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View the latest news regarding SBD, affiliated organizations or our members.
2022/05/31

More flexible working hour regulation in the diamond industry

At the end of April 2022, a law on the regulation of working hours in the diamond industry was published in the Belgian Official Gazette (publication: 27 April 2022).

2022/01/20

SBD in BLOOVI: By joining forces, these seven competitors want to make the Antwerp diamond sector future-proof (article in Dutch)

De coronacrisis zette aan tot denken én doen: zeven diamantfabrikanten sloegen de handen in elkaar om de digitalisering van hun sector in te zetten.

2021/10/01

XRF Analysis for jewelry - by SBD member Eddy Vleeschdrager

In this contribution, SBD member Eddy Vleeschdrager briefly guides you through XRF analysis for jewelry. XRF analysis is a non-destructive technique that takes advantage of the interaction between primary X-rays and material.

2021/07/22

Warm call to support the solidarity action of the Red Cross

The Antwerp diamond sector's fundraising campaign starts today, Thursday 22 July at 2pm and ends on Wednesday 28 July at 2pm.

2021/06/11

SBD is featured in the June issue of The New Jeweller - International

SBD is featured in the June issue of The New Jeweller, a special edition dedicated to Antwerp.

2020/07/27

A career as a diamond polisher something for you? Then register yourself at the Stedelijk Lyceum Cadix-Eilandje! (Description in Dutch)

Deze afdeling is de enige in Europa op secundair niveau JOUW PROFIEL; Je bent handig, je hebt geduld en je kan je goed concentreren. Je werkt nauwkeurig en houdt van praktijk. Je hebt ambitie en verantwoordelijkheidszin. Je kent de naam en faam van Antwerpen in de diamantwereld.

2019/07/15

Diamond Polishing Course Graduates to work on an IBO contract with SBD member companies (article in Dutch)

Op 15 juli konden zeven cursisten na drie maanden intensieve opleiding in de basiscursus “Van Ruw naar Briljant” hun diploma in ontvangst nemen.

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