Canadian Mining Journal


Dominion Diamond Corporation


  • News

    AWARDS: Dominion, Diavik and Vale Manitoba win sustainability honours

    May 12, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MONTREAL – The Mining Association of Canada has recognized two of Canada’s miners with its Toward Sustainable Mining (TSM) Awards.

  • News

    Jay pipe could add 11 years to Ekati diamond mine

    February 2, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Dominion Diamond’s (TSX: DDC; NYSE: DDC) prefeasibility study (PFS) for the Jay kimberlite pipe deposit shows it could add 11 years to its Ekati diamond mine in the Northwest Territories.

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    DIAMONDS: Diavik output to fall 7.5% in 2015

    January 20, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – The Diavik diamond mine near Lac des Gras produced 7.24 million ct of diamonds during calendar year 2014, but according to information provided by Dominion Diamond Corp. output is to fall 7.5% this year to 6.70…

  • News

    DIAMONDS: A-21 pipe development okayed at Diavik

    November 27, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – The decision has been made to proceed with development of the A-21 pipe at the Diavik diamond mine near Lac de Gras. The mine is a project of Toronto’s Dominion Diamond Corp. (40%) and operator Rio Tinto plc (60%).

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    DIAMONDS: Dominion posts Ekati bond, files Jay plans

    November 10, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Dominion Diamond Corp. of Toronto has posted surety bonds in the amount of approximately $253.5 million to reclaim the Ekati mine site at Lac de Gras as required by the terms of the Ekati water licence. The bonds…

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    DIAMONDS: Dominion Diamond’s tonnage, recovery up for first six months

    August 19, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – DominionDiamond Corp. reports large increases in tonnage treated and carats recovered for the six months ending July 31, 2014. The company owns and operates the Ekati diamond mine and is the 60% owner of the Diavik diamond mine,…

  • Feature

    Top 40: Not Much has Changed

    August 1, 2014 by Marilyn Scales

    This is the time of year we at CMJ pause to examine how Canada’s mining companies performed during the previous year. We start by poring through year-end 2013 results from twice as many companies as will make the list in an effort not to…

  • News

    DIAMOND: Dominion reports record quarter

    May 20, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Dominion Diamond Crop. of Toronto reports that rough diamond production, sales and pricing have all exceeded targets for the first quarter of fiscal 2015 (February through April). That puts the company about 24% or…

  • News

    Dominion forges ahead at Ekati and Diavik

    April 7, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Dominion Diamond (TSX: DDC; NYSE: DDC) may have missed the Street’s expectations due to some accounting rules, but the company showed it is steadily restoring the prominence of Canada’s first diamond mine: Ekati.

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    DIAMONDS: Dominion sets out Ekati, Diavik plans

    February 4, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – With both the Ekati and Diavik diamond mines performing well, Toronto-based Dominion Diamond Corp. has outlined new mine plans that demonstrate synergies, cost savings and efficiencies made possible by integrating…

  • News

    DIAMONDS: Dominion files application to extend Ekati mine life 10-20 years

    October 23, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Toronto’s Dominion Diamond Corp. plans to expand the Ekati diamond mine near Lac de Gras by developing the Jay and Cardinal kimberlite pipes. Toward that end, the company has filed an application with the…

  • News

    DIAMONDS: Dominion recovers 2.4M carats from Diavik, Ekati in Q3

    October 15, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Dominion Diamond Corp. of Toronto says quarterly results are strong from both the Diavik and Ekati diamond mines near Lac de Gras. Together the mines produced 2.4 million ct of diamonds during in the third calendar…