Tunnelling to access Ghaghoo's riches

Gareth Tredway attended the opening of Gem Diamonds Botswanas Ghaghoo diamond mine and reflects on some of the challenges encountered during development

Tunnelling to access Ghaghoo's riches Tunnelling to access Ghaghoo's riches Tunnelling to access Ghaghoo's riches Tunnelling to access Ghaghoo's riches Tunnelling to access Ghaghoo's riches

Six years ago the financial crisis forced a major rethink on how the Ghaghoo project, a kimberlite deposit covered by 80m of sand in the Central Kalahari Game Reserve (CKGR), would be developed.

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