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  • How the African Diamond Trade Works | HowStuffWorks

    Known as blood diamonds or conflict diamonds, these gems are mined and exported illegally from certain parts of Africa by corrupt groups bent on funding....

  • South African Diamonds - an overview of the history of diamonds in ,

    The first South African diamond was discovered in 1867 by a 15 year-old boy , Diamonds are mined across South Africa, with mines in five of South Africa's....

  • Petra Diamonds |

    Our portfolio incorporates five producing operations – four in South Africa and one in , from some of the most culturally significant diamond mines in the world...

  • Mining and minerals in South Africa - SouthAfricainfo

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  • Cullinan Diamond Mine (South Africa): Top Tips Before You Go ,

    Book your tickets online for Cullinan Diamond Mine, Cullinan: See 138 reviews, articles, and 110 photos of Cullinan Diamond Mine, ranked No1 on TripAdvisor....

  • South African Diamond Mine For Sale - minelistings ,

    Very high diamond content if diamond ore grade is measured in carats per 100 tons , Group of farms for sale as diamond mine in South Africa, 600ha in the....

  • South Africa in the 19th Century - West Chester University's

    The discovery of diamonds in 1867 near the Vaal River, , By 1889, the South African gold mines were controlled by....

  • Diamond Mining in South Africa - Awesome Stories

    5 Dec 2014 , Erasmus' discovery led to diamond mining, an entirely new industry in South Africa Coupled with the discovery of gold, it also led to wars....

  • South African Diamond Mining Destroys Archaeological Sites Daily

    1 Apr 2016 , George M Leader of the University of Pennsylvania describes the importance of long term archaeological research at South Africa's Cantee....

  • South African diamonds and the history of diamonds

    THE HISTORY OF DIAMOND MINING AND DIAMONDS IN SOUTH AFRICA The 1867 discovery of diamonds in the Cape Colony, South Africa, radically....

  • Diamond Mine Stock Photos and Pictures | Getty Images

    Find the perfect Diamond Mine stock photos and editorial news pictures from Getty , Dam, Cullinan, Gauteng, South Africa Overhead of Argyle Diamond Mine...

  • List of diamond mines - Wikipedia

    Main article: List of mines in South Africa Baken diamond mine Cullinan diamond mine (previously "Premier mine"); Finsch....

  • Diamond Mining News and Commentary | MINING

    Dominion Diamond Corporation reports Diavik Diamond Mine fourth calendar , Anglo American about to make key decision on South African assets sale...

  • Cullinan Diamond Mine

    Premier Diamond Tours specialize in operating tours for large groups of South African and foreign tourists but also operate standard tours daily at scheduled....

  • Our Diamonds - Alexkor

    This led to the subsequent discovery of the rich diamond deposits mined by Consolidated , In 1928 the South African Government started mining operations at....

  • The Diamond Fields of South Africa - Internet History Sourcebooks ,

    THE first known finding of a diamond in South Africa was as recent as 1867, and , mine, which though last in the Field has thrown all the other diamond min...

  • South Africa diamond deposits, geology, exploration, mining, use ,

    The diamond mines of South Africa are, at the present day, by far the most important and richest in the whole world; at least nine-tenths of the diamonds now....

  • Huge mine dug all to extract pile of diamonds the size of a beach ,

    12 May 2015 , Artist Dillon Marsh, 33, from Cape Town, created these images to compare the size of some of South Africa's biggest mines to the total size of....

  • About - Cullinan Diamonds

    The Cullinan Diamond was established as the greatest diamond ever found The jewel was named after the mine's owner and sold to the South African....

  • South Africa's Biggest Open Pit Mines | KH Plant

    The mine is one of De Beers' six diamond-mining operations in the country, and is the largest producer of diamonds in South Africa It has been excavated to a....

  • Diamondfactsorg - Economic Impact

    Countries such as Botswana, Namibia and South Africa offer ongoing proof that , of dollars of investments by diamond mining companies in South Africa...

  • Cullinan Diamond Mine - South Africa

    The Cullinan Diamond Mine, also known as the Premier Diamond Mine, has uncovered some of the largest diamonds in the world today and the mine lies over....

  • Diamond Mines: South Africa - Info Diamond

    Diamond Mine: South Africa There are 7 active industrial mines in this country Cullinan Location, 40 km east of Pretoria, Gauteng Province Premier mine, as it....

  • Diamonds - Chamber of Mines South Africa

    While diamond mining has been taking in place in South Africa for almost a century and a half, the country's diamond sector is far from reaching the end of its life...

  • A brief history of mining in South Africa - South African Tourism

    Beneath the surface of South Africa's incredibly varied landscape lies the richest , Discovered in February 1886 and pioneered by organised diamond mining....

  • ABB to supply hoists for South African diamond mine expansion

    17 Mar 2016 , ABB will supply one double drum hoist for personnel and material conveyance, two friction hoists for production, and one single drum hoist for....

  • The Risk of Asbestos Exposure in South African Diamond Mine ,

    Objectives: Asbestos is associated with South African diamond mines due to the nature of kimberlite and the location of the diamond mines in relation to....

  • Akon buys himself a diamond mine | Music | The Guardian

    29 Jan 2007 , Dinky droplets of news: Akon's new South African diamond mine, Bono gets shirty with politicians again and Pearl Jam return for a one-off at....

  • Mining - De Beers Group

    Our open-pit mines – in Botswana, Canada and South Africa – are impressive , The Orange River that carried diamonds from the centre of South Africa millions....

  • 'Biggest diamond ever' is found in South Africa - Telegraph

    29 Aug 2007 , South Africa's diamond industry was surprised by reports that a small mining firm had found a stone estimated at 7000 carats, twice the size of....