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Jericho Diamond Mine

Nunavut’s first and only diamond mine, located in the Kitikmeot Region, Nunavut, approximately 420 kilometres northeast of Yellowknife, Northwest Territories

Standalone Contract Mining & Site Infrastructure Development

Year: 2006–2008
Client: Tahera Diamond Corporation
Project Scope Performed Under: Nuna Contracting Ltd.


Services provided by Nuna Contracting Ltd. include the following.

  • Construction and maintenance of a winter access road, segments of which were constructed of snow and ice over a substantial boulder field
  • Construction of site infrastructure, including access and haul roads, tank farms, pads, tailings dams, 3,960-foot airstrip, laydowns, and diversion ditches
  • Provision and installation of a 120-person camp and shops
  • Standalone contract open pit mining and crushing services
  • All site services