De Beers Rough Diamond Move

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A Caterpillar Inc. mining truck moves diamond-bearing kimberlite rock... News PhotoAfrica,Botswana,Business,Caterpillar Inc.,Corporate Business,DeBeers,Diamond - Gemstone,Economy,Europe,Factory,Finance,Gemstone,Global Finance,Government,Horizontal,Ideas,Metal,Metal Ore,Mine,Miner,Mining,Precious Gem,South AfricaPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2012 BloombergA Caterpillar Inc. mining truck moves diamond-bearing kimberlite rock from the pit floor to a processing plant at the Jwaneng mine, operated by the Debswana Diamond Co., a joint venture between De Beers and Botswana's government, in Jwaneng, Botswana, on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012. De Beers, the biggest diamond producer by revenue, is moving the sorting and trading of rough stones to Botswana from London to secure access to the world's largest supplier of diamonds by value and challenge Antwerp's dominance as the world's biggest trading hub for rough diamonds. Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg via Getty Images