diamond mine in Lesotho

diamond mine in Lesotho

''Skills gap stifles diamond mining''

2016-5-14 · The mine''s contribution to the diamond industry, he said, had been increasing over the years. "From a standing start to processing 2.3 million tonnes of ore and recovering about 50 000 carats per annum in 2004 to mining approximately 35 million tonnes and producing 108 000 carats per annum in 2015 is remarkable growth."...

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Gem Diamonds | Home

Gem Diamonds is a leading producer of high-value diamonds. The Group owns the Letšeng diamond mine in Lesotho and the Ghaghoo mine in Botswana, with Head Offices in the United Kingdom and Sales and Marketing capabilities in Belgium and Innovation Solutions in Cyprus....

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Storm Mountain Diamonds | KAO Diamond Mine, Lesotho

2022-10-14 · Storm Mountain Diamonds (Pty) Ltd (''SMD'') operates a kimberlite diamond mine at Kao, Lesotho. The kimberlite pipe is the largest in Lesotho and the fourth largest in Southern …...

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Mothae Diamond Mine (Lucapa Diamond Company)

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Covering 20.52km², the mining lease area for the project is located on the southern edge of the Kaapvaal Craton, on the diamond-rich Maluti Mountains of Lesotho. The Mothae diamond mineis located 135km east-northeast of the capital Maseru and approximately 7km north-west of the Letseng diamond mine. The project geo…
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    2018-5-24 · Organizing the diamond mining industry in Lesotho. 24 May, 2018 Deep inside the mountain kingdom of Lesotho lies untapped treasure that is attracting global diamond mining capital. High in the Maluti mountains of …...

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    TOMRA''s XRT technology: a game-changer at Letšeng …

    2021-9-23 · Gem Diamonds, a leading global diamond producer of large high value diamonds, owns 70% of the Letšeng mine, located in the Maluti Mountains of Lesotho. It is one of the largest open pit diamond mines in the world, it processes ore from two kimberlite pipes – the Main pipe (17.0ha) and the Satellite pipe (5.2ha) – and is known for the ......

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    Firestone Diamonds | Liqhobong

    The Liqhobong Diamond Mine (''Liqhobong'') in Lesotho is Firestone''s principal asset, and was acquired as a result of the acquisition of Kopane Diamond Developments plc in September …...

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    A game-changer at Letšeng Diamond Mine in Lesotho

    Gem Diamonds, a leading global diamond producer of large high value diamonds, owns 70% of the Letšeng mine, located in the Maluti Mountains of Lesotho. It is one of the largest open pit diamond mines in the world, it processes ore from two kimberlite pipes – the Main pipe (17.0ha) and the Satellite pipe (5.2ha) – and is known for the ......

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    Gem Diamonds Recovers Two High Quality Diamonds at …

    2021-10-28 · Global diamond producer, Gem Diamonds, has recovered two high-quality Type II white diamonds – 145-carat and 102-carat – from its Letšeng diamond mine in Lesotho. Found on the same day, the diamonds feature fewer impurities when measured at an atomic scale and have a high dollar-per-carat value. The London-based company owns 70% of the ......

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    Diamonds on Location

    2015-4-15 · Diamonds at Letseng were discovered in 1957, but the mine was intermittently abandoned over the decades because of its remote location, …...

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    Lesotho: Local Company Opens Diamond Mine

    2021-12-13 · Lesotho Times (Maseru) ThabaTelle Mining Company last month became the first locally-owned company to be awarded diamond mining rights in Lesotho. Chief executive officer (CEO), Lehlohonolo ......

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    Lesotho''s Biggest Gem: The Letseng Diamond

    The Lesotho Brown, unearthed in 1967, weighs 601 carats. In 2007, a 493-carat diamond was found, dubbed the Letseng Legacy, and sold for $10 million. In September 2008, Gem Diamonds announced that it has found a 478-carat …...

