Limpopo's diamond mine to be launched

By Drum Digital
22 October 2013

President Jacob Zuma will later today, launch the construction phase of the De Beers Venetia Underground mine in Musina, Limpopo province.

The project is a R20 billion investment in the diamond industry, which is the biggest single investment in the diamond industry in decades and demonstrates confidence in the country's diamond industry and mining sector.

Zuma, will be accompanied by Mineral Resources Minister, Susan Shabangu and Limpopo Premier Stanley Mathabatha, Anglo American Chairman, Sir John Parker and the Chairman of De Beers and CEO of Anglo American, Mark Cutifani at the launch.

- DRUM reporter

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