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28 July 2014

Firestone raises £5m 16/07/2008

Gem miner and explorer Firestone Diamonds has raised £5 million at 85p a share to accelerate projects at Orapa and Tsabong in Botswana.

Appointments: Sobie can keep this fire burning 06/07/2011

Diamond mining group Firestone Diamonds has announced that Paul Sobie is to join its board as non-executive director.

Tags: De Beers, Diamond mining, Paul Sobie

People: Changing the guard 06/04/2011

Tim Wilkes has replaced Philip Kenny as chief executive officer of Firestone Diamonds as its Liqhobong mine in Lesotho resumes production

Tags: De Beers, Frank Scolaro, Liqhobong

Firestone hails Botswana find 04/03/2008

Gem miner Firestone Diamonds suggests its Tsabong kimberlite field in Botswana ‘has the potential to be one of the biggest diamond finds for 25 years’ after evaluating drilling at the MK1 pipe, one of 83 kimberlite formations in the field.

Exploration Insights by Robert Tyerman 07/02/2011

People are still striking interesting deals in the resources sector. One that should appeal is AIM shell Chalkwell Investments (CORE)

Botswana boost for Firestone 25/02/2008

Firestone Diamonds suggests one kimberlite at Tsabong in Botswana could hold 1.1 billion tonnes at 20 carats per hundred tonnes.

People: In a league of his own 15/11/2010

Entrepreneurial Frank Scolaro, the ex-Regal Petroleum boss now clinching a £3.8 million AIM diamond float for African gem play Paragon Diamonds

Expansion at Firestone 18/12/2007

After moving into the black last year, Firestone Diamonds expects healthy current operating profits at Bonte Koe in South Africa.

Catching the convertible trend 06/03/2009

With stock market conditions remaining torrid, small-cap companies are turning to convertible loan notes to raise money. Robert Tyerman reports

Tags: Credit crunch, Debt, Fundraisings, Restructuring

Firestone finds Botswana kimberlites 13/12/2006

Gem group Firestone Diamonds says it has found three large kimberlites in its recently-awarded Tsabong licence area in Botswana.

China calls the shots 03/03/2008

Persistent demand from China continues to play a major role in resources markets.

Botswana licences for Firestone 19/10/2006

Firestone Diamonds has been awarded prospecting licences over the 5,000 sq km Tsabong kimberlite field in Botswana.

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