Why it's expensive to cut and polish diamonds in Africa? ADMA president António Oliveira has the answer

The African Diamond Manufacturers Association (ADMA) president António Oliveira told Rough&Polished’s Mathew Nyaungwa in an exclusive interview that the lack of a robust infrastructure in Africa fails to accelerate and encourage manufacturing...


Edahn Golan: IPO feasible but not Anglo’s preferred way to sell De Beers

Edahn Golan, owner of the eponymous Edahn Golan Diamond Research and Data, told Rough&Polished's Mathew Nyaungwa in an exclusive interview that while an IPO of De Beers is “feasible,"  he does not think this is a route Anglo American...

17 june 2024

GemsCouture- avant-garde by Victor Moiseikin

Jewelry items and precious souvenirs of the MOISEIKIN jewelry brand are in the museums and private collections of world celebrities, representatives of the political and cultural elite - from Xi Jinping to the British Windsors, from Angela Merkel to...

05 june 2024

Oksana Senatorova: The trend is a decrease in regional jewelry retailers and an increase in large federal store chains

Oksana Senatorova has long been known in the Russian jewelry community as an expert in the jewelry market. During her visit to the Junwex New Russian Style exhibition held in May in St. Petersburg, Oksana Senatorova answered the Rough&Polished correspondent’s...

28 may 2024

De Beers collaborates with sightholders on carbon neutrality

In 2021 De Beers, which has operations in southern Africa and Canada, set an ambitious target of becoming carbon neutral by 2030. The diamond miner had been working with its rough diamond customers known as sightholders to understand their environmental...

20 may 2024

The Institute of Arctic History established in Yamal

23 may 2024

The Institute of Arctic History has been commissioned in Yamal. This public organization was created by a group of Yamal researchers of the Scientific Center for the Study of the Arctic, said Gennady Detter, leading researcher in regional studies, candidate of economic sciences, on his social networks.

A unique icebreaker to be built in Russia by 2030

22 may 2024

A unique icebreaker named Rossiya is planned to be built by 2030, said Denis Manturov, First Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation.

Russia and China to create special commission for NSR development

21 may 2024

After a visit of Russian president to China, the countries agreed to create a joint commission on the development of the Northern Sea Route.

Facade paints for the Arctic developed in Norilsk

20 may 2024

The researchers of the Polar State University have developed a line of plaster and paint facade coatings for Arctic conditions. Special compositions have high strength and resistance to atmospheric wear, ttelegraf.ru reports.

Russia and China to jointly develop infrastructure projects in the Arctic

17 may 2024

The Kremlin's official website published a joint statement by the Russian Federation and the People's Republic of China on deepening comprehensive partnership and strategic cooperation in the context of the 75th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries.

Representatives of Russia and China discuss cooperation in the Arctic

16 may 2024

Russia and China held the fourth meeting of the joint permanent working group on cooperation in the Arctic, the press service of the Federal Agency for Subsoil Use (Rosnedra) reported.

Northern Sea Route transportation capacity to be increased to 150 million tons by 2030

15 may 2024

The transportation capacity of the Northern Sea Route will increase to 150 million tons by 2030 and to 220 million tons by 2035, said Alexey Chekunkov, Russia’s Minister for Development of the Far East and the Arctic.