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Rough Diamonds from various areas of the Ekati diamond mine.
Rough Diamonds from various areas of the Ekati diamond mine.
(BHP Billiton)

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Harry Winston: New name, new focus and new hurdles

Harry Winston Diamond Corp. is free of its jewellery and watch division, after clearing all regulatory hurdles in its sale to Swatch Group Ltd. on Thursday. But as the Canadian company changes its name to Dominion Diamond Corp. and focuses on the mining business, it is committing itself to an industry facing many challenges – from the ground to the consumer.