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Diamond Mining Resumes in Botswana In a sign the diamond markets are beginning to improve, mining has resumed in Botswana after an unprecedented 50-day halt in production, De Beers said. During the pause, Debswana employees remained on full pay, and the company carried out maintenance work on its major assets to ensure the mines run at an optimal level when demand resumes. Acquisitions Mywa, a new Swiss watch and jewelry company backed by a private investment group, has acquired the key parts of the insolvent EganaGoldpfeil Group in Hong Kong and China. In addition, the owners of the brands for Esprit timepieces and jewelry and Puma timepieces are transferring the worldwide licenses for the manufacturing and marketing of these products to Mywa. Associations Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan attended the opening of the CIBJO Congress in Istanbul. Erdogan has served as
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