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A Journey Underground - A look at the Argyle Diamond Mine ...

Nov 14, 2018 · A look around the one of a kind Argyle Diamond Mine. Set in the spectacular East Kimberley region of Western Australia the Argyle Diamond mine produces over ...

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Argyle Diamond Mine, Kimberley, Australia - Mining Frontier

Dec 30, 2014 · Argyle is operated by the Argyle Diamond Mines joint venture, wholly owned by Rio Tinto since 2002. The initial mining lease expired in 2004 and has been renewed. The Argyle mine is currently being converted from open cut to underground operations. In September 2010, Rio Tinto announced an investment of $803m to complete the project.

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Argyle Pink Diamond Mine | Argyle Pink Diamonds

Unearthing these treasures is a challenge both in size and complexity. The Argyle Mine is located 0.5 kilometres underground, where two crushers and an intricate network of tunnels spanning around 40 kilometres facilitate the access of diamonds from the furthest reaches of the earth. The mine operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

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Argyle diamond mine

East Kimberley, Western Australia Our Argyle diamond mine, which sits on the traditional country of the Miriuwung, Gidja, Malgnin and Wularr people in Western Australia, became one of the world’s largest producers of diamonds and the largest supplier of natural coloured diamonds – including white, champagne, cognac, blue, violet and the rare and the highly-coveted Argyle pink and red diamonds.

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Argyle diamond mine - Wikipedia

The Argyle Diamond Mine is a diamond mine located in the East Kimberley region in the remote north of Western Australia.Argyle was at times the largest diamond producer in the world by volume (14 million carats in 2018), although the proportion of gem-quality diamonds was low.It is the only known significant source of pink and red diamonds (producing over 90% of the world's supply), and ...

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photo s of argyle diamonds crusher plant

overland conveyor secondary crusher feed conveyor secondary crusher transfer towers and associated faciliti ARGYLE MINE WA Argyle Diamonds Pty Ltd subsidiary of Rio Tinto Construction of a temporary underground crushing plant comprising a 36x48 jaw crusher crusher vibrating feeder and loading bin fine ore bin and...

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The iconic Argyle diamond mine delivers its final production

Argyle will employ a smaller workforce post the final mining and diamond production activities, continuing to contribute to the local economy. Andrew Wilson, general manager of the Argyle mine said “This is an historic day for the Argyle mine and the east Kimberley region and a great source of pride for this unique Australian success story.

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Rio Tinto Opens Argyle Underground Mine | E & MJ

The mine will generate around 9 million mt/y of ore and, on average, approximately 20 million carats/y of diamonds over the life of the block cave. The Argyle underground extraction level is 500 m long by 240 m wide (1,640 x 787 ft). Around 40 (24 miles) km of tunnels are being built to access the orebody.

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Major Mines & Projects | Argyle Mine

The Argyle underground mine is a challenge both in size and complexity. There are around 40 kilometers of tunnels. The main thoroughfares in the underground network are four tunnels – two to carry vehicles, one for ventilation and one for moving ore. There are two large underground crushers and conveyor belts transport the ore from deep in ...

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Argyle diamond mine - Wikipedia

The Argyle Diamond Mine is a diamond mine located in the East Kimberley region in the remote north of Western Australia.Argyle was at times the largest diamond producer in the world by volume (14 million carats in 2018), although the proportion of gem-quality diamonds was low.It is the only known significant source of pink and red diamonds (producing over 90% of the world's supply), and ...

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Argyle Diamond Mine - Case Study | Mine Design ...

Argyle Diamond Mine is a mature block caving operation in the Kimberley region of North Western Australia, fully owned and operated by Rio Tinto. With a variety of challenging ground conditions, they required a comprehensive and extensive instrumentation and monitoring system to ensure ground support systems throughout their undercut and ...

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The Argyle Diamond Mine Is Shutting Down – JCK

Nov 03, 2020 · Diamonds were first discovered in Western Australia in 1979. Argyle’s alluvial operations began in 1983, followed by its open-pit mining in 1985. Since then, the mine has produced a total of 865 million carats. Decommissioning and dismantling the Argyle mine will likely take five years, according to a company statement.

