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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. 
The passion to find more Paraiba tourmaline at one mine is “contagious” while another is yielding pockets of high-quality emeralds. Read on to learn, and see, more from the GIA’s recent expedition to Brazil.  
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.
There is evidence that conflict diamonds from the Central African Republic are reaching international markets, despite the fact that trade in rough from that country was banned by the Kimberley Process more than a year ago.  
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. 
Following the appointment of a new CEO, lab-grown diamond company Gemesis Inc. has announced that it is rebranding itself as “Pure Grown Diamonds.” 
Stéphane Fischler has been re-elected as president of the Antwerp World Diamond Centre. 
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