Diamonds

TSX drops sharply, Aug 17-21 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-08-26
The S&P/TSX Composite Index contracted five days in a row and finished at its lowest level in 18 months, down 5.6% to 13,473.67. The sell-off — mirrored in markets around the globe — was triggered by fears of a hard economic...

Odds 'n' Sods: Timberlites and croutons - the early days of the Great Canadian Diamond Rush 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-05-06
The following is an edited transcript of a speech given by Randy Turner on the occasion of the 25th Anniversary of the Mineral Deposit Research Institute in April, telling the tale behind Winspear’s discovery of the Snap Lake diamond mine...

Around the world 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-05-01
Alto Ventures In April, Alto Ventures (TSXV: ATV) reported that 12 of 37 till samples taken at its West Fisher claims, 12 km northwest of North Arrow Minerals' Pikoo project in Saskatchewan, contained chromium-rich chromite grains. A...

Diamond producers' association on the horizon? 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-05-01
More than a decade after De Beers relinquished control of the diamond sector, the major diamond miners are looking at forming a new industry association to co-operate on  common issues, such as generic marketing of diamonds, undisclosed...

Editorial: Plenty to do for proposed association 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-05-01
No one is forecasting that 2015 will be a boom year for diamonds, but diamond miners are still looking good..

Is Kennady North one of a kind? 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-05-01
When Aurora Geosciences was contracted to manage the exploration program at Kennady Diamonds’ (TSXV: KDI) Kennady North project in the Northwest Territories in 2012, there weren’t any clues that the project would turn out to be as...

Diamond stocks stronger than ever: analyst Des Kilalea 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-05-01
Diamond stocks stronger than ever: analyst Des Kilalea

Dominion delivers 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-05-01
Despite a softening in rough diamond prices, Dominion Diamond (TSX: DDC; NYSE: DDC) generated significant free cash flow in fiscal 2015 — paving the way for the company’s first dividend payment since the benefit was suspended in...

UBC's MDRU celebrates 25th anniversary  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-04-22
VANCOUVER — The Mineral Deposit Research Unit (MDRU) at the University of British Columbia (UBC) held its 25th anniversary celebration in early April at the Vancouver Convention Centre, where Peter Bradshaw, cofounder and Canadian Mining...

Peregrine Diamonds teams up with old Africa hands in Botswana 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-04-22
In its first meaningful venture in diamond exploration outside of North America, Peregrine Diamonds (TSX: PGD) expects to drill kimberlite targets in Botswana before year-end, thanks to the wisdom of three exploration geologists whose previous...

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