Kimberley Process mulls digital certificates

The Kimberley Process (KP), which is currently led by Russia, is testing the use of digital certificates for rough-diamond shipments in a bid to improve “efficiency and reduce fraud”.


Gem Diamonds raises $6.7m from second Letšeng flexible tender

Gem Diamonds has raised a further $6.7 million from the second round of the Letšeng flexible tender sales.


Russia celebrated Geologist's Day on Sunday

Last Sunday, Russia celebrated the Day of the Geologist. President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin congratulated geologists and industry veterans on their professional holiday and noted the importance of this profession.


Jewelry show in Kazan will be held despite the coronavirus pandemic

Jewelry show in Kazan “JewelerExpo. Kazan” which will be held this year for the 18th time, will take place from June 17 to 21 the Kazan Fair exposition center.


Vast confirms delay of Chiadzwa Community diamond JV

AIM-listed mining company, Vast Resources says the finalisation process of the Chiadzwa Community Joint Venture with the Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC) is now expected to complete “shortly”.

03 april 2020

Researchers teleported quantum information securely within a diamond

11 july 2019

( - A team of researchers from the Yokohama National University in Japan has done something very cool that nobody has ever done before. They have managed teleport quantum information securely into one of the hardest structures on the planet, the diamond. This achievement could have significant implications for quantum information technology – the future of how sensitive information is shared and stored.