June 27, 2016 / 11:02 AM / a year ago

BRIEF-Dominion Diamond gives updates on fire at Ekati Diamond Mine

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June 27 (Reuters) - Dominion Diamond Corp

* Fire which occurred in process plant at ekati diamond mine on June 23(rd)was successfully extinguished on same day

* Initial assessment of process plant confirms damages were limited to a small area, with no damage to main structural components

* All personnel were safely evacuated from plant and no injuries have been reported

* Surface and underground mining activities were not impacted by fire at process plant, and continue as planned

* Says duration of shutdown is still unknown

* Dominion Diamond Corporation provides further update on process plant fire at Ekati Diamond Mine Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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