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

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

Gareth Penny, Norilsk Nickel Chairman arrives in Norilsk

28 september 2021
( - Gareth Penny, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Norilsk Nickel arrived in Norilsk to personally get acquainted with the progress of work on the company’s most important projects in the Norilsk Industrial Region (NIR).
Gareth Penny inspected how effectively the major works were carried out to eliminate the consequences of the accident at Thermal Power Plant-3. He also got acquainted with the first results of the "Big Cleanup" - a large-scale program to clean up the territory of the NIR from garbage - and assessed the progress of construction of the Sulfur Program facilities at the Nadezhda Metallurgical Plant.
The Chairman of the Board of Directors saw how the monitoring of the buildings of the Norilsk division and the Planning Center of the Skalisty mine are operating in Norilsk, where mining dump trucks have begun to work in unmanned mode.
“We are working together with the company’s management on six major initiatives that relate to different environmental areas - air, water, soil, etc. And today I am glad to see the progress that has already been achieved. The sulfur program is the most important project on an international scale. Its implementation shows how serious the company's intentions are to fulfill its obligations. The best technologies and the best specialists are used here. And I am sure that soon we will be proud of what we have done."