Varvara Dmitrieva: The jewelry industry of Yakutia is distinguished by its creativity, unique cultural code and conservation of traditions

Varvara Dmitrieva, Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Precious Stones and Metals Processing Technologies of the North-Eastern Federal University, told Rough&Polished about the results of the Forum of jewelry Craftsmanship and the prospects...


Valery Budny: There is no strategy and legislation in Russia enabling the full cycle processing of precious raw materials within the country

Valery Budny, Head of the Jewelry Russia program and CEO of the JUNWEX media holding, told Rough&Polished about the results of the meeting and pressing issues in the precious metals and precious stones (PMPS) and the jewelry sectors.

11 april 2024

Paul Zimnisky: Natural diamonds face the risk of eroding their appeal if constantly discounted

New York-based independent diamond and jewellery analyst and consultant Paul Zimnisky told Rough & Polished’s Mathew Nyaungwa in an exclusive interview that the industry should do away with discounts. He said the industry should treat natural diamonds...

01 april 2024

Edahn Golan: Lab-grown diamond prices to continue declining

In an exclusive interview with Rough&Polished's Mathew Nyaungwa, Edahn Golan, proprietor of the eponymous Edahn Golan Diamond Research and Data, predicted that the prices of lab-grown diamonds would continue to decline, especially at the retail and...

25 march 2024

ADPA’s Ellah Muchemwa: G7 restrictions to bring extra costs from diamond mining to retail

The African Diamond Producers Association (ADPA), which has openly registered its disdain for the G7’s rough diamond trade restrictions, is of the opinion that the move will bring extra costs on all stages, from mining to retail. ADPA executive...

18 march 2024

Selection for the third stream of the Norilsk Nickel leadership program

19 june 2023
Norilsk Nickel is launching the third stream of the First Arctic training program for young managers, which is aimed at graduates of specialized universities and young specialists up to 27 years of age from all regions of Russia.
To participate in the program, young professionals, including employees of Norilsk Nickel with up to three years of work experience, must register by June 30 and pass several qualifying stages: a motivational interview, testing and a group assessment with the participation of the company's managers, reports.
In 2.5 years participants will receive a unique set of managerial competencies for industrial companies and practical experience in several related areas. After completing the training, young specialists can take the first managerial position.
In two streams, more than 30 young specialists from different cities of Russia have become graduates of the First Arctic training program – they are already working at Norilsk Nickel.
Finalists will be offered to conclude a fixed-term employment contract for the duration of the program and move to one of the enterprises of the Norilsk Group of companies in Norilsk, Monchegorsk or Zapolyarnoye.
The company offers a high salary level, compensates for moving expenses, and also provides accommodation for the entire duration of training, a social package and a set of benefits.

Alex Shishlo for Rough&Polished