Part 2: KPCSC wants Russia to help end impasse on new definition of conflict diamonds

In the first installment of this two-part exclusive interview with Shamiso Mtisi, the coordinator of the Kimberley Process Civil Society Coalition (KPCSC), we focused on illegal diamond mining in the continent and where the contraband ends up...

25 october 2021

Part 1: KPCSC gives insight into illegal diamond mining, trading in Africa

Although the diamond watchdog Kimberley Process (KP) prides itself for significantly reducing the flow of conflict goods since its establishment in 2003, the Kimberley Process Civil Society Coalition (KPCSC) alleged that illegal diamond...

18 october 2021

The jewelry industry in Russia needs to be upgraded in a serious way

Dina Nasyrova is a vice-president of the International Jewelry Exhibition-Congress J-1 recently hosted by the Atrium of Gostiny Dvor in Moscow. As a partner and the Muse of the famous jeweler Ilgiz Fazulzyanov, she actively participated in the preparation...

11 october 2021

Smiling Rocks, a philanthropic business model, inspires companies to work for betterment of the world

Zulu Ghevriya, the CEO and Co-Founder of Smiling Rocks, Founder of Vedantti Jewellery and Managing Director of Prism Group has been in the diamond and jewellery industry for over 20 years. Zulu started his business, Prism Group, as a natural diamond...

04 october 2021

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...

27 september 2021

Minjar Gold Pty Ltd seeks proposal to acquire 100% ownership of Golden Dragon Gold Project

27 september 2021
Australian miner Minjar Gold Pty Ltd announced that it is seeking proposals to acquire 100% ownership of the tenements of the Golden Dragon Gold Project and/or the neighboring Fields Find Project together with the Assets. The Assets are located 350km northeast of Perth in the prospective Midwest Gascoyne Region, Western Australia.
Golden Dragon highlights include: Extensive tenement package covering 452km2;  JORC Resource of 19.2Mt @ 1.5g/t for 945Koz Au; Significant existing infrastructure including an 800ktpa conventional mill and leaching circuit; Historical production of 175koz of gold between 2013 to 2019 (under Minjar ownership) before the operation was placed on Care & Maintenance; Near pit extensional opportunities identified with fresh rock potential beneath existing pits to provide the critical mass to support a production re-start; Strategically positioned in a proven gold production centre with multiple nearby producing mines and advanced exploration projects.
The Fields Find Project comprises a tenement package covering 254km2 which has demonstrated nickel prospectivity but limited exploration undertaken to date.
In addition, the announcement says that an information memorandum and independent technical review together with access to an electronic data room will be available to qualified interested parties upon execution of a confidentiality deed.

Aruna Gaitonde, Editor in Chief of the Asian Bureau, Rough&Polished