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AGD Diamonds’ employees awarded for achievements in labour protection

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Employees of AGD Diamonds, which develops the Grib diamond deposit, received awards for achievements in the field of industrial safety and labor protection, according to the company. 

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            Image credit: AGD Diamonds


The event took place on January 30 at the Grib Mining Division. Following the official results of the contest for "Compliance with the requirements of industrial safety and labor protection at the production facilities of the Grib Mining Division,” four employees of the Grib Mine were awarded Certificates of Merit. Thirty more workers deserved such corporate certificates as they showed reasonable diligence in the discharge of their duties. 
BelAZ-Service LLC, the contractor of AGD Diamonds, was also awarded a cup for the good work in the field of industrial safety and labor protection. 
AGD Diamonds develops the Grib diamond field in the Arkhangelsk Province. Last year, the company extracted 22,150,000 cubic meters of rock mass from the Grib diamond mine recovering 4.5 million tons of ore. Among the diamonds mined during this period there were five exclusive gem-quality stones with a total weight of 201.47 carats.

Victoria Quiri, Correspondent of the European Bureau, Rough&Polished, Strasbourg