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Ekati Diamond Mine (Diamond Diggers)

Located near Lac De Gras, Canada’s Northwest Territories, lies Canada’s first diamond mine, the Ekati Diamond Mine. The episode examines 3 mega machines utilized in the extraction and transportation of diamonds deep in the frozen rock in the remote tundra: the D90 rotary blast drill, the DeMag 655 hydraulic shovel and the CAT 793C haul truck.

  • Runtime 60 minutes
  • Content Rating United States of America TV-G
  • Network National Geographic
  • Created November 13, 2019
  • Modified November 13, 2019
Name Type Role
Dugald Maudsley Writer
Kim Woodard Writer
David Ross Smith Writer
Tom Goodman-Hill Guest Star