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MARINE DIAMOND MINING

An Overview of Current Diamond Exploration and Production
1997 Report by Terraconsult
1997 Marine Diamond Production off Namibia
(1) Section of Terraconsult article
(2) Segment of article by Dr. Michael Cruickshank in "Sea Technology" of January, 1999
Diamond Mining Industry, Namibia
MBendi's description of Namibian diamond mining industry
De Beers Consolidated Mines Ltd
general information on the World's largest diamond corporation
De Beers Marine
subsidiary of De Beers Consolidated Mines Ltd dealing with marine operations
De Beers Marine (Pty) Ltd
history and relation to Marine Diamond Corporation (MDC)
Benco's R46m craft will find treasure on sea's bed
Sunday Times-Business Times, Dec.8, 1996 re new underwater moveable shaft
Namdeb Diamond Corp (Pty) Limited
general information on NAMDEB's joint venture
NORA Exploration Inc. purchased a ten percent interest in the second largest offshore DMC
Canadian Corporate News, Sept.5, 1997
Namibian Minerals Corp. (NAMCO)
article in 'the Namibian' about expansion
Exploration: origin of diamonds in the sea
background information from Benguela Concessions Ltd.(BENCO)
Ocean Diamond Mining Ltd
history of ODM
ODM Marine Diamond Concessions
ODM's Concessions
The Marine Diamond Industry in Southern Africa
description and history
"The great diamond rush"
first in series of seven articles in Cape Business News, Jan.1998
"See how the players scramble"
second in series of seven articles in Cape Business News, Jan.1998
"Marine mining comes of age"
third in series of seven articles in Cape Business News, Jan.1998
"Taking to U-boats"
fourth in series of seven articles in Cape Business News, Jan.1998
"Debmarine the mining giant"
fifth in series of seven articles in Cape Business News, Jan.1998
"ODM is the young tiger"
sixth in series of seven articles in Cape Business News, Jan.1998
"Namco may be the player to watch"
seventh in series of seven articles in Cape Business News, Jan.1998
"Namco to up seabed diamond production"
The Namibian, Jan.15, 1998
The Mineral Industry of Namibia
U.S. Geological Survey - Mineral Information - 1996
article by George J. Coakley gcoakley@usgs.gov

MORE LINKS ABOUT DIAMOND MINING

Russians in Windhoek to seal diamond deal
Electronic Mail & Guardian, Johannesburg, S.A. , June 12, 1998
African Mining Statistics
MBwendi's summary page, probably for 1997
Diamonds Across Southern Africa
American Museum of Natural History Exposition
Botswana Diamond Mining Industry
largest diamond producing mine - Jwaneng
World Diamond Mine League
ranking of mines by grade (US$/metric ton)
Mining: Asian slump hits diamonds
African Business, Feb.98 article

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