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A selection of rough, polished diamonds found at Gahcho Kué.

Mountain Province reports strong year

Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. Jan. 23 reported its production and sales results for the fourth quarter and full year 2023 from its Gahcho Kué diamond mine in Northwest Territories, Canada,... — Updated 2/1/2024

 
Helicopters deliver water to battle wildfires near Yellowknife.

Wildfires upset NWT mineral exploration

With a summer marred by unprecedented wildfires behind them, companies exploring the mineral-rich Northwest Territories are reporting impressive results from their 2023 programs. Seeking new deposit... — Updated 1/17/2024 Full story

 
A collection of large yellow, white, and brown rough diamonds with one cut gem.

Transitional year for Mountain Province

Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. March 23 reported that strong diamond prices during 2022 resulted in the company's highest-ever annual revenue from the Gahcho Kué Mine in Canada's Northwest... — Updated 3/23/2023

 
A colorful sunset paints the horizon orange at the Graphite Creek project in AK.

North to the critical mineral future

The increasing number of electric vehicles charged with renewable energy, connected to 5G networks, and boasting the computing power of 200 laptops to autonomously traverse global highways is... — Updated 1/20/2023 Full story

 
A 151.6-carat fancy yellow diamond recovered from the Gahcho Kué mine.

Surprise Gahcho Kué kimberlite discovery

In its effort to identify and delineate diamond-rich kimberlites that will extend the life of Gahcho Kué Mine in Northwest Territories beyond 2030, Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. is involved with... — Updated 1/18/2023

 
A Nechalacho ore sorter operator looks over bags of rare earths concentrates.

Minerals hunt in NWT turns 'critical'

Mining activity in Northwest Territories held steady in 2022 despite constraints imposed by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic as a cadre of mainly junior mining companies took up the international... — Updated 1/17/2023 Full story

 
A 151.6-carat gem-quality yellow diamond recovered from a northern Canada mine.

Gahcho Kué Mine offers 151.6 carat gem

Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. Aug. 31 announced the upcoming sale of diamonds from the Gahcho Kué mine in Canada's Northwest Territories will include a 151.6 carat colored octahedron of... — Updated 9/8/2022

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
A geologist loupe and yellow diamond recovered from the Gahcho Kué Mine.

Mountain Province sees up, downs in Q2

Strong diamond prices are helping Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. overcome higher diesel costs, a slower-than-expected post-COVID ramp up of operations, and a primary crusher bearing failure during... — Updated 7/28/2022

 
Gahcho Kue Mountain Province Diamonds De Beers first 2022 sale carats COVID

Mountain Province nets $25M from sale

Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. Jan. 25 announced that it received US$25 million (C$31.5 million) from the sale of 181,851 carats of diamonds recovered from the Gahcho Kué Mine in Northwest... — Updated 2/3/2022

 
De Beers Canada Gahcho Kue Mine NWT Canada Northwest Territories

Securing funding for Gahcho Kué supplies

Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. Dec. 31 provided details of a proposed US$50 million financing arrangement with Dermot Desmond, the Canadian diamond mining company's largest shareholder. Mountain... — Updated 2/3/2022

 
Mountain Province Diamonds De Beers Gahcho Kue carats COVID-19 Canada NWT

Gahcho Kué produces 6.3M carats in 2021

Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. Jan. 13 reported that the Gahcho Kué Mine in Canada's Northwest Territories produced 6.23 million carats of diamonds during 2021, just below the guidance of 6.3... — Updated 1/27/2022

 
Northwest Territories NWT Canada Mining Explorers 2021 Data Mine North magazine

Signs of NWT mineral exploration revival

Mineral exploration activity in Northwest Territories showed signs of revival in 2021, coming on the heels of the slowest year in recent memory. Excited by renewed interest in gold deposits in and... — Updated 1/26/2022 Full story

