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Diavik Diamond Mine Honoured as Industry Leader

Yellowknife: Diavik Diamond Mine has been awarded the Northwest Territories Mining and Exploration (MAX) Special Achievement Award for the design, construction and operations of its dikes and its contribution as a joint venture partner to the Tibbitt to Contwoyto Winter Ice Road. The NWT MAX

The 5,655 Carat ‘Lion Emerald’ Sold in Auction

Singapore: Gemfields announced the results of an auction of higher quality rough emeralds held in Singapore from 14 – 17 Nov 2018. The emeralds were extracted by Kagem Mining Ltd in Zambia (“Kagem”, which is 75% owned by Gemfields and 25% by the Industrial Development

Rajesh Exports Reports Strong Q2 Results

(By  Evaluate Research) Bengluru: Rajesh Exports reported results for the second quarter ended September which were in-line with our estimates. Revenue for the quarter came in at Rs.533.8 bn, increasing by 2.4% on a YoY basis. Similarly, EPS grew by 5.5% to Rs.10.66 in 2Q2019

New Collection by Forevermark and AVR Swarna Mahal

Mumbai: Forevermark, the diamond brand from the De Beers Group, celebrates its growing association with AVR Swarna Mahal with the launch of a glittering new collection. AVR Swarna Mahal, which provides authentic jewellery and value for money to their clientele in Southern India, has created a special range of jewellery

Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender Gets Record Results

Perth: Rio Tinto’s 2018 Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender collection of 63 rare pink, red and violet diamonds from its Argyle mine in Australia has delivered another record result reflecting strong global demand for fancy coloured diamonds. These results are also a reflection of Argyle approaching

Relatives of Israeli Diamond Tycoon Arrested

Tel Aviv: Relatives of Israeli billionaire Lev Leviev were arrested on Monday morning in connection with a massive diamond smuggling scheme. Leviev’s son and brother were among six suspects arrested on suspicion of smuggling diamonds worth hundreds of millions of shekels to Israel. Also among the six was

Zimbabwe to Announce Diamond Policy

Harare: Zimbabwe’s mining minister Mr. Winston Chitando says he expects to announce a diamond policy later this month, which will also regularise the operations of the State-owned Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC). The policy is expected to lead to the unbundling of ZCDC and put

Antwerp: Antwerp World Diamond Centre (AWDC) and Alibaba Group announced that they have entered an exclusive partnership to offer Antwerp certified diamonds to Chinese consumers via Alibaba’s B2C marketplace, Tmall. The cooperation agreement was signed in the framework of the first China International Import Expo (CIEE),

CIBJO Certified as Carbon Neutral for 5th Year

Milan: CIBJO, the World Jewellery Confederation, has been certified as being carbon neutral in 2017, which is the fifth straight year that offset its greenhouse gas emissions through the purchase of carbon credits. It did so as part of the CIBJO Greenhouse Gas Measurement Initiative

GJC Condemns Harassment of Jewellers by Officials

Mumbai: The All India Gem and Jewellery Domestic Council (GJC) has condemned harassment of jewellers by Government officials in the pre-festival period. Several incidents across States have come to light wherein the police (including RPF), Income Tax officials and GST officials have conducted illegal raids