Diavik Diamond Mine

The Diavik Diamond Mine, which we own and manage, comprises four diamond-bearing pipes that we mine using a combination of open pit and underground mining. Our diamonds from Diavik are stunning white gems, produced to the highest possible standards of safety and integrity. This is life, only in Canada. Innovation at Diavik.

The Real Story of Canada''s Diamond Ice Road ...

2021-6-25 · The ice road that inspired the movie is located in Canada''s Northwest Territories (NWT), a sprawling Arctic region which encompasses 40% of Canada''s landmass. Diamonds were discovered there in the late 1990s, and since then, Canada has become the world''s third largest producer of diamonds. The road itself is 400km long (about 250 miles ...

Ekati Mine – Arctic Canadian Diamond Company Ltd

The Ekati mine is renowned for the premium gem quality diamonds it produces. The largest gem quality diamond produced to date at the mine is a 186-carat diamond from the Pigeon pit, which was recovered and sold in 2016. Cumulative production to January 2017 has totalled approximately 67.8 million carats. Do you know the 4 C''s of diamond grading?

Mining Diamonds in the Canadian Arctic: The …

As shown in table 1, Diavik''s total mineral reserves at the end of 2015 were 18.7 million tonnes of unmined kimberlite ore containing an average of 2.8 carats of diamonds per tonne, for a total of 52.8 million carats of diamonds as proven or …

Ekati Diamond Mine, North-West Territories, …

2020-7-30 · The Ekati diamond mine is approximately 300km north-east of Yellowknife, near Lac de Gras in Canada''s North-West Territories. It is Canada''s first surface and underground diamond mine. Dominion Diamond (DDC) …

Top diamond mines in Canada | Mining & Energy

2019-6-14 · Ekati Diamond Mine. Location: Lac de Gras, Northwest Territories. Owner: Dominion Diamond Mines. Annual production: Approximately 3 million carats. The Ekati Diamond Mine got its name from the Tlicho word that means "fat lake" and it was Canada''s first surface and underground diamond mine. It is expected to operate until 2034 at its ...

Manitoba is home to several active mines | Mining & Energy

1  · Manitoba. Manitoba is home to several active mines that produce such valuable metals as nickel, copper, zinc and gold. And according to Manitoba''s Mineral Resources, the province produces 100 per cent of Canada''s cesium, lithium and tantalum—minerals used in such things as electronics, specialized batteries and jet engine components.

The Ice Road Ending, Explained: How Does Mike Save the …

2021-6-25 · The Ice Road Plot Synopsis. In the Katka Diamond Mines in Northern Manitoba, two explosions occur due to a methene built-up, killing 8 and trapping 26 miners inside Mine 6. Among them are Rene Lampard (Holt McCallany) and Cody (Martin Sensmeier). The General Manager at Katka, Sickle (Matt McCoy), and VP of Operations, Tager (Bradley Sawatzky ...

Catoca Diamond Mine

2014-1-15 · It has an expected mining life of 30 years. The open-pit mine is owned and operated by Sociedade Mineira de Catoca, a joint venture of the state-run mining company Endiama (32.8%), Russia-based diamond producer …

Morocco

All minerals are the property of the Government, which issues permits and licenses for the exploration and mining of the mineral resources. Mining legislation is based on the Mining code bill 1–73–412 of August 13, 1973, and is enforced through executive orders and the Directorate of Mines. Much of Morocco''s metal mining is in the hands ...