Canadian Mining Journal


Stornoway Diamond Corporation


  • News

    DIAMONDS: Stornoway seeks more resources at Renard mine

    November 7, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Since the beginning of the year, Stornoway Diamond Corp. of Montreal has been drilling and sampling at the Renard diamond mine in the James Bay region, about 350 km north of Chibougamau. The aim is to upgrade resources

  • News

    DIAMONDS: Stornoway successfully transitions Renard to underground production

    September 6, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Stornoway Diamond Corp. of Montreal has achieved full underground mine design capacity at its Renard mine. The property is located 350 km north of Chibougamau in the James Bay region. In fact, mining was above budget. Over the

  • News

    Stornoway’s Matt Manson speaks on the struggle to build Renard at PMF

    October 30, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The following is a transcript of the remarks made by Stornoway Diamond president and CEO Matt Manson at the Progressive Mine Forum in Toronto on Oct. 23, where he was presented with The Northern Miner’s Mining Person of the Year award

  • Feature

    Stornoway’s Renard diamond mine reaches full production

    October 1, 2017 by Alisha Hiyate

    Stornoway blazes a trail in Quebec with the province’s first diamond mine

  • News

    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

  • News

    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

  • News

    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

  • News

    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

  • News

    DIAMONDS: Stornoway raises US$7.6M with first sale

    November 24, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – This week in Amsterdam Stornoway Diamond Corp. of Montreal made the first sale of diamonds from its Renard mine in the James Bay region. A total of 38,913 carats were sold at an average price of US$195 per

  • Feature

    Stornoway’s First Diamonds

    October 1, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Stornoway marks the end of a 15-year journey to build Quebec’s first diamond mine.

  • News

    Update: Stornoway starts diamond production at Renard

    July 19, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    It’s not easy to over deliver, or let alone deliver according to plan. But, it’s what Stornoway Diamond (TSX:SWY) has a knack for doing. In mid-July, the company started processing ore at Quebec’s first operating diamond mine, ahead of its already

  • NATURAL GAS: Deliveries for Stornoway’s Renard mine

    June 14, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Stornoway’s Renard diamond mine, located approximately 1400km north of Montreal, is scheduled to get liquefied natural gas (LNG) thanks to the Quebec government’s plan of deploying its 2030 Energy Policy and the Northern Plan. The Minister of Energy and Natural