Memorial Foundation of Carl Fabergé continues to fulfill its tasks

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Gaetano Cavalieri: We need to protect the long-term health of our industry

The World Jewellery Confederation (CIBJO) represents the entire jewelry industry embracing a whole variety of companies, from those mining precious metals and gems to those, which are manufacturing and selling final products. The confederation...

23 march 2020

Sierra Leone mulls setting up entity to buy diamonds from artisanal miners

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16 march 2020

David Block, CEO of Sarine Technologies believes that AI will play a bigger role in the industry in the next few years

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10 march 2020

Botswana wants to fully participate in research and development led by De Beers

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Synthetic diamonds to be produced in the Moglino SEZ, Russia

30 december 2019

«Synthesis Technology» intends to develop production of synthetic diamonds and monocrystal plates in the Moglino special economic zone in 2020. The general director of the company, Yekaterina Nagovitsyna, presented a production development plan during a meeting of the expert council of the Moglino SEZ, as per a report by PLN.
According to the agency, the plan to increase the production will comprise the introduction of 10 more presses in addition to one unit that is currently operating at the factory.
It is expected that investments will amount to 607 million rubles.
According to Ekaterina Nagovitsyna, the beginning of the production is scheduled for the third quarter of 2020.
Thanks to the increase in production, the company will create 28 more jobs.
The report also says that about 80% of the products will be exported, and the rest of the goods will go to the domestic market.
The Moglino SEZ is located in the Pskov Region, Russia, and is a complete site for production.

Victoria Quiri, Correspondent of the European Bureau, Rough&Polished, Strasbourg