The Diavik Diamond Mine, located 300 kilometres northeast of Yellowknife, the capital of Canada's Northwest Territories, is an unincorporated joint venture between Diavik Diamond Mines Inc. (60 per cent) and Aber Diamond Mines Ltd. (40 per cent).
Diamond Mines: The most important and largest diamond mine in Angola is Catoca. It is the world's fourth largest kimberlite and one of the largest diamond mines in the world, producing more than 7 million carats annually. Sociedade Mineira de Catoca operates the mine.
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.
The Ministry of Mines and Energy is renowned as performance driven. By promoting, facilitating and regulating development and sustainable utilization of Namibia's mineral, geological and energy resource through competent staff, innovation, research and stakeholder collaboration in a conducive environment for the benefits of all Namibians and ...
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.
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.
The design, construction and operation of the Diavik mine is an epic saga of success on a grand scale in the most forbidding of places. Diavik commenced production in 2003 and has an annual production of some 6-7 million carats of predominantly large, white gem-quality diamonds.
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.
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.
De Beers S.A., South African company that is the world's largest producer and distributor of diamonds. Through its many subsidiaries and brands, De Beers participates in most facets of the diamond industry, including mining, trading, and retail.
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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.
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 …
When most people hear about diamond mining, they think of South Africa, where diamonds were discovered in 1866 in the Kimberley region. A 15-year-old boy discovered the now-famous 21.25-carat Eureka Diamond on a farm on the banks of the Orange River.
We have two operating diamond mines in Canada, Victor in Northern Ontario and Gahcho Kué in the Northwest Territories. By making a portion of our rough diamonds available to Canadian cutting and polishing companies, we are generating economic benefits beyond our mining operations.
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.
Mining in South Africa was once the main driving force behind the history and development of Africa's most advanced and richest economy. Large-scale and profitable mining started with the discovery of a diamond on the banks of the Orange River in 1867 by Erasmus Jacobs and the subsequent discovery and exploitation of the Kimberley ...
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.