Alrosa wants majority stake to mine diamonds in Zimbabwe – report

Russian diamond miner Alrosa, which will be assessing the quality of Zimbabwe’s diamond reserves over the next six months, wants a majority stake to mine diamonds in the southern African country, according to a news report.

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Debswana begins extension of Jwaneng to 2035

Debswana Diamond Company, a 50/50 joint venture between De Beers and the Botswana government, has commenced the Cut-9 project to extend the life of Jwaneng Mine to 2035.

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India’s polished diamond exports down 3.5% in February

Exports of cut and polished diamonds from India dropped by 3.51% year-on-year during the month of February 2019, according to provisional data released by The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC).

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BlueRock receives green light to mine throughout the year

BlueRock Diamonds, which owns and operates the Kareevlei diamond mine in the Kimberley region of South Africa, has been granted permission to move to 365-day operations.

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AIGS Lab launches app to verify its gemstone reports

The AIGS Lab has launched an app that can verify AIGS gemstone reports, creating additional protection for customers.

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Fine Jewelry in 2018 - Suppliers in Transition

25 june 2018

(janosconsultants.blogspot.ru) - Suppliers are regularly in turmoil over how to respond to the significant shifts in distribution and consumption. It should be noted that many suppliers are far upstream, and feel the realities of the front lines last.