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...

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...

Mountain Province Diamonds a top pick for Salman Partners 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-04-15
Salman Partners’ senior analyst Raymond Goldie has upgraded Mountain Province Diamonds (TSX: MPV; NASDAQ: MDM) from a “buy” to a “top pick,” after the junior reiterated it is on track and on budget to start...

Eira Thomas focuses on value preservation at Kaminak  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-04-08
It’s interesting to watch Eira Thomas’ transition from the diamond space in the gold sector, now that she’s heading up Vancouver-based junior Kaminak Gold (TSXV: KAM; US-OTC: KMKGF).

Sandstorm buys Diavik diamond mine royalty  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-03-25
Gold-focused royalty and streaming company Sandstorm Gold (TSX: SSL; NYSE: SAND) has branched out into diamonds.

TSX tumbles, March 9-13  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-03-18
Canada’s benchmark S&P/TSX Composite Index index fell during the trading week, losing 1.5% to close at 14,731.50 points. The S&P/TSX Global Gold Index dropped 1.8% to 157.90, as the spot price for gold gave back US$10 to end at...

Bulk sample results boost diamond junior North Arrow 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-03-11
The initial results of a bulk sample from North Arrow Minerals’ (TSXV: NAR; US-OTC: NHAWF) Q1-4 kimberlite, at the Qilalugaq project in Nunavut, show that the yellow diamonds that were recovered in early sampling persist into larger...

TSX dips on poor GDP growth, Jan. 26-30 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-02-04
The Toronto stock market slipped in the wake of poor economic data and a weakening Canadian dollar. The benchmark S&P/TSX Composite Index declined 105.87 points to 14,673.48 as Statistics Canada said real gross domestic product in November...

Jay pipe could add 11 years to Ekati mine life 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-02-04
Dominion Diamond’s (TSX: DDC; NYSE: DDC) prefeasibility study for the Jay kimberlite pipe deposit shows it could add 11 years to the life of its Ekati diamond mine in the Northwest Territories’ Lac de Gras region.

Rockwell Diamonds expands footprint with new acquisition 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-01-14
Johannesburg-based alluvial miner Rockwell Diamonds (TSX: RDI; US-OTC: RDIAF), which owns three diamond mines near the midpoint of South Africa’s Orange River, is buying assets close to its operations that will enlarge its resource base...