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Mining News Pro - A study conducted by an international team of scientists from The Australian National University, RMIT University, the University of Sydney and the Oak Ridge National Laboratory and published in the journal Small reports that both Lonsdaleite and regular diamonds can form at normal room temperatures by just applying high pressures – equivalent to 640 African elephants on the tip of a ballet shoe.

Mining News Pro - A team of scientists led by the Australian National University and RMIT University have created two types of diamonds in the lab at room temperature.

Mining News Pro - Rio Tinto has showcased its iconic annual Argyle diamonds tender to collectors from across Asia in Singapore.

Mining News Pro - Struggling Petra Diamonds (LON: PDL) reported on Tuesday a 36% fall in revenue and a net loss of $223 million (168.7 million pounds) for the year ended June 30, as the pandemic deepened the company’s financial woes.

Mining News Pro - Botswana Diamonds has announced that all conditions precedent for the acquisition of Sekaka Diamonds have been satisfied.

Mining News Pro - Botswana Diamonds` exploration programme has identified several kimberlite targets at its Marsfontien and Thorny River projects in South Africa.

Mining News Pro - Australian Diamond Portfolio is set to showcase a selection of the last pink diamonds to be unearthed in Australia before Rio Tinto closes the Argyle mine in Western Australia.

Mining News Pro - Global miner Rio Tinto is seeking court approval to sell its partner’s share of diamonds from a mine in Canada’s Northwest Territories, a filing this week showed, hoping to recover around C$120 million plus legal fees and other costs.

Mining News Pro - Petra Diamonds has launched a special tender process for its Letlapa Tala Collection, which comprises five blue diamonds of significant colour, clarity, size and heritage.

Mining News Pro - South Africa’s Petra Diamonds (LON:PDL), which put itself up for sale in June, announced on Wednesday it had found five high-quality blue diamonds, but toned down the news by saying the discovery won’t help turn around its fortunes.

Mining News Pro - Botswana Diamonds (BOD) has reported positive preliminary results from drilling undertaken at its Marsfontein project, in Botswana.

Mining News Pro - This week, Rio Tinto hosted its 2020 Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender, which was titled “One Lifetime, One Encounter,” as the event is believed to be one of the very last offerings of the iconic stones before the mine closes at the end of the year.

Mining News Pro - Diamond miner BlueRock Diamonds has sold 3 805 ct of diamonds at an average price of $330/ct for an aggregate consideration of $1.2-million.

Mining News Pro - For the past six months, the global diamond hubs in Antwerp, Belgium, and Mumbai have been at a standstill, with cutting and polishing factories closed and trading floors shuttered. Now, a capitulation on prices by the biggest miners is sparking the industry back to life.

Mining News Pro - For the past six months, the global diamond hubs in Antwerp, Belgium, and Mumbai have been at a standstill, with cutting and polishing factories closed and trading floors shuttered. Now, a capitulation on prices by the biggest miners is sparking the industry back to life.

Mining News Pro - Australian junior India Bore Diamond Holdings has unearthed extremely rare purple diamonds at the Ellendale diamond field in Western Australia.

Mining News Pro - Star Diamond has made headway in its case to take joint venture (JV) partner Rio Tinto to court over its purported exercise of four options under an option and JV agreement relating to the Star-Orion South project, in Saskatchewan.

Mining News Pro - Following a strategic review into its capital structure options, London-listed Petra Diamonds has decided to seek offers for the company or for parts of the business’ assets.

Mining News Pro - Petra Diamonds has put itself or parts of its business up for sale, the Africa-focussed miner said on Friday, as part of a review the company began in March after being hammered by lacklustre demand and prices for the precious gem.

Mining News Pro - EHR Resources has partnered with North Arrow Minerals to explore the Naujaat diamond project in Canada under a new agreement.

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