Israeli diamond export down 21.1 pct in first 3 quarters

Israeli diamond export, one of the state's leading export branches, fell 21.1 percent year on year in the first three quarters of 2019, Hebrew-language news website "Ynet" reported Tuesday.


Award-winning Thai jewelry to be showcased at International Chanthaburi G&J Festival 2019

After The Gem and Jewelry Institute of Thailand (GIT) announced eight finalists of the GIT 13th World Jewelry Design Award, Thai artisans are transforming these intricate designs into beautiful and wearable jewelry pieces, which will be seen...


AGD report recognized best at Micromine International Conference

AGD DIAMONDS received the highest award at the VIII Conference of Micromine Users held last week at the Minex Russia mining and geological forum, the largest international symposium in the Russian Federation on topical issues of exploration, mining and...


The VIIIth Ecological Forum will be held in Moscow on October 17-18

VIIIth Ecological Forum “Corporate Responsibility to the Future. Technology for Society and Nature” will be held in Moscow on October 17-18, 2019.


Petra revenue down 6% to $463mln as diamond prices weaken

Petra Diamonds’ revenue for the fiscal year 2019 decreased by 6% to $463.6 million from $495.3 million, a year earlier, reflecting the weaker diamond market.


Bruce Cleaver: De Beers CEO mines a tricky seam

24 september 2019
( - Bruce Cleaver is not your typical miner — a former partner at one of South Africa’s top law firms, the tall and cerebral CEO of De Beers is more at home discussing strategy in the boardroom than assessing operations at a mine. “He hasn’t got acres of dirt under his fingernails,” one banker says. But as the diamond industry faces multiple challenges, from an uncertain global economy to the growth in popularity of diamonds that can be made in a laboratory for a fraction of the cost of digging them up, strategy may be just what is needed.