Canadian Mining Journal


Stornoway Diamond Corporation


  • News

    MINING PEOPLE: Avanti, Komet Resources, Pretium, Stornoway, and Stria Capital

    March 13, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Avanti Mining of Vancouver has named its senior management team to take the Kitsault molybdenum project through development. Mark Premo has resigned the posts of president and CEO, but will remain on the board. Gordon Bogden, who has a long…

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    DIAMONDS: Stornoway outlines Pikoo and Qilalugaq plans

    January 29, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MONTREAL – Stornoway Diamond Corp. has updated the exploration plans for two of its joint ventures – the Pikoo project in Saskatchewan and the Qilalugaq project in Nunavut. Both are joint ventures with North Arrow Minerals that may…

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    DIAMONDS: Stornoway plans Renard drill program

    January 22, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Stornoway Diamond Corp. intends to test the resource potential of the Renard 2 kimberlite underneath the indicated resource that extends 600 metres below surface. The program will be funded from the proceeds of the $10 million…

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    DIAMONDS: North Arrow recovers micros at Pikoo

    November 5, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SASKATCHEWAN – Vancouver’s North Arrow Minerals has recovered a number of microdiamond from the PK150 kimberlite at the Pikoo project 150 km east of La Ronge. The company is calling it the discovery of a new diamond district having…

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    DIAMONDS: Stornoway chooses LNG power plant for Renard mine

    October 21, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Stornoway Diamond Corp. of Montreal has crunched the numbers and decided to build a liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuelled power plant for the Renard diamond mine in the Otish Mountains. A feasibility study for the power plant done…

  • Feature

    New road connects Renard diamond mine with other “Plan Nord” jobs

    October 1, 2013 by Russell Noble

    Stornoway Diamond Corporation of Longueuil, QC is proud that its Renard Diamond Mine has been officially deemed “Quebec’s First Diamond Mine,” but the company is equally proud of one more of its achievements; its Renard Mine Road, a…

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    DIAMONDS: All season Renard mine road opens

    September 3, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – The first vehicular traffic has reached the Renard diamond mine project via the new all season road. Owner Stornoway Diamond Corp. of Montreal says all four segments and the Route 167 extension have now been connected.

  • News

    MINING PEOPLE: African Barrick, Caledonia Mining, Canada Lithium, Nickel Institute, and Stornoway

    August 21, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    African Barrick Gold of London, UK, has named Bradley A. Gordon as its new chief executive, succeeding Greg Hawkins who has resigned to pursue other opportunities. Gordon was previously the CEO of Intrepid Mines.

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    DIAMONDS: Stornoway updates joint venture exploration

    August 7, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MONTREAL – Stornoway Diamond Corp. may be busy building Quebec’s first diamond mine, but it still has time to update activity on its joint ventures with North Arrow Minerals. North Arrow has an option to acquire an 80% interest in each of…

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    DIAMONDS: Renard resources continues to grow with update

    July 23, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – With each update, Stornoway Diamond Corp. of Montreal continues to increase the resources at its Renard diamond project in the Otish Mountains. The indicated resource at what will be the province’s first diamond mine is up 14% to…

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    DIAMONDS: Renard permits received, construction to begin

    July 16, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Montreal’s Stornoway Diamond Corp. is in receipt of all the major Quebec and federal government authorizations required to begin construction at the Renard diamond project this fall. The final permission was given by the Canadian…

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    DIAMONDS: Stornoway updates progress at Renard

    June 3, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Montreal-based Stornoway Diamond Corp. is making good progress on its Renard diamond project in the north-central part of the province. Project financing, building the access road, and final permitting are all moving forward.