Arctic Canadian

COVID-19 Response Update

Dominion’s top priority is the health and well-being of our workforce. Dominion has long been committed to the health, safety and well-being of its employees and to establishing strong, lasting and respectful relationships with the people and communities with whom it works. During this unprecedented time, dominion has implemented several precautionary measures within our operations … Read more

Dominion Diamond Mines announces decision to suspend operations at Ekati Diamond Mine in response to coronavirus pandemic

CALGARY, AB – March 19, 2020 – Dominion Diamond Mines ULC (“Dominion”) today announced that it has decided to suspend operations at the Ekati Diamond Mine (“Ekati”) to safeguard its employees and the communities surrounding its operations from threat posed by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Dominion has long been committed to the health, safety and … Read more

DPA releases Trucost report: Socio-economic and environmental impact of large scale diamond mining

First-Ever Comprehensive Report on the Reality of Modern Diamond Mining Reveals its Impact on Local Communities, Challenges Stereotypes and Identifies Areas for Further Improvement Trucost ESG Analysis, part of S&P Global, finds the world’s large-scale diamond producers infuse billions of dollars in benefits into communities, provide higher than national average wages and are working to … Read more

Canadian Championship Dog Derby and Dominion Diamond Announce Race Schedule

YELLOWKNIFE, CANADA (March 22, 2019) – Dominion Diamond Mines ULC (Dominion) and the organizers of the Canadian Championship Dog Derby are pleased to announce the schedule of races taking place in Yellowknife March 29-31, 2019. Dominion is proud to once again be the title sponsor of the three-day 10-dog race. The Canadian Championship Dog Derby … Read more

Dominion Diamond Mines announces the recovery of the largest diamond ever found in North America at Diavik

The 552 carat yellow diamond beats a previous record held by a diamond from the same mine Dominion Diamond Mines ULC (“Dominion”), a world leading producer of responsibly mined diamonds, announces the recovery of the largest known gem quality diamond ever found in North America. The 552 carat yellow Canadamark™ diamond was unearthed in October … Read more

Diavik Stars of the Arctic dazzle in rough diamond tender

Rio Tinto and Dominion Diamond Mines have revealed three of the finest large rough diamonds from their Canadian diamond mine that will be tendered to diamond specialists from around the world. Collectively known as The Diavik Stars of the Arctic, the three rough diamonds showcase a rare combination of size, quality and colour from the … Read more

Dominion Diamond Corporation Announces Completion of Plan of Arrangement

CALGARY, AB and MISSOULA, MT – November 1, 2017 – Dominion Diamond Corporation (TSX: DDC, NYSE: DDC) (“Dominion” or the “Company”) and The Washington Companies (“Washington”), a group of privately held North American mining, industrial and transportation businesses founded by industrialist and entrepreneur Dennis R. Washington, today announced the completion of the previously-announced plan of arrangement (the … Read more

Dominion Diamond Announces Results of Fox Deep Preliminary Economic Assessment

CALGARY, Alberta — Dominion Diamond Mines (the “Company” or “Dominion”) is pleased to report the results of a preliminary economic assessment (“PEA”) on the development of an underground operation below the mined out Fox open pit at the Ekati Diamond Mine (“Ekati mine”) in the Northwest Territories of Canada. The Fox kimberlite pipe is located … Read more

Dominion Diamond Announces Final Approval of Jay Project Water Licence

YELLOWKNIFE, Northwest Territories — Dominion Diamond (the “Company” or “Dominion”) is pleased to announce that the Minister of Environment and Natural Resources, Government of the Northwest Territories, the Honourable Robert C. McLeod, has approved the Type A Water Licence for the Ekati Diamond Mine, including the Jay project. The Minister’s letter of approval and the amended Water Licence, … Read more