Blood diamond Wikipedia

The Republic of the Congo (CongoBrazzaville) was expelled from the Kimberley Process in 2004 because, despite having no official diamond mining industry, the country was exporting large quantities of diamonds, the origin of which it could not detail. It was also accused of falsifying certificates of origin.

Diamond Mining in the Democratic Republic of the Congo to ...

Mar 29, 2016· The 'Diamond Mining in the Democratic Republic of the Congo to 2020' report comprehensively covers DRC's reserves of diamond by region and county, the historic and forecast data on rough diamond ...

Blood Diamonds Violence in Africa | Brilliant Earth

Dec 21, 2016· Swedwatch has visited the DRC’s isolated diamond regions in order to investigate the occurrence of child labour in the artisanal mines. The results of the study, published in the report ”Childhood Lost – Diamond mining in the Republic of the Congo and weaknesses of the Kimberley Process”, are discouraging.

Diamond Processing Flow Chart of Beneficiation

This is a Diamond Processing Chart as it was done in the 1950s. World demand and production of diamond both for gem and industrial purposes has increased nearly fivefold during the past 25 years. Improved mining and recovery methods together with the discovery and development of new fields has enabled mining operations to fill the growing demands. Producing areas in Canada, South Africa ...

Mining industry of the Democratic Republic of the Congo ...

Apr 24, 2017· Diamonds Aren’t Forever In the Democratic Republic of Congo, artisanal mining is a remnant of the oncebooming gem industry.

Inside the Democratic Republic of Congo's Diamond Mines ...

Aug 27, 2015· In the Democratic Republic of Congo, almost all diamond mining is done by hand. It’s a laborintensive process that requires hauling away layers of dirt and rock, sometimes 50 feet deep, to ...

Diamond Mining The Environmental Literacy Council

, a website of the World Diamond Council, provides a fact sheet about the environmental challenges of diamond mining. Data Maps. Alluvial Diamond Mining Project The website of this USGS project conducts research to support the Kimberley Process and includes a map showing the diamond producing areas across Africa.