Afri-Can Marine Minerals Corporation

Digging for diamonds

A roundup of the latest news from Canadian-listed diamond explorers, developers and miners. Afri-Can Marine Minerals Afri-Can Marine Minerals (TSXV: AFA) reported in January the results…





A rough diamond from Diamcor Mining's former So Ver operation, in South Africa. Credit: Diamcor Mining.

On the diamond trail

At home and away, Canadian-listed diamond explorers are on the hunt. Here’s a look at what some of these juniors are doing to find the…


A 56.6-carat octahedral diamond recovered by Australian-based Crown Diamonds at one of its South African mines. The diamond fetched US$488,889.

Southern African diamonds lure Aussies

Vancouver — Once the exclusive domain of De Beers, southern Africa is today being explored by an increasing number of Australian and Canadian companies….



Afri-Can tops up Block J stake (October 07, 2002)

With a final payment of $125,000 to its Australian partner, Woduna Mining Holding, Afri-Can Marine Minerals (AFA-V) has boosted to 70% its interest in the Block J marine diamond concession, 105 km nor…


Afri-Can ups stake in Block J

Using proceeds from a private placement, Afri-Can Marine Minerals (afa-v) will renew sampling at the Block J marine diamond concession, 105 km north of Luderitz, Namibia.Block J extends 45 km northwar…


PEOPLE (July 15, 2002)

Afri-Can Marine — R.W. Foster appointed resource development manager.Algoma — Glen Manchester appointed senior VP corporate development; Keith McKay appointed VP finance and CFO.Fort Knox…


Block J reveals more gems (February 18, 2002)

An independent sampling program funded by Afri-Can Marine Minerals (AFA-V) and Woduna Mining Holding has recovered several more diamonds from the Block J marine concession in Namibia.De Beers Marine, …