INDUSTRIAL MINERALS

Snap Lake mine to be flooded

The Mackenzie Valley Land and Water Board (MVLWB) in Canada has approved the extended care and maintenance and water management plans for De Beers’ Snap Lake mine in the Northwest Territories

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Snap Lake mine

Snap Lake mine

Snap Lake was put on care and maintenance in December 2015, following a review of the mine’s operation in light of market conditions. The MVLWB’s decision will enable the preservation of the mine’s significant...

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