Canadian Mining Journal

De Beers Canada Inc

  • 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

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    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

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    Gahcho Kué shifts the future of De Beers Canada

    May 25, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    With the Gahcho Kué diamond mine more than 90% complete, De Beers Canada and 49% joint venture partner Mountain Province Diamonds’ (TSX: MPV; NASDAQ: MDM), are on the home stretch towards developing the project, 280 km northeast of Yellowknife. On track for production

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    DIAMONDS: CanAlaska, De Beers in $20.4M deal for kimberlite targets near Lake Athabasca

    May 19, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Vancouver-based CanAlaska Uranium has entered into an $20.4 million option-participation agreement with De Beers Canada of Toronto. The funds will be spent testing 75 kimberlite style targets staked by CanAlaska south of Lake Athabasca in the western portion

  • Feature

    Shaking up safety culture

    May 1, 2016 by Bill Braden

    At a recent crew change heading up to Kennady Diamond’s Kelvin camp northeast of Yellowknife, a dozen or so geologists, camp workers and a cook milled around the loading bay at the Air Tindi hangar. Pallets of fresh food and

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    Optimism remains for investment in Northwest Territories

    January 21, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — The Northwest Territories, which has led Canada in diamond and tungsten production, became a single commodity producer in late 2015 after North American Tungsten (CVE: NTC) closed its Cantung Mine, 300 km from Watson Lake, YT, due to

  • DIAMONDS: CPAWS very wrong about Victor mine

    December 22, 2015 by Marilyn Scales

    Remember hearing that “A little knowledge is a dangerous thing”? Here is a contemporary corollary: “Especially when you cherry-pick your facts to make another look bad.” The case in point is the report circulated by the Canadian Parks and Wilderness

  • News

    CUTS: Anglo American slashes workforce by 85,000

    December 8, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal

    LONDON, UK – In a move that will be felt across six of the world’s seven continents, Anglo American announced yesterday that it is eliminating 85,000 jobs or two-thirds of its workforce. It is also suspending its dividend, reducing the

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    Prospects and projects

    August 1, 2015 by Russell Noble

    For most companies working claims across Canada, the chances of moving from exploration into production are slim and more likely none, thanks to investors cocooning into a wait and see position.

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    DIAMONDS: Tuzo Deep continuity confirmed at Gahcho Ku

    March 4, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES –Toronto’s Mountain Province Diamonds, 49% owner of the Gahcho Kué diamond project 280 km northeast of Yellowknife, reports that diamond recovery results confirm the continuity of the Tuzo Deep kimberlite to…