Canadian Mining Journal


Shore Gold Inc


  • NAME CHANGE: Shore Gold becomes Star Diamond Corp.

    February 12, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATOON – Star Diamond Corporation is the new name for Shore Gold. The change has been made to honour the Star kimberlite located near Fort a la Crone. Star Diamond has completed the exploration and evaluation of the Star kimberlite,

  • DIAMONDS: Shore finds potential partner in Rio Tinto

    November 22, 2017 by Alisha Hiyate, Diamonds in Canada

    As recently as 2012, mining giant Rio Tinto had been publicly considering exiting the diamond space. But the company, which operates and owns 60% of the Diavik mine in the Northwest Territories, as well as the Argyle mine in Australia, was unable

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    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

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    DIAMONDS: New estimate for Star-Orion South increases significantly

    November 9, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Updated resources numbers from the Star and Orion South kimberlites show a “significant increase,” says owner Shore Gold of Saskatoon. The project is located about 60 km east of Prince Albert, in the Fort a la Corne kimberlite

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    DIAMONDS: Drilling at Orion kimberlite reveals 3.25-ct stone

    September 2, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SASKATCHEWAN – Shore Gold of Saskatoon has been drilling 12, large diameter holes in the Early Joli Fou (EJF) and Pense kimberlites at the company’s Star-Orion South diamond project 60 km east of Prince Albert in the Fort a la Corne…

  • DIAMONDS: Star-Orion South project given federal approval

    December 4, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SASKATCHEWAN – The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency has made a positive decision for Shore Gold’s Star-Orion South diamond project 60 km east of Prince Albert. Making the announcement, environment minister Leona Aglukkaq said the…

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    DIAMONDS: Shore Gold, Cree sign MOU for Star-Orion South project

    May 6, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SASKATCHEWAN – Saskatoon-based Shore Gold, operator of the Star-Orion South diamond project near Prince Albert, has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Chakastaypasin Cree Nation, Peter Chapman Cree Nation and James Smith First…

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    MINING PEOPLE IN THE NEWS: High River Gold, KGHM International and Shore Gold

    May 16, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    High River Gold of Toronto has named Yury Lopukhin its new CEO and Greorgy Smirnov its CFO. Lopukhin is also the senior financial manager at Severstal Gold, a subsidiary of Nord Gold, High River’s controlling shareholder.

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    DIAMOND DEVELOPMENT: Shore Gold downsizes

    March 1, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SASKATCHEWAN – Despite a positive feasibility study for the Star-Orion South diamond mine 60 km east of Prince Albert, Shore Gold of Saskatoon has been unable to find financing to move the project forward. In a release, the company said,…

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    FEASIBILITY STUDY: Star-Orion South positive with 34.4-million-carat minable resource

    July 14, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SASKATCHEWAN – The results of the combined Star-Orion South feasibility study points toward world class mine, Shore Gold of Saskatoon announced on July 14, 2011. The report covers both Shore’s 100% owned Star diamond project and the Fort a la…

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    PERSPECTIVE: When the “C” in CSR stands for “Canada”

    June 22, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    “CSR” means “corporate social responsibility”, and it is a growing part of the mine development process. We used to call similar initiatives being a responsible company or good neighbour to those who live near mining projects. Now CSR has…

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    DIAMOND EXPLORATION: Near 12-ct stone from Star kimberlite worth $180,000

    March 2, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SASKATCHEWAN – The latest valuation of diamond parcels from the Star and Orion South kimberlites in the fort a la Corne region are nothing if not pleasing for project operator Shore Gold of Saskatoon. The highest value stone recovered thus far…