BRIEF-Dominion Diamond updates Ekati mine fiscal 2017 production guidance

Tue Jul 5, 2016 5:10pm EDT
 
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July 5 (Reuters) - Dominion Diamond Corp

* Dominion diamond corporation provides update on process plant repairs and updated ekati diamond mine fiscal 2017 production guidance

* Continues to estimate repairs will take about 3 months from date of fire, currently estimating cost of repairs to be about c$25 million

* Temporary layoff of about 3 months has already been implemented with an estimated impact on about 330 temporary and permanent contractors, employees

* Dominion diamond corporation provides update on process plant repairs and updated ekati diamond mine fiscal 2017 production guidance

* Company is reducing operating costs and deferring some capital costs during plant downtime Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Bengaluru Newsroom: +1-646-223-8780)