Zeb Nickel drilling reveals high gold mineralisation at SA project

Zeb Nickel has found the presence of anomalously high gold mineralisation on the Zebediela Project in Limpopo South Africa. It said gold mineralisation on the project is related to the Pietersburg Greenstone Belt, which hosts the historical Eersteling...


Massive appetite for platinum bullion by North American investors in 2022

Investment products bars and coins guaranteeing the purity of 99.95 per cent are in high demand by North American investors in the year 2022. Investment in platinum bullion also reassures investors in terms of provenance and quality.


India Gem & Jewellery Show is set to garner exponential sales this festive season

The Diwali Edition of the Gem & Jewellery Show (GJS), to be held from 22 to 25 September was inaugurated on 22 September 2022, by the Guest of Honour Shri Rajeev Garg, Joint Commissioner of Income-tax at Bombay Exhibition Center (NESCO)...

23 september 2022

Cancel approval of Jagersfontein open-pit backfilling – geologist

South African Heritage Resources Agency (SAHRA)’s decision to allow the backfilling of the Jagersfontein diamond mining pit with waste from a second compartment of the tailings dam to avoid another dam wall collapse has been opposed.

23 september 2022

India’s C&P diamond export dips by 7.48% in Aug 2022; while rough import increases by 12.49%

The gross exports of Cut & Polished diamonds at $ 1879.74 mn in August 2022 shows a decline of 7.48% as compared to $2031.64 mn for the same month of the previous year, according to data released by the Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council of...

23 september 2022

Diamonds are Forever

23 september 2022
(independent.org) - Forged miles beneath the earth’s crust. Eternal—or as close as we get in this vale of tears. Objects of endless fascination and avarice, the diamond is at times witness to bloody conflict in its production and exchange (more on that below). Diamonds have proven irresistible to the scholar’s pen (admittedly, a low bar) and the professor’s lecture (admittedly, a lower bar).
They’re also my answer to a friend’s question recently posed to me. “Suppose you had to teach a semester-long class,” he began. “So far, so good,” I’m thinking. “Using examples from only one object.” “That’s a lot harder,” I chew on the problem. “What would it be?” he asks. It wasn’t but a moment before I hit on my answer. A typical semester includes about fourteen weeks of instruction. 
How much economics could I teach, using only diamonds for illustration? Pretty far, I think, and far enough. Here’s a quick whirlwind tour—fourteen topics, fourteen weeks. I’d have to teach the class to flesh out the details, but this is a start.