BHPB's Botswana plans seen as challenge to De Beers

BHP BILLITON plans to spend up to US$21 million on an ambitious diamond search in the southern African country of Botswana over the next three years.

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The hunt, using Falcon gravity-measuring technology, is considered a key step in expanding the company's diamond business from its current status of a single Canadian mine into a multi-mine unit.

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