Sep 25, 2014
The GIA has implemented a new, lower-cost fee structure for Quality Assurance (QA) services. The service is specifically designed to screen parcels of D-to-Z diamonds and colored diamonds up to 0.20 carats for synthetics or treatments, a GIA issued note stated.
Sep 25, 2014
Deloitte’s retail and distribution practice said that it expects total US holiday sales to climb to between $981 and $986 billion, representing a 4 per cent to 4.5 percent increase in November through January holiday sales (excluding motor vehicles and gasoline) over last season.
Sep 24, 2014
At the end of a long day spent interviewing the shortlisted aspirants, the three-member jury at The Indian Gem & Jewellery Awards 2014 (IGJA) was all praise for the commitment shown by the participating companies and their obvious desire to excel on all fronts, expressing the view that it was not easy to pick winners from such a strong field.
Sep 23, 2014
Rio Tinto has launched a new three-dimensional mapping technology, termed “revolutionary” by the company, as it holds the promise of improving productivity and recovery of mineral deposits
Sep 22, 2014
Botswana Diamonds PLC said that it would soon commence drilling at its site in Orapa where it is beginning an exploration programme with its joint venture partner AK Alrosa OAO. The first drill results are likely to be made available in a month’s time, the company said.