BlueRock secures loan to settle £230k claim made by ex-CEO

BlueRock Diamonds, which owns and operates the Kareevlei Diamond Mine in South Africa, has entered into a loan with chairperson Paul Beck and chief executive Adam Waugh.

Today

GJEPC to accept any role and shoulder any responsibility that the government gives it - Pramod Agrawal, Chairman, GJEPC

Addressing the Press on the concluding day of IIJS 2018, Chairman Pramod Agrawal and Vice Chairman Colin Shah revealed that The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) has begun multiple initiatives and is interacting with various industry...

Yesterday

Vladivostok to host WFDB Asian Summit-Executive Committee Meeting

The World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) has announced that its Asian Summit/Executive Committee meeting, which will take place in Vladivostok, Russia, is set to be well attended, and will feature a wide range of representatives. The Moscow...

Yesterday

Thailand's Ministry of Commerce to support 62nd Bangkok Gems & Jewelry Fair

The Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP) of Thailand's Ministry of Commerce will be supporting the 62nd edition of the Bangkok Gems & Jewelry Fair (BGJF) under the theme of Heritage & Craftsmanship.

Yesterday

Gemfields’ Kagem mine accused of tax evasion

Gemfields said the Zambian Revenue Authority (ZRA) is investigating its 75 percent-owned Kagem emerald mine for alleged tax evasion.

Yesterday

Alrosa to acquire one of the world’s largest diamond polishing firms

15 may 2018
(mining.com) - World’s top diamond producer by output, Alrosa (MCX:ALRS), has got approval from its board to acquire Russian polisher Kristall, the country’s largest and one of the world’s biggest diamond cutting firms. Alrosa’s chief executive Sergei Ivanov has been asked to submit technical specifications for estimating the target’s price and so make an offer, Prime Business News Agency reported. It the deal goes through, the Russian diamond giant would become a stronger competitor to Anglo American’s De Beers, the world’s largest producer by value.