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Dominion agrees to US$1.2B acquisition

Dominion Diamond Corp. July 17 reported that it has reached an agreement to be bought by The Washington Companies in a deal worth roughly US$1.2 billion. Owned by billionaire Dennis... — Updated 3/14/2018


Mining Explorers 2016: Dominion Diamond Corp.

Dominion Diamond Corp. sorts and sells diamonds it receives through its substantial interests in the world-class Ekati and Diavik mines in Northwest Territories about 300 kilometers (190 miles) north of Yellowknife. The company operates... — Updated 2/3/2018 Full story

 By Shane Lasley    News

Mining Explorers 2016: Unlocking NWT's potential

While most mining jurisdictions have seen sharp drops in mineral exploration spending, such investments in Northwest Territories has largely held steady at about C$100 million annually... — Updated 2/3/2018 Full story


Mining Explorers 2016: Unlocking mineral potential in NWT

As the summer’s midnight sun gives way to aurora-filled winter night skies, seasons are once again changing in Canada’s Northwest Territories. And, much like the seasons, our... — Updated 2/3/2018 Full story


Washington Companies buys Dominion Diamond

Dominion Diamond Corp. Nov. 1 announced that it has closed the deal to sell all of its outstanding shares to The Washington Companies for US$14.25 per share, worth roughly US$1.2 billion.... — Updated 1/25/2018 Full story


Billionaire makes bid for Dominion Diamonds

Dominion Diamond Corp. March 19 confirmed that it has received an unsolicited US$1.1 billion buyout bid from Washington Corporations, a group of companies owned by billionaire Dennis Washington. Dominion said the preliminary expression... — Updated 1/18/2018


Dominion steps up exploration in NWT

Dominion Diamond Corp. April 12 provided an update on its exploration and development pipeline in the Northwest Territories. This includes the advancement of its portfolio of development... — Updated 1/16/2018


Diavik Mine extended

Dominion Diamond Corp. March 31 announced an increase in reserves for the Diavik diamond mine in Northwest Territories that supports two additional years of production, extending the... — Updated 4/9/2017


Fire forces shutdown of Ekati's production for next three months

Dominion Diamond Corp. June 27 said the processing plant at its Ekati diamond mine in Northwest Territories is out of operation due to a June 23 fire. The blaze was quickly extinguished... — Updated 7/3/2016 Full story

 By Shane Lasley    News

Northern Nuggets: Athabasca cuts deal for northern lithium projects

Athabasca Nuclear Corp. May 2 said it has entered into a binding letter of intent with North Arrow Minerals Inc. to acquire the Torp Lake and Phoenix lithium properties. The Torp Lake... — Updated 5/8/2016

 By Shane Lasley    News

Mining Explorers 2015: NWT exploration dips sharply

Mineral exploration spending in Northwest Territories dipped sharply in 2015. While the final numbers are not in, Natural Resources Canada predicts exploration and deposit appraisal... — Updated 11/1/2015 Full story


Mining Explorers 2015: Dominion Diamond Corp.

DDC.TO: TSX Chairman: Robert Gannicott Chief Executive Officer: Brendan Bell Chief Operating Officer: Chantal Lavoie Dominion Diamond Corp. mines rough diamonds at the Ekati and Diavik mines, both located in Northwest Territories about... — Updated 11/1/2015


Diavik on pace to recover 7M carats in 2015

Dominion Diamond Corp. Oct. 15 reported that its Diavik Diamond Mine in Northwest Territories produced 1.27 million carats of diamonds from 480,000 metric tons of ore during the third... — Updated 10/25/2015


Diavik diamond production down 20%

Dominion Diamond Corp. April 20 said Diavik Diamond Mine processing volumes for the first quarter of 2015 fell 19 percent compared to the first three months of last year. The company... — Updated 4/26/2015 Full story


More diamond reserves at Diavik

Dominion Diamond Corp. March 6 reported an updated reserves and resources statement, which adds 3.9 million metric tons containing roughly 13 million carats to the mineral reserves at the Diavik diamond mine in Northwest Territories. As... — Updated 3/15/2015


Dominion mines 5.7M carats in 2014

Dominion Diamond Corp. Feb. 23 reported annual production results for the Ekati and Diavik diamond mines in Northwest Territories. For the year ending Jan. 31, the company's Ekati mine... — Updated 3/1/2015

 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Diamonds remain territory's best friend

Thanks to recent progress in development of several major projects in 2014, the outlook for diamond mining in Northwest Territories is suddenly a lot brighter. This is especially good news for the territory's mining industry, which is... — Updated 12/21/2014 Full story


Mining Explorers 2014: Revitalizing the future of mining

The mining industry has been a pillar of the Northwest Territories' economy for more than 80 years. A strategic approach to manage resources in the territory is creating a new investment climate and opportunities for responsible... — Updated 11/2/2014 Full story


Mining Explorers 2014: Dominion Diamond Corp.

DDC: TSX / NYSE Chairman and CEO: Robert Gannicott Chief Operating Officer: Chantal Lavoie Executive Vice President, Community Affairs: Brendan Bell Dominion Diamond Corporation mines rough diamonds at the Ekati and Diavik mines, both lo... — Updated 11/2/2014 Full story

 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Jobs boom heads to Canada's Far North

Government policymakers in Canada and the Northwest Territories are joining mining companies in preparing for an employment boom that economists predict will swamp the North in the next three to five years. The anticipated surge in jobs... — Updated 10/26/2014

 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Explorers' hunt for diamonds heats up

Diamonds exploration heated up in the Northwest Territories in 2014 as more and more companies mounted campaigns aimed at identifying the next big discovery in a region that has already produced three operating diamond mines and one... — Updated 9/28/2014


Mining Explorers 2013: Looking ahead - Land of opportunity

Northwest Territories is a land filled with vast mineral potential, rich in both resources and opportunity. Industry interest in this potential continues to rise and the Government of the Northwest Territories is actively working to... — Updated 11/3/2013

 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Mining Explorers 2013: Rich resources spur project investment

Northwest Territories continued to benefit in 2013 from a recent surge of exploration interest. A vast expanse of mountains, forests and tundra that is roughly two-thirds the size of Alaska, the territory covers 1.17 million square... — Updated 11/3/2013

 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Mining Explorers 2013: Mining activity remains strong in 2013

There is a reason why Nunavut has one of the fastest-growing economies in Canada: mining. With one operating gold mine at Meadowbank, two huge projects on the verge of startup at Hope Bay and Mary River, five projects advancing through... — Updated 11/3/2013

 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Major chases Hackett River VMS project

Among the dozen or so companies that are advancing mineral-rich deposits in Nunavut this year, none has more going on inside and outside of the territory this summer than Glencore Xstrata plc. Xstrata plc, owner of the Hackett River... — Updated 6/30/2013


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