Canadian Mining Journal


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    Manitoba diamond discovery stirs interest

    June 13, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Following up on an initial diamond discovery in Manitoba from 2008, a group of prospectors working with the Manitoba Geological Survey (MGS) has found diamonds in the Knee Lake area of northeast Manitoba. The Lynx Consortium announced the find in

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    Five reasons diamond stocks have been dragging

    June 12, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    In the first quarter of 2017, a market-cap weighted aggregation of diamond miners in U.S. dollars including Alrosa (RTS: ALRS), Petra Diamonds (LSE: PDL), Dominion Diamond (TSX: DDC; NYSE: DDC), Gem Diamonds (LSE: GEMD), Lucara Diamond (TSX: LUC), Stornoway Diamond(TSX: SWY), Firestone Diamonds (LSE: FDI), and Mountain Province Diamonds (TSX: MPV, NASDAQ: MPVD) was up

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    DIAMONDS: Dominion consolidates position at Ekati mine

    June 6, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Dominion Diamond Corp. of Yellowknife, NWT, has consolidated its land position around the Ekati diamond mine at Lac de Gras. The company has come to an agreement with Archon Minerals to convert Archon’s participating joint venture interest

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    DIAMONDS: Gahcho Kue yields two more large stones

    June 1, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Two more very large diamonds – 84.65 and 53.90 carats – were recovered in April from the Gahcho Kue mine 280 km northeast of Yellowknife. The mine is a joint venture of Mountain Province Diamonds (49%) and

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    DIAMONDS: Dominion offers maiden Leslie resource, Misery PFS, Fox Deep update

    May 23, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Dominion Diamond Corp. of Toronto has lots of news from its Ekati diamond mine at Lac de Gras – a maiden resource for the Leslie pipe, a positive prefeasibility study for the Misery Deep project, and updates

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    DIAMONDS: Faraday 2 bulk sample recovers 2.81 ct/t for Kennady

    May 23, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Kennady Diamonds of Toronto has the recovery results from the Faraday 2 bulk sample taken from its Kennady North project 280 km northeast of Yellowknife and adjacent to the Gahcho Kue diamond mine. The 262.6-tonne sample graded

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    DIAMONDS: Top 10 producers in 2016

    May 10, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – has published a list of the 10 largest diamond mines in the world, ranked by output value. It is a lovely list, especially for the inclusion of two Canadian mines. He is a quick rundown: Rank Mine

  • SUSTAINABILITY: MAC selects Dominion Diamond, Vale for successful TSM efforts

    May 4, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    OTTAWA – The Mining Association of Canada has awarded two Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) Excellence awards this year – one to the Ekati diamond mine belonging to Dominion Diamond Corp. and another to the Voisey’s Bay nickel-cobalt mine of Vale

  • DIAMONDS: De Beers supports artisanal miners with new grant to DDI

    April 25, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    OTTAWA – The Diamond Development Initiative has received what it calls another “significant” contribution from the De Beers Group of Companies. The money will be used to promote responsible production and improve the lives and conditions of artisanal diamond miners

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    Stornoway’s Matt Manson on the long road to production at Renard

    April 10, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    In this feature interview, Matt Manson, president and CEO of Stornoway Diamond (TSX-SWY), reflects on his decade-long journey leading the company that transformed Renard from a grassroots exploration project in remote Quebec into the province’s first diamond mine — a feat that

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    COMMENT: New chapter for Canadian diamonds?

    March 23, 2017 by Marilyn Scales

    This writer has a fondness for Canadian diamonds, as do many CMJ readers. The stones are beautiful, world famous and conflict free – an excellent accomplishment for a sector that didn’t exist 35 years ago. But could the Canadian diamond

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    PDAC: De Beers, Mountain Province take home award for Gahcho Kue

    March 8, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – The Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada passed out numerous awards to industry leaders at its annual awards gala on March 7. De Beers Canada and Mountain Province Diamonds shared the Viola R. MacMillan Award for their success