Nature of Business::  ::

De Beers Investments is a South African diamond mining, holding and financial company. De Beers and its associated companies play a pivotal role in the world diamond industry.

The company operates several South African diamond mines owned or leased by De Beers. De Beers manages 18 mines in four countries and is responsible, with its partners De Beers Marine, Namdeb in Namibia and Debswana in Botswana, for more than 50% of world gem diamond production.

De Beers has started “branding” its diamonds.

De Beers has established a presence in the Canadian production scene through the acquistion of Winspear Resources, a junior who is developing a major deposit at Snap Lake in Nunavut, Canada.

General Information ::  ::
Organisation Type/Location: Company in South Africa
Registration No.: 1888/000007/06
Nick name/Abbrev.: DBI
Exchange Market Name ISIN
Namibian Stock Exchange [DBS]
Business Sector(s): Manufacturing – Jewelry and Watch Manufacturing
Mining – Diamond Mining
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Related Organisations ::  ::
has a share in: De Beers Angola – Luanda, Angola
owns: De Beers Canada Corporation – Totonto, Canada
owns: De Beers Group SA – Johannesburg, South Africa
owns: De Beers Marine (Pty) Ltd – Cape Town, South Africa
has a share in: DebTech – Johannesburg, South Africa
has a share in: Sibeka (20%), Belgium
has a share in: Williamson Diamonds Ltd (70%) – Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
has shareholder: Central Investments DBI (45%), Luxembourg
has shareholder: Debswana Diamond Company (Pty) Limited (10%) – Gaborone, Botswana
is a client of: Snowden Mining Consultants – Johannesburg, South Africa
Facilities ::  ::
has a share in: Bultfontein – Diamond Mine in South Africa
has a share in: Dutoitspan – Diamond Mine in South Africa
owns: Finsch – Diamond Mine in South Africa (100%)
owns: Kimberley – Diamond Mine in Kimberley, South Africa (100%)
has a share in: Koffiefontein – Diamond Mine in South Africa
has a share in: Marsfontein – Diamond Mine near Potgietersrus, South Africa (60%)
has a share in: Namaqualand – Diamond Mine in West Coast, South Africa
has a share in: Premier – Diamond Mine in Pretoria, South Africa
owns: The Oaks – Diamond Mine in South Africa (100%)
has a share in: Venetia – Diamond Mine near Musina, South Africa
has a share in: Wesselton – Diamond Mine in South Africa
Projects ::  ::
owns: Kimberley Mines Combined Treatment Plant Project, South Africa
Industry Activities by Country ::  ::
Diamond Mining – Botswana
De Beers subsidiary Debswana, has a 50% interest with the Botswana Government in three opencast mining operations: Orapa, Jwaneng and Lethlakane.
Diamond Mining – Namibia
De Beers subsidiary Namdeb has 50% interest with the Namibian Government over beach terrace and marine deposits along the Namibian coast.
Diamond Mining – South Africa
De Beers operates several opencast, underground, alluvial and marine mines throughout South Africa. Opencast and underground kimberlite mines: Koffiefontein, Finsch, Kimberley, Premier and Venetia. Marine beach terrace and marine mining operations: Namaqualand and De Beers Marines offshore concessions.
Diamond Mining – Tanzania
De Beers has a 70% share (Tanzanian Government 30%) in the Williamson Mine located near Mwadui in north central Tanzania.
Directors/Managers ::  ::
Chairperson: Mr NF Oppenheimer (Nicky)
Group Managing Director: Mr GM Ralfe (Gary)

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