LOWER ORANGE RIVER DIAMONDS (PTY) LTD (LOR) is a diamond mining company.

The Company is engaged directly, and through joint ventures in mining, distribution and marketing of the highest quality diamonds recovered from its alluvial operations at the Lower Orange River Complex in the Richtersveld region of Namakwaland.

About LOR

Company History and Overview

The Lower Orange River Diamonds operations are situated in a remote desert wilderness area along the banks of the South African side of the Lower Orange River, which forms the border between South Africa and Namibia. This Mining License covers a total combined area of 41,334ha.

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  • 41 334 hectares of land
  • junior diamond miners – 16
  • Bedrock contractors – 8
  • Jobs created – Over 750
Northern Cape community mining project helps curb illegal operations

Northern Cape community mining project helps curb illegal operations

In the midst of a desert wilderness, for about 109 km from the south bank of the Orange river, which forms part of the border between South Africa and Namibia, miner Lower Orange River Diamonds (LOR) has found a solution to illegal mining, a Community Artisanal Mining...

Communal Artisanal Mining underway

Communal Artisanal Mining underway

Plateaux Diamonds (Pty) Ltd signs temporary bedrock sweeping contracts with local communities. As this year draws to an end and we continue to mourn daily for the loss of so many lives, all whilst adapting to a new way of life and the constant reflection on all that...