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Our diamond exploration and mining take place along the southern coast and inland areas of Namibia’s Lüderitz Region. We use a wide array of innovative mining techniques and state of the art equipment to mine diamonds from alluvial deposits of ore bodies.

Diamond Mining in Namibia 2021/2022

Diamonds have been mined in Namibia since 1908, when railway worker Zacharias Lewala found a stone that would change the course of history of South West Africa/Namibia, and of alluvial mining. The stone was a diamond, and shortly after he handed it to his supervisor, August Stauch, a frenzied diamond rush to the desert sands near Luderitz took

Mining Equipment & Supplies In Namibia My Namibia

Komatsu Namibia (Pty) Ltd. 43 Nordland Street, Windhoek, Namibia. Komatsu was founded in Komatsu City in 1921. Komatsu built its first crawler tractor more than 65 years ago and has since developed the world’s most extensive range of earthmoving, mining, construction and utility equipment.Komatsu...

Diamond Mining in Namibia Past and Present News from

Sep 24, 2015 The majority of diamond mining in Namibia is marine mining, along the coast and a few km west into the sea. CDM was granted its first offshore mining license in 1961. This led to the development several innovations for mining in this new environment, including vacuum extractors, dredgers, floating treatment plants and probe drilling platforms.

Welcome to Lewcor Mining

NAMIBIA’S PREMIER EQUIPMENT SPECIALISTS. LEWCOR’s dynamic team has over 20 years’ worth of knowledge and expertise in the mining industry. Our commitment to excellence ensures that we only use state-of-the art equipment.

Namdeb Diamond Corporation (Pty) Limited On Diamond We Build

THE PRIDE OF NAMIBIA'S MINING. Namdeb is a wholly owned subsidiary of Namdeb Holdings (Proprietary) Limited Holdings which is owned in equal shares (50:50) by the Government of the Republic of Namibia and De Beers Group. Namdeb performs land-based prospecting (exploration), mining and rehabilitation operation and services for Namdeb Holdings.

De Beers' big green machine sucks up Namibian diamonds

Jun 18, 2014 Each Debmarine Namibia ship, a self-contained floating mining operation, processes the debris, and helicopters then take the ‘concentrate’ in jam-sized jars to land, where the diamonds are

How diamonds are mined from the bottom of Atlantic ocean CNN

Sep 03, 2018 To ramp up production, Debmarine Namibia plans to construct a $142 million ship-cum-tanker, which it says will be the world’s largest custom-built diamond mining

Namdia The official history of diamonds in Namibia

After World War 11, most of these colonial mining companies were amalgamated to form Consolidated Diamond Mines (CDM), which held the monopoly of the mining rights within this “Forbidden Area”. With independence in 1990, the Namibian Government moved to take control of the country’s diamond

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Diamond Mining in Namibia 2021/2022

Diamonds have been mined in Namibia since 1908, when railway worker Zacharias Lewala found a stone that would change the course of history of South West Africa/Namibia, and of alluvial mining. The stone was a diamond, and shortly after he handed it to his supervisor, August Stauch, a frenzied diamond

De Beers' big green machine sucks up Namibian diamonds

Jun 18, 2014 Each Debmarine Namibia ship, a self-contained floating mining operation, processes the debris, and helicopters then take the ‘concentrate’ in jam-sized jars to land, where the diamonds are

De Beers giant mining vessels

Nov 26, 2018 Since 2002, Debmarine Namibia, owned in equal shares by the Namibian Government and diamond miner De Beers, has held an offshore mining licence that has so far produced around five million carats of diamonds from the relatively shallow waters. The area is an important mining frontier for both Namibia and De Beers.

Ministry of Mines and Energy Diamond Affairs

To ensure the effective and efficient control of handling and transportation of rough diamonds in Namibia. To ensure effective and efficient monitoring of diamond prospecting, mining and downstream activities. To ensure that the valuation and sale of Namibian diamonds meet

History Namdeb Diamond Corporation (Pty) Limited

Diamonds have been mined in Namibia since 1908, when railway worker Zacharias Lewala found a stone that would change the course of history of South West Africa/Namibia, and of alluvial mining. The stone was a diamond, and shortly after he handed it to his supervisor, August Stauch, a frenzied diamond rush to the desert sands near Luderitz took

Diamond mining moves offshore and into the deep. DSM

May 23, 2019 Offshore diamond mining in Namibia, which began in 2002, has a nearly two-decade head start on the nascent deep-sea mining industry. Though it differs from mining for resources like polymetallic nodules, seafloor massive sulphides, and cobalt-rich crusts in substantive ways, the industry faces many of the same challenges and serves as a useful

How diamonds are mined from the bottom of Atlantic ocean CNN

Sep 04, 2018 Photos: How diamonds are mined from the Atlantic seabed Diamonds are examined and graded by employees at the Namibian Diamonds Trading Company in Namibia

Historical Reading List: Alluvial Diamonds from Namibia

Feb 08, 2019 This book chronicles the discovery of diamonds in Namibia near Lüderitz, and the subsequent early years of diamond mining along the coast both north and south of the town. The Story of CDM [Consolidated Diamond Mines] Diamonds in the Desert,Unknown author, Optima Magazine,Vol. 37, No. 2, pp. 85-92, (1989).

Kolmanskop ghost town and the Namibian diamonds history

Feb 18, 2015 In April 1908, a worker on the Lüderitz-Aus railway line, previously employed in a diamond mine, found and presented a shiny stone to his supervisor, a hobby mineralogist from Germany who recently moved to Namibia to keep a 20 km long stretch of railway free of the ever shifting sand.

