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Norilsk Nickel to support Kola Sami

An arrangement was reached on the joint preparation of a long-term agreement for interaction and cooperation between Norilsk Nickel and public organizations of the Sami in the Murmansk Province. Rough&Polished was put in the picture following today's meeting in Murmansk between Andrey Grachev, the company’s Vice President and Elena Rocheva,…

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FAEA, Norilsk Nickel jointly outline priorities to support indigenous peoples

Russia’s Federal Agency for Ethnic Affairs (FAEA) and Norilsk Nickel signed an agreement on interaction and cooperation while providing support to the indigenous small-numbered peoples of the North (ISNPN).
Igor Barinov, Head of the Federal Agency for Ethnic Affairs noted the timeliness of the event since the development of the Arctic is becoming…

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Cora identifies three new surface gold discoveries in Mali

West Africa-focused Cora Gold reports that a series of new surface gold discoveries have been identified from satellite imagery and surface prospecting programmes at the Sanankoro gold project, on the Yanfolila gold belt in southern Mali.

The three new mineralised structures identified include a 4 km trend of new surface workings identified at…

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De Beers increases diamond prices – again

De Beers reportedly increased rough diamond prices at its second sight of the year, which commenced last Monday, as prices continue to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Bloomberg cited unnamed sources as saying that De Beers lifted prices by about 4%.

Demand for rough diamonds had been showing positive trends since the fourth quarter of 2020, and…

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Tanzanian gold export earnings rise 34% in 2020 on higher prices

Tanzania’s earnings from gold exports rose 34% last year, helped by increased output and higher prices, the Bank of Tanzania said in its latest monthly economic review.

Gold exports fetched $2.95-billion, up from $2.21-billion in 2019. This came as tourism earnings declined 59% to $1.1-billion amid the coronavirus pandemic.

The current account…

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