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    Liqhobong Diamond Mine, Lesotho

    2021-2-1 · Lesotho diamond mine history and geology. The diamond mine was discovered in the 1950s by Colonel Jack Scott. Kopane Diamond Development produced diamond from the …...

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    Diamonds – Batla Minerals

    Resource: Kolo Mine, Lesotho. Mining lease ontained July 2011. Estimated resource of: 1.3 million tons kimberlite; 110.000 carats; Extended issues regarding legal ownership by previous leaseholders. Lesotho Appeals Court declared free-and-clear ownership in April 2013. Site-development in progress to facilitate the beginning of trial mining in ......

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    Lesotho Alluvial Diamond Project

    The alluvial diamonds appear to have been sourced from the important northeastern Lesotho diamond field, which is the source of the bulk of diamond production in the Kingdom of Lesotho. The project has yet to be subjected to a systematic exploration and sampling programme. ExplorMine is currently actively seeking investment partners for the ......

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    Letšeng diamond mine, Lesotho: a variant of Kimberley …

    2018-12-4 · The Letšeng Diamond Mine in Lesotho (Fig. 1a) differs from many other mines in southern Africa because it produces some of the largest and most valuable diamonds (Fig. 2) from the lowest grade kimberlite currently mined in the world.The low grade and low frequency of high-value stones preclude use of standard evaluation methods (in particular the use of direct …...

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    This map of Lesotho shows the country''s …

    A specific source for these large diamonds is the Letšeng-la-terae mine in Lesotho (now commonly shortened and called the Letšeng mine, Shor et al. 2015). The irregular nature of sub ......

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    Diamond Mining in Lesotho

    2018-9-28 · The mining industry in Lesotho is crucial to the country''s economy, as it has extensive diamond deposits. The government of Lesotho recently granted new mining rights to private companies. Due to the high levels of unemployment in Lesotho, both official and hidden, this move is intended to create as many high-value jobs as possible in the ......

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    Mothae Kimberlite Mine, Lesotho

    2020-10-26 · The Mothae mine is a kimberlite diamond mine located in Lesotho, Africa. It is owned by Lucapa Diamond Company (70%) in partnership with the Government of the …...

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    WEC Projects Completes Sewage Treatment Plant for …

    A new WEC Model B packaged sewage treatment plant for the Mothae Diamond Mine in Lesotho was recently completed. A new WEC Model B packaged sewage treatment plant for the Mothae Diamond Mine in Lesotho was recently completed. Skip to content. LinkedIn; Facebook +27 (11) 745-5500; [email protected] ; WEC Projects. About....

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    Lucapa suspends diamond mine in Lesotho over COVID-19 …

    2021-1-13 · Lucapa Diamond Company (ASX: LOM) reported today that according to the announcement by the Lesotho Prime Minister, Right Honourable Majoro, the Lesotho Government has imposed a 14-day nation-wide lockdown commencing midnight Lesotho time tonight due to a surge in COVID-19 cases....

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    History – Letšeng Diamonds

    A small mining industry was established in the 1960s. During the 1960s and 1970s, Lesotho''s mines yielded several large gems, and the industry employed thousands of people. During the 1980s, mining in Lesotho''s Maluti Mountains ceased because of low world diamond prices and royalty disagreements between the government and mining companies...

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    Letšeng Diamonds

    Letšeng Diamond mine is situated high in the Maluti Mountains in the Kingdom of Lesotho, southern Africa. Letšeng Diamonds (Pty) Ltd holds the mining lease granted in 1999 by the …...

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    Diamond Mine in Lesotho Closed for Foreseeable Future

    2020-7-21 · London—One of the diamond mines in Lesotho known for producing large, valuable stones will remain shuttered until next spring, at least. Firestone Diamonds Plc said Monday the Liqhobong Diamond Mine, which it operates in a 75-25 joint venture with the government of the Kingdom of Lesotho, has been on care and maintenance since April 9 due to COVID-19....

