Canadian Mining Journal

De Beers Canada Corporation

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    Golder selected by De Beers to lead closure of Victor mine

    March 9, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    De Beers Group has appointed Golder as the prime contractor to carry out the closure of the Victor mine, Ontario’s first and only diamond mine which operated from 2008 through 2019. Following an extensive commercial process, Golder was selected to

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    DIAMONDS: Tri Origin inks second agreement with De Beers

    October 10, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AURORA, ONT – Tri Origin Exploration has reached its second exploration agreement with De Beers in as many months allowing the diamond miner to conduct exploration and drilling on one of its properties. The junior announced an agreement for its

  • EDITORIAL: Mining industry has role to play in carbon capture

    July 24, 2019 by Marilyn Scales

    The carbon neutral mine is on the horizon. That’s the aim of a collaborative program to test immobilizing carbon dioxide in mine tailings. Lab scale tests are promising, and now the research is moving into the field. The technology could

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    DIAMONDS: Gahcho Kue wins economic leadership award

    November 29, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    YELLOWKNIFE, NWT – The Gahcho Kue diamond  mine near Lac des Gras is well on its way to be the most decorated mine in Canada. Operator and 51% owner De Beers Canada won the 2018 Northwest Territories MAX  award for

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    AWARD: Hatch honoured for Gahcho Kue project

    October 24, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    OTTAWA – When the Association of Consulting Engineering Companies handed out the Canadian Consulting Engineer award on Oct. 23, the Gahcho Kue diamond mine in the Northwest Territories was again honoured. Or more precisely, Hatch was recognized with an Award

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    DIAMONDS: Gahcho Kue gives up another kimberlite

    September 18, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Exploration at the Gahcho Kue diamond mine has discovered another kimberlite  near the mine. The project is a joint venture of Mountain Province Diamonds (49%) and De Beers Canada (51% and operator). The current exploration program has

  • DIAMONDS: Peregrine shareholders approve De Beers offer

    September 4, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Shareholders of Peregrine Diamonds have voted overwhelmingly in favour of a takeover offer from De Beers Canada. The arrangement was passed by 98.35% of votes cast by all stakeholders. De Beers proposed to acquire all of the Peregrine

  • ACQUISITION: Peregrine Diamonds Ltd. to be Acquired by De Beers Canada

    July 19, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Peregrine Diamonds Ltd. is pleased to announce that it has entered into an arrangement agreement with De Beers Canada Inc. under which De Beers will acquire all of the Company’s outstanding common shares for $0.24 per share in

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    DIAMONDS: Partners expand exploration around Gahcho Kue

    July 12, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Not content to own and operate the award winning Gahcho Kue mine near Lac de Gras, partners De Beers Canada (51%) and Mountain Province Diamonds (49%) are vigorously exploring the area in the immediate vicinity of the

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    DIAMONDS: Gahcho Kue gives up 95-ct gemstone to Mountain Province

    May 30, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Mountain Province Diamonds, 49% owner of the Gahcho Kue mine at Lac des Gras, has recovered a 95-carat diamond. The stone was included in the fancies and special parcel acquired by Mountain Province in the most recent

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    DIAMONDS: About-face at De Beers means it will sell synthetic gems

    May 30, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    De Beers Group shocked the diamond industry on May 29 with the revelation that it will, indeed, start selling laboratory grown, synthetic diamonds. This is an about-face the company that previously said it would never sell anything but natural diamonds.

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    SCHOLARSHIPS: De Beers to award six STEM scholarships at University of Calgary

    May 28, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

      CALGARY – De Beers Canada has made six new STEM-related scholarships for female students available at the University of Calgary. The company has made them available because it is a HeForShe Thematic Champion. HeForShe is the United Nations solidarity