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DiamondCorp sells first batch from Lace mine

04 December 2013

[Business Day] AIM- and JSE-listed junior miner DiamondCorp has sold the first batch of diamonds recovered from tailings dumps at its Lace mine, which is under development near Kroonstad in the Free State.
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Lace-diamantmyn produseer weer in 2015

26 August 2013

[Beeld.com] Kroonstad. – ’n Vrystaatse diamantmyn wat laas in die 1930’s in bedryf was, begin in 2015 weer produseer.

Die ontwikkeling van die Lace-diamantmyn naby Kroonstad vorder goed, sê Paul Loudon, uitvoerende hoof van DiamondCorp.
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Lace diamond mine on schedule for mid-2015 start

20 August 2013

[www.bdlive.co.za] London and JSE-listed DiamondCorp is on budget and schedule with development of the Lace diamond mine near Kroonstad in the Free State, which is due to start commercial production in the first half of 2015.
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A diamond in the rough

01 July 2013

[www.africanbusinessreview.co.za] - The road hasn’t been the smoothest for DiamondCorp Plc since acquiring the Lace Diamond Mine in 2009, but the emerging diamond producer dug deep and is now preparing itself to capitalise on the world’s growing demand for its precious stones.
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Share Magazine

13 June 2013

[Share Magazine] The small cap diamond group has been significantly marked down after set-backs to the development of its Lace mine in South Africa.
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Rising diamond prices bode well for Lace mine

06 June 2013

[www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk] Rising diamond prices bode well for AIM quoted mine developer DiamondCorp, which is planning to ‘test the market’ in the coming months.
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DiamondCorp expects revenue from gems next year

14 May 2013

[www.bdlive.co.za] Mine developer DiamondCorp is "going full speed ahead" with its flagship kimberlite mine after fulfilling all its funding obligations by raising R320m, CEO Paul Loudon said on Monday.
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DiamondCorp net losses narrow

13 May 2013

[www.stockmarketwire.com] DiamondCorp posts net losses of £3,534,940 for the year to the end of December - down from £4,239,146 for 2011.
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Diamondcorp to test diamond market this year

13 May 2013

[www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk] Diamondcorp (LON:DCP) is keen to avoid being a one-mine company but has ruled out operating in the Democratic Republic of Congo or Angola at this time.
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DiamondCorp makes progress with Lace development

13 May 2013

[www.miningweekly.com] Although the 2012 financial year was a “rollercoaster” year for JSE- and Aim-listed DiamondCorp, the company said it was making progress with the development of the 47-level block cave development at its Lace mine.
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Executive Interview with DiamondCorp

08 April 2013

[EdisonITV] The Lace mine was closed in 1931 and purchased by De Beers in 1940, which subsequently allowed it to flood. In 2005, DiamondCorp purchased the mine and proceeded to build a 1.2Mt per year treatment plant to retreat the old tailings.
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Credibility of SA's Junior Diamond Miners

14 March 2013

[ABN Digital] The South African junior diamond mining sector has a lot of challenges which it needs to overcome if it is to flourish, especially a significant credibility gap with bankers and investors.
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Junior diamond sector lambasted by boss of DiamondCorp

13 March 2013

[www.mining-journal.com] The credibility of junior diamond explorers and producers has been damaged as the industry has ignored basic mining fundamentals and over-promised on projects, according to DiamondCorp plc’s chief executive, Paul Loudon.
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Diamond investor confidence needs rebuilding - DiamondCorp

13 March 2013

[www.miningweekly.com] Diamond juniors needed to rebuild investor confidence in diamond mining, which had been damaged by wishful thinking, DiamondCorp CEO Paul Loudon said on Wednesday.

Speaking at the South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy diamond conference, Loudon reported that the value of equity capital raised between 2005 and 2012 for African diamond projects had halved to $1.5-billion in March 2013, from $3-billion in 2005.
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DiamondCorp: Construction at the Lace Mine in Full Swing

13 March 2013

[WH Ireland] Following a site visit to Lace mine post-Indaba in February we provide an update to our note on DiamondCorp. We can confirm that construction has begun in earnest with underground development, the start of the box-cut for the new underground decline and a thorough clean and maintenance of the plant - all in readiness for beginning tailings retreatment shortly.
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DiamondCorp: another milestone achieved

