Anjin grapples with high costs of mining conglomerates in Marange
Anjin Investments, a joint venture between a Chinese company and the Zimbabwe Mining Development Company (ZMDC) said it is grappling with high costs associated with mining a conglomeratic placer deposit. The company’s deputy general manager Gertrude Takawira told Rough & Polishedĺs African Bureau Editor-In-Chief Mathew Nyaungwa on the sidelines of the Zimbabwe Mining Indaba late September that although Anjin had the biggest mining concession, the presence of conglomeratic placer in the area had put their competitors within the area, a notch ahead, as they had large deposits of alluvial that were less costly to mine.
Cartels era ended - Ernie Blom
The World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) was created in 1947 to protect the interests of its founders, advocating for the sustainable development of the market and cutting industry. Today, the largest organization in the world diamond industry brings together members from 28 affiliated bourses around the world. WFDB president Ernie Blom gave this interview to Rough&Polished, in which he spoke about the challenges facing his organization and described the current situation in the diamond market.
People do not buy jewelry in order to spend a lot of money. They buy jewelry in order to commemorate something that is very important in their lives - CEO of Charles Koll Jewellers
The modern and creative jewelry store of Charles Koll Jewellers is located in San Diego, California. It features a jewelry manufacturing studio and a product gallery. A fully equipped manufacturing studio is separated from the jewelry store with transparent glass. Customers can observe and participate in the creation of their jewelry whilst enjoying coffee and mingling with the friendly staff. Named one of “America’s Coolest Stores” by InStoreMag.com, Charles Koll Jewellers
is the jewelry store of the future. Malcolm Koll, CEO of Charles Koll Jewellers, answered questions from Rough&Polished in an exclusive interview.