Marange’s T1A concession has significant potential, says Botswana Diamonds

Botswana Diamonds and its partner Vast Resources have received a positive preliminary geological valuation of the Heritage Concession (Block T1A) within the Marange diamond fields of Zimbabwe.

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Russia’s Ministry of Finance supports the creation of the Jewellery Competence Center in the Kostroma region

Russian Minister of Finance Aleksey Moiseev said that the Ministry of Finance supports the initiative to organize the Jewellery Competence Center in the Kostroma region, which is a leader in jewellery manufacturing by volume in Russia, says a report...

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Zambia’s proposed mining tax increases retrogressive – report

The Association of Zambian Mineral Exploration Companies (AZMEC) said the country’s planned mining tax increases will affect mineral exploration and production in Africa’s second biggest copper producer.

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Brett O’Connor appointed new Bonhams Jewelry Director

Bonhams said Tuesday that it appointed Brett O’Connor its Senior International Jewelry Director and Senior Vice President for the US, according to Rapaport.

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The RAS net income of PJSC ALROSA during 9 months grew by 42% to 72.8 bn roubles

PJSC ALROSA , the head company of ALROSA Group, has published its financial results under the Russian accounting standards (RAS) for the three quarters of 2018.

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Inside Tracr, the De Beers–Developed Blockchain Platform

20 july 2018

(jckonline.com) - Like any good piece of technology, Tracr, the blockchain platform currently being developed by De Beers, aims to solve problems. What’s notable about this technology is that it aims to relieve no less than five of the industry’s enduring headaches, from synthetic detection to “know your customer” compliance. Following a panel presentation at this year’s JCK Las Vegas, two of the people behind this new platform gave JCK a sneak preview on the aims and goals of this much-talked-about industry initiative.