De Beers Begins Closure of Voorspoed Diamond Mine | INN

2018-8-2 · The Voorspoed mine is located 30km northeast of Kroonstad, in the free-state province of South Africa. Despite purchasing the mine in 1912, …

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2009-1-5 · Despite De Beers projecting an output of 800,000 carats a year from Voorspoed, its newest and most modern mine in South Africa, the country is ranked fourth worldwide in diamond production, long ...

Stones of Contention_A History of Africa''s Diamonds …

In 2008, she became the general manager of Voorspoed, the De Beers mine that produces coveted pink diamonds—the first woman, and also the youngest, to serve in this capacity for the mining giant. In fact, although the percentage of women in mining in South Africa remains at less than 10 percent overall, at Voorspoed it is closer to 35 percent.

De Beers and the Conflict Diamonds

De Beers Diamond Company is an industry that currently produces $13 billion worth of rough diamonds each year, leading to the employment of 10 million people globally from mining to retailing. 70% of rough diamonds are sold for industrial purposes with the remaining 30% "gem quality" being distributed to experts for cutting, polishing and ...

Toward a Robust Elastic Geobarometry of Kyanite …

2018-7-23 · The Voorspoed kimberlite (and associated Voorspoed diamond mine) is located in the Free State Province of South Africa, where it forms part of a NE-SW-trending cluster of eleven Group 2 kimberlite occurrences, which were emplaced through the Witwatersrand Block of the Kaapvaal Craton and into the surrounding Phanerozoic Karoo Supergroup rocks ...

The 25 Most Famous Diamonds Mines of the World | …

2018-1-21 · 2. Kollur Diamond Mine. The Kollur Mine boasts of being the place of origin of some of the best known diamonds in the world. The list includes stones such as the somewhat mysterious Hope Diamond (widely believed to be the …

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Voorspoed Mine has approximately 23.9 million tonnes of diamond mineral resources containing an estimate of 4.4 million carats in SAMREC code. SSC …

Truco supplies hoses to de beers new generation diamond …

Transvaal Rubber Company (Truco) - one of Africa''s largest manufacturers and distributors of mining and industrial rubber products - supplied bends and 10 bar pulp and slurry hoses, valued at half-a-million rand and totalling 330 metres in length, to the new dense medium separation plant at De Beers'' Voorspoed mine. The hoses were specifically designed and manufactured …

Major Mines & Projects | Voorspoed Mine

This will feed correctly prepared diamond bearing kimberlite to a new final recovery plant that includes the latest X-Ray diamond recovery technology. Much of the technology installed at Finsch was developed by DebTech, the De Beers Group''s technology research and manufacturing division based in the south of Johannesburg.

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2019-5-23 · Lake, an underground mine in Canada, and Namdeb Holdings'' alluvial and marine mining operations in Namibia. In Botswana, De Beers'' interests are held through Debswana Diamond Company, a 50:50 joint venture with the GRB. Debswana''s operations include Jwaneng, the world''s richest diamond mine; Orapa, the world''s

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De Beers Voorspoed Mine: A jewel in the heart of Free ...

TECT has its roots in the opencast mining industry

2021-12-17 · TECT, an abbreviation of "Tectonic", has its roots in the opencast mining industry. Two decades ago, TECT undertook detailed structural mapping and 3D Geomodelling at Rössing Uranium Mine in Namibia and De Beers'' Venetia Mine in South Africa. Since then, TECT''s philosophy of careful, high-resolution mapping, structural interpretation ...

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2021-4-27 · The mine, established in 1903, is one of 30 or so kimberlite diamond mines in the world, and is believed to be still the world''s second-most-valuable diamond resource Petra is a relatively small outfit, listed on London''s Alternative Investment Market, that specialises in buying mines that bigger companies see as marginal.

De Beers | Aucor

06 July 2021 - One of the most efficient diamond processing plants in South Africa will come under the hammer on Thursday 15 July 2021, when Aucor Auctioneers closes the bid to sell the entire plant once used at the now defunct Voorspoed diamond mine. Voorspoed was one of diamond giant De Beer''s flagship projects at the time. Construction of ...

De Beers to Close Another Diamond Mine | National Jeweler

2018-8-1 · Located in the Free State Province, Voorspoed is an open-pit diamond mine that provides employment for a total of 967 individuals: 407 permanent employees and 560 contractors. If it closes, that will leave De Beers with just one diamond mine in South Africa, a nation that was once the center of the company''s diamond-mining empire and has ...

