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 By Rose Ragsdale    News    April 1, 2019
Mountain Province Diamonds De Beers Gahcho Kué Kennady North NWT

Mine co-owner seeks diamonds next door

The quest for diamonds at the Kennady North project next door to the Gahcho Kué Mine in Northwest Territories got a boost on Feb. 27 when owner Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. reported plans to begin its 2...

 
Diavik diamond mine CanadaMark Rio Tinto Dominion NWT

552-carat diamond unearthed at Diavik

Dominion Diamond Mines Dec. 13 said the largest known gem quality diamond ever found in North America was unearthed at Diavik, a mine in Northwest Territories owned 40 percent by Dominion and 60 percent by...

 
 By Shane Lasley    News    November 23, 2018
Canada Territorial economic outlook, gold mines drive growth Nunavut

Mines drive growth across Canada's North

New gold mines are expected to drive strong economic growth in Nunavut and Yukon over the next several years, according to the latest Territorial Outlook published by The Conference Board of Canada. The...

 
Diamond exploration Lac de Gras region Northwest Terrtitories

ME2018: North Arrow Minerals Inc.

North Arrow Minerals Inc. is focused on the identification and evaluation of its seven diamond projects in Canada – Naujaat, Mel and Luxx in Nunavut; Lac de Gras and Loki in Northwest Territories; Pikoo i...

 
The Washington Companies diamond mining company Canada NWT

ME2018: Dominion Diamond Mines

The Washington Companies, a group of privately held North American mining, industrial and transportation businesses founded by industrialist and entrepreneur Dennis Washington, acquired Dominion Diamond...

 
Mining Explorers 2018 Northwest Territories NWT mining and mineral exploration

Explorers guard 2018 spending

Explorers seeking new mineral discoveries in the Northwest Territories are expected to spend less in 2018 than the C$90 million they shelled out collectively last year. Natural Resources Canada projects...

 
Large high quality gem diamonds from Canada's North Dominion Diamond Mines

Diavik partners showcase Stars of the Arctic

Rio Tinto and Dominion Diamond Mines Oct. 1 revealed three of the finest large rough diamonds recovered from their Diavik Mine in Northwest Territories. Collectively known as The Diavik Stars of the...

 
De Beers acquisition of Peregrine Diamonds approved by shareholders

Peregrine shareholders approve takeover

Peregrine Diamonds Ltd. Aug. 31 reported that its shareholders have overwhelmingly approved the arrangement for De Beers Canada Inc. to buy the Nunavut-focused diamond explorer. In July, De Beers agreed to...

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News    August 1, 2018
NWT mining mineral exploration outlook, challenges opportunities

Territory stumbles in race for riches

Northwest Territories may fall behind Canada's two other territories in mining activity in the near-future, but projects underway in the northern jurisdiction hold substantial promise for mid- to long-term...

 
De Beers Canada diamond mine project in Nunavut

De Beers agrees to buy Peregrine Diamonds

Peregrine Diamonds Ltd. July 19 announced that De Beers Canada Inc. has agreed to buy the exploration company in a cash deal worth roughly C$107 million. Under the terms of the agreement, De Beers is to...

 
 By Shane Lasley    News    May 4, 2018
Copper mining, Pembridge Resources

Mining fuels economic growth in the North

Mining is expected to fuel strong economic growth in Nunavut and Yukon in the coming years, according to The Conference Board of Canada's latest Territorial Outlook. "With many new mining projects on the...

 
Diamond exploration, Diavik, Ekati

North Arrow discovers kimberlite at Loki

North Arrow Minerals Inc. April 5 announced the discovery of a new kimberlite during a 607-meter drill program carried out this winter at the company's Loki diamond project in the Lac de Gras region of...

 

Margaret Lake plans for diamond drilling

Margaret Lake Diamonds Inc. March 12 said it is putting together plans for potential 2018 drill programs at its Margaret Lake and Diagras diamond properties in the Northwest Territories. The company said it has identified six drill targets at Margaret...

 
Lac de Gras Northwest Territories, NWT, Ekati, Diavik

North Arrow starts Loki discovery drilling

North Arrow Minerals Inc. March 5 announced the start of 2018 exploration drilling at Loki, a diamond project in the Lac de Gras region of Northwest Territories. Roughly 30 kilometers southwest of the Ekati...

 
 By Shane Lasley    News    November 11, 2017

Mining Explorers 2017: Discovering NWT's mining future

With the opening of Gahcho Kué, Northwest Territories is reaping the rewards of past exploration spending across the vast diamond-rich expanse of northern Canada. In fact, the new diamond mine is expected...

 

Mining Explorers 2017: Dominion Diamond Corp.

Dominion Diamond Corp. budgeted US$9 million for exploration around the diamond-rich Lac de Gras region in the Northwest Territories, including a renewed focus on exploration drilling on the Ekati Mine prop...

 

Mining Explorers 2017: Peregrine Diamonds Ltd.

Peregrine Diamonds Ltd. continues to focus on the exploration and potential development of its Chidliak diamond project located roughly 120 kilometers (75 miles) north of Iqaluit, the capital of Nunavut. The company has identified 71 kimberlites on the...

 

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. Founded by billion...

 

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 Washington, The...

 

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 projects at the Eka...

 

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 life of this operation...

 

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 of interest...

 

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 resource industries are...

 
 By Shane Lasley    News    November 7, 2016

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 during the past five...

 

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 the Ekati Diamond M...

 

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