August 27, 2016 2:18 AM ET

Metals and Mining

Company Overview of Debswana Diamond Company (Pty) Ltd

Company Overview

Debswana Diamond Company (Pty) Ltd. operates diamond and coal mines in Botswana. The company mines, recovers, sorts, treats, produces, markets, and sells diamonds. It also offers thermal and washed coal to coal fired power stations and various industrial users. Debswana Diamond Company (Pty) Ltd. was formerly known as De Beers Botswana Mining Company and changed its name to Debswana Diamond Company (Pty) Ltd. in 1991. The company was founded in 1968 and is based in Gaborone, Botswana. It has mining operations in Jwaneng, Orapa, Letlhakane, Damtshaa, and Morupule, Botswana. Debswana Diamond Company (Pty) Ltd. operates as a subsidiary of De Beers Société Anonyme.

Debswana House

5th Floor

P O Box 329



Founded in 1968


267 361 4200


267 318 0778

Key Executives for Debswana Diamond Company (Pty) Ltd

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 60
Chief Financial Officer and Director
Chief Operations Officer and Director
Director and Chief Executive Officer of De Beers Botswana
Deputy Managing Director
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Debswana Diamond Company (Pty) Ltd Key Developments

Debswana Diamond Plans to Halt Operations at its Damtshaa Diamond Mine

Debswana Diamond has announced plans to halt operations at its Damtshaa diamond mine due to weak market conditions. The company also plans to reduce production at its Orapa No.1 Mine for the next three years. Production at Orapa mine plant 1 will be reduced to around one million carats a year.

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