Canadian Mining Journal


Stornoway Diamond Corporation


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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.

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    COMMENT: PQ piles taxes on Quebec miners

    May 7, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    As promised in the last provincial election, the Partie Québécoise has slapped new taxes on Quebec’s mining industry. Beginning in 2014 producers will pay either a royalty or a graduated tax on the company’s profit margin…

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    DIAMONDS: Stornoway pleased with valuation of Renard sample

    April 11, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Stornoway Diamond Corp. of Montreal is pleased with the latest valuation of a bulk sample from its Renard diamond project in the Otish Mountains. An independent valuation using March 2013 prices revealed an average price of…

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    DIAMONDS: Stornoway rejigs Renard design to cut costs

    January 29, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Stornoway Diamond Corp. of Montreal has optimized the design for the province’s first diamond mine, Renard, located in the Otish Mountains, cutting costs and maintaining its high operating margin. The original feasibility study was…

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    DIAMOND: Renard 65 sampling yields 9.78 and 6.41 ct stones

    December 11, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Montreal-based Stornoway Diamond Corp. has recovered a 9.78-ct and a 6.41-ct diamond from the Renard 65 bulk sample. The 9.78-ct stone,  worth US$7,000/ct, is an unbroken white octahedral gem, the most valuable ever…

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    DIAMONDS: Stornoway receives Renard certificate of authorization

    December 10, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – A major permitting milestone for the Renard diamond development has been achieved on time, says owner Stornoway Diamond Corp. of Montreal. The Quebec Ministere du Developpement Durable, de l’Environmnement, de la Faune et des…

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    AWARDS: AEMQ recognizes the best of 2012

    November 22, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC CITY – The Quebec Mineral Exploration Association (AEMQ) held its annual recognition awards ceremony during the Quebec mining exploration convention, which took place from Nov. 19-22. The awards emphasize the excellence, dynamism…

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    DIAMOND DEVELOPMENT: Stornoway, Quebec sign new road deal

    November 15, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Les Diamants Stornoway (Canada), a wholly owned subsidiary of Montreal-based  Stornoway Diamond Corp., has signed a new agreement with the government of Quebec for the financing and completion of the 240-km-long Route 167…

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    Stornoway expects delays at Renard

    October 31, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Stornoway Diamond recently provided an update on the construction of the Route 167 extension that would give it full year road access to its current fly-in Renard diamond project in northern Quebec, confirming earlier media reports that the…

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    Stornoway’s Renard may face delays

    September 25, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Stornoway Diamond’s Renard diamond project in Quebec, which is estimated to come online in 2015, may be deferred because of potential delays in the provincial government’s road building schedule.

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    CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: Stornoway completed public hearings on Renard diamond project

    August 30, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Stornoway Diamond Corp. of Montreal has successfully completed public hearings on the Renard diamond project held by the Review Committee established under the James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement. The hearings were held in…

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    DIAMOND DEVELOPMENT: Stornoway to take 5,000-tonne bulk sample at Renard 65 pipe

    July 23, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Stornoway Diamond Corp. of Montreal is preparing to take a 5,000-tonne bulk sample at the R65 kimberlite pipe, at the Renard diamond development project in north-central Quebec. The company hopes to convert its inferred resource…