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BY ROB ROBERTSONDrills on DO-27.

Peregrine pushes ahead on DO-27

SITE VISIT Lac De Gras, N.W.T. — Halfway through this winter’s bulk-sampling campaign on the DO-27 kimberlite pipe, Peregrine Diamonds (PGD-T) is well on its…



Rob Robertson

Peregrine Launches Winter Program on Tli Kwi Cho

When cash calls to its joint-venture partners went unanswered in December, Peregrine Diamonds (PGD-T) increased its stake in the WO diamond project in the Northwest Territories and, in turn, the DO-27…


Peregrine to acquire Kettle River

Peregrine Diamonds (PGD-T) is boosting its stake in the WO diamond project in the Northwest Territories and, in turn, the DO-27 pipe by merging with Kettle River Resources (KRR-V, KRRSF-O).


PEREGRINE DIAMONDSThe camp at the Tli Kwi Cho diamond project in the Northwest Territories, 300 km northeast of Yellowknife, where a portion of the 2006 bulk sample that was collected from the main lobe of the DO-27 pipe yielded an average grade of 0.88 carat per tonne. Peregrine is the operator of the project, with a 54.47% ownership stake.PEREGRINE, From Page 1

Promising results from Tli Kwi Cho

Despite falling well short of recovering 3,000 tonnes of bulk sample from the DO-27 kimberlite pipe this past year, Peregrine Diamonds (PGD-T) is encouraged by the results from the 548 dry tonnes it d…



Bulk-sampling last winter on Peregrine Diamonds' Tli Kwi Cho kimberlite complex in the Northwest Territories.

Tli Kwi Cho partners pin hopes on pipe dream

Convinced Rio Tinto (RTP-N) walked away too soon without properly testing the Tli Kwi Cho kimberlite complex in the Northwest Territories, a consortium of partners led by Eric Fried…


Venture-listed explorers continue rise

Strong metal prices continued to buoy the junior mining market, giving the S&P-TSX Venture Exchange composite index a 3.2% boost on the week, closing up 53.14 points at 1728.99 for the period June…


Project Manager Ken Hicks and Dunsmuir Ventures President Art Ettlinger taking samples at the Nanuq project in Nunavut.

Peregrine expands into Far North

Peregrine Diamonds, a private company founded by Eric Friedland, is going public through a proposed merger with Dunsmuir Ventures (DVV-V).


The hunt for precious stones in Canada also extends to emeralds and sapphires. Above, Holly Johnson, an office administrator with True North Gems, and geologist Bonnie Pemberton hold emerald and sapphire mineralization from the Yukon and Baffin Island, respectively.

Canada overtakes South Africa in diamond value

With two diamond mines already established and three projects at the permitting stages, Canada will surpass South Africa this year in terms of diamond production value and move into third place, behin…


BHP enjoys higher output at Ekati mine

BHP Billiton’s (BHP-N) share of mine production at Ekati in the Northwest Territories was 1.1 million carats in the recent fourth quarter — 15% higher than in the corresponding period of 2001 and 12%…


WO find delivers few stones

Last fall’s discovery of a lake-covered kimberlite on the WO claim block in the Lac de Gras area of the Northwest Territories has yielded just two microdiamonds from a small, 34.65-kg representative d…


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