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A Diamond Mine Project Team Had To Navigate Subarctic Territory To Strike It Rich

Diamonds are forever. Diamond mines are not. Each mine has a set carat count it's projected to produce in its limited lifespan. And how quickly a mine can ramp up production plays a large part in defining its long-term profitability. The Gahcho Kué diamond mine, located just below the Arctic Circle, is projected to produce 54 million carats over its 12-year lifetime and contribute CA$6.7 billion to the Canadian economy.
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