Canadian Mining Journal


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    DIAMONDS: Dominion completes Fox underground PEA at Ekati mine

    September 7, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Calgary-based Dominion Diamond Corp. has received the results of a preliminary economic assessment for an underground diamond mine below the mined our Fox pit at the Ekati project near Lac des Gras. The PEA says the Fox

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    DIAMONDS: Peregrine confirms expansion of CH-6 kimberlite at depth

    August 23, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NUNAVUT – Peregrine Diamonds of Vancouver has confirmed that the at CH-6 kimberlite at the Chidliak project near Iqaluit extends more than 500 metres below the surface. Hole CHI-17-DD39 ended in kimberlite 532 metres below the surface. The 500-metre mark

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    DIAMONDS: Kennady values Faraday stones at $109/ct

    August 8, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Toronto-based Kennady Diamonds has received the valuation results for diamonds recovered from the Faraday 1, 2 and 3 kimberlites. A total of 1,259 carats (>0.85 mm) were recovered from this year’s bulk sample and valued by WWW

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    DIAMONDS: Peregrine drills western expansion of CH-6 kimberlite at Chidliak project

    July 26, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NUNAVUT – The very first drill hole completed in the 2017 program has pushed the edge of the CH-6 kimberlite 35 metres to the west of what was previously known. The CH-6 pipe is one of several at Vancouver-based Peregrine

  • 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