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    Local diamond mines blasted

    2022-3-4 · Titled "Large-Scale Diamond Mining in Lesotho: Unpacking its Impact of Adjacent Communities", the study said 46 percent of the respondents in Butha-Buthe and Mokhotlong villages for instance, were affected by cracks in their houses and 43 percent by dust pollution from the blasting during mining operations....

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    Massive Lesotho diamond find could be worth US$18-million

    2020-8-23 · The Letšeng diamond mine in Lesotho has announced the discovery of one of the biggest diamonds in the world this year. According to a statement released on Friday by the mine''s owner, Gem ......

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    Letseng Diamond Mine, Mokhotlong District, Lesotho

    In 2007, the mine was acquired by African Gem Diamonds. During mining operations in the Satellite Pipe, a high number of large diamonds of exceptional quality were recovered, among them stones of 72, 76, 106 and 112 carats within a single week. The 603 ct "Lesotho Promise", discovered in 2006, ranks as the world''s 15th largest diamond....

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    Organizing the diamond mining industry in

    2018-5-24 · Organizing the diamond mining industry in Lesotho. 24 May, 2018 Deep inside the mountain kingdom of Lesotho lies untapped treasure that is attracting global diamond mining capital. High in the Maluti mountains of …...

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    SECOND MOSOTHO OWNED DIAMOND MINE OPENED – …

    The mine is called the Qaqa Diamond Mine. Speaking after the sod-turning ceremony performed to mark the official opening of the mine, Mr. Mokhothu urged the Ministry of Mining to consider reviewing of shareholding owned by the government in mines run by foreign investors. ... Currently, the shareholding owned by the Lesotho government ranges ......

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    SECOND MOSOTHO OWNED DIAMOND MINE OPENED – …

    The mine is called the Qaqa Diamond Mine. Speaking after the sod-turning ceremony performed to mark the official opening of the mine, Mr. Mokhothu urged the Ministry of Mining to consider …...

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    Kao Diamond Mine, Butha Buthe

    Overview of Storm Mountain Diamonds | KAO Diamond Mine... This is the fourth largest kimberlite pipe in Southern Africa - and the largest kimberlite pipe in Lesotho - from a coverage perspective at 19.8 hectares, with ... P.O. Box 750 0100 Maseru Lesotho. [email protected]mines.gov.ls. (266) 22323750 (266) 22310498. About....

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    Local company opens diamond mine

    2021-8-31 · Bereng Mpaki. THABA Telle Mining Company last month became the first locally-owned company to be awarded diamond mining rights in Lesotho. The company is now operating the Khubelu Mine in Mokhotlong. Chief executive officer (CEO), Lehlohonolo Nthontho, this week told the Lesotho Times that Thaba Telle was awarded a 10-year mining lease to mine ......

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    Letseng-La-Terai Diamond Mine Near Mokhotlong, Lesotho

    Owners 2 Records. The Letseng-La-Terai Diamond Mine is near Mokhotlong, Lesotho. The site was first discovered in 1957 by P. H. Nixon. Production output of the Letseng-La-Terai Diamond Mine was considered to be medium size. Mine operations consist of surface and underground workings extending 20.60 hectares (50.90 acres). There is one known shaft....

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    ''A concealed economy'': Artisanal diamond mining in

    2020-7-1 · Diamonds are normally sold to foreign traders, mostly South African men. According to some informants, 5 the traders from South Africa sell their diamonds to South African commercial diamond mines. 6 It is a situation similar to that of Ghana and Mali, where dealers smuggle the diamonds mined by artisanal miners into the Kimberley Process pipeline through a …...

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    Lucapa Diamond restarts Mothae mine in Lesotho

    2020-10-9 · Lucapa plans to escalate operations at the mine to 75% capacity as some covid-19 restrictions in Lesotho remain in place. Commercial production at Mothae, which the Perth-based company acquired in ......

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