DeBeers Mining News

De Beers, Botswana to expand world's richest diamond mine

The joint venture partners have awarded a $1.2-billion contract to extend the lifespan of their Jwaneng mine unit 2035.

Diamond recycling could save the natural industry

De Beers quietly entered the recycled diamond business in 2016.

Debswana announces Albert Milton to take over as managing director as Balisi Boyongo steps down.

Balisi was appointed as Managing Director on 1 January 2014 and his leadership has seen Debswana record unprecedented performance across a number of business areas.

De Beers, Botswana seek fresh expansion of world's richest diamond mine

Debswana, the joint venture between De Beers and the Botswana’s government, is seeking permission to deepen the Jwaneng mine to 830 meters.

De Beers Is digging up more diamonds than any time since 2008

The company, a unit of Anglo American Plc, mined 33.5 million carats in 2017. That’s a 22 percent jump from a year earlier, beating its own target.

DeBeers announces Shining Light Awards finalists for 2016/2017

Award recognizes emerging jewellery designers in Botswana, Namibia and South Africa and provides them with a valuable platform to build their careers in the jewellery design industry.

Proposed $80bn Canadian coast-to-coast infrastructure gets senate attention

The 4,349-mile-long, three-mile-wide corridor would stretch from the Northwest Territories down through to southern parts of the nation.