Gemfair signs MOU to advance ASM standards in West Africa

De Beers’ GemFair has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH and the Mano River Union (MRU) to enhance practices the artisanal and small-scale diamond mining (ASM)...

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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.

Today

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.

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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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Lieberherr Steps Down as Head of Diamond Producers Association

15 october 2019

(jckonline.com) - Jean-Marc Lieberherr (pictured) is stepping down as chief executive officer of the Diamond Producers Association (DPA) after heading the group for nearly four years. He will be succeeded by David Kellie, who has worked at Ralph Lauren and Watches of Switzerland. Lieberherr will remain the group’s head until the end of his current contract period, Dec. 31. Kellie will join in December.