Each diamond deposit is different, which means our approach at each of our operations must be different - tailored to the geology and conditions we find.
We use four different mining methods to access diamonds across of variety of geological conditions.
From our first South African mines our mining operations have spread into the diamond rich countries of the west coast of southern Africa and, half a world away, to the frozen tundra of Canada's Northwest Territories.
Processing diamondiferous ore and Diamond Value Management, the strategy that guides our operations, are inextricably linked. Both aim to maximise the value and life of our diamonds.
De Beers is the global leader in diamond technology. By investing in cutting edge research and development through our technology arm, DebTech, we are able to maximise the value and life of our resource.
As the world's leading diamond company, we are sensitive to the social and ecological impact of our work.
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