 
Mountain Province Diamonds Northwest Territories Canada Gahcho Kue De Beers

Mountain Provinces explores Kennady North

Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. has two active exploration programs focused on discovering new diamond-rich kimberlites to extend the life of Gahcho Kué, a diamond mine in Northwest Territories... — Updated 1/26/2022 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Mountain Province Diamonds Gahcho Kué COVID Omicron NWT De Beers Anglo

Gahcho Kué deals with new COVID outbreak

With a new outbreak of COVID-19 cases, the ongoing coronavirus pandemic continues to be a challenge for the Gahcho Kué diamond mine in Canada's Northwest Territories. When it comes to the mining... — Updated 1/6/2022

 
Mountain Province Diamonds De Beers Canada Northwest Territories Gahcho Kué

Diamond output rebounds at Gahcho Kué

Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. July 13 reported an increase in diamond production at Gahcho Kué during the second quarter, putting the Northwest Territories mine on pace to reach at least the... — Updated 8/12/2021

 
Mountain Province Diamonds Northwest Territories Canada COVID-19 Gacho Kué

COVID slows Gahcho Kué diamond output

Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. April 13 reported a drop in diamond production at Gahcho Kué due to an unplanned 22-day shutdown related to the February COVID-19 outbreak at the Northwest... — Updated 4/29/2021

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Brucejack Gahcho Kue Pogo Canada Alaska COVID-19 outbreak mining

COVID outbreaks at northern mine camps

Long before COVID-19 became a household name for a global pandemic, remote mining camps have needed to take precautions to ensure more common illnesses did not spread amongst the crewmembers that... — Updated 3/4/2021 Full story

 
Mining Explorers 2020 Northwest Territories Gold Terra Rio Tinto Dominion

NWT miners clear 2020 hurdles

For many mining companies eyeing prospects in Canada's far north, 2020 presented insurmountable challenges. But for the few explorers and producers focused on Northwest Territories, the year proved... — Updated 1/28/2021 Full story

 
157 carat Polaris diamond DeBeers Mountain Province Gahcho Kué NWT

Mountain Province diamond prices jump

Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. Jan. 25 reported that it received C$27.8 million (US$21.8 million) from the sale of 241,827 carats of diamonds recovered from the Gahcho Kué Mine in Northwest... — Updated 1/28/2021

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Mountain Province Diamonds NWT Gahcho Kue Stuart Brown De Beers 157.4 carats

Mountain Province looks forward to 2021

After enduring the multiple challenges of being a diamond miner through the COVID-19 pandemic, Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. ended 2020 strong and is positioned well for 2021. "Under very... — Updated 1/14/2021

 
Yellow gem quality diamond loop from Northwest Territories mine

Gahcho Kué Mine adjusts to COVID-19

Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. Oct. 15 reported increased production at Gahcho Kué during the third quarter as crews at the Northwest Territories diamond mine adjust to COVID-19 protocols. A total... — Updated 11/12/2020

 
Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. Gahcho Kué Mine Kue COVID-19 coronavirus

Gahcho Kué diamond prices rebound

Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. Nov. 2 announced it received C$45.7 million (US$34.3 million) from the Oct. 30 sale of 559,528 carats of diamonds from the Gahcho Kué Mine in Canada's Northwest... — Updated 11/5/2020

 
High quality yellow gem diamond loop lens NWT Canada mining

Mountain Province diamond sales resume

Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. Sept. 21 reported that it received US$89 million from the sale of 210,661 carats of diamonds from the Gahcho Kué Mine in Northwest Territories. This Sept. 19 sale... — Updated 10/8/2020

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News
Large gem quality diamond Rio Tinto Dominion Diavik mine NWT

Pandemic curbs diamond mining, markets

Though world diamond markets remain closed after their shutdown this spring in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, diamond mining in Canada's North is showing signs of life. One mine, Ekati, shut... — Updated 9/26/2020

 
60 carat yellow diamond Mountain Province De Beers Gahcho Kué mine NWT

Mountain Province finds diamond buyer

Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. June 8 announced it has found a buyer of US$50 million of diamonds in a market otherwise closed to the sale of the gems due to COVID-19. Mountain Province owns a 49%... — Updated 9/26/2020 Full story

 

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