January 1, 1970

World's most expensive rough diamond sells for $63m

Lucara Diamond has sold a 813-carat jewel for $63m, making it the most expensive rough gem on record and raising the prospects for the sale of […]
January 1, 1970

Digging deep: Diamond hunt in SA gets tougher

Proof that diamonds are getting harder to find can be seen in the South African bush, where De Beers is spending $2bn tunnelling beneath a vast […]
January 1, 1970

AngloGold files dispute with Ghana on illegal miners

AngloGold Ashanti has filed a dispute with Ghana at an international panel due to the country’s failure to protect the company’s Obuasi operation from illegal miners. […]
January 1, 1970

Lily Mine protesters demand answers over unpaid salaries

Failure to pay workers at Mpumalanga’s collapsed Lily Mine has resulted in a massive protest involving local residents and more than 700 disgruntled miners. Source: News