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    DIAMONDS: Gahcho Kue gives up 95-ct gemstone to Mountain Province

    May 30, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Mountain Province Diamonds, 49% owner of the Gahcho Kue mine at Lac des Gras, has recovered a 95-carat diamond. The stone was included in the fancies and special parcel acquired by Mountain Province in the most recent

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    DIAMONDS: About-face at De Beers means it will sell synthetic gems

    May 30, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    De Beers Group shocked the diamond industry on May 29 with the revelation that it will, indeed, start selling laboratory grown, synthetic diamonds. This is an about-face the company that previously said it would never sell anything but natural diamonds.

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    DIAMONDS: Mountain Province joins CanadaMark program

    May 29, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Mountain Province Diamonds has reached an agreement with Dominion Diamond Mines which certifies Mountain Province polished stones under the CanadaMark trademark. Joining the program assures customers of the supply chain integrity of Canadian diamonds from mine to retail.

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    SCHOLARSHIPS: De Beers to award six STEM scholarships at University of Calgary

    May 28, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

      CALGARY – De Beers Canada has made six new STEM-related scholarships for female students available at the University of Calgary. The company has made them available because it is a HeForShe Thematic Champion. HeForShe is the United Nations solidarity

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    The Northern Miner presents: Diamonds in Canada Symposium in Toronto on June 11

    May 28, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    With feature speakers Eira Thomas, Grenville Thomas, and Matt Manson, The Northern Miner is pleased to once again bring the mining community together with a special Diamonds in Canada Symposium to be held on June 11, 2018, from 11 am to 2 pm at the Fairmont Royal

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    DIAMONDS: Mountain Province finishes Kennady North winter exploration

    May 23, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Toronto-based Mountain Province Diamonds has completed its winter drilling program at the Kennady North project. Three drills have been on the site punching 38 holes for a total of 6,826 metres. Chief among the goals of the

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    DIAMONDS: Star orders plant for Star-Orion bulk sample

    May 15, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Star Diamond Corp. of Saskatoon has ordered a 30-t/h bulk sample plant for its Star-Orion project about 60 km east of Prince Albert. The plant will be built by Consulmet Pty in South Africa and shipped in modular,

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    DIAMONDS: Interstellar gems from lost planet land in Nubian Desert

    April 18, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SUDAN – The landing of a small meteorite containing tiny diamonds that landed in the Nubian Desert is, according to scientists, compelling evidence of a mysterious planet that disappeared from the solar system. The original asteroid, dubbed Almahata Sitta, was

  • DIAMONDS: Court approves merger of Kennady, Mountain Province

    April 12, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Kennady Diamonds and Mountain Province Diamonds have received final approval from the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Commercial List) for their business combination. The deal was scheduled to close on April 13, 2018. The arrangement calls for a

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    DIAMONDS: Drill results from Southwest corridor at Gahcho Kue

    April 11, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Mountain Province Diamonds of Toronto has relayed the full drilling results from the Southwest corridor at the Gahcho Kue mine near Lac de Gras. The mine is a joint venture of Mountain Province (49%) and De Beers

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    DIAMONDS: De Beers looking to get in on Kennady action

    March 19, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Mountain Province Diamonds and its joint venture partner at the Gahcho Kue diamond mine, De Beers Canada, have signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding that covers properties owned by Kennady Diamonds with the goal of rolling them into

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    DIAMONDS: Update on Kennady North drill program

    March 7, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Toronto-based Kennady Diamonds has a winter drilling program underway at the Kennady North diamond project near Lac des Gras. The company is collecting data to complete a pre-feasibility study and open pit design work. Results from two