Canadian Mining Journal


Diamonds


  • COMMENT: Dominion Diamond accepts sweetened offer from Washington Companies

    July 17, 2017 by Marilyn Scales

    YELLOWKNIFE, NWT – The management of Dominion Diamond Corp. has agreed to accept the sweetened takeover offer of the Washington Companies, the private company based in Missoula, Montana. In March, Washington offered US$13.50 per share, and the Dominion board turned

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    DIAMONDS: Dominion receives water licence for Jay project

    July 10, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Dominion Diamond Corp. of Yellowknife, NWT, has received approval of the Type A water licence for the Ekati diamond mine including the Jay project near Lac de Gras. The Ekati mine, Canada’s first diamond mine, began production

  • Diamonds: Mountain Province announces results of fifth diamond sale

    June 27, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. today announces the results of its recently completed fifth diamond sale. The results of the fifth sale, with preceding sale results for comparative context, are summarized as follows: 2017-Q1 Sales 1-3 2017-May Sale 4 2017-Jun Sale

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    Diamonds: Kennady continues to sparkle

    June 19, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Ontario – Toronto-based Kennady Diamonds has recovered the biggest diamond yet in samples from its Kennady North diamond project in the Northwest Territories. A 276.4-tonne sample from the Faraday 3 kimberlite returned 460.5 carats of commercial size diamonds (over 0.85

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    Kennady eager to build on proven potential

    June 14, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    KELVIN CAMP, NORTHWEST TERRITORIES — Kennady Diamonds (TSXV: KDI) has already tripled early targets at Kennady North, Canada’s most advanced diamond exploration project – and there’s an eagerness to get going and find more, says president and CEO Rory Moore. The results

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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 – Mining.com 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