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Underground mining at Ekati and Diavik diamond mines

Abstract: Primary diamond deposits have been mined on an industrial scale only within the past 150 years, mainly as open pit mines. Although underground mining followed soon after open pits reached technical and/or economic limits, it only gained significant recognition in the past 20 years with the exception of Kimberley Mines.

Rio Tinto careers - Rio Tinto

Rio Tinto is a global leader in the mining and metals sector, with our 55,000 people operating across six continents.

'Skills gap stifles diamond mining' - Lesotho Times

2016-05-14· Bereng Mpaki LETŠENG Diamonds Chairman, Clifford Elphick, has bemoaned the dearth of technical skills in the country, saying it was one of the major risks to the growth of the diamond mining sector. Mr Elphick made the remark last Friday during the launch of the Letšeng Diamond Discovery Centre – a facility that […]

A Diamond's Journey - De Beers Group

A diamond's journey, from formation to finger, and the role De Beers Group plays throughout.

Canadian Diamond Mines: The Surprise in Northern Canada

Canada's Diamond Production History: The first commercial production from Canada's diamond industry was in 1998. By 2006, three major mines were producing over 13 million carats per year, and Canada was the third-largest producer of gem-quality diamonds in the world.

Mining for more: How much is mining really worth to ...

Mining in action at the Victor diamond mine north of Attawapiskat, Ont. There are questions being raised about Ontario's low mining royalties.

Processing Methods | Diamcor Mining Inc.

Processing Methods. Although there are a number of different diamond recovery technologies being utilized worldwide, the two principal types are Rotary Pan plants and Dense Media Separation (DMS).

The world's top 10 biggest diamond mines - Mining …

The ten largest diamond mines in the world by measurable reserves contain more than one billion carats of recoverable diamonds. Russia is home to half of the world's biggest diamond mines, while Botswana houses two; including the world's largest diamond producing mine Orapa.

Current vacancies – De Beers Group

Please note that there is currently false advertising in circulation suggesting that De Beers Group is offering Learnership opportunities in South Africa.

All About the Kimberley Diamond Mine in South Africa

Kimberley, South Africa, is home to the world's largest diamond mine, also known as the "Big Hole." Dug by humans and so large it is visible from space, the pit has yielded some of the world's largest diamonds and made the De Beers name famous worldwide.

Victor Diamonds™

Ontario is home to one of the highest quality producing diamond mines in the world. These diamonds are highly sought-after because of their natural beauty and their provenance. Victor diamonds have exceptional colour, clarity, and are polished to the highest cut standards.

Diavik Diamond Mine – Northwest Territories | Natural ...

The Diavik Diamond Mine (Diavik) is an unincorporated joint venture between Diavik Diamond Mines (2012) Inc. (a Rio Tinto company) and Dominion Diamond Diavik Limited Partnership, both headquartered in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories. The mine is 300 kilometres (km) northeast of Yellowknife and consists of three kimberlite pipes. The mine is on a 20-km2 island under the waters …

Diamond - Wikipedia

Diamond is a solid form of the element carbon with its atoms arranged in a crystal structure called diamond cubic. At room temperature and pressure, another solid form of carbon known as graphite is the chemically stable form, but diamond almost never converts to it.

Quick look at mining industry - NWT Diamond Centre ...

Diamond mining is an economic force in Yellowknife. I think the mine is the 3rd largest in the world. There are photos and a short video showing the interaction between town and the mine. Diamonds are displayed for purchase

De Beers Group

The world's leading diamond company, with unrivalled expertise in the exploration, mining and marketing of rough diamonds driving it forward since 1888.

Antwerp World Diamond Centre - Wikipedia

The Antwerp World Diamond Centre (AWDC) is a public/private corporation, officially representing and coordinating the Antwerp diamond sector. It is located in heart of Antwerp in the Hoveniersstraat.

NWT Diamond Centre | Extraordinary YK

Visit the NWT Diamond Centre at 5105-49th St. where the stories of NWT Diamond Mines - located 300 kilometers north of Yellowknife - are told in this interpretive exhibit, showcasing the fascinating geology of kimberlite deposits, the technology of mining in the sub-arctic, and the process to turn a rough stone into a beautiful diamond.

Measuring Success - Mining

1 Measuring Success The Positive Impact of Diamond Mining in the Northwest Territories - 1998-2012 Introduction The Northwest Territories is a land of untold beauty, where Northern Lights shine over

The Future of Mining in Canada's North

The Future of Mining in Canada's North Economic pErformancE and trEnds. Preface Mining and its supporting industries will continue to be important economic drivers in many of Canada's Northern regions over the course of the next decade. While great potential for mining development exists, this potential must be approached in a balanced way. This report discusses a number of important ...

NWT Diamond Centre (Yellowknife) - All You Need to …

Diamonds were only discovered in the Northwest Territories in 1991 and the diamond mining industry is in full swing. At this store, they show you the process of excavation and briefly discuss labor and environmental impacts.

Charles E. Fipke - Wikipedia

Charles E. Fipke Centre for Innovative Research at University of British Columbia's Okanagan campus. Fipke was born in Edmonton, Alberta . Growing up, he was sometimes assumed to be stupid because of his "frantic stop-start mind".

Diamond factory adds sparkle to Sudbury | Sudbury …

An agreement to reserve 10 per cent of the value of Victor production for cutting and polishing in Ontario has put Sudbury on the map as North America's largest centre of diamond cutting and polishing, according to Steve Beneteau, senior diamond advisor and chief gemologist with the Ministry of Northern Development and Mines.

Diamond Industry - BeerTourism.com

A peculiarity of the diamond industry is the remarkable geographic concentration of the trade in gem quality diamonds; both the wholesale and diamond cutting …

Diamond Mining News and Commentary | MINING.com

Diamond mining news. Explore related Diamond articles for more information on the Diamond mining industry.

Diamonds A to Z - The Diamond Industry

The diamond industry consists of segments that mines, processes and markets gem diamonds and industrial diamonds. Gem quality diamonds are mined primarily in Botswana, Russia, South Africa, Angola, Namibia, Australia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo .

De Beers Canada Inc. - A Mining Employer of Choice ...

De Beers is the world's leading diamond company, involved in almost every stage of the diamond pipeline: exploration, mining, sorting, valuing and selling rough diamonds; marketing and selling polished diamonds and jewelry; and developing synthetic diamonds for industrial use.

Kimberley | South Africa | Britannica.com

Kimberley, city, diamond-mining centre, and capital of Northern Cape province, South Africa. It lies near the Free State province border. Founded after the discovery of diamonds on farms in the area in 1869–71, the mining camp of Kimberley grew as a result of the intensive digging of the diamond-bearing pipe at the hill called Colesberg Koppie.

NWT Diamond Centre | Spectacular Northwest Territories

Visit the NWT Diamond Centre at 5105-49th St. where the stories of Diavik and Snap Lake Mine - located 300 kilometers north of Yellowknife - is told in this interpretive exhibit.

The Growth of Diamond Mining in Canada and Implications ...

The Growth of Diamond Mining in Canada and Implications for Mining Productivity In December 2002, the Centre for the Study of Living Standards (CSLS)

Rough Market | The Diamond Loupe

Rough Market Mining and Exploration. Rio Tinto & Dominion Diamond Mines Reveal The Diavik Stars of the Arctic. 02/10/2018 10:12 . Rio Tinto and Dominion Diamond Mines have revealed three of the finest large rough diamonds from their Diavik diamond mine in Canada, which will be showcased in Antwerp and Israel before being tendered to diamond specialists from around the world. The three …

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