YELLOWKNIFE (November 27) – The Government of the Northwest Territories welcomes Diavik’s announcement yesterday that they are proceeding with the development of pipe A21.
Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment David Ramsay noted that the project will bring benefits to local communities that will translate into economic opportunities for residents and businesses across the Northwest Territories.
“Mining is one of the key drivers of our economy, and this announcement reflects Diavik’s belief in the long-term prospects for the Northwest Territories diamond industry and their commitment to continued sustainable growth in the sector,’ said Minister Ramsay. “Diavik has a strong history of ensuring local communities benefit from development and we are pleased with the focus on creating local employment and business benefits through the development of pipe A21.”
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