Canadian Mining Journal

De Beers Group

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    Diamond market shows signs of revival

    October 19, 2020 by Alisha Hiyate

    After being virtually shut down since March, the diamond market has slowly come back to life. This fall, De Beers, the world’s largest diamond producer by value, has reported a growing momentum in sales. Several small producers also reported their

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    CRUSHER: Metso to provide crushing and handling equipment for Venetia mine

    December 17, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SOUTH AFRICA – Metso will deliver high performance crushing and material handling equipment to the Venetia diamond mine held by De Beers. The Venetia mine is reported to produce about 4 million carats per year, making it one of South

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    RESCUE: Victor mine team saves stranded balloonists

    October 15, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Last week a crew from De Beers Group’s Victor mine site near Attawapiskat responded to an emergency call to aid downed balloonists 100 km west of the now closed mine. The balloonists, from the United States and Poland,

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    EDUCATION: Nine Canadian women share De Beers scholarships

    August 29, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CALGARY – De Beers Group has awarded US$43,200 in post-secondary scholarships to nine Canadian women as part of its commitment to advancing women and girls in countries where the company produces diamonds. The scholarships are each worth US$4,800. The scholarships

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    DIAMONDS: New kimberlite found at Gahcho Kue says Mountain Province

    June 11, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Toronto-based Mountain Province Diamonds has announced the discovery of a new kimberlite at the Gahcho Kue diamond mine 280 km northeast of Yellowknife. The mine is owned 49% by Mountain Province and operated by De Beers Canada,

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    DIAMONDS: De Beers consolidates Canadian, South African assets

    February 25, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CALGARY and JOHANNESBURG – De Beers Group has decided to merge its mining assets in Canada and South Africa under the name De Beers Group Managed Operations. The change is expected to create a more sustainable business and to streamline

  • DIAMONDS: De Beers is said to make big cuts in low end diamond prices

    November 13, 2018 by MINING.COM Staff

    BOTSWANA – De Beers made steep cuts in the prices of low quality stones at its sale this week, according to people familiar with the situation. The world’s biggest producer reduced prices as much as 10% for low quality stones,