Fura concludes ruby transaction in Mozambique

Fura Gems has completed the acquisition of interests in two ruby licences/concessions in Mozambique securing a 70% interest in one mining licence and 80% in the other by way of buying shares.

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Angola seizes 462 diamonds in Lunda-Norte under ‘Operation Transparency’

Angola seized 462 diamonds under ‘Operation Transparency’ in the last two months, in Lunda-Norte Province, according to the state media.

Yesterday

Jewellery & Gem WORLD Hong Kong 2020 moved to November 9-13

Jewellery & Gem WORLD Hong Kong (JGW), organised by Informa Markets – Jewellery, has been rescheduled for November 9 to 13, 2020 at the AsiaWorld-Expo (AWE).

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Namibian police nab three men with six rough diamonds

Three men were last week arrested by the Namibian police after they were allegedly found in possession of six rough diamonds in Windhoek, according to the local media.

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Rio Tinto contributes C$150,000 to COVID-19 isolation shelter in Yellowknife

Rio Tinto is partnering with the Yellowknife Women’s Society to support its COVID-19 isolation shelter with a C$150,000 contribution.

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WFDB Prepares Master Plan to Boost Relevance

22 october 2019
(diamonds.net) - There was a time, though not very recent, when a gathering of the World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) was graced by royalty and high-ranking politicians, recalled industry consultant Peter Meeus at the organization’s annual Presidents’ Meeting that took place late September in Dubai. “Can we bring back the old days when kings and queens were honoring international [diamond] events with their presence?” asked Meeus, who in the past has worked in various capacities in the Antwerp and Dubai trades. He was really asking the question the WFDB had tasked him to assess: What is the organization’s role in today’s market? And why has it lost its appeal, particularly among young diamantaires?