Canadian Mining Journal


Star Diamond Corporation


  • DIAMONDS: Star reports first results from Rio Tinto bulk sample

    August 4, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATOON – Star Diamond has begun to receive results from Rio Tinto‘s bulk-sampling program at the Star-Orion South project in central Saskatchewan. Rio has so far processed material from four of the 10 trenches excavated last year from the Star

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    MINING PEOPLE: Camino, First Majestic, Generation Mining, Mexican Gold, RPMGlobal, Talisker

    February 6, 2020 by Magda Gardner

    Dustin Small has joined Adventus Mining as director of projects to lead the development of the Curipamba project. Gordana Slepcev has stepped down from her role as chief operating officer of Anaconda Mining. Jaksa Mrcela has joined the board of

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    DIAMONDS: Star offers bulk sampling statistics at Star-Orion South

    August 7, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Star Diamond Corp. of Saskatoon says that Rio Tinto Exploration Canada has completed five of the 10 bulk sample trench cutter holes at the Star-Orion South diamond project near Fort a la Corne. Rio Tinto has an option

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    DIAMONDS: Rio collects bulk sample for Star at Star-Orion South with trench cutter

    June 24, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – For the first time a trench cutter sampling system is being used to take a bulk sample of a Canadian kimberlite. Such equipment is normally used in specialist foundation engineering, rather than mineral exploration. The rig cut a

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    DIAMONDS: Bauer trench cutter used for bulk sample

    June 4, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Exploration continues at the Star kimberlite, part of the Star-Orion South project 60 km east of Prince Albert. The project is owned by Saskatoon’s Star Diamond Corp. and optioned to Rio Tinto Exploration Canada. As operator of the

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    DIAMONDS: Rio Tinto testing Star’s Orion South kimberlite

    January 24, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – The Star-Orion South diamond project 60 km east of Prince Albert is moving toward the bulk sampling stage. Owner Star Diamond Corp. says that Rio Tinto Exploration Canada – holder of an option to earn a 60% interest

  • SOCIAL LICENCE: CIPS proposes co-operation with Star-Orion development

    January 14, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – The Coalition of Indigenous Peoples of Saskatchewan (CIPS) has proposed a protocol of understanding and co-operation covering the Star-Orion South diamond project. The property is located 60 km east of Prince Albert and is 100% owned by Star

  • GOLD-SILVER: Benchmark extends Phoenix zone in BC’s Golden Triangle

    January 14, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Benchmark Metals has expanded the Phoenix zone at its Lawyers gold-silver project in the province’s Golden Triangle after intersecting gold and silver mineralization in step out drilling grading as high as 11 g/t gold and 819 g/t silver

  • DIAMONDS: Province gives environmental approval to Star-Orion South project

    October 25, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Star Diamond Corp. (formerly Shore Gold) has received approval for the Star-Orion South diamond project from the provincial minister of environment. The project is located near Fort a la Corne, in the central part of the province. The

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    DIAMONDS: Star Diamond files PEA for Star-Orion South project

    May 31, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Star Diamond Corp. of Saskatoon has filed the preliminary economic assessment for its Star-Orion South project 60 km east of Prince Albert. The report estimates that 66 million carats of diamonds could be recovered from an open pit

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    DIAMONDS: Star orders plant for Star-Orion bulk sample

    May 15, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Star Diamond Corp. of Saskatoon has ordered a 30-t/h bulk sample plant for its Star-Orion project about 60 km east of Prince Albert. The plant will be built by Consulmet Pty in South Africa and shipped in modular,

  • NAME CHANGE: Shore Gold becomes Star Diamond Corp.

    February 12, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATOON – Star Diamond Corporation is the new name for Shore Gold. The change has been made to honour the Star kimberlite located near Fort a la Crone. Star Diamond has completed the exploration and evaluation of the Star kimberlite,