Diamonds & Gems

World leaders in diamond processing.


We have built dozens of diamonds processing plant for junior and mid-tier diamond producers, and have been working with Rio Tinto Diamonds since 2005. We are experts in the application of DMS to diamond processing, and final recovery using optical and X-ray sorters, and grease belts.

Complete process plants

We can provide a complete processing solution for diamonds & gems from full scale production plants to pilot and demonstration plants. Sample Consulmet plants include:

→ Kimberley Diamond Mine
→ Koidu Diamonds
→ Murowa Diamonds
→ Ship-mounted diamond plant
→ LUO Alluvial
→ LUO Tuft
→ Lace Kimberlite

Applicable Production Ready Solutions

The following modules from Consulmet's Production Ready Range are applicable to diamonds & gems:


We provide customers with a full suite of project and study services for diamonds & gems projects, including:

  • project, study & construction management
  • process engineering
    • testwork programme design & management
    • flowsheet design
    • conceptualisation, mass and water balances, process flow diagrams, and detailed piping & instrumentation diagrams
    • equipment selection
    • plant audits
    • commissioning
  • multidiscipline design
    • mechanical and piping engineering
    • electrical and instrumentation engineering
    • civil and structural engineering
    • engineering design and certification to international standards
    • plant layout design
    • 3D draughting & modelling
  • project support services
    • estimating & scheduling
    • procurement & expediting
    • spares procurement & management
    • logistics (customs and quarantine clearances, freight and shipping)
  • → project infrastructure
    • power, water & fuel solutions
    • tailings storage facilities/dams
    • accomodation camps
    • air strips
    • access roads
    • earthworks & drainage
    • telecommunications & information technology
    • security
  • → plant upgrades and expansions
  • → plant operation, maintenance and training.