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Independent review of the BHP diamond mine process

Independent review of the BHP diamond mine process

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Published by The Dept. in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada.,
  • Canada
    • Subjects:
    • BHP Diamonds Inc.,
    • Diamond industry and trade -- Government policy -- Canada.,
    • Diamond industry and trade -- Environment aspects -- Canada.,
    • Inuit -- Canada -- Land tenure.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementsubmitted to the Mineral Resources Directorate, Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development by the Canadian Institute of Resources Law, the University of Calgary.
      ContributionsCanadian Institute of Resources Law., Canada. Indian and Northern Affairs Canada. Mineral Resources Directorate.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9677.C24 B475 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 126 p. ;
      Number of Pages126
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6854947M
      ISBN 100662261380
      LC Control Number00363054

        EKATI, the cornerstone of BHP’s diamond business, has annual sales representing 11% of global diamond supply by value. Analysts’ estimates of the price tag the mine could fetch vary widely, from $m to over $bn, and even as high as $bn for BHP’s 80% stake. BHP and Harry Winston declined to comment.   The continuing hearings into the proposed BHP diamond mine in the central Northwest Territories threaten to separate the parties who must agree to give the mine a go-ahead. Environmentalists, local business boosters, mine proponents and the region's First Nations all bring differing expectations to the Federal Environmental Assessment Review Panel.

      BHP, formerly known as BHP Billiton, is the trading entity of BHP Group Limited and BHP Group plc, an Anglo-Australian multinational mining, metals and petroleum dual-listed public company headquartered in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.. Founded in in the isolated mining town of Broken Hill in New South Wales, by BHP ranked as the world's largest mining company, based on market. A Canadian Environmental Assessment Review Panel gave the green light to North America's first diamond mine, projected to be the third-largest diamond find in the world, on June Australian mining company BHP is scheduled to begin construction of the mine later this year in anticipation of commercial production in

      The process identifies where a likelihood and consequence of harm could occur to a person in and around the mine. It records specific hazards, possible problems and risks levels. The workbook consists of 3 stages: 1. Cover Sheet and Hazard Type List – Prompts and Energies 2. Risk Assessment 3. Action Planning. Mine Safety Operations. The Ekati Diamond Mine ("Ekati") is Canada's first surface and underground diamond mine. It is located km ( mi) north-east of Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, and about km ( mi) south of the Arctic circle, near Lac de Gras. Until Ekati was a joint venture between Dominion Diamond Corporation (80%), and the two geologists who discovered kimberlite pipes north of Lac de.


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Independent review of the BHP diamond mine process Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Independent review of the BHP diamond mine process. [Canadian Institute of Resources Law.; Canada. Indian and Northern Affairs Canada. Mineral Resources Directorate.;]. Independent review of the BHP diamond mine process on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : Unknown Binding, CIRL was asked to conduct an independent review of the regulatory and negotiated processes that led to the final approval of the diamond mine proposed by BHP Diamonds Inc.

(BHP) in the Lac de Gras area of the Northwest Territories (henceforth the BHP processes). BHP in November launched a review of its diamonds unit, which centers on the Ekati diamond mine, located some kilometers south of the.

BHP Billiton Diamonds Inc EKATI Diamond Mine has a process in place to verify the information provided to the Mining Association of Canada (MAC) with respect to the Company’s Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) Performance Indicators. The TSM Verification Process included an independent review performed by BSi Management Systems Canada.

Ekati Diamond Mine Message From the Chairperson Our organization remains focused on assisting with the eventual closure and reclamation of Ekati. The draft Closure Plan submitted by BHP Billiton (BHPB) in is going through a detailed review process led by the Wek’èezhìi Land and Water Board over the past 18 months.

BHP Billiton continues to pursue the possible sale of its diamonds mining business, but De Beers has ruled itself out of the running for the Canadian operation.

BHP Billiton (BHPB) and the regulators to help with envi - ronmental management at Ekati™ Diamond Mine. We hope that you will find both of our reports to be useful. Our main focus over the past year has been divided between closure and rec-lamation planning for the mine, and the water licens - ing process for the Sable, Pigeon and Beartooth pits.

At the Ekati Diamond Mine located km north of Yellowknife, NT, Canada, temperatures range between o and +25oC with only four months having mean temperatures above freezing (BHP, ).

As a result, snow dominates the landscape for the majority of the year and lakes are ice-covered more than they are ice-free (e.g., Pienitz et al., a. Caroline joined BHP in as Vice President Legal and was appointed Group General Counsel in Marcha role she continues to hold.

Prior to BHP, Caroline was a Partner at Herbert Smith Freehills, a firm she was with for 11 years, specialising in cross-border transactions, disputes and regulatory investigations. InBHP Diamonds Inc. submitted a project proposal for the development of the region’s!rst diamond mine.

Completed inthe requirements laid out in the EA process served as the benchmark for future development in the NWT, adapt-ing a series of bottom-up institutions encouraging the use of traditional knowledge. Broken Hill Proprietary’s rich history began in a silver, lead and zinc mine in Broken Hill, Australia.

Incorporated inBHP engaged in the discovery, development, production and marketing of iron ore, copper, oil and gas, diamonds, silver, lead, zinc and a range of other natural resources. The Company operates the Ekati Diamond Mine, in which it owns a controlling interest, and also owns 40% of the Diavik Diamond Mine.

It supplies rough diamonds to the global market through its sorting and selling operations in Canada, Belgium and India and is Canada’s largest independent diamond. His role as President, BHP Diamonds saw him lead BHP into the diamond industry invia development of the EKATI Diamond Mine in NWT, Canada, from mine construction (C$1Bn) through commissioning to operation.

Jim was instrumental in the formation of an independent marketing channel for diamonds in Antwerp. Grib Diamonds NV was part of the LUKOIL Group of Companies who developed the Grib Diamond Mine km NW Arkhangelsk, Russian Federation.

PJSC LUKOIL is one of the largest Oil Companies in the World. Russia has been producing diamonds since the s but LUKOIL was the first major Russian producer to be selling outside the ALROSA Group. The Finsch open-pit mine in South Africa was once owned by De Beers, but is now owned by independent and privately held Petra Diamonds.

The mine began operations inis South Africa's second. Dominion Diamond Mines is a Canadian diamond mining company with ownership interests in two major producing diamond mines, the Ekati and Diavik mines.

Both mines are located approximately kilometers northeast of Yellowknife in the low political risk. The Ekati project, which produces about 11 per cent of the world’s diamonds by value, according to BHP’s website, is near Rio’s Diavik mine, 40 per cent-owned by Harry Winston.

BHP Billiton would sell all or part of its diamond interests in Canada, the group announced yesterday. It added that its strategy was to invest in. BHP Billiton, Harry Winston Diamond Corp, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, Apollo Global Management BHP Billiton has a bidding pool for its Ekati diamond mine in Canada that includes a few surprises.

mines specialized in resulting in a steep price drop. This was effective at getting Zaire to rejoin the cartel, but others stayed independent. Inwhen the Ekati diamond mine in Canada was opened, BHP Billiton adopted many of the practices that were customary in the industry, but did not join the De Beers cartel.

InBHP Billiton.Page S14 Environmental groups, industry, government and Aboriginal groups are each looking for different things in the geologically rich Slave province of the Northwest Territories.

This year's environmental review of a proposed BHP Minerals Canada Ltd. diamond mine in the Lac de Gras area may set the tone for development in the region over the next decade or so.BHP Billiton has put its diamonds business up for sale at a time when expectations of rising long-term demand for the precious stones are unleashing tectonic changes in the world’s diamond industry.