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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