Canadian Mining Journal


De Beers Canada Inc


  • DIGEST: What happened over the Holidays

    January 5, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    While everyone, including the CMJ staff, was enjoying some time away from the desk over the last two weeks, there were a few significant stories you might have missed:

  • Feature

    Veteran diamond hunters bring new tools to NWT diamond resurgence

    January 1, 2015 by Bill Braden

    It’s been more than a decade since Canada has seen a new diamond discovery but the gem hunters are back and more determined than ever. 

  • News

    COMMENT: Economic outlook in 2015 brightens for territories

    December 16, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    OTTAWA – The economic outlook for Canada’s territories looks bright in 2015, according to the latest Territorial Outlook published by the Conference Board of Canada.

  • News

    DIAMONDS: Metis Nation signs impact benefit deal for Gahcho Kue

    December 15, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – The NWT Metis Nation, De Beers Canada and Mountain Province Diamonds have signed an impact benefit agreement for the Gahcho Kue diamond mine 280 km northeast of Yellowknife. The project is a joint venture of…

  • News

    Canterra Minerals carves out more ground in diamond country

    November 4, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Randy Turner – the man who guided Winspear Diamonds from the discovery of the Snap Lake diamond deposit in northern Canada to its sale to De Beers for $305 million in 2000 – is back at diamond exploration again in the same part of…

  • News

    DIAMONDS: Mountain Province raises $100M for Gahcho Ku

    October 1, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Mountain Province Diamonds of Toronto has arranged a $100-million private placement with which to meet its obligations at the Gahcho Kué diamond project 300 km northeast of Yellowknife. The funds will be…

  • News

    De Beers the jewel of Anglo American as iron ore heads lower

    October 1, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    As other diversified mining giants have in recent years had second thoughts about diamonds, Anglo American (USOTC: AAUKY; LSE: AAL) never appeared in doubt about its interest in De Beers – the world’s largest diamond miner by value.

  • News

    Challenges abound for diamond industry, despite growing demand: De Beers

    September 18, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    In its first ever public report on the state of the diamond industry, diamond miner and retailer De Beers paints a picture of an industry that will likely struggle to meet future demand while also facing increasing competition from other luxury…

  • News

    De Beers studies Victor extension as end of mine life looms

    September 15, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    With a mine life that ends in 2018, the ore is running out at Ontario’s only diamond mine – De Beers’ Victor mine, 90 km west of Attawapiskat.

  • News

    DIAMONDS: Gahcho Kue receives land use permit, water licence

    August 12, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – The Mackenzie Valley Land and Water Board has issued the type A land use permit and type A water licence for the Gahcho Kué diamond project near Lac de Gras. The project is a joint venture of De Beers Canada…

  • News

    DIAMONDS: Mountain Province arranges US$370M term loan for Gahcho Ku

    July 28, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Toronto-based Mountain Province Diamonds has arranged a senior secured term loan facility of up to US$370M for fund its share of construction at the Gahcho Kué diamond mine 300 km northeast of Yellowknife….

  • News

    DIAMONDS: Lutsel K’e Dene First Nation signs benefit deal for Gahcho Ku

    July 21, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Last week De Beers Canada, the 51% owner and operator of the Gahcho Kué diamond project, Mountain Province Diamonds, the 49% owner, and the Lutsel K’e Dene First Nation announced the signing of the impact…