Business overview

The Diavik Diamond Mine is an unincorporated joint venture between Diavik Diamond Mines (2012) Inc. (60 per cent ownership) and Dominion Diamond Diavik Limited Partnership (40 per cent ownership).  Both companies are headquartered in Yellowknife, Canada. Diavik Diamond Mines (2012) Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Rio Tinto plc, one of the world's leading mining and exploration companies.  Dominion Diamond Diavik Limited Partnership is wholly owned by Dominion Diamond Corporation of Toronto, Canada.  Diavik Diamond Mines (2012) Inc. manages the operation of the mine.

The Diavik Vision Statement

Our vision at Diavik is to be Canada's premier diamond producer, creating a legacy of responsible safety, environmental, and employee development practice and enduring community benefit. Underpinning this vision is our commitment to the following values and principles:

  • We treat ourselves and all those with whom we meet and work with dignity, consideration and respect.
  • We are committed to active partnership with local communities, businesses, governments and non-governmental organizations.
  • We are dedicated to meeting the needs of our customers and to contributing long term value to our investors and to the North.
  • We strive for excellence in all we do.

We believe in using resources wisely, continuing a tradition which has been practiced for centuries by the people of the North.

Our core values:
• Teamwork
• Integrity
• Respect
• Accountability

Our key principles:
• Focus
• Trust
• Deliver