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 becomes one of the leaders in territorial development of Russia

12 february 2024

Norilsk Nickel was named one of the leaders of the "Map of Cities of Accelerated Transformation" rating.

The Platforma Social Design Center and the Center for Strategic Research presented the results of a large-scale study on the role of businesses in the development of their territories of activity.

According to the press service of Norilsk Nickel, during the experts analyzed and identified practices of successful transformation of the urban environment, naming leading companies with the best management tools that ensured the dynamics of development.

The study participants noted the significant contribution of Norilsk Nickel to the development of infrastructure in the cities of Norilsk, Monchegorsk and Nickel.

Nornickel invests into its flagship environmental and social projects in Norilsk. The invested funds are aimed at reducing harmful emissions, land reclamation, construction of comfortable housing, sports and leisure centres.

Alex Shishlo for Rough&Polished