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Perth Mint Blog - Perth Mint Blog.
  A Question Of Purity
Purity refers to the amount (by weight) of pure gold an object has. The most common way of describing purity, particularly in the jewellery industry, is by Carats (Karat in the US). Carats are just the purity expressed in units of 24, such that 100% equals 24 carat and 50% equals 12 carat. For bullion, refiners and dealers use either percentages or fineness (fine being another word for pure). The table below shows the most common purities. In wholesale investment
Thursday, May 30, 2019
Oilprice.com - oilprice.com
5 Record Breaking Gemstones Even Billionaires Can’t Buy
As Elizabeth Taylor once said: “I adore wearing gems, but not because they are mine. You can't possess radiance, you can only admire it.” It’s a good philosophy, because when it comes to the world’s biggest, rarest and most extraordinary gemstone discoveries, no one—not even billionaire President Donald Trump—could afford the possession. We’re not talking about the average diamond engagement ring that sets you back $4,000 and was probably grown in a lab. And we’re not talking about the $3,000 ru
Thursday, February 22, 2018
The Energy Report
11 Opportunities in Gold, Uranium and Diamonds
Former journalist James Kwantes, editor of Resource Opportunities, provides a tour of promising junior mining opportunities, from the extremes of northern Canada to the tropics of French Guiana. The Gold Report: The U.S. stock market has been in a bull run for a number of years. What are your thoughts on the market and what it means for precious metals? James Kwantes: Since Donald Trump was elected president, but also for years before that, large-cap U.
Thursday, September 14, 2017
Bullion Vault
Gold Prices Advance towards Resistance on Weak Dollar and Cautious FOMC Minutes, Palladium Hits 16-Year High
GOLD PRICES rallied towards its resistance level this Thursday morning in London, while the US Dollar remained weak after rather dovish hints from Fed officials suggesting that the next rate hike may be further postponed, writes Steffen Grosshauser at BullionVault. Gold briefly touched $1289 per ounce before dropping back to $1286 failing to reach the resistance level of $1294 and the psychological barrier of $1300.  The metal started its rise from $1268 on Thursday after
Thursday, August 17, 2017
Mish - Global Economic Analysis
India Bans Gold Exports “Without a Valid Reason”
In addition to its crackdown on cash, India stepped up its attack on gold. The aim is to cut down on gold imports. India does that in a roundabout way, by cracking down on exports. Bloomberg reports India Bans Gold Exports Above 22 Carats to Plug Trade Loopholes. India has banned the export of gold products with purity above 22 carats with immediate effect, a move that the industry sees as a way of curbing irregularities in the trade. The Directorate General of Foreign Trade issued a notice li
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
24hGold - Publicnow
Peregrine Files Updated Technical Report for Chidliak Project
August 19, 2016PDF version Peregrine Diamonds Ltd. ('Peregrine' or 'the Company') (TSX:PGD) is pleased to announce the filing of a National Instrument ('NI') 43-101 technical report titled 'Preliminary Economic Assessment Technical Report on the Chidliak Project, Nunavut, Canada' and dated effective July 7, 2016 (the 'Technical Report') for the 513,249 hectare Chidliak project and the adjacent 51,147 hectare Qilaq project, located approximately 120 kilometres north-east of Iqaluit, the capital
Friday, August 19, 2016
24hGold - Publicnow
TIN FINALISED: 23-05-16 PUBLISHED: 23-05-16 Tiny ASX Stock to Emulate $478M Neighbour in Ruby Race Drilling Soon
FINALISED: 23-05-16 PUBLISHED: 23-05-16 The Next Small Cap presents this information for the use of readers in their decision to engage with this product. Please be aware that this is a very high risk product. We stress that this article should only be used as one part of this decision making process. You need to fully inform yourself of all factors and information relating to this product before engaging with it. And now for something completely different. The company we're looking at tod
Tuesday, August 2, 2016
24hGold - Publicnow
TIN FINALISED: 23-05-16 PUBLISHED: 23-05-16 Tiny ASX Stock to Emulate $478M Neighbour in Ruby Race Drilling Soon
FINALISED: 23-05-16 PUBLISHED: 23-05-16 The Next Small Cap presents this information for the use of readers in their decision to engage with this product. Please be aware that this is a very high risk product. We stress that this article should only be used as one part of this decision making process. You need to fully inform yourself of all factors and information relating to this product before engaging with it. And now for something completely different. The company we're looking at tod
Tuesday, August 2, 2016
24hGold - Publicnow
Market Update - Quarter to 30 June 2016
Gemfields plc ('Gemfields' or the 'Company') Market Update - Quarter to 30 June 2016 1 August 2016 Gemfields plc (AIM: GEM) is pleased to present an operational update for the three month period ending 30 June 2016, the fourth quarter of the financial year 2016. All figures are approximate and unaudited. Unless otherwise stated, the term 'carats' includes both emerald and beryl in relation to the Kagem emerald mine, and both ruby and corundum in relation to the Montepuez ruby mine. H
Monday, August 1, 2016
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North Arrow Reports Microdiamond Results and Completion of Till Sampling Program at Pikoo, Saskatchewan
North Arrow Minerals Inc. (TSXV-NAR) is pleased to announce additional microdiamond results from the 2016 drilling program at the Pikoo Diamond Project. The Company has also concluded a summer till sampling program at the project, which is located in central eastern Saskatchewan, approximately 10 km north of the road accessible community of Deschambault Lake. The microdiamond results confirm that all Pikoo kimberlites tested to date are diamondiferous, including new kimberlite PK346. As report
