The International Resource Journal



The International Resource Journal

January 06, 2014 09:15 ET

January Issue of the International Resource Journal Now Online

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwired - Jan. 6, 2014) - George Media Inc. is pleased to announce that the January issue of The International Resource Journal is now available at http://www.internationalresourcejournal.com/E-MAG/2014/Jan/IRJ.php.

We welcome the New Year in style with a focus on diamonds and our lead interview with world-leading diamond miner De Beers, whose relocation of its rough diamond sales from London to Gaborone in Botswana was one of the industry's largest shakeups in 2013. We discover the reasons behind the move and what developments De Beers has in store for the country.

Three other diamond miners featured in this issue operate across Botswana, Lesotho and South Africa, and although close in proximity have very different stories to tell.

Gem Diamonds has built up a reputation worldwide for its exceptionally large and high-value diamonds, and expects to open a second mine in Botswana this year. Its Letšeng mine in Lesotho is a low-carat resource, yet simultaneously the highest average dollar-per-carat kimberlite diamond mine in the world.

DiamondCorp is building a new high-grade diamond mine beneath a historic open pit in South Africa, while Firestone Diamonds is close to realising a 15-year operation in Lesotho. We also look at the global diamond industry from different angles: its historical influence, changes that occurred this year and how it should fare in the future.

We cover a wide range of resources this month - encompassing gold, base metals, coal, rare earths, uranium, wood and hydro - in projects all over the world.

About The International Resource Journal

The International Resource Journal is read by thousands of senior executives from medium to large companies across the world. IRJ focuses on the global business of alternative energy, mining, oil and gas and renewable fuels. Each monthly issue features regular columns, regional and individual sector focuses, profiles of industry associations, industry bodies and keynote interviews with corporate leaders running successful local and international enterprises. The IRJ keeps readers informed of current industry topics and trends at home and abroad, while offering companies a valuable platform to promote and network their products and services.

George Media Inc. is proud to promote resources businesses from the world. For more information, visit our website at www.irjonline.com.

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