Gaetano Cavalieri: We need to protect the long-term health of our industry

The World Jewellery Confederation (CIBJO) represents the entire jewelry industry embracing a whole variety of companies, from those mining precious metals and gems to those, which are manufacturing and selling final products. The confederation...

23 march 2020

Sierra Leone mulls setting up entity to buy diamonds from artisanal miners

Sierra Leone will revise its Mines and Minerals Act that will, among other issues, pave way for the establishment of a State entity that can buy diamonds from artisanal miners, an official has said. The National Minerals Agency of Sierra Leone director-general...

16 march 2020

David Block, CEO of Sarine Technologies believes that AI will play a bigger role in the industry in the next few years

Armed with an MBA degree from the Kellogg-Recanati School of Business, and a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from the Tel Aviv-Jaffo Academic College in Israel, David Block is the present CEO of Sarine Technologies, a worldwide leader in the...

10 march 2020

Botswana wants to fully participate in research and development led by De Beers

Although the government of Botswana has refused to review its latest demands from the ongoing negotiations for a new sales and marketing deal with De Beers, it has indicated its desire to fully participate in research and development led by the diamond...

02 march 2020

High-tech trend is most promising for industries using diamonds

Synthesis Technology is a leading diamond producer in Russia. The company produces carbon single crystals - lab-grown diamonds and single-crystal wafers. The diamonds completely identical to natural ones are ‘grown’ at the laboratory using advanced HPHT...

25 february 2020

Sergey Eroshkin appointed new CEO of Bourevestnik

21 february 2020

alrosa_logo.jpgSergey Eroshkin will become the new CEO of the Bourevestnik Innovation Center, ALROSA subsidiary, effective from February 15, 2020. Eroshkin will replace Vladimir Tsvetkov, who left the company after the expiration of the employment contract.
Sergey Eroshkin is a graduate of the National University of Science and Technology "MISiS", as well as the Metallurgische Prozesstechnik und Metallrecycling, RWTH. In 2013, he received an MBA qualification from the Higher School of Economics of St. Petersburg State University of Economics and in 2014 confirmed it at the State University of Management.
He worked for Severstal for many years, changing the posts from a worker to the head of the steel production at the Cherepovets Metallurgical Plant, and since 2011 he headed the companies of the United Machine-Building Plants group. In 2017, he became Deputy General Director of the Research Center “Kurchatov Institute” - Central Research Institute of CRISM “Prometey”.
IC Bourevestnik JSC is a subsidiary of ALROSA, the largest enterprise in the CIS for the research, development and production of X-ray equipment for industrial and scientific purposes.

Victoria Quiri, Correspondent of the European Bureau, Rough&Polished, Strasbourg