Diamond output leap helps Anglo

July 20, 2017

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A sharp rise in rough diamond production at a time of stable diamond trading conditions has boosted diversified mining company Anglo American in the three months to June 30, when overall production was 8% up on a copper-equivalent basis. Rough diamond production increased by 36% to 8.7 million carats, with production in Canada reporting a nigh sixfold rise to one-million carats on the Gahcho Kué mine’s ramp-up, with production at De Beers Consolidated Mines in South Africa jumping 71% to 1.4-million carats on higher grades at the Venetia diamond mine in Limpopo. 

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