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

AGD Diamonds highly praises Hitachi mining equipment

12 april 2019
Yesterday, AGD Diamonds’ team held a meeting with Japan’s manufacturer of mining equipment, Hitachi Construction Machinery and its official dealer in Russia, MineTech Machinery, part of the PSI Group within the frames of its visit to Bauma-2019, an international exhibition of mining and construction equipment in Germany.

               Image credit: AGD Diamonds

The parties discussed new technological solutions used in hydraulic mining excavators and mining dump trucks. Hitachi presented the latest know-how in the field of unmanned technologies applied on heavy-duty dump trucks. AGD Diamonds notes the high reliability of Hitachi equipment successfully exploited by various mining operations in the harsh northern climate and will consider the possibility of testing and acquiring Hitachi machinery to work on the Grib diamond filed in the Arkhangelsk Province.