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Angola seeks to stimulate diamond, ornamental stone exports

By: Rebecca Campbell     17th August 2018 The Angolan newspaper “Jornal de Angola” has reported that diamond mining companies operating in the country will, in future, be able to sell up to 60% of their production in the free market, under the country’s new Diamond Commercialisation Policy. Under the previous system, adopted in 2007,... 

Angola’s diamond sector expanding with Russian help

By: Rebecca Campbell     2nd February 2018 Angola’s Sociedade Mineira de Catoca (Catoca Mining Company) is expecting to produce seven million carats of diamonds this year. This was stated by company GM Sergei Amelin, the Macauhub news agency reported. He was speaking in the city of Saurimo, which is the capital of Lunda Sul province,... 

Single mine continues to dominate Angolan diamond production

By: Keith Campbell     18th November 2016 Angolan mining group Sociedade Mineira de Catoca (Catoca) currently produces 75% of the country’s diamonds, highlighted company Chief Financial Officer António Galiano Celestino earlier this month. He was speaking in the city of Saurimo, capital of Lunda Sul province. The Catoca mine, an open pit... 


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