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Discovery and Mining of the Argyle Diamond Deposit,

In 1983, the Argyle mine was established as the first major diamond-mining operation in Australia. Almost immediately, it became the world’s largest source of diamonds in terms of the volume (carats) pro-duced. The discovery, development, and operation of this mine challenged conventional beliefs about

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The iconic Argyle diamond mine delivers its final production

Argyle will employ a smaller workforce post the final mining and diamond production activities, continuing to contribute to the local economy. Andrew Wilson, general manager of the Argyle mine said “This is an historic day for the Argyle mine and the east Kimberley region and a great source of pride for this unique Australian success story.

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Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender - Buy the Rarest Australian ...

The violet Argyle diamond included in the 2016 Tender. Demand for Argyle Diamonds. Pink diamonds have never been in higher demand. Ever since Argyle’s surface mining operations ceased and begun development for their underground mining project, these exceptional stones are getting scarcer than ever.

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Rio Tinto's Argyle diamond mine stops production after 37 ...

The Argyle diamond mine was born from humble origins, with the first diamonds discovered by a group of geologists in the 1970's, before Rio Tinto began mining the deposit in 1983.

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Argyle Diamond Mine Reference 2014 - In-Situ

As you are aware, for the past 10 months I have managed the Argyle Diamond Mine Underground Crusher 2 Construction Project. In-Situ were contracted to provide the concrete services for this project through DIAB Engineering and the purpose of this letter is to commend the In-Situ team for their consistently professional and dedicated commitment given to this contract.

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Rio Tinto retains edge in diamond sector

The diamond tenders are part of our business as usual – in fact, last year was the 34th annual Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender. Over the past three decades, this format has not changed – we feature around 55 to 60 of the finest polished pink diamonds produced from the Argyle mine in Australia.

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End of an era: Argyle Mine officially closed - Jeweller ...

Nov 11, 2020 · Open pit mining began in 1985, and the Argyle site was transitioned to a fully underground operation in 2013 as its diamond reserves began to be exhausted. Over its period of operation, the mine has produced more than 865 million carats of rough diamonds and is the world’s largest producer of natural fancy colour diamonds.

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Argyle Pink Diamonds - Rohan Jewellers

Operating 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year, the Argyle underground mine comprises an intricate network which comprises two underground crushers and around 40 kilometres of tunnels, facilitating the access of diamonds from the furthest reaches of the earth.

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Argyle Diamonds sustainable development report 2017

Argyle’s open pit diamond mine, which ceased operations in August 2013, produced more than 800 million carats of diamonds over its 28-year life. The Argyle diamonds continue at depth and an underground block cave mine has been developed as the safest and most economical way to reach deep into Argyle’s ore body. The underground block

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Cost-cutting hits diamond mine contractors

The company has reprioritised construction activities at its underground mine at Argyle, the world's largest producer of pink diamonds, which will effectively delay the construction of a second ...

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Australia’s Argyle Mine Is Now Closed | National Jeweler

Nov 04, 2020 · Sydney—The Argyle Diamond Mine in Western Australia, the world’s major source for pink and purple stones, marked its last day of mining Tuesday. Alluvial mining at the site, located in the remote east Kimberley region in Western Australia, started in 1983, with underground operations commencing two years later.

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Argyle diamond mine - Wikipedia

The Argyle Diamond Mine is a diamond mine located in the East Kimberley region in the remote north of Western Australia.Argyle was at times the largest diamond producer in the world by volume (14 million carats in 2018), although the proportion of gem-quality diamonds was low.It is the only known significant source of pink and red diamonds (producing over 90% of the world's supply), and ...

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Argyle Diamond Mine - Case Study | Mine Design ...

Argyle Diamond Mine is a mature block caving operation in the Kimberley region of North Western Australia, fully owned and operated by Rio Tinto. With a variety of challenging ground conditions, they required a comprehensive and extensive instrumentation and monitoring system to ensure ground support systems throughout their undercut and ...

