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De Beers

De Beers and the various companies within the De Beers Family of Companies are in the diamond, diamond mining, diamond trading and industrial diamond manufacturing sectors. It is by far the largest company in all these categories.

De Beers is active in every category of industrial diamond mining: open-pit, underground, large-scale alluvial, coastal and deep sea. Mining takes place in Botswana, Namibia, South Africa and Canada.

Headlines Around the Web

Zimbabwe: De Beers Clings to 279 Carats

Nov 28, 2011 - AllAfrica News

Zimbabwe: De Beers Records Vanish

Nov 21, 2011 - AllAfrica News

Zimbabwe: Country Does Not Need De Beers

Nov 15, 2011 - AllAfrica News

Diamond dynasty ends era of dominance

Nov 05, 2011 - Financial Times

Anglo American/De Beers

Nov 05, 2011 - Financial Times

Articles About De Beers

'Pink Star' Diamond Sold at Auction for $83 Million (World Record)

By IBTimes AU

A giant pink diamond, aptly called the ‘Pink Star’, was sold for about $83 million (Nov 15)

MORE TOPICS: DIAMONDS, LONDON

Pink Star Diamond Mined in Africa Fetches Record $83m at Sotheby's Auction

By IBTimes UK

Mined by De Beers, Pink Star breaks record set by Graff Pink. (Nov 14)

MORE TOPICS: NEW YORK, DIAMONDS

Canada Approves Joint Venture Between De Beers, Mountain Province Diamonds to Develop Gahcho Kue Diamond Mine

By IBTimes AU

Diamond industry giant De Beers and Mountain Province Diamonds entered into a joint venture to develop the Gaheho Kue diamond mine in Northwest Territories. (Oct 23)

MORE TOPICS: DIAMONDS, INVESTMENT

Can Diamonds Outlive India's Gold Obsession?

By IBTimes UK

Socio-economic development and gold's relative high price are prompting more Indians to turn to diamonds. (Jan 28, 2013)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, GOLD, GOLD PRICES, GDP, INDIA, DIAMONDS

Anglo American Share Price up as Q3 Production Rises

By IBTimes UK

Shares in Anglo American were up on the FTSE 100 in afternoon trading after the mining group reported significant increases in production during the third quarter ended 30 September. (Oct 25, 2012)

MORE TOPICS: FTSE, COPPER, SOUTH AFRICA

Anglo Disappoints With Profit Drop, Brazil Delay

By Reuters

Anglo American posted a steeper-than-expected drop in profits as faltering global economic growth hit prices, and the miner sparked further disappointment with a delay of at least 12 months for its trouble-prone Brazilian iron ore project. (Jul 27, 2012)

MORE TOPICS: FTSE, AUSTRALIA, COPPER, SOUTH AFRICA, MOZAMBIQUE, LONDON

South Africa: Zuma Blames 'White Control' For Economic Woes, While Bidding For Second Term

By IBTimes

“The time has come to do something more drastic toward economic transformation and freedom,” Zuma said. (Jun 28, 2012)

MORE TOPICS: AFRICAN NATIONAL CONGRESS, UNEMPLOYMENT, RETAIL, SOUTH AFRICA, ZIMBABWE, LONDON

Whites Still Control South Africa’s Economy: Jacob Zuma

By IBTimes

Zuma’s ruling party has proposed that the nation’s key mining sector pay more in taxes to finance social spending and also wants to encourage state-owned enterprises to create more jobs. (Jun 27, 2012)

MORE TOPICS: AFRICAN NATIONAL CONGRESS, UNEMPLOYMENT, RETAIL, JACOB ZUMA, SOUTH AFRICA, ZIMBABWE

De Beers won't bid for BHP's stake in Ekati - sources

By Reuters UK

De Beers, the world's largest diamond miner, considered a bid for BHP Billiton's <BLT.L> 80 percent stake in the EKATI diamond mine, but it has decided not to submit an offer for the asset, according to multiple sources involved in the process. (Jun 16, 2012)

MORE TOPICS: DIAMONDS, RIO TINTO

Diamond Mine Collapse Kills 'At Least' 3 in South Africa

By IBTimes

The accident happened in an area formerly operated by diamond giants De Beers. (May 24, 2012)

MORE TOPICS: SOUTH AFRICA, ZIMBABWE, MOZAMBIQUE