Kimberley: spit and polish for Ellendale

DIAMONDS look like a million bucks when they are dangling from the neck of a super-model on a Paris catwalk. But the lower end of the value chain – digging up the rough stones – is not nearly so exotic, as Kimberley Diamond Co shareholders have learned over the years. The Metal Detective by Stephen Bell

Perth-based Kimberley generally has struggled to hit targets since buying its Ellendale project in Western Australia from Rio Tinto six years ago.