Canadian diamond miner grows output from South African mine

Canada’s Diamcor Mining (TSX-V.DMI), announced today that following its previous release on the initial tender of 2,606.50 carats of rough diamonds recovered from resumed processing exercises at the company’s Krone-Endora at Venetia Project in South Africa, it delivered an additional 5,335.83 carats of rough diamonds before the end of October. The tender for the rocks will be completed in November.

The Kelowna-based miner said that 2,277.47 carats of the rough diamonds were recovered as part of planned refinements to the project’s screening systems, and were sold for more than $400,000 or an average price of $189.55 per carat.

The company said that the recovery of larger diamonds was not expected because most of the material processed consisted of smaller size fractions from…

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