GOLDNET.MARKET - “We want and are working to provide business with the opportunity to develop a lot of activity areas”

Today, almost all jewellery companies have their own wholesale websites, online stores, and social media pages. But a year ago, GOLDNET.MARKET, the first jewellery wholesale marketplace appeared in Russia, a new effective tool for the jewellery market...

20 september 2021

Platinum’s rare nature gives it additional value and appeal

Huw Daniel is the CEO of Platinum Guild International, overseeing market development activities in China, Japan, India and the USA, on behalf of the platinum producers of South Africa. Before taking up this role in 2015, Huw ran PGI USA for 12 years...

13 september 2021

Marco Carniello: We want to continue to be the engine boosting the jewellery industry

Italian Exhibition Group (IEG) is a leader in Italy in the organisation of trade fairs and one of the main operators in the trade fair and conference sector at European level, with structures in Rimini and Vicenza, as well as further sites in...

06 september 2021

There is a significant need for smart and technological financial solutions in the diamond industry

MDPS, the Israeli start-up Fintech company from the Mazalit Group is gearing up to enter the diamond industry soon. Zeev Maimon, the CEO of MDPS is also the Founder / CEO of MAZALIT, a B2B payment platform designed and dedicated to the global diamond...

30 august 2021

The future for synthetics lies in that it has become possible to grow a stone you want and make what you want out of it

Alex Popov, President of the Moscow Diamond Exchange and head of the Âme jewelry brand, which uses lab-grown diamonds to produce jewelry, sat for an interview with Rough&Polished sharing his views on the coexistence of natural and man-made diamonds in...

23 august 2021

Firestone Diamonds appoints new non-executive director

08 may 2019

news_08052019_carr.jpgFirestone Diamonds, which owns the Liqhobong diamond mine in Lesotho, has appointed Eileen Carr as a new non-executive director effective 1 May 2019. 
She replaces Paul Sobie who had been part of the board since 2011.
"She has extensive experience both in mining and finance which we believe will be invaluable to the company,” said Firestone chairperson Lucio Genovese.
Carr has over 30 years’ resources industry experience overseeing large scale mining operations across the world including the Freda Rebecca gold mine in Zimbabwe, the Ayanfuri gold mine in Ghana, the Kalsaka gold mine in Burkina Faso and the Angovia gold mine in Ivory Coast. 
Firestone recorded a 37% drop in output to 155,206 carats during the third quarter ended 31 March 2019 compared with 224,947 carats recovered the previous quarter. 
The diamonds were produced at a grade of 18.0 cpht compared with second quarter’s 25.4 cpht. 
The company also sold 211,368 carats during the period under review from the previous 191,735 carats, realising revenue of $16.8 million at an average value of $80 per carat. 

Mathew Nyaungwa, Editor in Chief of the African Bureau, Rough&Polished