Canadian Mining Journal


De Beers Canada Inc


  • Feature

    Being held ransom by your own people

    April 1, 2013 by Russell Noble

    I love it when a judge* uses the word “ransom” in a summation involving a mining company because it just reinforces what many miners have claimed for years about what it’s like to deal with some “shady” characters over mineral rights.

  • News

    DIAMOND PROJECTS: Investors warm to icy gems

    October 11, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Mountain Province Diamonds of Toronto has set out to raise $47.1 million via a rights offering for the Gahcho Kué project 300 km northeast of Yellowknife. The proceeds will fund the company’s 49% share…

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    SAFETY: Sandvik celebrates five years at Snap Lake without a lost time injury

    September 24, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – At a ceremony held at De Beers Canada’s Snap Lake diamond mine on Sept. 11, 2012, Sandvik Mining celebrated the achievement of five years without any lost time injuries (LTI), a milestone achieved by Sandvik…

  • Feature

    Forty of our Finest

    August 1, 2012 by Marilyn Scales

    Reports have been read. Numbers crunched. Comparisons made. Now our annual look at Canada’s Top 40 mining companies is ready.

  • News

    DIAMOND DEVELOPMENT: Gahcho Ku partners advance $31.3 million

    May 28, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Joint venture partners Mountain Province Diamonds (49%) of Toronto and De Beers Canada (51%), also based in Toronto, are spending $31.3 million over the next year at their Gahcho Kué diamond project near…

  • News

    PERSPECTIVE: Innovative CSR solutions for troubled Attawapiskat

    April 5, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Older CMJ readers will remember how the mining companies built remote projects in the middle of the last century. First they found and explored a deposit far from civilization. Next they made a development decision that included building a…

  • News

    PERSPECTIVE: Is there something wrong with diamonds?

    March 27, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    First, the Oppenheimer family sold its remaining interest in De Beers to partner Anglo American. De Beers Canada owns and operates the Snap Lake diamond mine in the Northwest Territories and the Victor mine in Ontario. It is a partner with…

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    DIAMOND DEVELOPMENT: Gahcho Ku advances to next stage

    June 14, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Toronto-based partners De Beers Canada (51%) and Mountain Province Diamonds (49%) are taking the Gahcho Kué project to the next stage with the preparation of a plan and budget for mine development. The project is…

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    DIAMOND VALUATION: Mountain Province releases new figures for Gahcho Ku

    May 9, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Mountain Province Diamond of Toronto and New York has released an updated independent valuation of the diamonds recovered from the Gahcho Kué project near Lac de Gras. Mountain Province holds a 49% share in the…

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    CAPITAL SPENDING: OMA outlines plans worth $8.5-B in Ontario

    December 9, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    New mines and mine expansions are reinforcing the mineral sector’s role in the foundation of Ontario’s economy. Ontario’s economy is going through the pains of transformation as it moves from a manufacturing base to a service and knowledge…

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    MEETING: CAMESE to host mining procurement forum Nov. 8-9

    November 1, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – CAMESE, the Canadian Association of Mining Equipment and Services for Export, will host the Mining P…

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    DIAMOND STUDY: Feasibility positive for Gahcho Ku project

    October 25, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – An independent feasibility study for the Gahcho Kué diamond mine is positive, a…