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ALROSA releases first Impact Report

ALROSA releases first Impact Report

ALROSA released its first ever Impact Report for the period 2010-2020. The report summarises the company’s social and economic progress in Yakutia, Russia’s largest and coldest region – home to 90% of ALROSA’s operations. “We are pleased to publish...
Fatality at Harmony’s Tshepong mine

Fatality at Harmony’s Tshepong mine

A Harmony Gold employee was fatally injured during a mine-related incident at its Tshepong South (previously known as Phakisa mine), near Welkom, in the Free State. “We are deeply saddened by the incident and will ensure a full investigation into...
Petra sells 39.34 carat blue diamond

Petra sells 39.34 carat blue diamond

Petra Diamonds’ 39.34 carat exceptional Type IIb blue diamond recovered at the Cullinan diamond mine in April 2021 has been sold for $40 180 180. The stone was sold to a partnership between De Beers and Diacore whereby the sale amount...
Ground-breaking diamond-tracing technology

Ground-breaking diamond-tracing technology

ALROSA has introduced a ground-breaking diamond-tracing technology using non-invasive laser marking. Unlike traditional laser engraving, this laser marking cannot be destroyed or polished off. It distinguishes ALROSA’s diamonds from other ones,...