Canadian Mining Journal

De Beers Canada Inc

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    DIAMONDS: De Beers begins drilling on Tri Origin properties near Cobalt

    October 30, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Tri Origin Exploration of Aurora, Ont., has granted drilling rights on its Nipissing Cobalt and South Abitibi properties to De Beers Canada. The claims are both within a few kilometers of the town of Cobalt. De Beers’ focus

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    Gahcho Kue delivers fancies, large stones

    July 9, 2019 by Alisha Hiyate

    Partners Mountain Province Diamonds (TSX: MPVD; NASDAQ: MPVD) and De Beers seem to be finding their stride at the Gahcho Kue mine, in the Northwest Territories. Mountain Province owns a 49% stake in the open pit mine, while De Beers is the majority owner

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    AWARD: De Beers Canada receives CPRS gold medal

    June 19, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    EDMONTON – The Canadian Public Relations Society has released a list of its 2019 Award of Excellence winners – chief among them De Beers Canada. De Beers won a gold medal for the Canadian Issues/Crisis Management Campaign of the Year.

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    DIAMONDS: De Beers consolidates Canadian, South African assets

    February 25, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CALGARY and JOHANNESBURG – De Beers Group has decided to merge its mining assets in Canada and South Africa under the name De Beers Group Managed Operations. The change is expected to create a more sustainable business and to streamline

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    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

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    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%

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    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

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    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

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    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