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...

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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

The future for synthetics lies in that it has become possible to grow a stone you want and make what you want out of it

Alex Popov, President of the Moscow Diamond Exchange and head of the Âme jewelry brand, which uses lab-grown diamonds to produce jewelry, sat for an interview with Rough&Polished sharing his views on the coexistence of natural and man-made diamonds in...

23 august 2021

De Beers’ GemFair ropes in more than 160 Sierra Leone artisanal miners

De Beers inaugurated its GemFair pilot programme in Sierra Leone’s Kono District with 14-member mine sites in 2018 to create a secure route to market for ethically sourced artisanal and small-scale diamonds. GemFair programme manager Ruby Stocklin-Weinberg...

16 august 2021

ALROSA held weekly business meeting

21 september 2009

Today Fyodor Andreyev, President of ALROSA, held a weekly business meeting attended by the company’s executive officers.
They discussed matters related to ALROSA’s rough diamond sales, its current financial state and performance.
In September 2009, the ALROSA Group’s sales on the market will reach $190-200 million. The company’s interaction with large-scale clients under long-term contracts is being maintained in full force and effect. Fifteen companies which are ALROSA's customers bought rough diamonds in accordance with the operating contracts. Besides, in the end of September the company plans to ship a large consignment of rough to Gokhran of Russia.
In view of the company’s Board Meeting due in October, Fyodor Andreyev ordered to get ready with proposals how to cut expenses for capital construction and material and technical resources by way of improving efficiency in planning and implementing the purchasing program.