Category «Industry»

Rapaport to Provide 100% Natural Untreated Diamond Melee

August 2, 2016, New York…Rapaport Auctions and Trading is pleased to offer clients the opportunity to purchase parcels of melee that are 100% natural and untreated. Every single diamond in these parcels is tested using the latest Gemological Institute of America (GIA) equipment and testing technology. In addition, Rapaport will offer parcels that have been …

Rapaport Press Release: Diamond Prices Decline in July

Polished diamond prices softened in July continuing the downtrend in the second quarter. Diamond markets were seasonally quiet with U.S. wholesalers taking their annual summer vacation. Overall polished demand remains weak. The RapNet Diamond Index (RAPI™) for one carat diamonds fell 1.7 percent in July. RAPI for 0.30-carat diamonds dropped 1.8 percent and RAPI for …

Fatalities at Kopanang and TauTona Mines

AngloGold

AngloGold Ashanti regrets to announce the death of two employees, a Rock Drill Operator and a Crew Supervisor, who were fatally injured in fall of ground and tramming incidents at Kopanang and TauTona Mines this week. The Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) was notified of both incidents and in-loco inspections were conducted. Initial Management response …

VF Plus gekant teen eksplorasie-aansoeke

VF+

Die VF Plus het homself vandag as belangeparty tot die eksplorasie-aansoeke in die Vrystaat geregistreer. Lede van die publiek het die VF Plus genader vir hulp rakende hierdie eksplorasie-aansoeke. Die VF Plus is gekant teen die beplande eksplorasie-aansoeke vir die ontginning van gas, olie en kondensaatbronne wat die Vrystaat as kosmandjie van Suid-Afrika in wese …

Diamond Prices Soften In May

Polished diamond prices declined slightly in May with buyers waiting for the Las Vegas shows. Trading at the JCK Las Vegas show, which took place June 3 to 6, was relatively weak with traffic slower than previous years. The RapNet Diamond Index (RAPI™) for 1-carat, GIA-graded diamonds was flat in May. RAPI for 0.30-carat diamonds …

Privatiseer SAL om verdere vermorsing van belastinggeld stop te sit

VF+

Die jongste “omkeerstrategie” by die SAL nadat tien vorige omkeerpogings misluk het, plaas ʼn swaar las op die belastingbetaler en die redery moet geprivatiseer word om verdere vermorsing van belastinggeld stop te sit, sê dr. Pieter Groenewald, die VF Plus se parlementêre woordvoerder oor finansies. Dr. Groenewald het vandag met die begrotingsposdebat van die departement …

Diamond Prices Soften with Weaker Global Demand

Polished diamond trading slowed in April due to sluggish demand at the start of a seasonally-quiet period. Sentiment weakened as the positive momentum from the first quarter failed to gain traction. Supplies significantly increased due to high rough sales and polished production in the first quarter. The RapNet Diamond Index (RAPI™) for 1-carat, GIA-graded diamonds …