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Rescue under way after SA mine collapseDe Beers to idle Snap Lake diamond mine in Canada s NWT 434 jobs eliminated

A major rescue operation is under way after a building collapsed at the surface of a gold mine in South Africa blocking off the main entranceYELLOWKNIFE The De Beers Group is shutting down its Snap Lake diamond mine in the Northwest Territories due to a softening market for the gemstone resulting in the loss of more than 400 jobs

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CAR rebels take diamond mine town Blue Moon Diamond sells for world record $484 million

Rebel forces in the Central African Republic CAR seize the key mining hub of Bria in an ongoing fight against the governmentThe Blue Moon was discovered in January by Petra Diamonds which owns the Cullinan Mine in South Africa

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Tycoon buys $48m diamond for daughterSA investigates mine gang killings

A carat Blue Moon diamond described as magical found in South Africa last year is auctioned for $484m £317m South African police are investigating the death of 15 suspected illegal miners killed in clashes between rival gangs in a disused Johannesburg mine

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SA police chief suspended in mine probeBlue Moon Diamond to become world s most expensive when it sells £35m at auction

South African President Jacob Zuma suspends police chief Riah Phiyega as allegations of misconduct over the Marikana mine massacre are examinedThe Blue Moon Diamond which was discovered in South Africa in January has been on display at the he Natural History Museum in Los Angeles but will be sold in Geneva in November

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South Africa to encourage black involvement in diamond sectorSouth Africa to encourage black involvement in diamond sector

JOHANNESBURG Oct 27 Reuters South Africa has launched an association for young mainly black entrepreneurs to boost the processing and manufacturing of JOHANNESBURG Oct 27 Reuters South Africa has launched an association for young mainly black entrepreneurs to boost the processing and manufacturing of

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Semenya wins 800m at Diamond LeagueLargest diamond in more than a century uncovered in Africa could fetch over £25m

South African Caster Semenya wins the 800m at the Diamond League meeting in Rabat Morocco the first to be held in AfricaThe world s second largest gem quality diamond has been discovered in a mine in BotswanaThe 1 111 carat diamond is the largest diamond to be found in over a century

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Three missing 87 rescued after South Africa mine collapse Video Lucara CEO seeking over $60 million for 1 111 carat diamond

Almost 90 miners were rescued and three were still missing after a cave in at a gold mine in northeastern South Africa on Friday the firm that owns the mine saThe type IIa stone just smaller than a tennis ball is the biggest unearthed since the 3 106 carat Cullinan gem found in South Africa in

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Rare blue diamond expected to fetch up to $55M Photos Video Rare blue diamond expected to fetch up to $55M Photos Video

Two rare coloured diamonds go under the auction hammer this week in Geneva with one standout blue diamond discovered in a South African mine last year expected to fetch up to $55 million which would set a world record for any gemstoneTwo rare coloured diamonds go under the auction hammer this week in Geneva with one standout blue diamond discovered in a South African mine last year expected to fetch up to $55 million which would set a world record for any gemstone

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Blue moon gem set to break diamond record as it goes up for sale at Sotheby s with a £37m estimateThree missing 87 rescued after South Africa mine collapse Video

The so called Blue Moon diamond discovered by Petra Diamonds in its South African mine last year and later sold on to be polished has been put up for saleAlmost 90 miners were rescued and three were still missing after a cave in at a gold mine in northeastern South Africa on Friday the firm that owns the mine sa

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Blue Moon Diamond sells for world record $484 millionDe Beers shuts Snap Lake diamond mine 434 jobs eliminated

The Blue Moon was discovered in January by Petra Diamonds which owns the Cullinan Mine in South AfricaThe De Beers Group is shutting down its Snap Lake diamond mine in the Northwest Territories due to a softening market for the gemstone resulting in the loss of more than 400 jobs

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Largest diamond in more than a century uncovered in Africa could fetch over £25mScores of Barberton miners remain trapped underground in South Africa

The world s second largest gem quality diamond has been discovered in a mine in BotswanaThe 1 111 carat diamond is the largest diamond to be found in over a centuryAs many as 115 workers were trapped underground in a gold mine in the town of Barberton northeastern South Africa earlier today Around 76 miners have been rescued following the collapse of the mine

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Diamond sands landslide blocks road at mine in Russia s Yakutia region in SiberiaDiamond mining company Octea facing claims it owes money to Sierra Leone town and New York jeweller Tiffany

MOSCOW Authorities in Russia s Yakutia region in eastern Siberia say a landslide of diamond sands at a mine has blocked a road and damaged electricity pylonsTiffany has announced it has deferred payment of $50m of loans it made to Octea to develop the mine in Koidu where the town council now claims it will take legal action over £400 000in unpaid property taxes

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