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

Three Norilsk Nickel projects received awards at HR IMPACT 2024

16 february 2024

The bestowal ceremony for the winners of the HR IMPACT 2024 professional award, aimed to encourage HR management specialists in the use of modern strategies, methods and technologies, took place in Moscow.

Three projects of Norilsk Nickel won in the following nominations: DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION - the best project of digital transformation into an HR super-app for employees of Norilsk Nickel; DIVERSITY & INCLUSION - the best project to create equal opportunities in the work environment; CULTURE & COMMUNITY - the best project to develop corporate culture "In a good company".

"All the winning projects are the result of the work of a large and distributed cross-functional team. We commend the staff of personnel, social policy, public relations and information technology departments for their joint work," the press service of Norilsk Nickel said.

Alex Shishlo for Rough&Polished