Sep 14, 2014

GIA holds session on Synthetic detection at Hong Kong Fair

GIA has organised a seminar “Screening for Treated and Synthetic Diamonds: A Review of Existing Technologies” for participants at theHong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair, being held from September 15-21, 2014.

Sep 12, 2014

Grib Diamonds to hold Spot Market online auction on September 23rd

Russian miner Grib Diamonds NV, a 100% owned subsidiary of OAO LUKOIL has unveiled the first production from its new diamond mine named after Vladimir Grib in Arkhangelsk region (Russian Federation). The rough diamonds will be displayed for viewing from September 15 – 22 and a Spot Market online auction will be conducted on September 23.

Sep 11, 2014

Multibank to open branch in Panama Gem &JewelryCenter

Panama City-headquartered Multibank has secured office space in Panama Gem &JewelryCenter becoming the first financial institution to be associated with the new project of the Panama Diamond Exchange.

Sep 10, 2014

GJEPC meets delegation from Okavango Diamond Company

Recent developments in the financing of the diamond industry, namely, the increase of advance remittance from 90 days to 180 days was amongst matters discussed between the delegations.The ODC delegation communicated that they were happy on the improving payment clearance received from Indian importers.

Sep 09, 2014

Gem Diamonds opens Botswana’s first underground mine at Ghaghoo

Botswana’s first underground diamond mine at Ghagoo was inaugurated by Botswana’s President Ian Khama last week. This is the company’s first diamond mine in Botswana and its second in Africa after the Letseng mine that it already operates in Lesotho.

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