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Argyle Diamond Mine | Taiwan

As part of a joint venture, AECOM provided a full range of project management and engineering design resources for Argyle Diamonds Limited’s Underground Expansion Project, in Western Australia. For the mine to continue as a viable operation, it was necessary to provide ore to replace the open pit. A feasibility study was completed for an []

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Rio Tinto retains edge in diamond sector

The diamond tenders are part of our business as usual – in fact, last year was the 34th annual Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender. Over the past three decades, this format has not changed – we feature around 55 to 60 of the finest polished pink diamonds produced from the Argyle mine in Australia.

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Argyle Pink Origin — L.J. West Diamonds

The mine is operational twenty four hours each day, three hundred and sixty five days of the year, the Argyle underground mine comprises an intricate network which comprises two underground crushers and around 40 kilometres of tunnels, facilitating the access of diamonds

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Rio Tinto closes Argyle diamond mine after 37 years ...

Nov 03, 2020 · The Argyle ore body, a single pipe known as AK1, was discovered in October 1979. Alluvial operations began in 1983, open pit mining kicked off in 1985 and the mine became a fully underground ...

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Argyle Pink Diamonds - Rohan Jewellers

Operating 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year, the Argyle underground mine comprises an intricate network which comprises two underground crushers and around 40 kilometres of tunnels, facilitating the access of diamonds from the furthest reaches of the earth.

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Rio Tinto's Argyle shuttered - Mining Magazine

The mine gate has shut at the Argyle diamond mine in Western Australia’s far north, after 37 years of mining by Rio Tinto exhausted its economic reserves. ... The single pipe Argyle ore body was discovered in October 1979 and alluvial operations began in 1983, before Argyle became a block cave underground operation in 2013.

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The Argyle mine closes. Goodbye, Dear Friend. | IGI GemBlog

Nov 04, 2020 · The open pit operation reached a depth of around 1,800 feet prior to operations moving “underground” ten years ago. Photo credit: The Australian One of the greatest mines in history. In her 37 years of life Argyle produced 865 million carats of rough diamonds but a mere 0.01% of that output is what vaulted the mine to fame.

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Argyle ending - MiningMonthly

IT WAS a giant among diamond mines but its end will hardly be noticed in the arcane world of gem trading. ... Rio Tinto' s announcement that it will close the underground mine at Argyle in two years could have been overlooked, yet the project changed the shape of diamond

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About Argyle Pink Diamonds – Linneys Jewellery

Argyle pink diamonds. Argyle pink diamonds, recovered at Rio Tinto's Argyle Diamond Mine in the North of Western Australia, are highly coveted as the world's most sought-after diamonds. The Argyle Diamond Mine is the principle source of the world's pink diamond supply. Never before has there been a diamond mine that consistently produces rare ...

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Outotec launches shutdown packages - Mining Magazine

Mar 02, 2021 · Shutdown projects it expects to service include crushers, mills, flotation circuits, and filters. ... Latest from the Underground Mining Channel. Nornickel partially suspends mines after flooding. ... Pitram delivers diamond standard for Argyle diamond mine. SPONSORED micromine. Webinar | Advancing the Frontiers in Sustainable Mining.

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A decade of performance: Pitram delivers the diamond ...

Nov 27, 2020 · The countdown is on for the end of an era as the Argyle diamond mine prepares for closure. It is the end of an era for MICROMINE too, which has partnered with Argyle for more than a decade, developing advanced information systems to optimise production and keep people safe, as the mine transitioned from an open pit to a world class underground operation.

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A day at the Argyle mine | FCRF

A day at the Argyle mine . An exclusive visit at the underground excavations. In the year 2021 the last Argyle pink diamond will be unearthed, right before the underground crushers, conveyors, and trucks shutdown for the last time. It will take 8 to 10 years to dismantle the enormous underground structure and the Argyle village around it.

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