COVID slows Gahcho Kué diamond output
Winter shutdown, arctic cold, staffing issues cause problems North of 60 Mining News – April 16, 2021
Last updated 4/29/2021 at 4:10pm
Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. April 13 reported a drop in diamond production at Gahcho Kué due to an unplanned 22-day shutdown related to the February COVID-19 outbreak at the Northwest Territories mine.
Diamond production at Gahcho Kué, which is owned by De Beers Canada Inc. (51%) and Mountain Province (49%), was shut down on Feb. 6 after several crew members tested positive for COVID-19....