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Patience, Luck Are Key to Diamond Mining in Saskatchewan

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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CBC (Aug. 9, 2013) — A fight is unfolding on a Saskatchewan First Nation where a group of protesters are trying to stop a drilling operation on their land.
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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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