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DEbswana Diamond COmpany

Debswana Diamond Company was established in 1969 and it is owned in equal shares by the Government of the Republic of Botswana and The De Beers Group of Companies. It is one of the world's leading diamond producers by value and volume. Debswana operates four diamond mines in Orapa, Letlhakane, Damtshaa and Jwaneng. 

Debswana is a major contributor to the national economy of Botswana – contributing significantly to the gross domestic product, foreign exchange earnings and government revenue. It is one of the largest private sector​ employers, with over 5527 employees. Debswana is also the biggest contributor to the De Beers Group rough diamond production. 

The company is committed to mining safely, optimally and responsibly, as well as making a meaningful contribution to the development of communities around its mines and the nation at large, thus leaving a lasting legacy.

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2020 tonnes moved95,3m 
2020 Tonnes Treated21,5m
2020​ Carats Recovered15,5m​​​​​​​​​​

 Our Operations

 

 

Damtshaa MineFour small diamond pipes (B/K1, B/K9, B/K12 and B/K 15) were discovered between 1967 and 1972 in an area 20km east of the Orapa Kimberlite pipe. These pipes were grouped to form the Damtshaa Mine.http://www.debswana.com/Operations/Pages/Damtshaa-Mine.aspxDamtshaa MineDebswana is the world's leading diamond producer by value. We work, knowing that are integral to the social fabric of Botswana and that our success contributes to that of Botswana.
Jwaneng MineJwaneng Mine is the richest diamond mine in the world by value. The mine became fully operational in August 1982, when it was officially opened by the then President of Botswana, His Excellency Sir Ketumile Masire.http://www.debswana.com/Operations/Pages/Jwaneng-Mine.aspxJwaneng MineDebswana is the world's leading diamond producer by value. We work, knowing that are integral to the social fabric of Botswana and that our success contributes to that of Botswana.
Letlhakane MineLetlhakane Mine is situated 50 km from Debswana's Orapa operation and 190 km West of Francistown, in Central Botswana. The mine was first discovered during the sampling and evaluation process at Orapa.http://www.debswana.com/Operations/Pages/Letlhakane-Mine.aspxLetlhakane MineDebswana is the world's leading diamond producer by value. We work, knowing that are integral to the social fabric of Botswana and that our success contributes to that of Botswana.
Orapa MineOrapa is a conventional open pit mine, situated 240 km west of Francistown. The Mine was discovered in 1967 by a team of De Beers geologists led by Manfred Marx. It became fully operational in July 1971http://www.debswana.com/Operations/Pages/Orapa-Mine.aspxOrapa MineDebswana is the world's leading diamond producer by value. We work, knowing that are integral to the social fabric of Botswana and that our success contributes to that of Botswana.

 Latest News

 

 

DEBSWANA SPONSORS BOTSWANA RESOURCES INFRASTRUCTURE ENERGY FORUM (BRIEF) WITH P115 0002022-05-15T22:00:00Zhttp://www.debswana.com/Media/Pages/DEBSWANA_SPONSORS_BRIEF.aspxDEBSWANA SPONSORS BOTSWANA RESOURCES INFRASTRUCTURE ENERGY FORUM (BRIEF) WITH P115 000
DEBSWANA DIAMOND COMPANY PARTNERS WITH BOTSWANA OIL LIMITED TO CAPACITATE CITIZEN-OWNED COMPANIES IN THE FUEL SUPPLY AND TRANSPORTATION INDUSTRY​2022-04-26T22:00:00Zhttp://www.debswana.com/Media/Pages/DEBSWANA-DIAMOND-COMPANY-PARTNERS-WITH-BOTSWANA-OIL-LIMITED.aspxDEBSWANA DIAMOND COMPANY PARTNERS WITH BOTSWANA OIL LIMITED TO CAPACITATE CITIZEN-OWNED COMPANIES IN THE FUEL SUPPLY AND TRANSPORTATION INDUSTRY​

 Stakeholder Reports

Annual Review and Report to Stakeholders

Annual publication showcasing operational performance, socio-economic development, sustainability programmes, corporate social responsibility a​nd inve​stments.

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 Publications

 

 

2017 SEAT Report Jwaneng Minehttp://www.debswana.com/Media/Publications/2017 SEAT Report Jwaneng Mine.pdf2017 SEAT Report Jwaneng Mine
Teemane Newsletter_2021 Oct - Finalhttp://www.debswana.com/Media/Publications/Teemane Newsletter_2021 Oct - Final.pdfTeemane Newsletter_2021 Oct - Final
Teemane Newsletter June 2020http://www.debswana.com/Media/Publications/Teemane Newsletter June 2020.pdfTeemane Newsletter June 2020

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 Diamond Facts