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ALROSA Among The Best Companies For IR Globally

By Albert Robinson, WFDB Media and Communications

Russian diamond miner ALROSA said it has scored among the best companies globally as part of the international Extel Survey of analysts and investors held in 2019.

In Moscow, IDE and ALROSA Agree to Strengthen Cooperation

By Albert Robinson, WFDB Media and Communications

Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) President Yoram Dvash led a delegation of the heads of 28 leading Israeli diamond companies to Moscow last week to meet with senior ALROSA officials. Accompanying the delegation was Israel Diamond Institute Chairman Boaz Moldawsky and Israel Diamond Controller Danny Tal.

According to Dvash the purpose of the visit was to strengthen business ties and cooperation with the mining giant, with the aim of increasing the quantity of rough goods entering Israel.

Antwerp Diamond Industry Celebrates 100 Years Of The Brilliant

By Albert Robinson, WFDB Media and Communications

The Antwerp World Diamond Centre (AWDC) held a street festival on May 27 to pay tribute to the most iconic and successful diamond cut in history: the brilliant invented 100 years ago by Antwerp engineer Marcel Tolkowsky. He was the first person to scientifically determine the perfect way to cut a brilliant diamond.

De Beers Reports Sharp Drop In Sales At Fourth Sight

By Albert Robinson, WFDB Media and Communications

The De Beers Group announced the value of rough diamond sales (Global Sightholder Sales and Auction Sales) for the fourth sales cycle of 2019 dropped substantially on the previous sale.

JCK Las Vegas to Debut Global Gemstone Neighborhood

By Albert Robinson, WFDB Media and Communications

JCK Las Vegas is introducing a Global Gemstone neighborhood for 2019, an all-new destination under one roof with the JCK show floor featuring more than 175 gem dealers from around the world. The expansive 8,300 square-foot neighborhood is inclusive of the member exhibitors of the International Colored Gemstone Association (ICA) and Fine Gems, spanning five exhibition areas for gemstones.

Antwerp's Beurs Voor Diamanthandel Announces Election Results

By Albert Robinson, WFDB Media and Communications

The Beurs Voor Diamanthandel in Antwerp has held elections for its new Board of Directors.

Registration Opens For CIBJO Congress 2019, Dedicated Congress Website Launched

By Albert Robinson, WFDB Media and Communications

Registration for the 2019 congress of CIBJO, the World Jewellery Confederation, is now open. Delegates and other participants may register for the congress via a dedicated congress website located at: http://www.cibjo.org/congress2019.

JCK Las Vegas: President of Botswana is Opening Keynote Speaker

By Albert Robinson, WFDB Media and Communications

JCK Las Vegas said that His Excellency Dr. Mokgweetsi Eric Keabetswe Masisi, the President of the Republic of Botswana, will open the JCK Las Vegas Show as a keynote speaker on Friday, May 31, 2019 at 7:30 am in the Palazzo Ballroom, Venetian Level 5.