Work hard and you will find success

Eduard Utkin, Director General of the “Jewellers’ Guild of Russia” Association, expert of the RF Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s Committee on Precious Metals and Precious Stones, told R&P about implementing the SIIS PMPS (State Integrated Information...


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

ALROSA’s financing to prevent COVID-19 spread exceeds RUB 500 million

06 july 2020
alrosa_logo.jpgALROSA's overall spending on countering COVID-19 pandemic amounted to almost 8 mln USD (more than RUB 500 mln), according to a press statement distributed by the company last week. Assistance is provided to public health facilities of the Sakha Republic (Yakutia), where company’s major production sites are located, in particular.
The company supports hospitals in Mirny, Aikhal, Lensk, Udachny and Yakutsk since the announcement of coronavirus alert in March 2020. ALROSA provided funding for purchasing equipment for hospitals, including ventilators, treatment medication, disinfectants and PPEs, lab reagents for COVID-19 testing and other medical supplies. The company also donated several thousand of test kits to the labs of Yakutsk and Mirny.
Mirny and Udachny airports are fully equipped to control arriving passengers.
Employees’ wellbeing is reconfirmed as top priority of ALROSA in the wake of the pandemic. The company provides safeguarding measures and comprehensive support for its personnel. These include distance work for part of the office staff, providing PPEs for obligatory wearing when out of home, use of disinfectants and measurement of temperature several times a day, provision for free of antibody tests for COVID-19.
ALROSA also set up separate quarantine facilities for shift workers arriving to its remote industrial sites in order to protect the staff as well as local communities.
The company equipped its corporate Medical Center responsible for health care of workers by purchasing 6 mini-labs for COVID-19 express diagnostics, 17 thermal imagers. ALROSA provided specific financial benefits to corporate health-care workers during pandemic and sponsored many other activities related to the fight against COVID-19.