Gemfields eyes ruby-laden Myanmar as Asian nation opens up

Gemfields, the world’s biggest emerald producer, is considering tapping Myanmar for its rubies as the Asian nation moves closer to naming a president. “It makes Burma more attractive,” Ian Harebottle, chief executive officer of London-based Gemfields, said in an interview in Cape Town, using another name for the country. “Now that Burma is opening up, […]

Norconsult sets sights on global market

It is a challenging time for the global environmental consulting and wider support services sector. However, the Nordic region appears to be bucking this trend somewhat and certainly seems to have avoided the doldrums suffered elsewhere in Western Europe over the last few years. Identified by the Swedish Federation of Consulting Engineers and Architects in […]