AGD DIAMONDS issues a report on development prospects for 2019 in line with GRI standards

AGD DIAMONDS has issued its second Sustainable Development Report for 2019 on May 26. The Sustainable Development Report for 2019 is a non-financial report of the Company.


DeBeers’ Forevermark upbeat about market recovery – report

De Beers-owned retail brand Forevermark has registered a “strong” sales recovery at its stores in China since the outbreak of Covid-19.


SA state diamond firm Alexkor trading recklessly, may go bust by June

South African state-owned diamond mining company, Alexkor is trading “recklessly” and failing to meet its financial obligations.


WGC Survey: 60% Indian women own gold; 37% will buy in future

The World Gold Council’s “Retail Gold Insights: India Jewellery’ report highlighted that 37% of Indian women have never bought gold jewellery in the past but would consider buying it in the future, presenting a significant potential audience for...


SA police nab man found in possession of suspected diamonds

The South African Police Service (SAPS) has arrested an unnamed man who was found in possession of suspected diamonds, four unlicensed firearms and ammunition, in Vanderbijlpark, Gauteng.


Melee malaise: Is marketing the solution?

14 october 2019
( - Does anyone have the answer to rectify the current malaise in the diamond industry? Before you can fix something you need to know the exact cause of the problem. I only state the bleeding obvious because there are calls for a new, $US1 billion global marketing campaign promoting natural diamonds, and especially engagement rings. Martin Rapaport is on the record as saying that current generic marketing efforts need to improve and miners, supported by brands, must step up to the plate to reach consumers. Few would disagree with such a concept – but where do the funds come from?