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First diamonds from Angola's new pipe to arrive mid-2020: Alrosa

11 Dec 2019

MOSCOW Angola's major new Luaxe diamond deposit may start trial mining in mid-2020 and could produce 1 million carats of diamonds worth $90 million in 2020, Russian diamond producer Alrosa said.

First diamonds from Angola's new pipe to arrive mid-2020 - Alrosa

11 Dec 2019

MOSCOW, Dec 11 Angola's major new Luaxe diamond deposit may start trial mining in mid-2020 and could produce 1 million carats of diamonds worth $90 million in 2020, Russian diamond producer Alrosa said.

Russia balks at Turkish idea of new Syrian military operation

19 Nov 2019

MOSCOW Russia said on Tuesday it was bewildered by a Turkish pledge to conduct a new military operation in northern Syria if the area was not cleared of people Ankara calls terrorists, warning that any such move would damage efforts to stabilise the region.

Trading firm Traxys agrees cobalt marketing deal with Nornickel: sources

01 Nov 2019

LONDON/MOSCOW Commodity trading firm Traxys has agreed to market large amounts of Norilsk Nickel's production of battery metal cobalt for up to three years, effective immediately, three sources familiar with the matter said.

Cobalt market to avoid shortage despite Congo mine closure: Nornickel

29 Oct 2019

MOSCOW Cobalt supply will remain robust despite a price slide that has already led to the closure of a major mine, Russia's Norilsk Nickel said, as most is produced as a byproduct of more buoyant metals like nickel and copper.

LMEWEEK-Cobalt market to avoid shortage despite Congo mine closure - Nornickel

29 Oct 2019

MOSCOW, Oct 29 Cobalt supply will remain robust despite a price slide that has already led to the closure of a major mine, Russia's Norilsk Nickel said, as most is produced as a byproduct of more buoyant metals like nickel and copper.

Russia's Rosatom may buy controlling stake in Chile lithium project

15 Oct 2019

MOSCOW/SANTIAGO Uranium One Group, a subsidiary of Russia's state nuclear company Rosatom, may buy a controlling stake in a lithium project in Chile's Atacama salt flat from Wealth Minerals Ltd , the Canada-listed company said on Tuesday.

Saudi's SALIC, Russian fund team up on agri projects

14 Oct 2019

MOSCOW Russian sovereign wealth fund RDIF and Saudi Arabia's SALIC have signed an agreement to team up in searching for investment projects in the Russian agricultural sector, RDIF said in a statement on Monday.

Canada's Kinross hits pause on Russia after gold project deal

30 Sep 2019

CALGARY/MOSCOW, Sept 30 Canada's Kinross Gold Corp is putting future deals in Russia on hold after snapping up a development project in a country hit by Western sanctions.

Russia's Alrosa seeks to brighten up its fluorescent diamond sales

09 Sep 2019

MOSCOW Russia's Alrosa is talking to several global jewelery retailers about jointly marketing the miner's jewelery brand that uses fluorescent diamonds, as it strives to create a new niche for the natural stones.

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