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

South Africa: De Beers, NUM ink 3-year wage deal

20 october 2014
De Beers Consolidated Mines (DBCM), a South African arm of the De Beers Group, has inked a three-year wage agreement with the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM).
The company said in a statement that the deal would see employees receiving a 9-percent wage increase backdated to May 1, 2014.
Similar increases would be repeated in 2015 and 2016.
The wage deal follows three-year wage agreements at Debswana in Botswana and at Namdeb in Namibia. De Beers jointly runs Debswana and Namdeb with Gaborone and Windhoek, respectively.
DBCM owns the Venetia diamond mine and the Voorspoed diamond mine in South Africa. It also has employees at De Beers Sightholder Sales South Africa in Kimberley, where sorting, valuing and diamond beneficiation initiatives are in place.
Mathew Nyaungwa, Editor in Chief of the African Bureau, Rough&Polished