De Beers Rough Diamond Move : News Photo

De Beers Rough Diamond Move

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A mineworker walks across diamond-bearing kimberlite rock on the pit floor of 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
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A mineworker walks across diamond-bearing kimberlite rock on the pit floor of 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
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October 24, 2012
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A mineworker walks across diamondbearing kimberlite rock on the pit... News Photo 156497434Africa,African,Botswana,Business,Corporate Business,DeBeers,Diamond,Economy,Europe,Finance,Floor,Gemstone,Global Finance,Government,Horizontal,Ideas,Joint,Metal,Metal Ore,Mine,Miner,Mining,Operating,Pit,Precious Gem,Rock,South Africa,South African,WalkingPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2012 BloombergA mineworker walks across diamond-bearing kimberlite rock on the pit floor of 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