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Lucara’s first large-stone tender delivers ‘exceptional’ results

Southern Africa-focused diamond producer Lucara Diamond Corp on Wednesday said its first special tender of large and exceptional diamonds had fared exceptionally well, confirming the quality of diamonds mined from its flagship Karowe mine, in...
22nd May 2013

Lucara recovers 239.2 ct diamond at Botswana mine

Southern Africa-focused diamond producer Lucara Diamond Corp has recovered a 239.2 ct diamond, as well as a 124 ct and a 71.1 ct stone, at its Karowe mine, in Botswana. “The recovery of these large stones is hugely significant to both Lucara and...
19th March 2013

Lucara Diamond foresees sales of 400 000 ct in 2013

Southern Africa diamond producer Lucara Diamond on Wednesday said it expects to sell 400 000 ct in 2013, which would be the first year of full production from the company’s flagship Karowe mine, in diamond-rich Botswana. Lucara said the Karowe...
6th December 2012

Lucara sells 9.46 ct blue diamond for $4.5m

Toronto-, Gaborone- and New York-listed Lucara Diamond said it sold a 9.46 ct blue diamond, recovered at its Karowe mine in Botswana, for $4.5-million. A total of 52 lots were put up for sale last week, containing 56 982 ct of diamonds. All lots...
27th November 2012

Lucara Diamond completes trial mining at Lesotho project

Triple-listed Lucara Diamond on Monday said a second auction of diamonds from its Mothae project, in Lesotho, which was held in Antwerp, Belgium, last week, brought to an end the project’s trial mining programme. "The completion of the trial...
18th September 2012

Lucara lowers production, sales guidance from Botswana mine

Toronto-listed miner Lucara Diamonds on Friday said it expected to sell 23% less diamonds this year from its flagship Karowe mine, in Botswana – the result of a water shortage hampering recovery and lower grades being fed through the mill. The...
11th August 2012

Lucara completes second auction, undeterred by soft demand

Diamond junior Lucara Diamond on Monday said it had completed its second auction of diamonds from its Karowe mine, in Botswana, raking in $6.5-million in revenue. On July 16, a total of 35 individual lots containing 36 842 ct of diamonds were put...
17th July 2012

Lucara nets $5.64m in first Karowe diamond auction

Southern Africa-focused diamond miner Lucara Diamonds on Monday sold the first 26 196 ct of diamonds produced from its Karowe mine, in Botswana, for a total of $5.64-million during an online sale. Lucara said 35 individual lots containing 29 339...
12th June 2012

Lucara recovers first Karowe diamonds, closes $25m facility

Emerging miner Lucara Diamond said on Monday it had closed a $25-million revolving credit facility to fund development and operations at its new Karowe diamond mine, in Botswana. This comes as the Vancouver-based firm also announced first...
23rd April 2012

Mining Indaba Schedule

27th January 2012

Lucara receives record price for Lesotho diamonds

Vancouver-based Lucara Diamond Corp has received proceeds of $6.4-million from its second tender of 7 190 ct of diamonds from its Mothae mine in Lesotho. The 28 sale lots were offered on tender in Antwerp between December 5 and December 9 and all...
14th December 2011

Diamond values jump at Lucara's Botswana mine

Lucara Diamond Corp on Tuesday said prices for the gems contained in the AK6 mine it is building in Botswana had risen 24% to $301/ct. The Vancouver-based company said the jump was a result of the strong growth in demand for the type and quality...
7th December 2011
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