Canadian Mining Journal


Diavik Diamond Mines Inc


  • Feature

    A transformative technology catches up in the far north

    August 1, 2016 by Bill Braden

    So, how do you measure up three million tonnes of crushed rock and gravel? Just a few years ago, it would have been with at least two surveyors and their cumbersome gear trudging for days around the stockpiles. But in

  • Feature

    Shaking up safety culture

    May 1, 2016 by Bill Braden

    At a recent crew change heading up to Kennady Diamond’s Kelvin camp northeast of Yellowknife, a dozen or so geologists, camp workers and a cook milled around the loading bay at the Air Tindi hangar. Pallets of fresh food and

  • News

    AWARDS: Dominion, Diavik and Vale Manitoba win sustainability honours

    May 12, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MONTREAL – The Mining Association of Canada has recognized two of Canada’s miners with its Toward Sustainable Mining (TSM) Awards.

  • Feature

    Diavik mine rescue team competes at northern event

    August 1, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Congratulations to the Diavik Mine rescue team, winners of two events at the 56th Annual Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission mine rescue competition held in Yellowknife earlier in the summer.

  • News

    DATA COLLECTION: Micromine automates data collection at Diavik

    July 17, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – Micromine has completed stage one of the Pitram automated data collection project at the Diavik underground diamond mine at Lac de Gras.

  • Feature

    Diavik Diamond Mines gets its supplies

    April 1, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Diavik Diamond Mines Inc., operator of the Diavik Diamond Mine in Canada’s Northwest Territories, has once again resupplied its mine by transporting approximately 3,500 loads of fuel, cement, and other supplies up the 2013 winter road.

  • Feature

    Names in the News

    October 1, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Cementation of North Bay has been named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 2013 by Mediacorp Canada, a company specializing in the publication of directories and guides designed to assist job seekers find great employers. This is the…

  • News

    PERSPECTIVE: Rio Tinto believes in tax transparency

    March 19, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    This is the time of year that individuals begin to complain about filing their taxes. It’s a national pastime to wish your taxes were lower. Just be thankful your income tax obligations don’t add up to $10.2 billion (all amounts are…

  • News

    Mine rescue team wins competition

    September 21, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Diavik Diamond Mines Inc, Yellowknife, is pleased to announce that its mine rescue team just won the Overall Underground Competition at the 10th National Western Regional Mine Rescue Competition held every two years in Fernie, B.C.

  • SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT – Diavik supports much-needed health care facility

    May 4, 2008 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – As part of its continuing approach to partner to support local community projects, DIAVIK D…

  • News

    MINING PEOPLE IN THE NEWS – Anglo Minerals, Aurora Energy, Canadian Arrow, Diavik and Petaquilla

    April 22, 2007 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Calgary-based ANGLO MINERALS has named Corey Giasson its VP of business development and investor relations, effecti…

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    DIAMOND EXPLORATION — UBC to create research unit

    March 15, 2006 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER — The UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA is establishing a Kimberlite Research Unit within its Mineral Depos…