A 1 098-carat diamond believed to be the third largest gem-quality stone ever to be mined, has been discovered in Botswana, according to a joint venture between Anglo American’s De Beers and the government.
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In the diamond trading world, becoming one of De Beers’ elite buyers is viewed as essential to achieving success and making money. Now, it’s no longer so easy.
The world’s biggest diamond company, De Beers, recently announced it would start selling synthetic diamond gemstones for the first time in its 130-year history. Artificial diamonds have been manufactured since the 1950s
For the first time in its 130-year history, De Beers will sell diamond jewellery made in a lab rather than underground over billions of years. The move is a historic shift for the world’s biggest diamond miner
The world’s biggest diamond producer says it’s tracked its first diamonds all the way from the mine to jewellery retailers using the technology behind bitcoin. De Beers, which is piloting a scheme using blockchain
Uber has appointed a head of security for Africa after three people were attacked in two separate incidents in July and August in Johannesburg, allegedly while taking rides using the popular app. Deon Du Toit, who joins
According to the latest ranking of the world’s richest people, published on Wednesday, Bill Gates still tops the list with a fortune of $75bn, while the net worth of Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg has leapt higher in the past year
Imagine accessing supercomputing infrastructure over the Internet? A small South African company, based at Wits University in Johannesburg, is doing just that, providing some of the country’s biggest companies – and universities around the world – with access to infrastructure
BT, the British telecommunications group, has won a six-year, US$37m (about R390m) deal with the De Beers Group of Companies in terms of which it will provide a wide range of IT services to 70 De Beers sites, including exploration and mining locations worldwide. De Beers is the world’s largest