Deal #5428

Location #1

Spatial accuracy level
Exact location
Location
Orapa, Botswana

Latitude
-21.31135450923899
Longitude
25.528613373437565
Target country
Botswana
Comment on location
20km East of Orapa

Land area

Comment on land area
Four small diamond pipes (B/K1, B/K9, B/K12 and B/K 15) were grouped to form the Damtshaa Mine. Size of the concession is not known.

Intention of investment

Intention of investment
Mining

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Exploitation permit / license / concession (for mineral resources)

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
Concluded (Contract signed)
Comment on negotiation status
Pipes were originally discovered between 1967 and 1972.

Implementation status

Implementation status
Startup phase (no production)
[2003] In operation (production)
[2015] Project abandoned
Comment on implementation status
Full production reached in 2003.

Contract farming

Contract farming
No

Contract #1

Duration of the agreement (in years)
31

Operating company

Name of investment project
Damtshaa Mine
Comment on investment chain
50/50 joint venture between De Beers and the Botswana Government see http://www.mining.com/de-beers-closing-another-diamond-mine-this-time-in-botswana/ De Beers is a subsidiary (85 % of the shares) of Anglo American Plc. Botswana holds 15% of the shares of De Beers (https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anglo_American)

 

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Data source #1

Data source type
Company sources
File

Data source #2

Data source type
Company sources
File

Data source #3

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2015-12-18
Comment on data source
Mining.com-- De Beers closing another diamond mine, this time in Botswana

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Resources area
Diamonds

Use of produce

Has export
Yes

Water extraction envisaged

Water extraction envisaged
Yes

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