ALROSA to launch an advertising diamond campaign featuring the symbols of Russia

Russian diamond mining company ALROSA intends to launch a world-class campaign to promote diamond jewellery.

29 may 2020

ALROSA allows deferrals during its third diamond tender

ALROSA will allow its customers to refrain from buying rough diamonds during its third trading session in a row, deferring June contract volumes to subsequent periods of the year due to difficult market conditions.

29 may 2020

DelGatto launches first-ever ‘Online Finance Platform’ on IDEX Online

The DELGATTO Diamond Finance Fund (DDFF) launched the diamond industry's first ever online finance platform, on IDEX Online on 26 May 2020.

29 may 2020

Lucapa advances Lulo kimberlite exploration project

Lucapa Diamond is making progress on its kimberlite exploration programme in Angola, which seeks to identify the hard-rock sources of exceptional alluvial diamonds mined along the Cacuilo River at Lulo.

29 may 2020

WFDB launches digital campaign to promote Get Diamonds to retailers

The World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) is launching an international digital marketing campaign to introduce Get Diamonds to jewelry retailers.

29 may 2020

Gemfields’ bold re-invention put on hold as subsistence replaces indulgence

19 may 2020
Image credit: Gemfields

( – It’s not often retail investors speak out at the presentations of companies in which they’re shareholders. But that’s what happened earlier this month to Gemfields, the Johannesburg- and London-listed coloured gemstone mining and marketing firm. “You look after us and we’ll look after the share price,” an investor instructed management during question time after having absorbed the disappointing news that Gemfields’ 2019 financial year would not conclude with a dividend. Gemfields is very far from paying another dividend. In fact, the watchword for the firm’s 2020 financial year is ‘survival’ going by the comments of Sean Gilbertson, its CEO.