Canadian Mining Journal


Dominion Diamond Corporation


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    DIAMONDS: Stars of the Arctic – Vega, Altair and Capella

    October 2, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Rio Tinto and Dominion Diamond Mines have revealed three of the finest large rough diamonds ever recovered from the Diavik mine near Lac de Gras. Collectively known at the Diavik Stars of the Arctic, the Stars will

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    DIAMONDS: Diavik celebrates fourth pipe opening

    August 21, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Mining has begun on the A21 – the fourth kimberlite pipe to be put into production at the Diavik diamond mine near Lac de Gras. The new pit will supply kimberlite to the processing plant for the

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    DIAMONDS: Mountain Province joins CanadaMark program

    May 29, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Mountain Province Diamonds has reached an agreement with Dominion Diamond Mines which certifies Mountain Province polished stones under the CanadaMark trademark. Joining the program assures customers of the supply chain integrity of Canadian diamonds from mine to retail.

  • DIAMONDS: Dominion Diamond’s new chapter

    November 23, 2017 by Virginia Heffernan

    One of the biggest deals to hit the diamond world recently is the sale and privatization of Dominion Diamond, Canada’s premier diamond miner and the world’s third largest producer of rough diamonds by value. The sale gives Montana-based Washington Companies a 100%

  • DIAMONDS: Washington Cos complete Dominion Diamond deal

    November 1, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MISSOULA, Mont.  – The Washington Companies has completed the plan of arrangement making Dominion Diamond Corp. of Calgary a standalone, private company and member of the Washington group. Patrick Evans, formerly of Mountain Province Diamonds, has been named Dominion president

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    DIAMONDS: Dominion completes Fox underground PEA at Ekati mine

    September 7, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Calgary-based Dominion Diamond Corp. has received the results of a preliminary economic assessment for an underground diamond mine below the mined our Fox pit at the Ekati project near Lac des Gras. The PEA says the Fox

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    MINING PEOPLE: Bridgestone, Dominion Diamond, Great Panther, K92, New Pacific Metals, TMAC Resources, and Wellgreen

    August 17, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Bridgestone Americas, headquartered in Nashville, Tenn., has named Bridget Neal the new president of the off-the-road tire division. She is a 15-year employee who has held a number of leader roles in areas such a supply and demand planning, logistics,

  • COMMENT: Dominion Diamond accepts sweetened offer from Washington Companies

    July 17, 2017 by Marilyn Scales

    YELLOWKNIFE, NWT – The management of Dominion Diamond Corp. has agreed to accept the sweetened takeover offer of the Washington Companies, the private company based in Missoula, Montana. In March, Washington offered US$13.50 per share, and the Dominion board turned

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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: Dominion receives water licence for Jay project

    July 10, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Dominion Diamond Corp. of Yellowknife, NWT, has received approval of the Type A water licence for the Ekati diamond mine including the Jay project near Lac de Gras. The Ekati mine, Canada’s first diamond mine, began production

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    Five reasons diamond stocks have been dragging

    June 12, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    In the first quarter of 2017, a market-cap weighted aggregation of diamond miners in U.S. dollars including Alrosa (RTS: ALRS), Petra Diamonds (LSE: PDL), Dominion Diamond (TSX: DDC; NYSE: DDC), Gem Diamonds (LSE: GEMD), Lucara Diamond (TSX: LUC), Stornoway Diamond(TSX: SWY), Firestone Diamonds (LSE: FDI), and Mountain Province Diamonds (TSX: MPV, NASDAQ: MPVD) was up

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    DIAMONDS: Dominion consolidates position at Ekati mine

    June 6, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Dominion Diamond Corp. of Yellowknife, NWT, has consolidated its land position around the Ekati diamond mine at Lac de Gras. The company has come to an agreement with Archon Minerals to convert Archon’s participating joint venture interest