28 January 2013

[Charles Stanley Securities] For many investors, the announcement that DiamondCorp has commenced development activities at the Lace Diamond mine will be seen as another significant step towards becoming a profitable diamond production company, a view we agree with.
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Financing allows DiamondCorp to begin development of Lace mine

25 January 2013

[www.iol.co.za] Development of DiamondCorp’s Lace mine near Kroonstad in the Free State was under way, the gem exploration firm reported yesterday.
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DiamondCorp starts Lace diamond mine development

25 January 2013

[www.miningweekly.com] Southern African diamond development and exploration company DiamondCorp initiated the 47-level development activities at its R384-million Free State-based Lace diamond mine.
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DiamondCorp forges ahead with developing new mine

24 January 2013

[www.bdlive.co.za] DiamondCorp will begin testing the market for small rough diamonds in the second half of the year to help it decide whether to begin 24-hour processing of its tailings dump as it forges ahead on developing an underground mine.
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Work at DiamondCorp Mine gets underway

24 January 2013

[www.iol.co.za] Developent activities at London and JSE-listed dimaond miner Diamondcorp’s Lace Mine have commenced for the 47 level block cave.
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DiamondCorp begins Lace Mine development

24 January 2013

[www.diamonds.net] DiamondCorp commenced its development activities for the 47-level block cave at its Lace mine, following the receipt of $3 million in funding from Laurelton Diamonds, a subsidiary of Tiffany & Co.
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DiamondCorp shares rise as begins work at 47 level

24 January 2013

[www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk] DiamondCorp revealed that development has begun on the 47 level block cave at its Lace mine in South Africa.
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DiamondCorp’s Lace Mine could become one of world’s most significant diamond projects, say broker

24 January 2013

[www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk] DiamondCorp’s Lace Project in South Africa is poised to become one of the world
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Diamond Corporation - Lace Mine development activities commence

24 January 2013

[www.brrmedia.co.uk] DiamondCorp Plc has announced that it has commenced development at its Lace diamond mine in South Africa.
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Development Starts at Lace, First Stones from Kimberlite Expected in Q3’14

24 January 2013

[www.oceanequities.co.uk] DiamondCorp Plc has announced that it has commenced development at its Lace diamond mine in South Africa.
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Diamondcorp, Laurelton Diamonds sign $6m deal

08 January 2013

[www.israelidiamond.co.il] DiamondCorp has signed a $6 million supply agreement with Tiffany & Co subsidiary Laurelton Diamonds, the diamond development company reports.
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DiamondCorp shares advance on Tiffany loan deal

07 January 2013

[www.proactiveinvestors.com.hk] Shares in DiamondCorp (LON:DCP) (DCP) were up 13% in early trade after the miner confirmed it agreed a binding US$6mln loan deal with upmarket jeweller Tiffany & Co.
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New DiamondCorp funding shows confidence in South African mine

07 January 2013

[www.iii.co.uk] Shares in DiamondCorp jumped 14% as it announced that it had signed binding legal agreements with Laurelton Diamonds, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tiffany and Co, for a term loan of $6 million.
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Diamondcorp finalizes Tiffany loan and diamond offtake agreement

07 January 2013

[www.nasdaq.com] Diamondcorp PLC Monday said it has finalized with Laurelton Diamonds, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tiffany & Co. the term loan of $6 million.
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DiamondCorp, Tiffany loan and supply agreement legally signed

07 January 2013

[www.miningweekly.com] Southern Africa-focused DiamondCorp on Monday legally cemented a loan and supply agreement with Tiffany & Co subsidiary Laurelton Diamonds.
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DiamondCorp signs $6M loan, supply deal with Laurelton

07 January 2013

[www.diamonds.net] DiamondCorp signed the contract with Laurelton Diamonds Inc. for a previously announced term loan of $6 million in exchange for an offtake agreement for diamond production from the Lace mine in the Free State province of South Africa.
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DiamondCorp agrees terms of $6mln Tiffany loan

07 January 2013

[www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk] DiamondCorp has now formally agreed the terms of a US$6mln loan from a subsidiary of Tiffany & Co.
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Tiffany loan agreement signed, lace development financing complete, first draw down of $3m in 3 days

07 January 2013

[www.oceanequities.co.uk] DiamondCorp Plc and Laurelton Diamonds Inc, a subsidiary of Tiffany & Co, have signed a loan agreement for the development of DiamondCorp’s Lace mine.
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