Stellar Diamonds starts trial mining in Guinea 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-10-15
For a junior diamond-development company with operations in Guinea and Sierra Leone — two of the three countries in West Africa hit by the Ebola virus — it’s remarkable that Stellar Diamonds (US-OTC: SDIZF; LSE:...

Kennady Diamonds loses altitude on Kelvin results 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-10-15
Kennady Diamonds’ (TSXV: KDI; US-OTC: KDIAF) high-flying stock lost almost a third of its value in a single day on disappointing grades from a mini-bulk sample at its Kennady North diamond project in the Northwest Territories.

De Beers the jewel of Anglo American as iron-ore price drops  

Source: Print Archives | 2014-10-08
Other diversified mining giants have had second thoughts about diamonds, but Anglo American (US-OTC: AAUKY; LSE: AAL) never seemed in doubt about its interest in De Beers — the world’s largest diamond miner by value.

Commentary: Plan Nord+ - Fresh breezes from the Belle Province 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-10-01
Having just recently attended the Precious Metals Summit in Beaver Creek, Colo., and the Denver Gold Show, I was pleased to see that even with dampened enthusiasm on the show floors due to the downward-trending price of gold, there was plenty...

Stornoway advances Quebec's first diamond mine  

Source: Print Archives | 2014-10-01
Junior explorer turned developer Stornoway Diamond (TSX: SWY; US-OTC: SWYDF) is building Quebec’s first diamond mine, set to start commercial production in 2017, after having raised $946 million for its Renard diamond project in July.

Challenges abound for diamond industry, despite growing demand: De Beers 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-09-24
In its first detailed public report on the state of the diamond industry, diamond miner and retailer De Beers paints a picture of an industry that will likely struggle to meet demand while facing increasing competition from other luxury...

De Beers studies Victor extension as mine life wanes 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-09-17
With a mine life that ends in 2018, the ore is running out at Ontario’s only diamond mine — De Beers’ Victor mine, 90 km west of Attawapiskat.

Dominion Diamond shines with Q2 profits of US$27M  

Source: Print Archives | 2014-09-10
Dominion Diamond (TSX: DDC; NYSE: DDC) says its 80%-held Ekati mine and 40%-held Diavik mine in the Northwest Territories performed “exceptionally well” in the second fiscal quarter of 2015, with rough diamond production and sales...

Peregrine shares drop on dilutive $15M financing

Source: Daily News | 2014-08-25
Shares in Peregrine Diamonds (TSX: PGD) fell by more than 20% on news of a $15.1-million rights offering that could dilute the stock by 100%.

Building roads to resources a priority, says NWT premier  

Source: Print Archives | 2014-08-13
Mining is the largest industrial sector in the Northwest Territories (NWT), and building transportation and other important infrastructure is the key to unlocking its potential, NWT Premier Bob McLeod said at a symposium in Toronto on Aug. 6.