Canadian Mining Journal


Stornoway Diamond Corporation


  • News

    DIAMOND RESOURCE: Stornoway releases first estimate for Qilalugaq project

    June 12, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NUNAVUT – Montreal-based Stornoway Diamond Corp. says the initial resource estimate for the Qilalugaq project suggests the kimberlite contains 26.1 million carats. The project, on the Rae Isthmus which connects the Melville Peninsula to…

  • News

    RELOCATION: Stornoway to move head office to Montreal

    May 31, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – With commercial production from its Renard diamond project slated for the last half of 2015, Vancouver’s Stornoway Diamond Corp. is consolidating its head office activities in Montreal. The exploration team will, however,…

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    DIAMOND DEVELOPMENT: Stornoway plunks down $28.4-M for pre-development at Renard

    May 23, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Stornoway Diamond Corp. of Vancouver has announced it will spend $28.4 million at its wholly owned Renard diamond project for pre-development activities. The company’s board approved a $28.4-million budget to cover detailed…

  • News

    PERSPECTIVE: Is there something wrong with diamonds?

    March 27, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    First, the Oppenheimer family sold its remaining interest in De Beers to partner Anglo American. De Beers Canada owns and operates the Snap Lake diamond mine in the Northwest Territories and the Victor mine in Ontario. It is a partner with…

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    Stornoway signs IBA for Renard diamond project

    March 27, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Stornoway Diamond Corp. has entered into an impacts and benefits agreement for the Renard diamond project in the Otish Mountains. The “Mecheshoo Agreement” was signed with the Cree Nation of Mistissini and the Grand…

  • ENVIRONMENTAL CONSULTATION. Stornoway open houses in Chibougamau and Mistissini well received

    March 22, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Stornoway Diamond Corp. of Vancouver reports that two successful open houses were recently held in the communities of Chibougamau and Mistissini for the purposes of presenting the findings of the environmental and social impact…

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    DIAMOND DEVELOPMENT: Fly-through Renard project with digital view

    February 20, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Stornoway Diamond Corp. of Vancouver is readying its Renard diamond project in the Otish Mountains for the start of production in 2015, and excitement is building around Quebec’s first diamond mine.

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    DIAMOND STUDY: Positive feasibility study for Stornoway’s Renard project

    November 16, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – The results of the feasibility study for the Renard diamond project in the north central part of the province are positive, according to owner Stornoway Diamond Corp. of Vancouver. The probable reserve is 18 million ct in 23 million…

  • Feature

    Big and beautiful

    September 1, 2011 by Russell Noble

    Renard has the potential to yield some of the biggest and most valuable diamonds Canada has ever produced.

  • Feature

    Building the infrastructure

    September 1, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Building a successful mine takes teamwork, and Stornoway Diamond Corp. and the Quebec Government are working together to help ensure that the Renard Diamond Project has every chance of reaching its goals by providing funding for infrastructure…

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    RESIGNATION: Eira Thomas departs Stornoway

    August 3, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – Stornoway Diamond Corp. has announced the resignation of chairman Eira Thomas to pursue other interests. The noted diamond geologist is a founder of the company and served as its CEO until December 2008.

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    MINING PEOPLE IN THE NEWS: BMO Capital, Crosshair, Kilo Goldmines, Stornoway and Stratton Resources

    July 25, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Steve King has joined BMO Capital Markets in Toronto as a mining analyst. His area of focus will be junior companies. He holds a BSc in geophysics from Memorial University and an MSc in geology from Acadia University.