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By Gary Park
Petroleum News Calgary Correspondent 

High costs, no benefits, says report

Canada's mining industry raises hackles by attacking valued-added diamond cutting and polishing requirements

 

Last updated 6/20/2004 at Noon



The cutting and polishing sector of Canada's much-touted diamond industry needs some trimming and buffing of its own, suggests a new report from the mining industry that has angered the Northwest Territories government.

The study, entitled National Diamond Strategy: An Industry Response, said efforts to build a value-added component to the thriving diamond mines has resulted in "short-term, un...



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