By Shane Lasley
Mining News 

Dominion to recall Ekati Mine employees

Works out deal with banks that allows restart of diamond mine North of 60 Mining News – November 20, 2020

 

Last updated 11/25/2020 at 4:10pm

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In anticipation of a restart of operations at the Ekati diamond mine, Dominion has put in motion plans to recall employees in order to have plenty of time to mobilize the workforce while adequately complying with COVID-19 isolation protocols.

Dominion Diamond Mines Nov. 13 announced it will be recalling roughly 60 furloughed employees to prepare for an anticipated restart of its Ekati diamond mine in Northwest Territories.

In mid-March, Dominion suspended operations at Ekati. While the shuttering of the diamond mine was partially to safeguard employees and nearby communities from the spread of COVID-19, the company was also sufferin...



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