Canadian Mining Journal


Stornoway Diamond Corporation


  • News

    DIAMONDS: North Arrow drills new kimberlites at North Pikoo

    April 4, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – As North Arrow Minerals of Vancouver wraps up the current drilling program at its Pikoo diamond project near the community of Deschambault Lake, the company reports the discovery of as many as four, discrete new kimberlites. North Arrow

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    Stornoway’s ‘good timing’ at Renard

    December 7, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Since it raised $946 million last July to build its Renard diamond mine in Quebec, Stornoway Diamond (TSX: SWY) has kept construction and engineering at the project on time and on budget. In fact, the company has had to meet its milestones

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    DIAMONDS: Stornoway updates resources at Renard project

    September 24, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Stornoway Diamond Corp. of Montreal has released an update of the Renard diamond project mineral resource estimate. The project is located 350 km north of Chibougamau in the James Bay region.

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    DIAMONDS: Renard construction on time, on budget

    September 15, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Montreal’s Stornoway Diamond Corp. continues with the Renard diamond mine development on time and on budget. The project, 350 km north of Chibougamau in the James Bay region, is expected to reach commercial production in…

  • Feature

    Prospects and projects

    August 1, 2015 by Russell Noble

    For most companies working claims across Canada, the chances of moving from exploration into production are slim and more likely none, thanks to investors cocooning into a wait and see position.

  • News

    Northern Empire rises again with an eye on Alaskan gold

    May 6, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER — The management team at Northern Empire Resources (TSXV: NM; US-OTC: PSPGF) believe it’s an opportune time to get back into the project generation game, and that the early stage Richardson gold project in…

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    DIAMONDS: Stornoway pours first concrete for Renard plant

    April 7, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Montreal’s Stornoway Diamond Corp. announced on April 7 that it has begun the main concrete pour for the processing plant at the Renard diamond mine, now under development 350 km north of Chibougamau. The milestone was reached…

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    DIAMONDS: Stornoway draws down first tranche of stream financing

    March 31, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Montreal-based Stornoway Diamond Corp. has drawn down the first US$80 million tranche of diamond stream funding supplied by Orion Mine Finance and the Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec. Two more tranches are to be drawn down…

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    DIAMONDS: Stornoway ceremony opens airport at Renard mine

    March 25, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Stornoway Diamond Corp. of Montreal officially opened the Clarence and Abel Swallow Airport on March 25 to service the Renard diamond mine 350 km north of Chibougamau. The ceremony was attended by community members, regional…

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    DIAMONDS: Stornoway begins pre-stripping at Renard

    March 5, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Stornoway Diamond Corp. of Montreal reported on March 5 that pre-stripping has begun for the Renard 2-Renard 3 open pit at the Renard diamond project. Renard, located 350 km north of Chibougamau in the James Bay region, will be…

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    DIAMONDS: Stornoway to add large diamond recovery to Renard plant

    October 20, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – The Renard diamond project 350 km north of Chibougamau isn’t even in production yet, but it is about to take a big leap in profitability. Owner Stornoway Diamond Corp. of Montreal has decided to add a large diamond recovery…

  • Feature

    Stornoway’s Renard, Quebec’s first diamond mine, prepares for 2016 start

    October 1, 2014 by Marilyn Scales

    In fable and song, Renard is a cunning fox. He understands his home, its nooks and crannies, where its secrets lie. But if you are Stornoway Diamond Corp., you have outsmarted the fox thanks to thorough exploration, determination and a vision…