The need for significant capital investments will be the main trend in the diamond mining industry in 2021-2030

The prospects of the diamond industry in the post-crisis period are discussed by the Rough&Polished correspondent with Sergey Mityukhin, Candidate of Geological and Mineralogical Sciences, Honored Geologist of the Russian Federation.

06 july 2020

Young Diamantaires: We create initiatives for the benefit of diamond communities worldwide

The World Federation of Diamond Bourses recently launched its Young Diamantaires website. The organization has worked for the past four years with young members of the diamond community all over the world to create a platform through which they can express...

29 june 2020

Those who implement the right anti-crisis strategies have more chances

It is not surprising that because of the pandemic and the crisis, the most heated debate in the jewellery industry is about what is happening and the possible ways of survival. Irina Slesareva, an expert, art director of the Russian Diamond Line contest...

22 june 2020

The secondary diamond market in Russia is not mature although its prospects are huge

Pavel Barannik, the founder and head of the Moscow Gemological Laboratory, the founder of the Gemological Institute and President of the Moscow Diamond Club, graduated from the Gemological Institute of America (GIA). He is an expert and consultant...

15 june 2020

Johan Erikson: The industry needs to spend more on advertising and marketing

First Element is a fully independent Diamond Services Company registered in Belgium, Botswana, South Africa and Dubai. First Element is committed to providing a world class diamond service aimed at adding value to the entire supply chain, from the daily...

08 june 2020

Angola establishes Mineral Resources Agency

26 june 2020
angola_flag.pngAngola has established the National Agency of Mineral Resources (ANRM) as it steps up efforts to restructure the mining industry.
The agency will, among other things, regulate the mining sector, oversee all mineral resources in the country with the exception of hydrocarbons.
Angolan minister of mineral resources Diamantino Pedro Azevedo was quoted by local media as saying that the newly created agency to improve the investment environment.
He said at the inauguration ceremony of the ANRM's board directors that the new body would also be responsible for regulating the mining sector.
“We took on the task of improving the investment climate in Angola's mining sector…,” said the minister.
Agency's chairperson Jacinto Rocha also said on the sidelines of the event that Angola is rich in mineral resources and they will do everything to welcome South African, Canadian, Australian, American and English companies.

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