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Diamonds North Resources Ltd

Diamonds North, BHP consolidate holdings

Diamonds North Resources (DDN-V) has merged its land holdings in the eastern Arctic of Nunavut with those of BHP Billiton (BHP-N) to form a joint venture covering more than 7 million acres (28,300 sq. km) arou…

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…

Geophysical surveying at the Blue Ice project on Victoria Island.

Blue Ice proves puzzling

After a summer’s drilling on the High Arctic Blue Ice project at Victoria Island, there appear to be more questions than answers for Diamonds North Resources (DDN-V).Both the Carina and newly discover…

Metalex Ventures and Arctic Star Diamond take samples during a drilling program in the Attawapiskat area of northern Ontario.

Diamonds North finds more stones at Blue Ice

Having completed a second season of exploration field work on the Victoria Island diamond projects in the High Arctic region of both Nunavut and the Northwest Territories, Diamonds North Resources (DD…

Kimberlites elude Majescor

After drill-testing 11 geophysical targets at its Portage project in Quebec, Majescor Resources (MAJ-V) reports that no kimberlite was intersected.The company used a reverse-circulation rig to sample …

Teck Cominco eyes diamonds on Victoria Island

Vancouver — Teck Cominco (TEK-T) has inked a deal with Diamonds North Resources (DDN-V), paving the way for the world’s largest zinc producer to earn up to a 70% interest in the Blue Ice diamond prop…

Diamonds drive junior market higher

Vancouver — Canada’s junior exchange inched forward over the holiday-shortened week ended June 30 as investors found a renewed appetite for diamond explorers. The S&P-TSX Venture Exchange composite i…

Drybones Bay kimberlite yields stones

A kimberlite discovery in the Drybones Bay area, southwest of Yellowknife, N.W.T., has proved diamondiferous.New Shoshoni Ventures (NSV-V) found the DB-2 body during a winter drilling campaign designe…

People (May 12, 2003)

Compania Minera Antamina — Wendell Pauling appointed president and CEO.Diamonds North — Bruce Kienlen appointed to exploration team.DiamondWorks — Robert Rainey appointed CFO.

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