mar 31, 2015

Peregrine Diamonds to Acquire DES Botwana

Peregrine Diamonds Ltd. has acquired eight highly prospective diamond Prospecting Licences, covering 5,746 km2 in Botswana as a result of its agreement to acquire Diamexstrat Botswana (Proprietary) Ltd., a privately held Botswana registered diamond exploration and development company.

Mar 31, 2015

Rockwell nets $6.3 million for “Non-Core” Tirisano Project

Rockwell Diamonds Inc. announced yesterday that it has finalised the sale of what it terms as its “non-core” Tirisano Project for a cash consideration of $6.3 million.

Mar 31, 2015

Rough Diamond Tenders to be Held During Israel’s International Rough Diamond Week

The second International Rough Diamond Week (IRDW) to be held April 12-16, 2015, will feature a series of rough diamond tenders by the Israeli-French auction house Tzoffey's 1818, Alrosa, De Beers Auction Sales, Rio Tinto Diamonds and I Hennig/ Fusion Alternatives.

Mar 31, 2015

Transparency can Help Improve Liquidity said Bankers at the Antwerp Diamond Seminar

The AWDC’s Antwerp Diamond Seminar held on Friday 27 March saw Herman Van Rompuy, former President of the European Council presenting the keynote speech. “We need ‘more’ Europe”, said Van Rompuy. “The biggest danger today is an inward-looking fear of openness. We can only survive in a global world, but we have to draw all the necessary conclusions from this fundamental choice.” He also said that “Too much saving and not enough investment” could pose a problem.

Mar 30, 2015

Belgian Court Rules in Favour of Zimbabwe; Seized Diamonds Returned

After many months of legal disputes, the parcel of about 500,000 carats of rough diamonds that had been seized by authorities in Antwerp where they were to be auctioned last year, are now being returned to the companies that own them, the AWDC said in a statement yesterday.

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