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
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 ...
Mar 31, 2016 ... Canada first became a diamond producer in 1998, when the Ekati diamond mine
opened in the Northwest Territories. By 2003, Canada had ...
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 ...
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
May 4, 2012 ... The fortunes of diamond mines, by contrast, can be protean. That's worrisome for
the Northwest Territories, home to Canada's two largest ...
6 days ago ... 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 ...
Jul 26, 2013 ... Mined beauty is Canada's biggest home-cut sparkler.
The Ekati Diamond Mine (named after the Tlicho word meaning 'fat lake') is
Canada's first surface and underground diamond mine. It officially began