biggest diamond mine in south africa

A report from De Beers's new diamond mine - The future of ... The diamond business gained its sparkle around 1866, when a farmer's son picked up a glistening pebble on the bank of the Orange river in South Africa. For most of the next 150 years, De Beers ... Rough and Polished: South Africa Shortchanged on Diamond ... At every step, from mine to ring finger, South Africa's diamond industry is benefitting from royalty and export tax structures riddled with loopholes, shortchanging citizens of one of the world's premier sources of diamonds of tens of millions of dollars a year in revenue. Massive $14 million diamond found in southern Africa Feb 15, 2016· The Sydney Morning Herald noted that this diamond's debut comes months after another company found a 1,111-carat stone in Botswana, second only to a 3,106-carat diamond found in South Africa in 1905.    Read More