Botswana mining industry players speak on speculative exploration licences

Speculative mineral exploration licences was a recurring theme from presentations made by three players in Botswana mining industry at a conference convened in Gaborone. The country has issued thousands of exploration licences, across the mining industry...


Design is the key to all markets

Besides being an astute businessman, Mumbai-born Laksh Pahuja is a designer par excellence known globally for his awe-inspiring unusual jewellery pieces. Trained at the Gemological Institute of India and Harrow College of Art England, Laksh combines...

10 june 2019

Mutual mass destruction will not serve anybody’s purposes

The recent moves by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC), including its letters urging some companies to abide to the revised edition of FTC Jewelry Guides and the explanations from FTC attorney Robert Frisby posted on the FTC website were...

03 june 2019

Pavel Sokolov: Every stone has its beauty

THE ‘GEMSTONES BY SOKOLOV’ brand has been popular for over 25 years. The aim of this company is to supply any kind of gem studs to the Russian market including the unique ones except diamonds of any cut. The product range by the SOKOLOV Company is very...

27 may 2019

“We are building a new state-of-the-art tender facility,” says Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Executive Chairman, DMCC

Ahmed Bin Sulayem certainly needs no introduction being widely popular globally as one of the leaders of modern Dubai. As the Executive Chairman of DMCC, Ahmed Bin Sulayem has played and continues to play a key role in establishing and positioning DMCC...

20 may 2019

Dubai Precious Metals Conference to focus on driving industry growth

22 march 2019
The Eight Edition of the Dubai Precious Metals Conference (DPMC) will be held on April 11, 2019 at the Atlantis-The Palm in Dubai.The annual conference is expected to have over 300 industry experts attending it and the theme of the conference is ‘Unlocking Growth in Global Precious Metals’, according to an announcement made by DMCC.
“DPMC 2019 continues in its tradition of hosting thought-provoking debate on the issues that matter in the precious metals industry,” said Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Executive Chairman, DMCC. “DPMC is a strong example of DMCC’s ability to convene the industry, and bring the discussion of trade to Dubai. We look forward to welcoming stakeholders from across the board next month, and sharing actionable intelligence to drive the industry forward.”
During the Conference, the ‘World Silver Survey 2019’ a flagship report from The Silver Institute, will be released simultaneously in New York and Dubai, with free copies of the research available to DPMC delegates. In addition, five panel sessions have been planned including ‘Central Banks Approach to Gold’; ‘Mining and Return of Hedging’; ‘Emerging Technology Affecting Precious Metals Industry’; ‘Opportunities and Challenges in White Metals’; and ‘Jewellery – Relevance in the Changing Landscape’. It will also feature keynote speeches and targeted networking sessions.

Aruna Gaitonde, Editor in Chief of the Asian Bureau, Rough & Polished