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2014-02-03 16:22:23

TORONTO, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Dominion Diamond Corporation (TSX:DDC, NYSE:DDC) (the "Company") is pleased to release an updated life-of-mine plan for each of the Ekati and Diavik Diamond Mines, including current estimates for anticipated annual production by pipe, with associated operating costs and capital costs. Highlights: -- Both mines are performing well; Diavik as an all underground mine and Ekati as a combination open pit-underground mine....

2014-02-03 12:32:11

First Production Scale Semiconductor Disc Laser and First Ever Tunable Raman Laser both using High Purity Single Crystal Chemical Vapor Deposition Diamond SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Element Six, the world leader in synthetic diamond supermaterials and member of the De Beers Group of Companies, today presented new data and announced that its high purity single crystal chemical vapor deposition (CVD) diamond material has been proven for use in intracavity cooling of...

2014-01-31 23:34:46

The Liquidation Channel (LC) announces the Happy Hearts Jewelry Event and the first Diamond Smackdown of the year. Austin, TX (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, the Liquidation Channel (LC) is excited to announce the return of the Happy Hearts Jewelry Event, starting this Saturday, February 1st, with the first Diamond Smackdown of the year, and ending on Friday, February 14th. The Happy Hearts Jewelry Event will feature two full weeks of incredible...

2014-01-31 12:27:51

-- University Cites Synthetic Diamond's Unique and Exceptional Properties as Vital to Enabling Achievements in Solid-State Laser Engineering -- SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Element Six, the world leader in synthetic diamond supermaterials and member of the De Beers Group of Companies, today announced that the University of Strathclyde has successfully demonstrated two notable high-power laser research developments--the first ever tunable diamond Raman laser and...

2014-01-30 08:24:56

Shares Issued and Outstanding: 100,501,351 TSX: MPV NYSE MKT: MDM TORONTO AND NEW YORK, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. ("Mountain Province", the "Company") (TSX: MPV, NYSE MKT: MDM) today provided an update on progress at the Gahcho Kué diamond project, a joint venture between De Beers Canada (51%) and Mountain Province Diamonds (49%). Site preparation The pioneer land use permit and quarry permit were issued in early December 2013, and the...

2014-01-29 23:31:44

Spending for Valentine’s Day 2013 was up, with jewelry remaining a top gift choice. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 With consumers spending a combined total of approximately $4 million on flowers and candy* for Valentine’s day last year, it seems these gifts are still a time-tested standby for lovers across America. But, these must-have gifts appear to have become more like the preamble to the “real” gift. That gift for many is jewelry. In fact, last year’s statistics show...

2014-01-29 23:27:39

SellMyDiamondJewelry.com, an online diamond resource website, has launched online diamond buyer reviews in response to the growing second-hand online diamond selling market. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 A variety of industries have begun to use the Internet more and more in order to improve business practices. The Internet can allow for better communication and reaching more customers, along with many other positives. Some industries take a little longer to move online than...

2014-01-29 23:27:10

Emerging as a leading e-commerce trade platform for abrasives only, currently iAbrasive releases news that super-hard abrasives have been widely applied in oil exploration. Zhengzhou, China (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 Emerging as a leading e-commerce trade platform for abrasives only, currently iAbrasive releases a news that super-hard abrasives have been widely applied in oil exploration. Since the creation of the first synthetic diamond in 1963, Chinese super-hard abrasives industry has...

2014-01-30 00:20:55

DUBLIN, January 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/sbsd9v/cutting_tools) has announced the addition of a new report "Cutting Tools Volume III - Country & End-User Global Analysis: 2013-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/sbsd9v/cutting_tools ] to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Volume III of this four volume report analyzes the global market for...

Silk And Diamonds Makes New Imaging And Drug Delivery Tool
2014-01-27 13:02:06

The Optical Society Silk and diamonds aren't just for ties and jewelry anymore. They're ingredients for a new kind of tiny glowing particle that could provide doctors and researchers with a novel technique for biological imaging and drug delivery. The new particles, just tens of nanometers across, are made of diamond and covered in silk. They can be injected into living cells, and because they glow when illuminated with certain kinds of light, biologists can use them to peer inside...


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2006-09-11 12:49:23

The Diamond Dove, Geopelia cuneata, is a resident bird of Central, West and Northern Australia. It predominantly exists in areas near water but which are lightly arid or semi-arid in nature. They can occasionally be spotted in Southern Australia in parks and gardens when their central habitat is very dry. They are one of Australia's smallest pigeons being 7.5 to 8.3 inches in length. They have white spots and black edges on their wings, orange eyes and red eye-rings. The head, neck, and...

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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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