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Diamond Mining Voorspoed

Anglo American owns 85% of De Beers, the world’s leading diamond company. The remaining 15% of De Beers is owned by the Government of the Republic of Botswana (GRB). The 74% interest in De Beers Consolidated Mines (DBCM) is held indirectly through De Beers Soci t Anonyme (De Beers)

  • Proposed End Land Use Plan for Voorspoed Diamond
    Proposed End Land Use Plan for Voorspoed Diamond

    Voorspoed Mine End Land Use Plan DRAFT NEKA Sustainability Solutions 1 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY This report presents a proposed End Land Use Plan (ELUP) for the De Beers’ Voorspoed Diamond Mine, which is located approximately 35 km north of the town of Kroonstad in the Free State Province, South Africa. The mine has commenced closure-planning work ahead

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  • Diamonds.net - De Beers Officially Launches Voorspoed Mine
    Diamonds.net - De Beers Officially Launches Voorspoed Mine

    Nov 04, 2008 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

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

    In challenging economic times many industries have turned to waste reduction processes as a means to saving money. 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 divers

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  • De Beers Group Voorspoed mine partners with local
    De Beers Group Voorspoed mine partners with local

    Jul 31, 2019 Established in 1888, De Beers Group is the world’s leading diamond company with expertise in the exploration, mining and marketing of diamonds. Together with its joint venture partners, De Beers Group employs more than 20,000 people across the diamond pipeline and is the world’s largest diamond producer by value, with mining operations in

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  • De Beers to proceed with closure of Voorspoed diamond mine
    De Beers to proceed with closure of Voorspoed diamond mine

    Jul 31, 2018 De Beers Group announced that the De Beers Consolidated Mines (DBCM) board has taken the decision to proceed with the responsible closure and rehabilitation of Voorspoed mine in the Free State Province. This decision follows an extensive, transparent and comprehensive disposal process, which involved a rigorous due diligence exercise on the

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  • De Beers Begins Closure of Voorspoed Diamond Mine | INN
    De Beers Begins Closure of Voorspoed Diamond Mine | INN

    Aug 02, 2018 Mega diamond producer De Beers announced earlier this week it will begin the process of shutting down production at the Voorspoed diamond mine in South Africa. The international diamond miner

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  • DIAMOND MINING: De Beers opens third new mine this
    DIAMOND MINING: De Beers opens third new mine this

    Nov 09, 2008 The Voorspoed mine will produce 800,000 ct of diamonds annually at full production. It has an estimated life of 12 to 16 years. The Voorspoed mine is owned 74% by De Beers and 26% by the black economically empowered (BEE) Pohaholo Trust. De Beers hails the Voorspoed mine as the first of the next generation of diamond mines

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  • WO Project |Equity Metals Corporation
    WO Project |Equity Metals Corporation

    Introduction. The WO Project is an advanced exploration diamond project where several diamondiferous kimberlites have been discovered. It is a joint venture, majority owned by De Beers Canada Inc. who is the operator of the project. The project contains an Indicated NI 43-101 resource of 19.5Mt at a grade of 0.94cpt for a total of 18.2 million carats of diamonds

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  • Exploring Voorspoed’s safety success - Mining Review Africa
    Exploring Voorspoed’s safety success - Mining Review Africa

    Feb 26, 2019 Voorspoed mine was also able to remain free of lost-time injuries (LTIs) for three and a half years. Among awards received by the diamond mine is the John T Ryan Plaque in the diamond category for ‘Best in Class’ at the annual South African Mine Safe awards ceremony in 2018

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  • Diamonds in the Rough: The Recession’s Effect on the
    Diamonds in the Rough: The Recession’s Effect on the

    Jan 05, 2009 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

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  • De Beers Venetia diamond mine-the biggest diamond mine
    De Beers Venetia diamond mine-the biggest diamond mine

    Venetia diamond mine reserves. The open-pit mine is estimated to contain proved and probable reserves of 14.7Mt of ore grading 125.5ct/100t and containing 18.4Mct of diamonds, as of December 2017. The total inferred diamond resources at the open-pit operation were estimated to be 18Mt of ore graded at 17.1ct/100t and containing 3.1Mct of diamonds

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  • Diamonds.net - De Beers to Shut Voorspoed Mine
    Diamonds.net - De Beers to Shut Voorspoed Mine

    Jul 31, 2018 Voorspoed is one of the miner’s two South African projects. The second, Venetia mine, is located in Limpopo Province. The company has recently invested $2 billion to transition that asset to an underground mining venture, which will extend its operating life into the 2040s

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  • Voorspoed – DTC
    Voorspoed – DTC

    V oorspoed 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

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  • Voorspoed Diamond Mining Company
    Voorspoed Diamond Mining Company

    Feb 16, 2019 Voorspoed Mine is located 30 km North of Kroonstad. The kimberlite pipe on the farm Voorspoed was discovered and proclaimed by H.S.Hager (a geologist and prospector)

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  • Voorspoed Mine - Mining Technology | Mining News and
    Voorspoed Mine - Mining Technology | Mining News and

    The Voorspoed mine is located 30km north-east of Kroonstad. The mine separates diamonds from the Kimberlite through inter-particle crushing. The Voorspoed mine

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  • Voorspoed Mine, Kroonstad, Fezile Dabi District, Free
    Voorspoed Mine, Kroonstad, Fezile Dabi District, Free

    A small diamond mine in a kimberlite pipe, owned by De Beers. The pipe forms part of a cluster of eleven intrusions, most of which are uneconomic. It was

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