Diamond Mining in Africa Child Labor Conflict Diamonds

Small-scale diamond mining is often conducted without training or expertise. Miners may lack safety equipment and the proper tools. They can easily die or be injured in landslides, mine collapses, and other accidents. Diamond mining also contributes to public health problems. The sex trade thrives in many diamond mining towns, leading to the

History Debmarine Namibia

Diamonds were discovered in Namibia in 1908, when railway worker Zacharias Lewala found a diamond that would change the course of history of Namibia. He handed it to his supervisor, August Stauch, and a diamond rush ensued in Kolmanskop, near Luderitz, resulting in the mining of millions of carats for colonial Germany until World War I in 1914.

ELIZABETH BAY WELCOMES NEW OWNERS: SPERRGEBIET DIAMOND

15 October 2020, Windhoek Namibia. In 2018 Namdeb Diamond Corporation announced its intent to sell the Elizabeth Bay Mine situated in the Karas Region close to Lüderitz. The sale was initiated with the intent of acquiring a suitable entity to manage and maintain the mine that

SOUTHERN COASTAL MINES Namdeb Diamond Corporation

Southern Coastal Mines () is situated within Mining Licence No. 43 on the south-western coast of Namibia. It was previously known as Mining Area 1 (MA1) stretches from the Orange River at Oranjemund to Chameis Bay, about 100km north of Oranjemund.

Natural Stone Mining Techniques (Pty) Ltd

Specialized in supplying a series of machinery, equipment and diamond tools for the natural stone mining industry Wide range of services and turnkey solutions Partnerships with customers in South Africa, Namibia, Angola, Mozambique and Zimbabwe

Namibia’s marine diamond miner’s production hit by COVID

Mar 08, 2021 Debmarine Namibia, a subsidiary of Anglo American's diamond unit De Beers, on Monday reported a 13% drop in production to 1.125 million carats last year as demand slumped during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Diamond Mining Industry, Namibia Description of the

Diamond mining is centred around Oranjemund on the border with Namibia’s southern neighbour, South Africa. Most production sites are offshore. Onshore deposits are finally becoming exhausted. Offshore diamond mining in Namibia has soared during the 1990s growing from 29,000 carats in 1990 to 650 000 carats in1997.

De Beers giant mining vessels

Nov 26, 2018 Since 2002, Debmarine Namibia, owned in equal shares by the Namibian Government and diamond miner De Beers, has held an offshore mining licence that has so far produced around five million carats of diamonds from the relatively shallow waters. The area is an important mining frontier for both Namibia and De Beers.

Ministry of Mines and Energy Diamond Affairs

To ensure the effective and efficient control of handling and transportation of rough diamonds in Namibia. To ensure effective and efficient monitoring of diamond prospecting, mining and downstream activities. To ensure that the valuation and sale of Namibian diamonds meet

Mining in Namibia Wikipedia

Mining is the biggest contributor to Namibia's economy in terms of revenue. It accounts for 25% of the country's income. Its contribution to the gross domestic product (10.4% in 2009, 8.5% in 2010, 9.5% in 2011, 12.3% in 2012, 13.2% in 2013, 11.6% in 2014) is also very important and makes it one of the largest economic sectors of the country. Namibia produces diamonds, uranium, copper

The diamond mine vehicle graveyard of Namibia

Oranjemund, Namibia. It seems to be the largest diamond mine vehicle graveyard, and yet there are barely any pictures of it. Satellite photos of the area could let you guess how big it is. The mine owned by De Beers is reputed to have the largest private earthmoving fleet in the world.

How diamonds are mined from the bottom of Atlantic ocean CNN

Sep 04, 2018 Photos: How diamonds are mined from the Atlantic seabed Diamonds are examined and graded by employees at the Namibian Diamonds Trading Company in Namibia

Historical Reading List: Alluvial Diamonds from Namibia

Feb 08, 2019 This book chronicles the discovery of diamonds in Namibia near Lüderitz, and the subsequent early years of diamond mining along the coast both north and south of the town. The Story of CDM [Consolidated Diamond Mines] Diamonds in the Desert,Unknown author, Optima Magazine,Vol. 37, No. 2, pp. 85-92, (1989).

Restricted Diamond Area Ghost towns and desert landscape

Restricted Diamond Area Ghost towns and desert landscape. The Restricted Diamond Area is also called the Sperrgebiet National Park (proclaimed in 2008) and stretches from the southern border of the Namib Naukluft Park to the Orange River, the border of Namibia and South Africa.

Diamond Mining in Africa Child Labor Conflict Diamonds

Small-scale diamond mining is often conducted without training or expertise. Miners may lack safety equipment and the proper tools. They can easily die or be injured in landslides, mine collapses, and other accidents. Diamond mining also contributes to public health problems. The sex trade thrives in many diamond mining towns, leading to the

History Debmarine Namibia

Diamonds were discovered in Namibia in 1908, when railway worker Zacharias Lewala found a diamond that would change the course of history of Namibia. He handed it to his supervisor, August Stauch, and a diamond rush ensued in Kolmanskop, near Luderitz, resulting in the mining of millions of carats for colonial Germany until World War I in 1914.

How diamonds are mined from the Atlantic seabed

Sep 04, 2018 Since operations began in 2002, Debmarine Namibia has extracted nearly 16 million carats of marine diamonds from the ocean. De Beers Group Each mining ship has

Mining in Namibia Diamonds, Gold, Uranium, Base Metals

Mar 21, 1990 Minerals: Diamonds, gold, uranium, zinc, lead and copper. Independence: 21 March 1990 Area:3825,615 square Kilometres Mining fact: De Beers, known as the largest diamond company in the world, has bought most of the diamonds from Namibia and plans to continue doing so. It has a strong partnership with the local government.

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Sperrgebiet Diamond Mining, Luderitzbucht, South Africa. 2,857 likes · 112 talking about this. Sperrgebiet Diamonds is a diversified natural resource company that