Tuesday, March 9, 2010

MFS - Strange But True - Things / Other 16


Updated on MFS - Strange But True - Things / Other 16 .
The Diavik Diamond Mine is a diamond mine in the North Slave Region of the Northwest Territories, Canada, about 300 kilometres (186 miles) north of Yellowknife. It has become an important part of the regional economy, employing 700, grossing C$100 million in sales, and producing 8 million carats (1600 kg) 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-foot (1,596 m) gravel runway regularly accommodating Boeing 737 jet aircraft.Read more about it on MFS,with 2 videoclips.

1 comment:

  1. Very interesting article ... Congratulations!

    Well I know the address now thanks to you, so.. if I will disappear from blogosphere, you know where you can find me..:)) I go to search diamonds:P


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