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A site in Angola that one Australian company is hoping will turn into a lucrative diamond mine has been turning out some pure rough as of late. 
Dominion Diamond Corp. plans to purchase C. Fipke Holdings Ltd.’s interests in Ekati’s core and buffer zones, meaning it now will own 90 percent of the diamond mine’s core zone. 
De Beers has manufactured a total of 100 automated melee screening devices and begun distributing them to sightholders around the globe, the diamond miner and marketer confirmed Monday.
Stéphane Fischler has been re-elected as president of the Antwerp World Diamond Centre. 
The World Federation of Diamond Bourses added the Diamond Bourse of Canada and the Korea Diamond Bourse to its membership at the 36th World Diamond Congress in Antwerp. 
Russian diamond mining company Alrosa has begun operations at its Udachny mine, and said it expects it to become one of the largest underground diamond mines in Russia and worldwide, eventually providing more than 5 million carats of diamonds per year. 
Lisa Bissell has been named president and CEO of lab-grown diamond company Gemesis Inc., effective immediately. 
Lab-grown diamond company Scio Diamond Technology Corp. has another new CEO at the helm following the recent termination of Michael McMahon.
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