Fourteen of the world's largest diamond companies, among firms moving into new Panama Gem & Jewelry Center

With construction of the Phase I building of the Panama Gem & Jewelry Center now complete, companies are presently taking up their allocated offices in the facility, with the building a hive of activity of carpenters, fitters and furniture delivery men. Among the 45 multinational firms that will be moving in over the coming days are 14 of the world's largest diamond trading firms, which together employ 85,000 people globally and report combined annual revenues of more than $13 billion.

Among the major diamond companies taking up residence are Kiran Gems, Diarough NV, Rosy Blue, Bhavani Gems, Interjewel, Jewelex, M. Suersh, the Niru Group, ILI Diamonds of the A. Rachminov Group, Atit Diamonds of the Shairu Gems, Dianco, Ofer Mizrahi Diamonds, S. Schnitzer Diamonds and S. SB Bichachi Diamonds Group. More


Diamond Company Rosy Blue Plants 3,000 Trees in Antwerp

Antwerp-based diamond company Rosy Blue has planted 3,000 trees this weekend in Malle, Antwerp. This was done in co-operation with the Flemish organisation BOS + and the non-profit organisation International Association of Human Values (IAHV). Rosy Blue is a leading company in the field of sustainability and aims to contribute to the environment in Antwerp. On Sunday, December 14th, approximately 30 IAHV volunteers planted 3,000 trees sponsored by Rosy Blue on a 1-acre property in Malle.

The planting operation was coordinated by BOS +, an organisation dedicated to conserving and increasing forests in Flanders and beyond. Five native tree species were chosen to create a diverse and beautiful forest: oak, maple, elm, alder and beech.

Young IAHV volunteers physically planted the trees. More


Antwerp Diamond Trade Fair tops diamond buying calendar, Sixth edition to run February 1-3, 2015

Antwerp Diamond Trade Fair - ADTF, which enjoys industry wide international support, now stands at the top of the agenda and calendar of international diamond buyers from the jewellery industry and trade. "During the first five years of the Fair's existence, we've become the number one by-invitation-only fair for diamond buyers around the world, in particular diamond buying jewellery manufacturers and designers, but also for diamond wholesalers," said David Pienica, a member of the ADTF Organizing Committee." In February, we expect to bring in hundreds of buyers, among them a significant group of first-time visitors." Ernest Blom, President of the World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB), said the show is an important, value-adding event for the WFDB's member bourses, and encouraged other bourses to follow suit. More


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