Recovery Plant Practice at De Beers Consolidated Mines, Kimberley, with Particular Reference to Improvements Made for the Sorting of Final Concentrates

Loftus, W. K. B. ; Simpson, H. S. ; King, M. J.
Organization: The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy
Pages: 11
Publication Date: Unavailable
SYNOPSIS The history of the early diamond fields and primitive methods of diamond recovery are traced, giving a brief description of the improvements made in final diamond recovery processes and techniques up to the present day. In particular the emphasis is on the effect of improved equipment in reducing final hand sorting time and labour, better security and greater recovery of fine diamonds.
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