Vladimir Zboykov: New times have come for jewelers

How a personal collection of minerals was thrown on the scrap-heap, who is behind the destruction of gemstone consumption culture in Russia and why jewelers will soon have to choose between business and prison – all this was told to Rough & Polished...

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Changing preconceptions in the diamond and financial markets

Eli Avidar is a man on the move…literally. In April, the former Israeli diplomat stepped away from the CEO’s office at the Israel Diamond Exchange, a position he had held for more than two years, and from the Israel Diamond Institute, where he had been...

13 august 2018

Chasing a dream…

Elina Chan, MD of Shenzhen Shi Qing Yu Zhubao Ltd completed her higher education from Xiamen University and Master’s degree from Hong Kong University. To achieve her dream to start a business, Elina gave up numerous job opportunities in Hong Kong and...

06 august 2018

Pangolin Diamonds using termites to find kimberlite indicators in Botswana

It is not a secret that the rate of kimberlite discovery in Botswana has dropped considerably and research has shown that termites can help diamond explorers have an understanding of the transport mechanism of kimberlite indicator minerals from the kimberlite...

30 july 2018

In another fifty years, we’ll have a different scale of valuation, and all those items of natural origin – including diamonds – will sharply increase in price

Within the framework of the Qatar-Russia 2018 Year of Culture, the World Diamond Museum hosts an exhibition of the Qatar Museums at the State Historical Museum in Moscow – "Pearls: Treasures of the Seas and the Rivers," that opened on 11 July...

24 july 2018

Russia’s “Mingeo Siberia 2018” to promote innovative projects to invest in junior mining projects

16 may 2018

The 11th edition of “Mingeo Siberia 2018”, a Mining and Exploration Forum held on May 23-24 in Krasnoyarsk, Russia, will serve as an international platform to discuss major issues in mining industry such as blockchain technologies, digital economy, new investment standards in junior mining projects.  

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The annual event is meant to gather leading international and Russian representatives of mining and geological communities, who will cover current problems of mining, innovative ways of industry development, new investment programs in junior projects. During the event the executives and representatives of the sector will take part in a number of plenary meetings and panel discussions where they will address the current situation of the industry and suggest new strategies for its further development.
The first online platform, ensuring the support for junior diamond projects and enabling to create a unified international mining projects database, will be presented to the participants. It is planned that by 2020 more than a thousand real projects with a transparent tracking system will be registered in the database. The key focus of the platform will be the primary expert assessment of the leading international and Russian geologists.   
By 2019 the service will be available for more than three thousand Russian and international miners, geologists and representatives of investment sector.
According to СRIRSCO's expert Grigoriy Malukhin, such platforms create healthier conditions to support geological projects for small and medium-sized businesses as well as the broad audience of investors.
Further information you can find at: http://www.mingeoforum.ru/programma/programma-2

Victoria Quiri, Rough&Polished, Strasbourg