Ramp-up at Gahcho Kue diamond mine

Ramp-up at Gahcho Kue diamond mine

Mine was suspended early February after several cases of COVID-19 occurred there.

Making mining automation pay off

Making mining automation pay off

State-of-the-art communications and Cloud tech seen as the backbone of the Connected Mine.

Innovation

06 JANUARY 2021
Redpath picks up De Beers contract

Redpath picks up De Beers contract

Redpath will be performing mining services at Venetia in Limpopo province.

Metso to crush Venetia UG challenges

Metso to crush Venetia UG challenges

Industrial group to deliver crushing and material-handling equipment to De Beers diamond mine

Comminution

17 DECEMBER 2019
Caterpillar, Finning keeping Gahcho Kué glowing

Caterpillar, Finning keeping Gahcho Kué glowing

OEM, sales partner implement asset monitoring at De Beers mine

Power / Remote power

09 DECEMBER 2019
Miners, WEF launch blockchain project

Miners, WEF launch blockchain project

Mining companies and the World Economic Forum join forces to accelerate responsible sourcing

Investment

25 OCTOBER 2019
De Beers tests versatility of XRF sorter in South Africa

De Beers tests versatility of XRF sorter in South Africa

Diamond company's tech group puts XRF sorting machine to work at emerald project

Operational Excellence

03 OCTOBER 2019
De Beers renews safety commitment

De Beers renews safety commitment

Miner holds fifth CEO Safety Summit

Investment

16 SEPTEMBER 2019
Funding boost for carbon-neutral diamond mining research

Funding boost for carbon-neutral diamond mining research

De Beers Group carbon-capture project receives research funding

Sustainability

24 JULY 2019
Green horizons

Green horizons

Carbon-capture tech, all-electric operations and solar plants are signs of an industry on the move

Sustainability

18 JUNE 2019
Debmarine Namibia invests in custom diamond vessel

Debmarine Namibia invests in custom diamond vessel

US$468M vessel to increase capacity by 500,000ct annually

Fleet

16 MAY 2019
Last truck drives off from Victor pit

Last truck drives off from Victor pit

De Beers Canada's diamond operation had an 11-year mine life