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De Beers Canada delivers at Mine Rescue Competition

The Yellowknife-based diamond mining company, De Beers Canada, won four of the seven competitions at the NWT Mine Rescue Competition.

The De Beers-Gahcho Kué team was named ‘Top Overall Surface Team’ at the competition, which was held in Yellowknife on June 9th-10th.

The Gahcho Kué team won in the Surface Practical Bench, Surface Rope Rescue, Surface Written Task, and Firefighting.

De Beers Canada also earned a victory with their Victor Mine team winning in the Surface Obstacle competition.

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Other winners included Meadowbank, Meliadine, TMAC, Ekati (x2), and Diavik (x3).

Diavik took home the ‘Overall Underground Team’ award.

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