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Gahcho Kué off to a brilliant start

Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. provided its first quarterly production report Oct. 24 for the new Gahcho Kué diamond mine in the Northwest Territories. From the Aug. 1 start of ramp-up production to Sept. 30, the plant produced 198,000 carats of diamonds from roughly 130,000 metric tons of ore.

Mountain Province, which holds a 49 percent joint venture interest in Gahcho Kué, owns roughly 97,000 c...


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