2017 diamond flows and what lies ahead


IDEX just reported on the 2017 Diamond Pipeline in the latest number of their online magazine. The 2017 update of IDEX’s conceptual map is an insert of a wider analysis of the current state of the diamond industry. It’s always worthwhile to read informed analysis; don’t miss it at http://www.idexonline.com/Magazine.html. IDEX’s Magazine view is somber, considering 2017 … Continue reading 2017 diamond flows and what lies ahead

gold, gold, gold, crypto coins, blockchain and diamonds


What happened, what may happen For those interested in the yellow metal, the World Gold Council recently released two documents on the 2017 gold market events and on the outlook for 2018. We all now how forecasts work (I have just read and quote “if you have to forecast, forecast a lot“). Even so, the … Continue reading gold, gold, gold, crypto coins, blockchain and diamonds

One decade of ups and downs in rough and cut diamonds


The last two decades have been a carrousel of emotions in the mining industry: Oil and gold prices had steadily been growing since 2001. Oil spiked to maximum historical values in 2008 (and then crashed, to climb again for 3 consecutive years, plateau for 4 years, until mid 2014, crashing again, reaching nominal values of … Continue reading One decade of ups and downs in rough and cut diamonds

UM SÉCULO DE DIAMANG – COMEMORAÇÃO


Segunda-feira, 16 de Outubro 2017 Instituto Superior Técnico Museu Décio Tadeu – Pavilhão de Minas das 1500 às 1700 Na data em que faz um século da criação da DIAMANG, temos uma oportunidade para: Celebrar a DIAMANG e os diamantes, Portugal e os Portugueses, Angola e os Angolanos e o projeto que desenvolveram no coração do continente africano; Recordar a gesta … Continue reading UM SÉCULO DE DIAMANG – COMEMORAÇÃO

100 anos – DIAMANG, 2017


A DIAMANG faz 100 anos daqui poucos meses.

 
É oportunidade para celebrarmos ao longo de 2017 e 2018, a DIAMANG e os diamantes, Portugal e os Portugueses, Angola e os Angolanos.
 
Já existem algumas ideias; são precisas mais. O que podemos fazer, e onde?