Monday, July 25, 2016
24hGold - Publicnow
FY2016 Trading Update and FY2017 Guidance Update
RNS Number : 0583F Petra Diamonds Limited 25 July 2016 25 July 2016 LSE: PDL Petra Diamonds Limited ("Petra" or the "Company" or the "Group") Trading Update for the Year ended 30 June 2016 FY 2017 Guidance Update Petra Diamonds Limited announces its Trading Update (unaudited) for the year ended 30 June 2016 (the "Year" or "FY 2016"), ahead of its preliminary results for the Year ("Prelim Results"), which will be released on 19 September 2016. The Company also announce
Monday, July 25, 2016
24hgold
Liqhobong Diamond Mine Construction Update

Wednesday, July 20, 2016
24hGold - Publicnow
Tsodilo Resources Limited BK16 Update
TORONTO, CANADA - Tsodilo Resources Limited (TSX-V: TSD) ('Tsodilo' or the 'Company') is pleased to announce that it has completed a share repurchase and royalty fee agreement with its Bosoto (Pty) Ltd minority shareholders. The minority shareholders' 25% equity interest has been purchased for a 2% gross proceeds royalty derived from the sale of diamonds mined from Bosoto's BK16 kimberlite project. The result of this transaction is that Tsodilo now has a 100% interest in Bosoto and its BK16 expl
Monday, July 18, 2016
24hGold - Publicnow
Rockwell posts profits on the back of further operational improvements but still some challenges ahead
July 12, 2016, Vancouver, BC - Rockwell Diamonds Inc. ('Rockwell' or the 'Company') (TSX:RDI; JSE:RDI) announces results for the three months ended May 31, 2016. Currency values are presented in Canadian dollars, unless otherwise indicated. Salientfeatures Gross profit - $3.3 million before amortisation and depreciation for the first quarter of fiscal 2017. Rough diamond revenues - up 41% year-on-year and 20% on Q4 2016. Average cash operating costs on a unit basis - down 29% year-on-
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
24hGold - Publicnow
Notice of FY 2016 Trading Update Guidance Update
RNS Number : 7335D Petra Diamonds Limited 11 July 2016 11 July 2016 LSE: PDL Petra Diamonds Limited ("Petra" or the "Company") Notice of FY 2016 Trading Update and Guidance Update Petra Diamonds Limited announces that its forthcoming Trading Update (unaudited) for the year ended 30 June 2016 ("FY 2016") will be released on Monday 25 July 2016, ahead of its Preliminary Results for the year, which will be released on 19 September 2016. Petra will also release market guidanc
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
24hGold - Publicnow
Kimberley Ekapa Mining Joint Venture
RNS Number : 6153D Petra Diamonds Limited 08 July 2016 8 July 2016 LSE: PDL Petra Diamonds Limited ("Petra Diamonds", "Petra", the "Company" or the "Group") Kimberley Ekapa Mining Joint Venture Formation Petra Diamonds today announces that Petra and Ekapa Mining (Pty) Ltd ("Ekapa Mining") have entered into a joint venture agreement, which combines the respective operations, owned and operated by the joint venture partners in the Kimberley area, into an unincorporated join
Friday, July 8, 2016
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DIAMONDS Peregrine Diamonds announces a positive Preliminary Economic Assessment for the Chidliak Phase One Diamond Development Project
July 7, 2016PDF version Phase One development envisages a 10 year mine life at an annual average production rate of 1.2 million carats After-tax Net Present Value of C$ 471 million, Internal Rate of Return of 29.8% and a capital payback period of two years Conference call and webcast on Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at 8:00AM Pacific Time Vancouver, Canada - Peregrine Diamonds Ltd. (TSX:PGD) ('Peregrine' or 'the Company') is very pleased to announce the positive findings of an independent Prelim
Thursday, July 7, 2016
24hGold - Publicnow
Dominion Diamond Corporation Announces Misery Main Production Trial Results, Capital Allocation Strategy and Departure of CFO
YELLOWKNIFE, Northwest Territories--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 6, 2016-- Dominion Diamond Corporation (TSX: DDC, NYSE: DDC) (the 'Company' or 'Dominion') is pleased to announce an updated capital allocation strategy and the sorting results of a recent production trial of Misery Main ore. Dominion also announces the departure of its Chief Financial Officer, Ron Cameron. Misery Main Production Trial The Misery Main production trial, which consisted of only Misery Main ore feed, was conducted in lat
Wednesday, July 6, 2016
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Dominion Diamond Corporation to Proceed with Jay Project Based on Positive Feasibility Study Results and Provides Updated Life-of-Mine Plan
YELLOWKNIFE, Northwest Territories--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 6, 2016-- Dominion Diamond Corporation (TSX:DDC, NYSE:DDC) (the 'Company' or 'Dominion') is pleased to announce that the Board of Directors of the Company has given its approval to proceed with the development of the Jay Project based on the positive results of a feasibility study ('FS') and subsequent revised project schedule and life-of-mine plan. The Jay Project is located within the Buffer Zone Joint Venture Property, and is the mos
Wednesday, July 6, 2016
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Dominion Diamond Corporation Provides Update on Process Plant Repairs and Updated Ekati Diamond Mine Fiscal 2017 Production Guidance
YELLOWKNIFE, Northwest Territories--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 5, 2016-- Dominion Diamond Corporation (TSX:DDC, NYSE:DDC) (the 'Company' or 'Dominion') reports that after further review of the repairs required at the Ekati Diamond Mine process plant from the fire that occurred on June 23, it continues to estimate that repairs will take approximately three months from the date of the fire, and is currently estimating the cost of repairs to be approximately CDN $25 million. This cost estimate is very p
Tuesday, July 5, 2016
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