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Judge Calls Signet Out over Suit Dispute
A New York federal judge has refused to back down after ruling that Signet Jewelers’ downplaying the
News Jul 17, 2019 Rapaport News
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WJA Awards over $65K to 49 Recipients
The Women’s Jewelry Association (WJA) has revealed the winners of its 2019 Excellence Awards scholarships and
News Jul 17, 2019 Rapaport News
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Alrosa Partners with Zimbabwe Mining Company
Alrosa has agreed to a joint venture with national miner Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC) for exploring
News Jul 17, 2019 Rapaport News
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Lulo Sales Rise in Second Quarter
Sales of rough from Lucapa Diamond Company’s Lulo mine doubled to $10 million in the second quarter, reflecting
News Jul 16, 2019 Rapaport News
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Gem Diamonds Unearths 140ct. Rough
Gem Diamonds has recovered a white diamond weighing 140 carats, the second over 100 carats it has
News Jul 16, 2019 Rapaport News
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Rio Tinto Production Falls in First Half
Diamond production at Rio Tinto dropped 10% year on year in the first half of 2019, as the miner recovered
News Jul 16, 2019 Rapaport News
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GIA Cuts Prices 10% Amid Market Slowdown
The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) has temporarily reduced grading fees for certain smaller diamonds after
News Jul 16, 2019 Joshua Freedman
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Belgium’s Rough Trade Hits Decade Low
Belgium’s rough-diamond trade fell in the first half to its lowest level since the financial crisis. Rough
News Jul 15, 2019 Rapaport News
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ABN Amro Restricts Rough-Sector Lending
ABN Amro has scaled back its financing of rough-diamond purchases, citing a lack of profitability in the manufacturing and
News Jul 15, 2019 Joshua Freedman
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Israel, Shanghai Bourses Strengthen Cooperation
Members of the Israel and Shanghai diamond exchanges are set to sign a cooperation agreement during the inaugural
News Jul 15, 2019 Rapaport News
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Rio Tinto Unveils Roster of Pink Diamonds
Rio Tinto has launched what’s likely to be one of its last annual pink-diamond tenders, as the company gears
News Jul 14, 2019 Rapaport News
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India Differentiates Synthetics Imports
India has introduced an import classification code solely for lab-grown rough diamonds, enabling the industry to keep
News Jul 14, 2019 Joshua Freedman
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Rapaport Weekly Market Comment
Diamond trade seasonally slow with concerns about weak demand and low profit. Oversupply continues despite
News Jul 11, 2019 Rapaport News
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India: Gold Demand Supports Jewelers
Sentiment weak amid slow trading, tight liquidity and squeezed profits. Foreign buyers trying to take advantage
Statistics Jul 11, 2019 Rapaport News
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Stornoway Prices Continue to Fall
Rough prices slumped for Stornoway Diamond Corporation in the second quarter, as market weakness dented demand for
News Jul 11, 2019 Rapaport News
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Michael Hill to Repay Workers up to $17M
Michael Hill will hand out between AUD 10 million ($7 million) and AUD 25 million (just under
News Jul 11, 2019 Rapaport News
Forevermark
Forevermark Unveils New Bridal Campaign
Cue the sentimental music and emotive narration, Forevermark has launched a marketing campaign for its first
News Jul 11, 2019 Rapaport News
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WDC Exec Ranked Among Africa’s Most Influential
Marie-Chantal Kaninda, executive director of the World Diamond Council (WDC), was named as one of the 100 most
News Jul 11, 2019 Rapaport News
Jewelry manufacturing
Manufacturer LDC Acquires Metal-Casting Company
LDC, a jewelry manufacturer based in East Providence, Rhode Island, has acquired precious-metals caster First Casting Company.
News Jul 10, 2019 Rapaport News
Alrosa
Alrosa Sales Fall Amid Diamond Oversupply
Alrosa’s sales continued to slump in June, closing off a first half that saw a heavy drop in demand for
News Jul 10, 2019 Rapaport News
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