Ekati Diamond Mine
Long Lake Containment Facility, Ekati, North West Territories, Canada
Years of Service
2000 to the present
Andy Robertson of Robertson GeoConsultants ldesigned the Long Lake Containment Facility for the Fine Processed Kimberlite that is residual from diamond mining and extraction at the Ekati Diamond Mine.
Since then, Andy Robertson and other Robertson GeoConsultant's staff have continued to consult on operation of the Long Lake Containment Facility. They have worked closely with others who have also contributed significantly to the success of the facility including EBA Consultants and Rescan.
The ten-year review of operations is coming up in 2010, and Robertson GeoConsultants is currently modelling past and future operation of the facility using the computer code RIFT.