Diamond and mining legislation – Angola


Laws and regulations are as important as the mineral deposits characteristics for the success of a mineral venture. Some jurisdictions have new or just difficult to obtain regulations, at least for the outside investor; that is the case of diamond and mining laws in Angola. To make the investors’ life easier (in these difficult times), I … Continue reading Diamond and mining legislation – Angola

JUST RELEASED: Kimberlite Provinces of Angola Map by Sínese


The Kimberlite Provinces of Angola Map has just been released (in pdf format, A1 size). To get it, just click this link or write me an e-mail (luischambel@sinese.pt). This map follows the release in last October of our report “One century of Angolan diamonds”, which you can still get here or writing me an e-mail. This is a project developed … Continue reading JUST RELEASED: Kimberlite Provinces of Angola Map by Sínese

One century of Angolan diamonds – a report


One century of Angolan diamonds After many months of hard work, the report was released. The report organizes information about the Angolan diamond industry (the deposits, the mines and prospects, the global market, regulatory and economical settings and the key institutions). This information was previously either disperse, unpublished or only available in Portuguese language sources. … Continue reading One century of Angolan diamonds – a report