BlueRock boosts H1 output, grade at Karevleei as loss narrows

BlueRock Diamonds has recorded a 79% increase in carats produced at Kareevlei Diamond Mine in South Africa to 8,949 carats in the six months to June 2021 compared to 4,981 carats, a year earlier.

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Moscow to host KP Plenary meeting on 8-12 November 2021

The Russian Federation, as the Chair of the Kimberley Process (KP) said the next KP Plenary meeting will be held in Moscow on 8-12 November 2021 in a hybrid format including online and in-person participation for those who will be able to visit...

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S&P revises Botswana's outlook to 'stable' as diamond sector improves – report

Ratings agency S&P has revised Botswana’s outlook to 'stable' from 'negative' due to an economic recovery buoyed by a strong diamond sector. "We expect Botswana's diamond export-dependent economy will rebound by 8.5% in real...

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India’s cut and polished diamond export increases by 68.64%; rough imports up 142.62% in August

India’s export of cut and polished diamonds at $ 2051.88 mn in the month of August 2021 shows a growth of 68.64 per cent as compared to $ 1216.70 mn for the month of August 2020, according to data available in gjepc.org.

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Global jewellery industry calls for immediate action on gender equality

The global jewellery industry has called for collective and immediate action on gender equality, a crucial building block in developing a strong and responsible supply chain that contributes to achieving UN Sustainable Development Goal 5.

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The Value of Values

30 august 2021

(diamonds.net) - “There’s a lust toward trust,” Leanne Kemp jokes as she explains the movement driving businesses to embrace sustainability. Since 2015, the company she founded and heads, Everledger, has been on a mission to facilitate that trend, using its blockchain-powered platform to help diamond and jewelry businesses keep a transparent record of their products’ provenance. Everledger is not the only one doing so. Over the past half-decade, several industry initiatives have gained steam, including Tracr by De Beers, Sarine Technologies’ Journey program, and the Diamond Origin Report service from the Gemological Institute of America (GIA). That’s in addition to the growing membership in organizations and trade bodies that set standards for responsible sourcing and sustainability.