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diamond mining company. fully integrated with these 6 steps. 1. exploration 2. mining 3. sorting and distributing 4. cutting and polishing 5. jewelry manufacturing 6. retail. diamond demand. US is the number one market. before 1990 de beers held what percent of the market. 80-90% (monopoly) from controlling the supply, shifted to focus on how ...

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Mafuta (ship) - Wikipedia

The Mafuta is a diamond-mining ship owned and operated by De Beers in the western coast of South Africa. Built in 1983 as Dock Express 20 for Dock Express Shipping (later Dockwise), the semi-submersible role heavy lift vessel was converted to the world's largest cable layer in 1993.

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Arkansas Diamond Mine - The Only Diamond Mine in the US

The farmers' name continues today as the name for one of the largest diamond mining companies in the world - De Beers. John Huddlestone sold his farm for $36,000 and it was later bought and sold ple times. It was temporarily worked as a commercial diamond mine.

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De Beers Jewellers | The Home of Diamonds since 1888

De Beers is known around the world for creating the finest diamond engagement rings, wedding rings and other elegant diamond jewellery you'll treasure.

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De Beers diamond sales down by 11% - MINING.COM

May 17, 2017 · De Beers, the world's largest rough diamond producer by value, saw its sales declining by 11% during the fourth cycle of the year compared with the previous cycle. The Anglo American's unit ...

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The History Of De Beers And Diamonds - Business Insider

Dec 19, 2011 · Diamonds from Botswana were considered valuable enough to give the government of the country a 15 percent share in De Beers in 1969. All rough-diamond mining and distributing is .

De Beers - Mining Africa

Sep 04, 2016 · The De Beers Group of Companies is a leader in diamond exploration, mining, retail, trading and the industrial diamond manufacturing sectors. Its operations include open-pit, large-scale alluvial, coastal and deep sea mining. De Beers operates in 28 countries with mines in Botswana, Namibia, South Africa and Canada.

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De Beers Group

The world's leading diamond company, with unrivalled expertise in the exploration, mining and marketing of rough diamonds driving it forward since 1888.

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Environmental Impacts - Diamond mining in South africa

The De Beers have also had a large impact on the environment as b y the end of the 20th century the company had extracted around 31 million carats of diamonds from the Namaqualand Mines which "are located along a 150 kilometre stretch of coastline by strip mining parts of the land to a depth of about 40 meters." This has had colossal effects on ...

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Controversy Over Diamonds Made Into Virtue by De Beers ...

Aug 22, 2000 · De Beers Consolidated Mines, mining colossus accused by human rights groups of buying illicit diamonds from African rebels and rulers who use proceeds to .

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Top 5 Diamond Companies In The World | TheRichest

Dec 10, 2013 · For over 100 years, De Beers had a monopoly over the mining and selling of the world's diamonds. Diamond prices were largely controlled by De Beers as it controls the world's diamond supply. The monopoly started to break in 2000 when producers from Canada, Russia and Australia decided to sell the diamonds they mined directly to ...

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A report from De Beers's new diamond mine - The future of ...

De Beers is adjusting to the new era. Its first challenge is an unfamiliar one: to grapple with competitors. ALROSA, Russia's state-owned diamond company, produces more stones than De Beers ...

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All About the Kimberley Diamond Mine in South Africa

Kimberley, South Africa, is home to the world's largest diamond mine, also known as the "Big Hole."Dug by humans and so large it is visible from space, the pit has yielded some of the world's largest diamonds and made the De Beers name famous worldwide.

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Canadian Diamond Mines: The Surprise in Northern Canada

The fifth Canadian diamond mine to open was the Victor Mine located in the James Bay Lowlands of Northern Ontario, about 50 miles west of Attawapiskat. It is an open-pit mine owned by De Beers and the first diamond mine in Ontario. Diamonds were produced from one of sixteen diamondiferous kimberlite pipes on the property. [5]

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The world's top 10 biggest diamond mines

Jun 13, 2019 · The ten largest diamond mines in the world by measurable reserves contain more than one billion carats of recoverable diamonds. Russia is home to half of the world's biggest diamond mines while Botswana houses two. Mining-technology profiles the top ten biggest mines based on diamond reserves ...

Mining – De Beers Group

Trucks with 250 tonne payloads and tyres twice as tall as an average man carry diamond-rich kimberlite from the mines to be processed, and we train a workforce to run them. Off the Namibian coast, we recover diamonds from the ocean floor using advanced technology on vessels that are virtually floating mines.

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Diamond Mining in Africa

Apart from mines in South Africa, De Beers owns mines in Namibia, under the company name Namdeb, and in Botswana as part of a joint venture with the government, under the name Debswana. Not only does De Beers control diamond mining in Africa, it also controls most of the world's rough diamond .

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Diamond Mining in Africa

Apart from mines in South Africa, De Beers owns mines in Namibia, under the company name Namdeb, and in Botswana as part of a joint venture with the government, under the name Debswana. Not only does De Beers control diamond mining in Africa, it also controls most of the world's rough diamond .

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Construction of World's Largest Diamond Mining Vessel Underway

The De Beers Group has confirmed that construction of the world's largest diamond mining vessel has commenced. Local media outlet New Era highlighting the announcement, said the vessel will be ...

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Diamond Mining in Africa | Child Labor | Conflict Diamonds

Labor & Community. Many of the world's diamonds are mined using practices that exploit workers, children, and communities. A million diamond diggers in Africa earn less than a dollar a day. Miners are dying in accidents, child labor is widespread, and corrupt leaders are depriving diamond mining communities of funds badly needed for economic ...

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