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Vol. 14, No. 51 Week of December 20, 2009
Providing coverage of Alaska and Northwest Canada's mineral industry


Mining News: Diamond mines look north for new workers

Operators of Diavik and Snap Lake seek to fill employee ranks with more locals by offering training, eliminating travel perks

Rose Ragsdale

For Mining News

Two diamond mines in Northwest Territories are vowing to recruit new workers locally rather than continue a longstanding practice of seeking candidates in southern Canada. Diavik Diamond Mines Inc., operator of the Diavik Mine, and De Beers Canada, owner of the Snap Lake Mine, reported plans in late....

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150 new hires for Diavik

Snap Lake to add 175 workers

Miner ends free travel from Alberta

Training will play key role


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