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

The list of nominees to the Supervisory Board of ALROSA approved

22 march 2019

On March 21, 2019, ALROSA Supervisory Board considered by absent voting the nominees from the shareholders to the Supervisory Board and the Revision Committee. The Supervisory Board also considered the shareholders’ initiative to include mandatory issues under the legislation of the Russian Federation and other issues of the current activities of the company in the agenda of the annual general meeting of shareholders.
In accordance with the proposals of shareholders of PJSC ALROSA, a list of 15 candidates to the Supervisory Board was approved:
1. Maria Gordon (independent director) – Member of the Supervisory Board of PJSC Moscow Exchange, Memeber of the Board of Directors of PJSC «Polyus".
2. Evgenia Grigorieva – Minister of Property and Land Affairs of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia).
3. Kirill Dmitriev – CEO, JSC Russian Direct Investment Fund Managing Company.
4. Andrey Donets (previously not a member of the Supervisory Board) - First Deputy General Director of the Agency for the Far East Investment Promotion and Export Support ANO.
5. Sergey Donskoy (not previously a member of the Supervisory Board);
6. Sergey Ivanov – Chief Executive Officer – Chairman of the Executive Committee of PJSC ALROSA.
7. Andrey Karkh (previously not a member of the Supervisory Board) - Advisor to the Head of the Municipal Formation Anabarsky National (Dolgan-Evenki) Ulus of the Sakha Republic (Yakutia);
8. Dmitry Konov (independent director) – Chairman of the Executive Committee of PJSC SIBUR Holding.
9. Galina Makarova (independent director).
10. Sergey Mestnikov – General Director, Non-profit Organization Target Fund of Future Generations of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia). 
11. Alexey Moiseev - Deputy Minister of Finance of the Russian Federation;
12. Aysen Nikolaev – Head of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia). 
13. Anton Siluanov – First Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation – Minister of Finance of the Russian Federation. 
14. Vladimir Solodov – Acting Chairman of the Government of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia). 
15. Oleg Fedorov (independent director) – member of the Board of Directors of PJSC IDGC of North-West.