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Mountain Province Diamonds Inc


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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: 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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    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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    MINING PEOPLE: Mountain Province, New Dimension, and Vale

    May 17, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Toronto-based Mountain Province Diamonds has asked Stuart Brown to be its next president and CEO, effective July 1, 2018. He has over 25 years of experience in the diamond industry rising to CFO at De Beers Group. Since September 2013,

  • 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

  • DIAMONDS: Mountain Province makes friendly bid for Kennady

    January 29, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Mountain Province Diamonds and Kennady Diamonds have entered into a friendly and definitive agreement whereby Mountain Province will acquire all the issued and outstanding shares of Kennady. The latter was spun out of Mountain Province in 2012. Kennady

  • DIAMONDS: Mountain Province prices new $330M secured notes to repay construction loans

    December 4, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Mountain Province Diamonds, 49% owner of the Gahcho Kue diamond mine in the Northwest Territories, is offering US$330 million in senior second lien notes due Dec. 15, 2022. The proceeds, plus cash on hand, will allow the company

  • DIAMONDS: Dominion Diamond’s new chapter

    November 23, 2017 by Virginia Heffernan

    One of the biggest deals to hit the diamond world recently is the sale and privatization of Dominion Diamond, Canada’s premier diamond miner and the world’s third largest producer of rough diamonds by value. The sale gives Montana-based Washington Companies a 100%

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    Top 10 Canadian-based diamond companies

    July 17, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Canada is the fifth-largest diamond producer in the world, according to the Mining Association of Canada. Last year two new diamond mines came into production: Gahcho Kue in the Northwest Territories and Renard in Quebec. Here are the top 10