SA Diamond Indaba:
Date: 26 September 2016
Venue : Gallagher Convention Centre
19 Richard Drive, Midrand, Johannesburg, 1685
Time 08h00 for 08h30
Who should attend? This the 2016 Diamond Indaba,
- State Diamond Trader Clients
- Diamond Producers
- Diamond Institutions
- Diamond Beneficiators
- Funding Institutions
- Jewellery Producers
- National and International Government Stakeholders and Industry Associations
Last Year saw The Minister of Mineral Resources Mr. Mosebenzi Joseph Zwane, deliver a keynote address
Mr. Mosebenzi Joseph Zwane is the Minister of Mineral Resources of South Africa.
He is also Member of Parliament and served as a member of both the Portfolio Committee on Small Business Development and the Portfolio Committee on Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries in the National Assembly, before his appointment to the Mineral Resources portfolio.
Mr Zwane is also currently treasurer of the (ANC) Free State region
Zwane has denied that he was appointed by President Jacob Zuma because he had links to the Gupta family, who have interests in mining.
The State Diamond Trader’s main business is to buy and sell rough diamonds in order to promote equitable access to and beneficiation of diamond resources. The main aim of the State Diamond Trader is to address distortions in the diamond industry and correct historical market failures to develop and grow South Africa’s diamond cutting and polishing industry. For more information, go to www.statediamondtrader.gov.za.
Conclusion of the 2015 Indaba
Beneficiation in diamond sector fails to shine diamond indaba
The main Indaba outcome was the forming of the The SA Guild (association)for Youth Diamond Beneficiation, a brainchild of the CEO of the State Diamond Trader .
SAVE THE DATE – 26 September – SA Diamond Indaba 2016 at Gallagher Convention Centre. should be interesting…