2016 Global Diamond Production Estimates By Mine


Notes:
Projects highlighted in blue are not yet in production, and are sorted by estimated production commencement date.
(A): Denotes alluvial deposit
C&M: Denotes mine is currently under care and maintenance and production is suspended
Project Name: Name of project
Project Location: Location of project by country
Production Carats: 2016 estimated production for project in terms of carats produced
Production US$ MM: 2016 estimated production for project in terms of millions of U.S. dollars generated.  Calculated as (estimated production in carats * estimated average carat price), represented in millions of dollars (i.e $1,877 = $1,877,000,000)
LOM Years: Life of mine in years of remaining production. Calculated as (estimated reserve / estimated annual production)
MOR: Middle Orange River, South Africa
LOR: Lower Orange River, South Africa/Namibia
Project Ownership: Number corresponding with detail of project ownership below:

[1] De Beers (50%), govt. of Botswana (50%)
[2] ALROSA (100%)
[3] Rio Tinto (60%), Dominion Diamond Corp (40%)
[4] De Beers (50%), govt. of Botswana (50%)
[5] De Beers (50%), govt. of Namibia (50%)
[6] Govt. of Angola (32.8%), ALROSA (32.8%), LLI (18%), Odebrecht (16.4%)
[7] Dominion Diamond Corp (88.9% of Core Zone, 65.3% of Buffer Zone), Stewart Blusson (11.1% of Core Zone), Archon Minerals Ltd (34.7% of Buffer Zone)
[8] LUKoil (100%)
[9] Rio Tinto (100%)
[10] ALROSA (100%)
[11] ALROSA (100%)
[12] ALROSA (100%)
[13] ALROSA (100%)
[14] ALROSA (100%)
[15] Gem Diamonds Ltd (70%), govt. of Lesotho (30%)
[16] De Beers (100%)
[17] De Beers (74%), Ponahalo Investments (26%)
[18] ALROSA (100%)
[19] Lucara Diamond Corp (100%)
[20] ALROSA (100%)
[21] ALROSA (100%)
[22] Petra Diamonds Ltd (74%), Senakha (21%), Petra Employee Trust (5%)
[23] Various owners, see detail here
[24] De Beers (51%), Mountain Province Diamonds (49%)
[25] ALROSA (100%)
[26] ALROSA (Severalmaz) (100%)
[27] De Beers (50%), govt. of Namibia (50%)
[28] De Beers (50%), govt. of Namibia (50%)
[29] Beny Steinmetz Group/OCTÉA Ltd (100%)
[30] De Beers (74%), Ponahalo Investments (26%)
[31] ALROSA (Severalmaz) (100%)
[32] Ekapa Mining (50.1%), Petra Diamonds (49.9%)
[33] Petra Diamonds Ltd (74%), Thembinkosi Mining Investments (14%), Petra Employee Trust (12%)
[34] ALROSA (100%)
[35] De Beers (50%), govt. of Botswana (50%)
[36] Trans Hex (100%)
[37] Petra Diamonds Ltd (74%), Sedibeng (26%)
[38] Rockwell Diamonds Inc & various owners
[39] Petra Diamonds Ltd (75%), govt. of Tanzania (25%)
[40] Namakwa Diamonds (62.5%), govt. of Lesotho (25%), local investors (12.5%)
[41] Endiama (39%), Trans Hex (33%), local investors (28%)
[42] DiamondCorp (74%), Sphere (13%), Shanduka (13%)
[43] De Beers (50%), govt. of Namibia (50%)
[44] Lucapa Diamond Co (40%) Endiama (60%)
[45] Gem Diamonds Ltd. (100%)
[46] RioZim (100%)
[47] ALROSA (100%)
[48] Petra Diamonds Ltd (74%), Re-Tang (26%)
[49] Firestone Diamonds (75%), govt. of Lesotho (25%)
[50] ALROSA (100%)
[51] Kimberley Diamonds Ltd 100%
[52] ALROSA (100%)
[53] Diamcor Mining Inc (70%), Nozala Investments (30%)
[54] De Beers (100%)
[55] De Beers (50%), govt. of Botswana (50%)
[56] Lucara Diamond Corp (75%)*, govt. of Lesotho (25%) *Pending sale to Paragon
[57] Trans Hex (100%)
[58] Mwana Africa Plc (65%), Naka Diamond Mining (35%)
[59] Petra Diamonds Ltd (74%), Sedibeng (26%)
[60] Firestone Diamonds (90%), local investors (10%)
[61] Stornoway Diamond Corp (100%)
[62] ALROSA (100%)
[63] Rio Tinto (100%)
[64] Star: Shore Gold (100%); Orion: Shore Gold (67%), Newmont Mining Corp (33%)
[65] Peregrine Diamonds Ltd (100%)
[66] Merlin Diamonds (100%)
[67] Paragon Diamonds (80%), govt. of Lesotho (20%)

Note: De Beers is 85% owned by Anglo American plc (LSE: AAL) and 15% owned by the Government of the Republic of Botswana.



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