Lockdowns. Closures. Lost sales. Lost production. The North may have skirted the worst health impacts of the COVID-19 crisis. The economy is another story.
PHOTO COURTESY OF ANGICO EAGLE MINES LTD
Rough prices have been less than inspiring over the past few years. There’s new competition from lab-grown gems. Investment in northern exploration is dragging. Is this where the northern diamond industry starts turning out the lights?
PHOTO COURTESY DIAVIK DIAMOND MINES