ALROSA elects new Supervisory Board

Annual General Meeting of ALROSA Shareholders elected the new Supervisory Board on Wednesday, June 26.

Today

Botswana courts Surat diamond manufacturers

Botswana, which is the second largest diamond producer in the world after Russia, has invited Surat diamond manufacturers to scout for business opportunities in the country.

Today

ALROSA to allocate 100% of free cash flow for second half-year of 2018 for dividends

Annual General Meeting of Shareholders of PJSC ALROSA decided to allocate 100% of free cash flow for the second half-year of 2018 for the period-end dividend – RUB 30.3 billion.

Yesterday

De Beers diamond sales continue to weaken

De Beers’ diamond sales continued on a downward trajectory as demand remains weak, while supply for smaller and cheaper stones, is high putting pressure on polished prices.

Yesterday

India’s cut and polished diamond exports down by 15.12% in May

India’s exports of cut and polished diamonds decreased by 15.12% year-on-year during the month of May 2019 according to the provisional data released by The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC).

Yesterday

An Environmental Expert on the Ecological Impact of Lab-Grown Diamonds

21 march 2019
(jckonline.com) - For the last few weeks, I have been researching the environmental impact of lab-grown versus mined diamonds for a future blog and article in JCK. And one of the people who I wanted to talk to was Dr. Saleem Ali. Ali, an environmental planner and a professor of energy and the environment at the University of Delaware, is the only academic, to my knowledge, who has studied it. His 2011 working paper on the issue is available here. It was eventually updated and published in the Journal of Bioeconomics in 2017.