Debswana 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.

Botswana trims growth prospects, sees wider budget deficits

Botswana's economy is expected to expand by 4.5 percent this year.

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.

Botswana's Debswana says expects further rise in diamond output

Debswana expects growth this year as lower taxes in the US leave consumers with more to spend on luxury goods.

Botswana’s government to trade diamonds

The government of Botswana has established a new diamond trading company that will be responsible for the purchasing, selling and marketing of the state’s portion of Debswana Diamond’s production.