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Leading Britain Casting Houses Offer Fairtrade Gold
July 28, 2014

Press Release: Five of Britain’s leading casting houses supplying semi-finished gold product to the jewelry trade are proud to include Fairtrade gold and precious metals as part of their offering. The landmark move means that everyone in the jewelry industry, large or sm
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Diamond Development Hosts Panel Discussion at JA NY Summer Show
July 24, 2014

Press Release: The Diamond Development Initiative (DDI) will be hosting an interactive panel discussion as part of this year's educational sessions at the JA New York Summer Show. The focus will be on exploring practical ways in which jewelry industry members apply differe
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Gem-A Appoints Vivien Johnston as Ethics Manager
July 23, 2014

RAPAPORT... The Gemmological Association of Great Britain (Gem-A) appointed Vivien Johnston as the group's new ethics and corporate social responsibility manager. The rol
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Development Diamonds
July 11, 2014

RAPAPORT... The diamond industry needs to support programs to uplift its vast artisanal mining sector. The more than 1.5 million diamond diggers – predominantly in West Africa – and their estimated
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Anjin's Treatment of Zimbabweans Upset Community Relations
July 9, 2014

(RAPAPORT) The Zimbabwean: In Zimbabwe, China has spr
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Mineral Firm Leaves Zimbabwe, Neglects to Hand Over Survey Data
July 7, 2014

(RAPAPORT) APA: A Canadian firm has allegedly refused to release mineral exploration data on Zimbabwe after it was contracted by Harare to conduct aeromagn
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BJ's Wholesale Club Endorses No Dirty Gold Campaign
July 7, 2014

RAPAPORT... BJ's Wholesale Club has endorsed Earthwork's No Dirty Gold campaign in an effort to source metals used for its jewelry and electronic offerings through socially and environmentally resp
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Rapaport Illustrates the Importance of 'The Last 18 Inches'
July 1, 2014

RAPAPORT... Martin Rapaport's annual "State of the Diamond Industry" presentation provides strategic insights that jewelers need to understand the outlook for demand and supply, as
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RJC Publishes First Impacts Report
June 30, 2014

Press Release: The Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC) today publishes its first Impacts Report, "Building Responsible Jewellery Supply Chains,"" which reviews the first four years of RJC Certification programs during 2010-2013. As a full member of the ISEAL Alliance,
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WDC President: Transparency, Compliance Vital for KP and the Banks
June 29, 2014

RAPAPORT... The World Diamond Council (WDC) represents the diamond industry within the Kimberley Process (KP), a regulatory body that aims to stem the flow of conflict diamonds into the diamond indu
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