Canadian Mining Journal


De Beers Canada Inc


  • 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…

  • News

    FUNDING: Teck pie throw raises $777K for BC children’s hospital

    May 20, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – Mining for Miracles, the British Columbia mining communities fund raising campaign for the BC Children’s Hospital, raised more than $777,259 on May 15 at its signature event, the 2014 Teck Celebrity Pie Throw. Participants…

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    DIAMONDS: Feasibility study puts Gahcho Ku NPV at over $1B

    May 14, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – The 2014 feasibility for the Gahcho Kué diamond project at Kennaday Lake puts the net present value (10%) of the project at $1.005 billion, and the internal rate of returns (excluding sunk costs) at 32.5%….

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    DIAMONDS: Gahcho Ku on track for Q3 2016 start

    March 24, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – First production from the Gahcho Kué diamond mine 300 km northeast of Yellowknife is on track for Q3 2016 as construction reaches the 17% mark. The mine is a joint venture of De Beers Canada (51% and…

  • Feature

    Tango Extension to lengthen life of De Beers’ Victor diamond mine

    February 1, 2014 by Marilyn Scales

    It may be premature to begin devel­opment of Ontario’s second dia­mond mine, but De Beers Canada is giving the most likely candidate – the Tango Extension kimberlite – a thorough going-over.

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    FUNDRAISING: BC miners kick off 2014 effort for Children’s Hospital

    January 28, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – Mining for Miracles, British Columbia’s mining community’s longstanding fundraising campaign for BC Children’s Hospital, kicked off this year’s fundraising efforts by launching the diamond draw at the Mineral Exploration…

  • News

    DIAMONDS: Gahcho Ku, Tlicho government sign IBA

    January 27, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – The Gahcho Kué joint venture (De Beers Canada 51% and Mountain Province Diamonds 49%) and the Tlicho government have signed an impact benefit agreement for the new diamond mine under development 300 km…

  • News

    DIAMONDS: Water board approves Gahcho Ku land use permit

    December 3, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – The Mackenzie Valley Land and Water Board has approved a pioneer land use permit for the Gahcho Kué diamond project belonging to Mountain Province Diamonds (49%) and De Beers Canada (51%), both headquartered…

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    DIAMONDS: Peregrine unearths three more kimberlites at Chidliak

    November 19, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NUNAVUT – The loss of partner De Beers Canada last month is not slowing work by Peregrine Diamonds at Chidliak diamond project on Baffin Island, 120 km northeast of Iqaluit. Peregrine’s announced the discovery of three more new…

  • News

    DIAMONDS: Mountain Province raises development money for Gahcho Ku

    November 11, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Mountain Province Diamonds is undertaking a non-brokered private place to raise $25 million for work at the Gahcho Kué diamond project at Kennady Lake, 400 km northeast of Yellowknife. The company says the…

  • News

    DIAMONDS: Federal government okays Gahcho Kue development

    October 22, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – De Beers Canada (51%) and Mountain Province Diamonds (49%) have received approval for their Gahcho Kué diamond mine from the Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada. Approval was…

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    DIAMONDS: Gahcho Ku environmental plans accepted

    July 22, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – The Mackenzie Valley Environmental Impact Review Board has recommended that the Gahcho Kué environmental impact assessment be accepted. The proposed diamond mine 300 km northeast of Yellowknife is a joint…