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 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Implementing preventative measures has been deemed necessary given the rapid spread of the virus, the remote location of the Ekati mine and the high frequency of air travel required for our workforce to access the mine. Dominion is working to ensure that social distancing practices are in place and being followed, risk assessments are completed for the workplace, and health screening is done before employees return to site. As well, we continue to work with various governments and health authorities. Learn more about the precautionary measures Dominion has implemented in response to the COVID-19 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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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 […]
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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 […]
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