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

Eduard Gorodetsky: Currently we see high demand for synthetic diamonds for use in technology segment rather than in jewelry

Director General of the Advanced Synthetic Research Center Eduard Gorodetsky told Rough&Polished about the current situation at the company, new exclusive technologies in the synthesis and production of lab-grown crystals, as well as the Research Center’s...

11 march 2024

Norilsk Nickel becomes top-ranking employer of students for the fifth time in a row

30 january 2024

For the fifth year in a row, Norilsk Nickel has become the best metallurgical company in the federal student employer rating - the Best Company Award 2024.

Severstal took the second place in the Metallurgical Companies category, and Rusal was in the third place.

The study was conducted on the basis of an online survey of young professionals with high potential in order to find out their attitude to the leading employers in Russia and the world.

The organizers of the annual award in the field of employer brand development studied the career preferences of more than 9,000 students of 39 Russian universities. They were asked to evaluate a total of 190 companies.

Among the criteria determining the choice of a job, 52% of respondents named a competitive salary, 36% - a work-life balance, 35% - respect from management and valuable experience for a future career, 34% - stability and reliability of the company.

Alex Shishlo for Rough&Polished