2020 is a very hard year for the diamond industry (for most of us, for most industries, in fact).Lower demand, lower prices, closures, unemployment, uncertainty. The industry will recover, eventually; it’ll be different, as previous social, economic and technological trends have been accelerated or amplified by the pandemic shock and its economic aftershocks. In my … Continue reading adapt or die
The next years are critical as regulatory, technology and investment decisions are being made. These decisions could determine the environmental and social impact of deep-sea minerals. Although the minerals may not enter supply chain for a few years, examples involving cobalt mining from the Democratic Republic of Congo and palm oil supply from Indonesia, show that failing to act early, can result in costly efforts to clean up the supply chain and reputational impact afterwards.
VANCOUVER, BC, Nov. 10, 2020 /CNW/ – (LUC – TSX: LUC) (BSE: LUC) (Nasdaq Stockholm: LUC) Lucara Diamond Corp. (LUCARA) announces the recovery of an unbroken 998 carat high white clivage diamond from its 100% owned Karowe Diamond Mine located in Botswana. The diamond, measuring 67x49x45mm, was recovered from direct milling of ore sourced from the EM/PK(S) unit … Continue reading LUCARA RECOVERS 998 CARAT DIAMOND FOM THE KAROWE MINE IN BOTSWANA
Amanhã (sexta-feira, 30 de outubro, das 1500 às 1630), ocorre a primeira discussão em português do ciclo sobre as forças naturais, sociais, económicas e tecnológicas que decidem o futuro indústria mineral. A plataforma usada é o ZOOM. Para participar nestas sessões basta enviar um e-mail para firstname.lastname@example.org . Este ciclo de discussões ocorre em paralelo ao curso em … Continue reading Ciclo de discussões – forças naturais, sociais, económicas e tecnológicas que afectam a indústria mineral
For those that weren’t able to attend live the seminar on yesterday’s Angolan diamonds: into the XXI century, you can always watch it in YouTube
If you’re interested in (exploring for and mining) diamonds in Angola (or elsewhere), I and José Abranches will be talking on the subject in an Ore Deposits Hub webinar.We’ll make a (perhaps not that) short presentation, introducing the Angolan deposits and their classical genetical models and the global and local factors impacting the development of … Continue reading Angolan diamonds: into the XXI century