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Anglo American

Anglo American ramps down South African operations in response to COVID-19

Anglo American is implementing all appropriate measures across its operations in South Africa in response to government's COVID-19 requirements.
De Beers Venetia

TECH NEWS: OEM forms part of long term plans at Venetia

Metso will deliver high-performance crushing and material handling equipment to the De Beers Group Venetia mine, located in Limpopo Province, South Africa.
De Beers Venetia

The bright future of De Beers in South Africa

The closure of De Beers’ Voorspoed mine has seen it invest its time and energy into transitioning Venetia mine from open cast mine to underground.
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De Beers approves custom-built diamond recovery vessel

Debmarine Namibia, a 50:50 joint venture between De Beers and Namibia, of the construction of a new custom-built diamond recovery vessel.
De Beers

Exploring Voorspoed’s safety success

De Beers’ Voorspoed mine has an enviable health and safety track record.
Gem diamonds

Commodity outlook: not so shiny for diamonds anymore

Natural diamond production is on pace to be around 149 million carats in 2018, which compares to approximately 152 million in 2017.
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The high human cost of cobalt mining

Unfortunately, the acquisition of cobalt often comes with unsavory and antiquated methods. It’s an excellent time to freshen up knowledge on why (or if) we need it and if there is an alternative way to obtain it.
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Diamond industry leaders collaborate to create Tracr blockchain platform

Alrosa has joined the collaborative programme being led by De Beers, Tracr, the end-to-end diamond industry blockchain traceability platform.
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No diamond is worth a life says De Beers

De Beers considers its number one priority safety as a living value that the company continuously strives to ensure from the CEO down.

Synthetic diamond screening device wins award for innovation

The International Institute of Diamond Grading & Research has been awarded Industry Innovation of the Year for its synthetic screening device, SYNTHdetect.

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