Mining Operations

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Where we mine

From our first South African mines, established in 1888, 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.

Currently we have mining operations in:

  • Open Pit LIST

    Botswana

    Debswana is our 50:50 joint venture partnership with the Government of the Republic of Botswana, which operates Jwaneng Mine, the world's richest diamond mine.

  • Alluvial LIST

    Namibia

    Namdeb is our 50:50 joint venture partnership with the Government of the Republic of Namibia, which produces exceptionally high quality diamonds.

  • Canada LIST

    Canada

    De Beers Canada operates mines in North Eastern Ontario and the Northwest Territories. Reachable by road for only six to eight weeks a year, our remote mines produce some of the most beautiful diamonds in the world.

  • DBCM LIST

    South Africa

    De Beers Consolidated Mines is a parternship between De Beers and Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE) entity, Ponahalo Holdings Limited (74:26). It is South Africa's largest rough diamond producer.