A great deal of emphasis is placed on the Canadian diamond ... alternative to the
blood or conflict diamonds mined in Africa.
Diavik was the second diamond mine to open in Canada, producing its first
diamonds in 2003. The pipes being mined were originally exposed on the bottom
These are from the Diavik Diamond Mine (photo by Jiri Hermann/courtesy ... In
October 1998 diamonds were mined in Canada for the first time, at the Ekati mine
The Diavik mine, located in the Archean-age Slave geologic province in northern
Canada, is one of the world's preeminent sources of gem diamonds.
4 days ago ... Canada first became a diamond producer in 1998, when the Ekati diamond mine
opened in the Northwest Territories. By 2003, Canada had ...
Dec 11, 2008 ... A surge of diamond mining in northern Canada aims to be a boon for the
economy. Running a mining operation in the remote tundra region of ...
Sep 19, 2016 ... The site will be the sixth diamond mine opened in Canada in the 18 years that
the country has mined the precious stone. It sits about 280 ...
For thousands of years, diamonds lay undiscovered deep within the tundra of the
Canadian Arctic. It wasn't until the early 1990s that diamond mining began in ...
Rio Tinto owns a 60 per cent interest in, and operates, the Diavik Diamond Mine
in Canada's remote Northwest Territories. The design, construction and ...
Dec 8, 2015 ... Situated almost 300 kilometres east of Yellowknife and southeast of the now
closed Snap Lake diamond mine, Gahcho Kué will soon begin ...