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Patience, Luck Are Key to Diamond Mining in Saskatchewan

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January 21, 2014
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Twenty-five years after deposits of diamonds were identified in Saskatchewan's north, people in the mining business say it will take patience, and some luck, to create a viable diamond industry in the province.


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Deutsche Welle (Sep. 2, 2013) Jacek Stankiewics grew up in a mining town. Through a vacation job the South African got involved in an earthquake research project, which brought him to the German Research Center for Geosciences in Potsdam. Jacek develops early-warning systems for earthquakes and analyzes the processes involved in these natural disasters.
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Deutsche Welle (June 4, 2013) What happens when heavy machinery is at the end of its life? Whether for the mining or the tunnel building industry, wind power or ship's engines - everywhere machines reach a point when they no longer work. But that doesn't mean they're ready for the scrap heap. The Eickhoff company in Bochum repairs old machinery.
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