Canadian Mining Journal


De Beers Canada Inc


  • News

    DIAMONDS: De Beers looking to get in on Kennady action

    March 19, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Mountain Province Diamonds and its joint venture partner at the Gahcho Kue diamond mine, De Beers Canada, have signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding that covers properties owned by Kennady Diamonds with the goal of rolling them into

  • News

    EDUCATION: De Beers Canada launches scholarships for women STEM students

    February 27, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CALGARY – De Beers Canada is launching four new scholarships for first year, full time women studying science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) programs at the University of Waterloo in Ontario. These grants are part of De Beers’ UN Women

  • 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%

  • News

    DIAMONDS: De Beers to finish Victor mining in Q1 2019

    November 1, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – The De Beers Group announced on Nov. 1 that the Victor mine in Northern Ontario will be closed in the first quarter of 2019. Reserves will be exhausted at that time in line with the original feasibility study

  • DIAMONDS: De Beers, Yellowknives partner for maintenance at Snap Lake

    October 31, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Calgary-based De Beers Canada has created a new partnership with the Det’On Cho Corp. (DDC) for the care and maintenance of the Snap Lake diamond mine. The corporation is the business development arm of the Yellowknives Dene

  • DIAMONDS: De Beers helps fund book of cultural lessons for Tljcho youth

    September 28, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – De Beers Canada has contributed $15,000 toward a new book that captures key cultural lessons for Tljcho youth. The book, Tljcho Whaehdoo Godii (Tljcho Storıes from Long Ago), and an accompanying teachers’ guide were launched recently at an

  • News

    DIAMONDS: Gahcho Kue yields two more large stones

    June 1, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Two more very large diamonds – 84.65 and 53.90 carats – were recovered in April from the Gahcho Kue mine 280 km northeast of Yellowknife. The mine is a joint venture of Mountain Province Diamonds (49%) and

  • News

    DIAMONDS: Mountain Province makes first diamond sale

    January 26, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Mountain Province Diamond of Toronto has made its first sale of diamonds from the Gahcho Kue mine 280 km northeast of Yellowknife. The company owns 49% of the mine, and the operator, De Beers Canada, holds the

  • Feature

    Early diamonds launch Gahcho Kue mine

    January 1, 2017 by Bill Braden

    If the logistics of building a $1 billion diamond mine 400 kilometres south of the Arctic Circle sound daunting, try organizing its opening ceremony. With a guest list of 150 investors, aboriginal chiefs, politicians, company officials and media from as

  • News

    DIAMONDS: Snap Lake mine to be flooded

    December 19, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Unable to find a buyer, De Beers Canada has decided to go forward with putting the Snap Lake diamond mine on extended care and maintenance. In effect, this means flooding the underground mine. De Beers said the

  • News

    DIAMONDS: De Beers puts Snap Lake mine up for sale

    July 25, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – De Beers Canada of Calgary has decided to see if the Snap Lake diamond mine 220 km northeast of Yellowknife can be sold. The company has engaged the Bank of Montreal to market the property. The mine,

  • DIAMONDS: De Beers to flood Snap Lake mine

    June 30, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – De Beers Canada of is making plans to flood its Snap Lake diamond project where mining was suspended in December 2015. The Mackenzie Valley Land and Water Board has reviewed the company’s plans and given its nod