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Dominion Diamond Mines has announced the discovery of a 552-carat diamond from one of its Canadian mines, claiming it to be the largest gem-quality stone ever found in North America. The yellowish stone, found at the Diavik Mine in Canada´s Northwest Territories near the Arctic Circle,...

Anglo American (LSE:AAL) has reported a 9% rise in its overall output for the first quarter of 2017, compared with the same quarter last year, but a 3% fall in copper output. The drop in copper production has been attributed to poorer quality ore in Chile,...

Canada’s largest diamond producer Dominion Diamond Corp (TSX:DDC) has launched a formal evaluation process which will prelude the potential sale of the company. Dominion was subject of a recent US$1.1 billion unsolicited takeover bid by Montana-based Washington Companies, which was swiftly rejected by the Canadian mining...

Anglo-American (LSE:AAL) subsidiary company De Beers Group has announced that production has commenced at its Gahcho Kué site, the world’s largest new diamond mine in the last 13 years. The mine, located on the Canadian tundra in the Northwest Territories is a joint venture between De...

Australian mining firm Lucapa Diamond (ASX:LOM) has unearthed a 227-carat diamond at the Lulo Diamond Project mine in Angola. The newly-discovered diamond is the second largest to be uncovered to date at the Lulo mine, situated east of the capital Luanda, only after a 404-carat stone...