Turnkey Diamond Recovery Plants

The Manhattan Group has been active in the mining industry for 25 years. This invaluable exposure to the industry has created cutting edge approaches to diamond mining and processing technologies which Manhattan shares with its diamond mining clients

The supply of Turnkey solutions in process plant, mining equipment, final recovery systems and component equipment provides the Client with low life-cycle cost, high yield solutions delivered with after-sales support and on-hand experience in operations.

World-class geological management systems, practical and effective geological and grade management techniques form the heart of any successful diamond mining operation. Technical support in geology, design, layout and mining operations form part of the advisory service provided by Manhattan.

Diamond DMS Plant

  • Exploration type modular plants from 1 to 5t/h
  • Latest technology Modular DMS plants up to 2,000tph

DMS Plant


  • X-ray / BV containerised plants with peripherals
  • Classification and preparation for final hand-sorting
  • Hands-off Glove Box units – designed and manufactured by Manhattan for final handsorting / recovery process.
  • Automatic/conventional grease recovery modules
  • CCTV design, assembly and installation with remote-view access
  • Optimised control reporting for maximum productivity of plant
  • Tracer management systems yielding +99% recovery of diamonds

  • Exploration type plants up to 8ft diameter
  • Production plants up to 18ft diameter
  • Tracer management and plant control systems assuring 98% diamond recovery
  • Density management and conditioning equipment, optimization rotary pan plant yield
  • Operating and Maintenance solutions for maximum performance


  • Track and all-terrain wheel mount in-pit screens
  • Trailer mount modular barrel (trommel) screening plants up to 800tph
  • German engineered roller type screens ideal for wet, clay or normal dry alluvial material, rated to process up to 800tph
  • In-pit de-sanding plants, optimizing ROM feed to main processing plants
  • High tonnage throughput
  • Secondary recovery post X-Rays or primary recovery
  • Fully automated and hands-free
  • Tailor made solutions to compliment the Client’s mine design
  • Sizing of required earthmoving fleet based on optimised mine design and lowest cost per ton for effective materials handling
  • Operating and maintenance solutions for maximum availability