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De Beers’ eighth sales cycle of 2020 valued at $467 million

De Beers Group has continued to implement a more flexible approach to rough diamond sales during the eighth sales cycle of 2020.
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Mining Elites 2020 recap: Excellence in Diamonds runner-up

Following on the heels of Cut-8, the US$2 billion Cut-9 expansion project will secure the operation’s future for at least another five years.
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De Beers Safety summit reaffirms drive to eliminate fatalities

“De Beers Group held its first CEO Safety Summit in 2017 and it has now become a permanent part of our calendar, being held twice a year.
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Runner-up: Excellence in Environmental Sustainability – De Beers Group

Towards the middle of 2019 De Beers Group had relocated 100 elephants from its Venetia Nature Reserve in South Africa to a national park in Mozambique.

Global natural diamond production forecasted to fall again in 2020

Rough diamond prices were down by over 5% in aggregate in 2019, with some categories down by double digits says an independent analyst.

DFS for Letlhakane underground mine could see development by 2025

Bakani Motihabani gives us a timeline of the DFS at Letlhakane diamond in terms of an underground shaft and the possible role XRT at the Orapa complex.

Emerald projects benefit from diamond sorting technology

By adapting one of its XRF diamond sorting range of machines, De Beers Group Technology has created a secure and efficient sorting solution for emeralds.
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De Beers Group’s Willemien Potgieter: engineering Zero Harm

De Beers Group’s commitment to safety is unique. This is the viewpoint of the company’s current principal safety lead Willemien Potgieter.

Heroines and Heritage celebrated in Botswana through diamond design

De Beers Group has announced the winners of the 2018/2019 installment of its Designer Initiative at the 2019 Shining Light Awards Banquet in Gaborone.

What the new diamond industry will look like

"But while the new diamond world will be alive with opportunities, the ways in which we capture those opportunities will need to evolve." - Bruce Cleaver

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