Canadian Mining Journal


Petra Diamonds Limited


  • News

    Emesent technology helps Petra Diamonds save on ore pass remediation

    January 11, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Highly accurate point cloud datasets from a Hovermap scan allowed Petra Diamonds’ mine engineers to visualize the condition of orepasses for the first time and avoid spending five months, and US$350,000, on remediation. Hovermap, Emesent’s flagship product, is a smart

  • News

    De Beers sales rise 12% as diamond demand recovers

    November 19, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    De Beers Group announced on Wednesday that sales of rough diamonds rose more than 12% in the latest sales cycle, as demand improves on the back of easing COVID-19 restrictions and ahead of the holiday season. Sales of US$450 million

  • 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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    Petra Diamonds recovers 122.52 carat blue diamond

    June 16, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    The Cullinan diamond mine at the foothills of the Magaliesberg mountain range, 37 km northeast of Pretoria in South Africa, is one of the world’s most celebrated diamond mines.