The Venetia diamond mine, which opened in 1992, is De Beers Consolidated Mines’ flagship operation. Situated 80km from Musina in Limpopo Province, and involving an investment of $400m, the mine is South Africa’s largest diamond producer, with an output of about 4Mct of diamond.
Location: Musina, Limpopo, South Africa
Scope of work: Shaft Sinking to 1080m deep
Contract Period: 31 year life of mine
Contract Value: US$ 2 100 000 000
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