Argyle gets go-ahead

THE Western Australian State Government and northern regional communities breathed a collective sigh of relief as Rio Tinto signed off on the $US910 million underground expansion of the Argyle diamond mine.

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Rio will spend $US760 million on a block cave underground expansion and $US150 on an open pit cutback that will enable production to continue between the completion of open pit mining in 2008 and the

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