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Guangzhou Diamond Exchange and the Antwerp World Diamond Centre will coorganize the Antwerp Diamond Day in Guangzhou, on the 28th of November 2018  Register now! Attend the educational seminars, an exclusive Meet & Greet and the Antwerp Diamond Night

Run of Mine Diamond Tender

From 19th-26th April, Guangzhou Diamond Exchange held a Run of Mine Diamond Tender in Guangzhou All parcels with a total weight of over 230,000 cts have been successfully transacted

Generic Public Course on Rough Diamonds

In March 2018, Guangzhou Diamond Exchange opened its first Generic Public Course on Rough Diamonds, including theoretical learning, trading experience sharing, factory visiting, as well as goods viewing, and the industry responded enthusiastically

Seminar on Diamond Supply and Demand

In March 2018, Stephane Fischler, President of World Diamond Council visited Guangzhou Diamond Exchange, and shared his view on China facing new opportunity and challenge on diamond supply

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Rio Tinto & Dominion Unveil Largest Canadian Diamond Ever Recovered

publish:2019-01-14

Rio Tinto and Dominion Diamond Mines have just announced that they have discovered a new 552ct gemstone-grade yellow diamond in the Diavik mine in northwestern Canada in October this year - "Canadamark", measuring about 3 cm by 5.5cm,  it is said to be about the size of a chicken egg. The find far surpasses the previous record held by the Diavik Foxfire at 187.7 carats. This diamond is an unexpected surprise for the Diavik Diamond Mine.They said the diamond would likely become part of its Canadamark program.
 
The company plans to sell "Canadamark" in the form of finished diamonds, Dominion announced in a statement. And emphasizing that "only a handful of master cutters in the world are qualified to polish it. The value of "Canadamark" is currently uncertain.

Diavik Diamond Mine is the most productive diamond mine in Canada, with an annual output of about 6 million to 7 million carats. At present, Diavik Diamond Mine  is operated by Diavik Diamond Mines (2012) Inc., a subsidiary of Rio Tinto, which owns a 60% interest the mine. Dominion owns 40% of Diavik.

 
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