Demand will pick up once the season starts

N Anantha Padmanaban took charge as the Chairman of the All India Gem & Jewellery Domestic Council (GJC) in January 2019. He has immense hopes and confidence in the Indian jewellery sector. His motto is to ‘ensure that after the day’s business...

14 october 2019

Prospects for discovering new diamond deposits in the Arkhangelsk Province are far from exhausted

ALMAZINTECH is engaged in technical auditing and comprehensive assessment of activities performed by exploration, diamond mining and gold mining businesses in Russia and other countries, as well as carries out research and development. It employs highly...

07 october 2019

Botswana Diamonds eyes expansion of Thorny River to include Marsfontein – Campbell

Botswana Diamonds, which has a 40% stake in Thorny River, through Vutomi, said there are plans to expand the project located in South Africa to include Marsfontein once a mining permit for the latter has been awarded. Company managing director James...

30 september 2019

Diamond knife and tender system: The tight-fisted paying twice?

LLC Kristalin is the only company in Russia that manufactures microsurgical diamond blades for domestic healthcare that meet international requirements and are used in ophthalmology, neurosurgery and plastic surgery. Mikhail Zhiltsov, the company’s Deputy...

23 september 2019

Didier Giard: Stiff competition among the diamantaires is one of the factors of the price war

On September 9, 2019, the French Association of Gemmology (l’Association Française de Gemmologie, AFG) held its regular Paris Gemmological Rendez-Vous. Its organizer, Didier Giar, the head of the AFG kindly agreed to answer questions from Rough&Polished...

16 september 2019

Anton Siluanov reelected as Chairman of ALROSA Supervisory Board

10 july 2019

Following the absentee vote on Tuesday, July 9, ALROSA Supervisory Board members elected Anton SILUANOV, First Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation – Minister of Finance of the Russian Federation, as the Chairman of the Supervisory Board. Supervisory Board members also elected members of special-purpose committees.
Anton Siluanov has been the Chairman of ALROSA Supervisory Board since 2015.
Aysen Nikolaev, Head of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), was elected as First Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board. Sergey Ivanov, ALROSA CEO, was elected as Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board.
Supervisory Board members also elected members of special-purpose committees. Alexei Moiseev, Deputy Finance Minister, is to chair the Strategic Planning Committee for the second straight year. Other members of the Committee are Aysen Nikolaev, Sergey Ivanov, CEO of JSC Russian Direct Investment Fund Managing Company Kirill Dmitriev, First Deputy General Director of Autonomous Nonprofit Organization Far East Investment and Export Agency Andrey Donets, member of the Board of Directors of JSC INK-Capital and Adviser to General Director of Irkutsk Oil Company LLC Sergei Donskoy, adviser to Head of Municipal Entity of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) Anabar National (Dolgan- Evenki) Ulus Andrey Karkhu, CEO of Non-profit Organization Special Purpose Fund for Future Generations of the Sakha Republic (Yakutia) Sergey Mestnikov, Chairman of the Government of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) Vladimir Solodov. Independent directors Maria Gordon, Dmitry Konov and Oleg Fedorov are also members of the Committee.
Like last year, all members of the Audit Committee are independent directors. Maria Gordon heads the Audit Committee, Oleg Fedorov and Galina Makarova are members of the Committee.
Independent director Galina Makarova heads the HR & Remunerations Committee, and this new Committee comprises six members instead of four. Other members of the Committee are Maria Gordon, Dmitry Konov, Sergey Mestnikov, Vladimir Solodov and Oleg Fedorov.