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2021-10-22 · Aucor Auctioneers puts Voorspoed diamond mine''s processing plant under the hammer. 06 July 2021 – One of the most efficient diamond processing plants in South Africa will come under the hammer soon when Aucor Auctioneers closes the bid to sell the […] Do you like it? 0 Read more. 13 Jul 2021.

Voorspoed – DTC

Voorspoed Mine opened in 2008 and became South Africa''s first major new diamond mine in almost 20 years. It is one of a new generation of mines that meet the highest environmental and social performance standards. In 2018, the mine began to move into the closure phase of its life. VOORSPOED MINE PRODUCTION

De Beers puts South Africa''s Voorspoed mine up for sale ...

2017-11-27 · Voorspoed diamond mine in Kroonstad, Free State, South Africa. ( Image: De Beers Group. De Beers, the world''s largest rough diamond producer by value, has put its South African Voorspoed diamond ...

De Beers Voorspoed Mine: A jewel in the heart of Free ...

2021-11-9 · For diamond mining giants De Beers, the Voorspoed Mine has proved an unmitigated success in the 5 years since re-opening, with recent efficiency initiatives being driven by a diverse workforce, rather than management. The Voorspoed mine is an open pit diamond mine located about 30 kilometres north-east of Kroonstad, in the Free State.

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2018-1-21 · 2. Kollur Diamond Mine. The Kollur Mine boasts of being the place of origin of some of the best known diamonds in the world. The list includes stones such as the somewhat mysterious Hope Diamond (widely believed to be the …

Voorspoed Diamond Mine | PARADIGM PROJECT …

De Beers Consolidated Mines have appointed PPM to provide support services for Voorspoed Diamond Mine, situated approximately 30 km North East of Kroonstad in the Free State Province. PPM will be providing support services that include Procurement management, Construction management, Commissioning and Hand-Over management, Project closure ...

Diamonds let Kroonstad market shine

Diamonds let Kroonstad market shine. As production in mining magnate De Beers'' R1,2 billion Voorspoed diamond mine in Kroonstad gathers momentum, home buyer volumes in the area are also swelling. The third largest town in the Free State, Kroonstad is already feeling the benefits of the mine, which is expected to reach full production in the ...

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2008-11-4 · De Beers officially opened its Voorspoed Mine Tuesday marking the first new diamond mining launch in South Africa in nearly 20 years. Buyelwa Sonjica, South Africa''s Minister of Minerals and Energy, presided over the launch, along with Nicky Oppenheimer, chairman of De Beers, and Manne Dipico, chairman of Ponahalo Holdings, De Beers'' black ...

Diamonds – Anglo American South Africa

Diamonds are the ultimate precious stone for jewellery and this is reflected in De Beers'' famous slogan: "A diamond is forever". Retail jewellery drives the market for gem diamonds. The size, colour, shape and clarity of each stone determine its …

Voorspoed ramps up

2008-11-25 · De Beers'' first new diamond mine to be built in South Africa since Venetia two decades ago, the R1.3 billion Voorspoed mine in the Free State, is expected to produce 800,000 carats a year when in full production. The sod …

Diamonds industry in trouble and it is not because of ...

2018-11-19 · While to some it may appear that the slowdown in the diamond trade is a result of the financial scams involving some of the biggest names in the diamond and jewellery business, the causes go much beyond that. The fact is that earth-mined diamonds are being phased out.

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Voorspoed is a mid-sized diamond mine in the Free State and is the first greenfields mine developed by De Beers in South Africa for over 15 years. The mine grades were not high and innovative thinking was required to cut the project capital and operating costs to prove viability. The capital implementation phase was delivered well under the ...

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2020-3-22 · Rough diamond mining companies delivered unprecedented production growth of nearly 20% in volume in 2017. The pro。 2、duction increase came mostly from mines with lower-quality assortments. Mining company revenues grew by 2% overall, indicating a

Ingrid CHINN | Diamond Lead | De Beers, London | …

Here we report the first results from elastic geobarometry applied to a kyanite inclusion entrapped within an eclogitic diamond (from Voorspoed mine, South Africa) using micro-Raman and Fourier ...

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