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...

16 april 2024

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

Norilsk Nickel to index employee salaries from July

07 july 2023

The company Norilsk Nickel will index employee salaries by 6.1% in general from July. The new indexation will affect employees of all Norilsk Nickel enterprises, whose salaries have increased by an average of 75% from 2018 to 2022, ttelegraf.ru reported.

Norilsk Nickel fully retains its social package, one of the best in the industry, pays a competitive salary and conducts its regular indexation, despite rising costs and new challenges in operating and sales activities.

The company has launched new measures to support and preserve the financial well-being of employees, increased the fund intended for financial assistance in difficult life situations.

"Norilsk Nickel fulfills all its social obligations – both to the many thousands of employees and to society as a whole," said Larisa Zelkova, Senior Vice President of Norilsk Nickel.

In addition to the social package, in March 2023, Norilsk Nickel offered employees to participate in the Digital Investor corporate program, providing its participants with funds to purchase digital financial assets – minetoken, linked in value to the company's shares. Minetoken owners will be able to earn additional income in the future.

Alex Shishlo for Rough&Polished