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The Women Emerald Miners of Colombia

Apr.18 -- Fura Gems is vowing to make a clean break from the past. It’s working to win over nearby villages by offering to hire an unprecedented number of female miners. The company is setting up a gem washing plant run entirely by women, an initiative the company says has never been attempted before. Women workers will wash the rocks and pick out the emeralds using machines maintained by women, overseen by women engineers and supervised by women security guards. Bloomberg's Alix Steel reports on "Commodities Edge."

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