Diamonds



Drillers on a platform at Colorado Resources’ KSP gold-copper project in northwestern British Columbia. Credit: Colorado Resources.

BC, Yukon & NWT Snapshot: 8 juniors on the move

Canada’s westernmost province and two territories have long attracted mineral explorers and developers lured by the region’s rich natural endowment, substantial infrastructure and pro-mining government…




Sampling at North Arrow's Naujaat diamond project, in Nunavut. Credit: North Arrow Minerals

North Arrow advances Naujaat

North Arrow Minerals (TSXV: NAR) completed a $3.2-million exploration program this summer at its Naujaat project, in Nunavut, focused on advancing it towards a preliminary…


Miners overlooking the plant at the Jwaneng mine in Botswana. Credit: Debswana

Diamond market slows after strong recovery

A strong recovery followed an industry-wide diamond inventory buildup in 2014-2015 and another slide after India’s demonetization in late 2016. However, lately, the diamond industry’s…


Mining at the Gahcho Kue diamond mine. Credit: Mountain Province Diamonds

Gahcho Kué makes the grade

After reaching commercial production on March 1, De Beers’ and Mountain Province Diamonds’ (TSX: MPVD; NASDAQ: MPVD) Gahcho Kué mine pushed into high gear with…


Dominion Diamond's Ekati mine in the Northwest Territories. Credit: Dominion Diamond

Dominion Diamond’s new chapter

One of the biggest deals to hit the diamond world recently is the sale and privatization of Dominion Diamond (TSX: DDC; NYSE: DDC), Canada’s premier…