September 19, 2007 Botswana will remain the world's greatest sources of new diamond production despite new production coming on stream from Canada and elsewhere, writes Mineweb.
December 31, 2005 Orapa pit’s south east haul road was unoperational due to a ramp failure. Previously a loading shovel was caught in a fire.
December 12, 2005 Last Wednesday there was news that production out of De Beers's Botswana
division, Debswana, was set to level out around the 31 million carat mark in
coming years, but next year lower grades may knock a chunk off the revenue
line as well. In a presentation made at the Botswana Resource Conference in mid-August, Debswana said revenues would drop in the coming years as the company mines through more lower grade materials, reports Mineweb.