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Pandora inaugurates crafting facility

Pandora inaugurates crafting facility

The facility sets new standards in the global jewellery industry in terms of craft, scale, speed and environmental impact. It is a central part of Pandora’s strategy to invest in more agile production capabilities and its ambition to bring innovation to affordable jewellery.

 

“We are very proud to celebrate the official opening of our new crafting facility. Pandora wants to meet consumers’ demand for beautiful jewellery at affordable prices made in an environmentally-friendly way, and Triple A is an important milestone for us in this regard. The investment also underlines our long-term and strong partnership with Thailand and the Thai people,” says Thomas Touborg, SVP Group Operations.

 


Earring  collection in blue launches!

Earring collection in blue launches!

Jewellery designer Sangeeta Boochra launches her all New Earring  collection in blue that is exclusively designed for this season. Crystals such as clear quartz, colours such as aqua , transparent, multi-colored ,smoky topaz etc.

 

Variety of shapes and sizes have been  used to keep  this collection young, minimalistic and trendy. This collection is trendy and can be paired up beautifully with any outfit, Indian or Western. According to the designer, “All Silver Center products are made in pure sterling silver 925 or 22 kt gold. Gold plating on the silver products are 18Kt gold plating. Silver Center only uses natural precious and semi precious stones and sometimes glass.

 


IDW to conclude today at Shenzhen

IDW to conclude today at Shenzhen

GJEPC in association with Shenzhen Rough Diamond Exchange (SRDE), is organizing India Diamond Week (IDW) at Shenzhen where 20 leading loose diamonds exporters from India are participating at this 3-day event. The IDW is scheduled from 13-15 June, 2018.

 

Concluding today the IDW is an initiative towards promoting trade between India and China. 20 leading loose diamonds exporters from India are participating in the event. During the inauguration ceremony, Mr. Rong Julius Zheng, Vice President, SRDE, underlined the importance of having more events for promoting trade between India and China.

 


RUB 5.3 bn for environmental programme 2018

RUB 5.3 bn for environmental programme 2018

Alrosa, the largest diamond company in the world recently summed up the main results of its ecological programs and events for 2017. Last year, the Company allocated RUB 4.4 bn for environmental programs. These funds allowed to implement the project of great importance to Alrosa and the regions and to significantly increase monitoring over the state of the environment.

 

In particular, last year Alrosa implemented two projects of significance for the Company and the region, timed, among other things, to the Environment Year in Russia. One of these projects provides for restoration of sewage treatment facilities with a capacity of 15 thousand cubic meters per day in Udachny town.

 



 


Stornoway Announces Board Appointment

Stornoway Announces Board Appointment

Stornoway Diamond Corporation announces the appointment of Michele S. Darling to the Corporation’s Board of Directors. Ms. Darling has over thirty years of global business experience with particular expertise in Human Resources Management and Corporate Governance.

 

Prior to establishing her management consulting practice, Michele Darling and Associates Inc., Ms. Darling served as Executive Vice President, Human Resources at CIBC from 1991 to 1996, and as Executive Vice President, Corporate Governance with Prudential Financial, Inc. from 1996 to 2002.

 


Lucara Diamond Appoints VP

Lucara Diamond Appoints VP

Lucara Diamond announces the appointment of Ayesha Hira as Lucara's Vice President of Corporate Development and Strategy, effective immediately.

 

Ayesha Hira is an experienced executive who began her career as a Canadian geologist.  Working initially in diamond, base metals and gold exploration, she transitioned to capital markets working with mining companies listed in North America, Australia, South Africa, UK and Europe, and dealing with a global buy side client base.

 


DEF hosts diamonds do good awards

DEF hosts diamonds do good awards

The Diamond Empowerment Fund (DEF) last week hosted its most successful Diamonds Do Good Awards in Las Vegas. The funds raised will be used to provide higher education scholarships and assistance to empower young people living in diamond producing countries and where the diamond industry does business and to help communicate this ‘diamonds do good’ impact to consumers.

 

Botswana Top Achiever student and recent Yale graduate, Opelo Matome, represented DEF’s Student Scholars. She said, “I am ever grateful for the opportunities I’ve been granted through the support of organizations like the Diamond Empowerment Fund and my country’s prioritization of education, truly one of the most powerful catalysts for change”.

 


 


Rare platinum, perfect gift of love this Father’s Day

Rare platinum, perfect gift of love this Father’s Day

How do you honour a man who has been the constant pillar of strength and wisdom in your life? Who surprised you and pushed you to take risks, to explore beyond the norm and voice your thoughts – strong and confident. He grew with you to see the world through your eyes.

 

So, what can equate this rare strength and love that he instills in you? Nothing but the rarest and precious gift of love. Rare and precious like your old man, platinum is the perfect reflection of the indelible bond you share with your Father.

 


Sibanye-Stillwater confirms death of five employees

Sibanye-Stillwater confirms death of five employees

The Minerals Council South Africa heard with deep sadness of the accident at Sibanye-Stillwater’s Kloof Ikamva shaft on Monday 11 June 2018 which has claimed the lives of four people. Rescue and recovery activities continue to locate one remaining employee who is still missing.

 

The Minerals Council extends its condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of the deceased and offers its hopes to the family of the missing miner for his safe return. And it again offers appreciation to the brave members of Mines Rescue Services for their work.

 


ITD Invites comments on I.T.Rules

ITD Invites comments on I.T.Rules

Proposed amendments to Income-tax Rules (I.T.Rules), 1962 - Inviting comments of stakeholders said Income Tax Department (ITD). Income-tax Rules, 1962 prescribe Form No.36 for filing an appeal to the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT). Further, a memorandum of cross-objections to the ITAT can be filed in Form No.36A.

 

The existing Form No.36 and Form No 36A have not been revised since long.  These Forms are required to be rationalised to make them more informative and also to capture information regarding amount disputed in pending appeals before ITAT, which is vital for formulating the policy of the department for litigation management.

 


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