Lucara takes conservative stance on Karowe's prospects

Source: Daily News | 2014-12-09
VANCOUVER — It's been a successful two-year run for producer Lucara Diamond (TSX: LUC; US-OTC: LUCRF) at its Karowe mine in Botswana, and the company isn't showing any signs of slowing down. On Dec. 9 Lucara released its...

Commentary: Miners hit the road on Euro bus tour, Part I 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-12-03
MUNICH, GERMANY — Dave Hodge, the president of Zimtu Capital, has a public persona that transcends the Atlantic. 

Rio Tinto green-lights A-21 pipe at Diavik 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-12-03
Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO; LSE: RIO) has approved the development of a US$350-million A-21 kimberlite pipe at its 60%-owned Diavik mine, 300 km northeast of Yellowknife.

Dominion Diamond hits its stride 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-11-26
Boding well for its upcoming quarterly financial results, Dominion Diamond’s (TSX: DDC; NYSE: DDC) third-quarter production and sales figures beat market expectations, sending its share price up $1.35, or more than 8%, to $17.73.

Canterra carves out more ground in diamond country 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-11-05
Randy Turner — the man who guided Winspear Diamonds from the discovery of the Snap Lake diamond deposit in northern Canada to its sale to De Beers for $305 million in 2000 — is back at diamond exploration in the same part of...

NRC program aims to realize 'full potential' of Canada's Arctic 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-11-05
VANCOUVER — Natural resource development in Canada can come with unique challenges owing to isolated locales and frigid weather. But the federal government is hoping it can make life a bit easier for miners and other parties involved...

Stornoway CEO Matt Manson's path to Renard 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-11-01
Hard work and perseverance have been paying off for Stornoway Diamond (TSX: SWY) president and CEO Matt Manson.

Gahcho Kué construction nears halfway mark  

Source: Print Archives | 2014-11-01
By the time Gahcho Kué achieves first production in the second half of 2016, more than two decades will have passed since the discovery of the 5034 kimberlite at the project by Mountain Province Diamonds (TSX: MPV; NYSE-MKT: MDM) in 1995.

Canadian production on the rise 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-11-01
With Gahcho Kué and Renard now officially under construction, I think it’s fair to say that in four years’ time, Canadian diamond production will look significantly different than it does today.

Lukas Lundin talks diamonds 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-11-01
Lukas Lundin is bullish on diamonds. The famed mining mogul and chairman of Lucara Diamond (TSX: LUC) sees rising demand and a lack of new discoveries as underpinning the healthy — although volatile — sector.