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Alrosa Plans to Dominate Colored-Diamond Market
Alrosa is planning to become the world’s largest producer of polished colored diamonds, with the entire mine-to-customer process
Mining Jul 15, 2018 Leah Meirovich
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Unique Designs to Buy Modi Company Inventory
Jewelry manufacturer Unique Designs is the top contender to buy the assets of Nirav Modi subsidiary Fantasy, pending
Retail Jul 15, 2018 Rapaport News
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US-China Trade War May Hit Jewelry Industry
The Chinese diamond and jewelry industry is facing high import tariffs to the US as trade tension escalates between
Mining Jul 15, 2018 Rapaport News
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Peter Meeus to Head World Diamond Mark
The World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) has appointed Peter Meeus as chairman of its World Diamond Mark
Polished Markets Jul 15, 2018 Rapaport News
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Polished trading seasonally quiet. Asian demand driving activity during US vacation period. Chinese buyers shifting to lower
Polished Markets Jul 12, 2018 Rapaport News
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India: Weak Rupee Hits Local Market
Sentiment down somewhat as rupee currency devaluation (-7% since Jan. 1 to INR 68.8/$1) affects local transactions. Buyers
Research Jul 12, 2018 Rapaport News
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Rio Tinto to Sell Largest Argyle Vivid Pink
Rio Tinto will offer a 3.14-carat, vivid pink diamond at its 2018 tender, the largest stone of its
Mining Jul 12, 2018 Rapaport News
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Explosion Kills Worker at Alrosa Mine
An employee at Alrosa’s Udachny mine died Wednesday when explosives went off 580 meters below ground. The
Mining Jul 12, 2018 Rapaport News
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Lucapa Continues Big-Diamond Streak
Lucapa Diamond Company has found a 114-carat stone at its Lulo mine in Angola, it said Wednesday. The diamond,
Mining Jul 11, 2018 Rapaport News
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Asian Jewelry Groups Launch International Council
Two Asian organizations have formed a cross-border gem and jewelry industry group, aiming to improve international relations
Polished Markets Jul 11, 2018 Rapaport News
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WJA Awards Total of $65K to 45 Women
The Women’s Jewelry Association (WJA) has revealed the winners of its 2018 Excellence Awards scholarships and
Polished Markets Jul 10, 2018 Rapaport News
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Retail Division Drives Damiani Results
Sales rose at Italian jeweler Damiani Group during the past fiscal year as retail growth offset a decline
Retail Jul 10, 2018 Rapaport News
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Alrosa Revenue Rises in Strong Rough Market
Alrosa’s sales climbed 7% to $390.3 million in June amid robust demand for rough diamonds, the miner said
Mining Jul 10, 2018 Rapaport News
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Canada Stores Boost Michael Hill
Michael Hill saw a 3.3% revenue increase over the last fiscal year, led primarily by sales in its
Retail Jul 10, 2018 Rapaport News
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US Polished Imports Jump in April
The US polished-diamond trade saw significant year-on-year growth in April, according to the latest government data. The 20%
Polished Markets Jul 10, 2018 Rapaport News
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Trans Atlantic Brings In $35M at Dubai Tender
Trans Atlantic Gem Sales (TAGS) garnered $35 million from a tender of rough diamonds in Dubai in June, it said
Rough Markets Jul 09, 2018 Rapaport News
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Namibia Predicts Diamond-Sector Slowdown
Economic growth from Namibia’s diamond-mining sector will slow this year due to depletion of resources from inland
Mining Jul 09, 2018 Rapaport News
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De Beers, Botswana Prep for New Sales Deal
Botswana once again finds itself at a crossroads. The sparsely populated, landlocked country is in a constant battle to ensure the
Mining Jul 09, 2018 Avi Krawitz
Renard
Renard Output and Sales Fall in 2Q
Stornoway Diamond Corporation saw production and sales drop in the second quarter amid a slowdown while the
Mining Jul 08, 2018 Rapaport News
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Global Rough Production Surges in 2017
Global rough-diamond production increased in 2017, mainly due to new mines in Canada, according to data the Kimberley Process
Rough Markets Jul 08, 2018 Rapaport News
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