Canadian Mining Journal


Lucara Diamond Corp


  • DIAMONDS: Lucara sales deal to keep cash flow from large stones coming for 2020

    July 16, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Lucara Diamond has found an avenue to sell its large diamond production from its Karowe mine in Botswana, through an agreement with HB Group, an Antwerp-based diamond manufacturer. The deal will ensure the company will see cash flow

  • DIAMONDS: Natural Diamond Council makes marketing push

    June 15, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The Diamond Producers’ Association (DPA), established only five years ago by a coalition of diamond miners including De Beers and Alrosa, has relaunched as the Natural Diamond Council. In addition to continuing to advertise natural diamonds as the DPA did

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    MINING PEOPLE: Lucara, McEwen Mining, OceanaGold, Orla, Osisko, SRG

    April 9, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    David Guerrero has been selected as the Argentine country manager for Alpha Lithium; Brad Nichol is now the company’s CEO and president. Darryl Jones has resigned as president and CEO but will remain on the company’s board. Karim Nasr is

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    DIAMONDS: Lucara recovers 549-carat white diamond

    February 10, 2020 by Trish Saywell

    BOTSWANA – Lucara Diamond has recovered a 549-carat diamond from its Karowe mine in Botswana. The mine – one of the world’s most prolific producers of large and high-value type IIA diamonds – is the only diamond mine in recorded history

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    DIAMONDS: Tomra sorter boosts Lucara’s exceptional finds

    November 27, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORWAY – Lucara Diamond Corp. owns the Karowe diamond mine in Botswana, one the foremost producers of very large, high quality Type IIA diamonds in excess of 10.8 carats. Historic recoveries include the 1,109 carat Lesedi La Rona – the

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    DIAMONDS: Feasibility confirms strong case for Karowe underground

    November 5, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BOTSWANA – A new feasibility study shows that underground development at Lucara Diamond’s rich Karowe diamond mine in Botswana could double the mine life of the operation. Open pit mining at the operation is expected to last until mid-2025. For

  • DIAMONDS: Lucara results highlight difficult market

    August 12, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BOTSWANA – Despite higher production, Lucara Diamond saw lower revenue in its second quarter than the same period a year earlier, highlighting a difficult environment for diamond miners. Lucara reported net earnings of US$700,000 for the quarter on revenue of

  • DIAMONDS: Lucara has two-pronged growth plan, CEO Eira Thomas says

    June 20, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    LONDON, U.K. – The following is an edited excerpt of an interview with Lucara Diamond president and CEO Eira Thomas, carried out by Dean MacPherson, head of business development for global mining at TMX Group, at The Northern Miner’s Canadian Mining Symposium

  • Diamond mining industry ripe for consolidation, says Lucara’s Eira Thomas

    June 11, 2019 by John Cumming

    Dean MacPherson: I want to jump right into it and get your opinion on the state of affairs in the diamond industry and the mining industry generally. What’s happening, what are you seeing, what are you feeling? Eira Thomas: The common theme

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    DIAMONDS: Lucara pulls 1,758-ct near gem from Karowe mine

    April 25, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BOTSWANA – Lucara Diamond Corp., headquartered in Vancouver, has pulled another gigantic diamond from its Karowe mine. It is described as weighing 1,758 carats, variable quality near gem. It is the largest stone ever  mined at Karowe. In November 2015,

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    DIAMONDS: Lucara recovers 240-ct gem from Karowe

    January 28, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BOTSWANA – Earlier this month, Lucara Diamond Corp. recovered a 127-carat top white diamond from its Karowe mine. And the good new just keeps coming. This time the company has recovered a 240-carat top white gem from the same mine.

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    DIAMONDS: Lucara unearths 127-ct top white stone at Karowe

    January 10, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BOTSWANA – Vancouver-based Lucara Diamond Corp. has recovered a 127-carat, top white gem diamond at its Karowe mine in the Orapa-Letlhakane district. The mine also produced the 1,109-carat Lesdi la Rona and the 813-carat Constellation, which sold for a record