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Diamond Mine ,Diavik

The Diavik Diamond Mine is a diamond mine in the North Slave Region of the Northwest Territories, Canada, about 300 kilometres (190 mi) north of Yellowknife.[1] It has become an important part of the regional economy, employing 700, grossing C$100 million in sales, and producing 8 million carats (1,600 kg (3,500 lb)) of diamonds annually. The area was surveyed in 1992 and construction began in 2001, with production commencing in January 2003. It is connected by an ice road and Diavik Airport with a 5,235 ft (1,596 m) gravel runway regularly accommodating Boeing 737 jet aircraft.
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1 January 2013 at 07:45

This is awesome.

1 January 2013 at 10:51

Fantastic and Amazing Sites to experience if you can afford it.

3 January 2013 at 05:11

beatiful and amazing paradises of the world to visit and work

23 June 2013 at 23:49

Its Really a very interesting Place , which have a seasonal road way on frozen lakes and other times it can be reached only by Air ways.

The mining process is also different when compared to other mines.

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