Weird space rock from 4.5 billion years ago points towards mining’s future

Meteorites originating from a dwarf planet that was likely destroyed more than 4.5 billion years ago might not seem to have much to do with modern mining...but they could well have big implications for its future. 

read more

Revived WA diamond mine produces its first stone

Nearly two years after the closure of the famous Argyle mine, another diamond mine in the Kimberley is celebrating a significant milestone. 

read more

WA company unearths world’s biggest pink diamond for centuries

The Kimberley's world-renowned Argyle mine may be a thing of the past but that hasn't stopped a WA company unearthing what is believed to be the biggest pink diamond discovered in the past 300 years.

read more

New coin incorporates WA’s ‘most valuable’ gem 

The pink diamonds may have stopped coming out of Argyle, but that doesn’t mean new uses aren’t being found for them.

read more
Jeff Haworth

Geology takes Jeff from the ‘Wild West’ to one of WA’s best-kept secrets

It’s not an exaggeration to say that when Jeff Haworth started out his career as a geologist, the WA mining and resources sector was almost unrecognisable to what it is now. 

read more

Last of Argyle’s pink diamonds in ’emotional’ Antwerp farewell

The last tender of Argyle pink diamonds has arrived in the world diamond capital of Antwerp for viewing by prospective bidders. 

read more
Fitzpatrick_stone

Rare Kimberley pink diamond sets Australian-record price

The Fitzpatrick Pink had originally been acquired after a visit to an Argyle display at the World Expo in Brisbane.

read more
The giant diamond found in Botswana

Giant diamond discovery ‘one of the biggest ever mined’

The impressive stone, measuring more than 1000 carats, was pulled from the 'Prince of Mines.'

read more

Last of the Kimberley’s rare pink diamonds go on sale

The mining may have stopped at Rio Tinto’s world-famous Argyle Diamond Mine, but the rare gems are still making headlines around the world.

read more
Previous Next
Close
Test Caption
Test Description goes like this