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Bumpy ride ahead for NWT mining

While mining activity remained strong in the Northwest Territories in 2019, industry and government officials alike worried that the robust sector, driven largely by production at three... — Updated 10/30/2019

 

Near mine find shows Gahcho Kué potential

Since achieving commercial production at the Gahcho Kué Mine in 2017, Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. has resumed exploring for more diamonds across the wider property and Kennedy... — Updated 10/30/2019

 

Kimberlite discovery at Gahcho Kué Mine

Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. July 11 announced the discovery of a new kimberlite roughly 200 meters east of the planned open pit mining area for the Tuzo kimberlite on the Gahcho Ku... — Updated 6/21/2019

 
Gahcho Kué diamond mine JV Mountain Province De Beers Canada NWT

More valuable diamonds found at Faraday 2

Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. April 11 reported an increase in the tonnage and grade of the diamond resource at the Faraday 2 kimberlite on the company's Kennady North project in Northw... — Updated 4/19/2019

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News
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 p... — Updated 4/12/2019

 
Gahcho Kué Kennady North diamond exploration drilling

Seeking new kimberlites SW of Gahcho Kué

Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. Feb. 27 announced that it has begun a winter exploration program targeting new kimberlite prospects at Kennady North, a diamond property that borders the... — Updated 3/22/2019

 
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... — Updated 3/1/2019

 

Gahcho Kué churns out 60.6 ct yellow gem

Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. Jan. 31 announced that a 60.59-carat, fancy vivid yellow rough diamond recovered at the Gahcho Kué Mine in Northwest Territories will be included in a... — Updated 2/8/2019

 
Debeers Canada, Mountain Provinces diamond mines NWT

Gahcho Kué outlook: 20M carats over 3 yrs

Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. Nov. 27 forecast that the Gahcho Kué Mine in Northwest Territories will produce between 6.6 million and 6.9 million carats of diamonds in 2019 and the... — Updated 12/14/2018

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
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... — Updated 11/30/2018

 
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... — Updated 11/23/2018

 
Diamond Mine NWT

Excellent diamond grades for Gahcho Kué

Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. Oct. 23 reported that the Gahcho Kué Mine in Northwest Territories recovered 1.82 million carats of diamonds during the third quarter. Owned by Mountain P... — Updated 11/2/2018

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News
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... — Updated 8/17/2018

 
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... — Updated 7/27/2018

 
Newest diamond mine in Canada De Beers large gem diamonds

95-carat gem boosts Mountain Province sale

Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. June 28 reported US$30.3 million in proceeds from its latest sale of diamonds from the Gahcho Kué Mine. This is the fifth sale of 2018 and the Toronto-bas... — Updated 7/13/2018

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
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... — Updated 5/11/2018

 
Northwest Territories diamond newest large diamond mine

Mountain Province buys Kennady Diamonds

Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. April 13 completed its acquisition of Kennady Diamonds Inc. in an all-share deal worth roughly C$176 million. Kennady Diamonds owns Kennady North, a... — Updated 4/27/2018

 

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... — Updated 3/23/2018

 

Kennady Diamonds eyes exploration targets

Kennady Diamonds Inc. Feb. 5 announced that crews have mobilized for a roughly 10,500-meter winter drill program at its Kennady North diamond project in Northwest Territories. Around 60... — Updated 2/16/2018

 

Mountain Province, Kennady Diamonds reunite

Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. Jan. 29 announced a definitive agreement to acquire Kennady Diamonds Inc. under a friendly all-share deal worth roughly C$176 million. Kennady Diamonds own... — Updated 2/9/2018

 

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

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

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... — Updated 1/24/2018

 

Mining Explorers 2017: Kennady Diamonds Inc.

Kennady Diamonds Inc. is a Toronto-based explorer focused on Kennady North, a rapidly advancing diamond project located about seven kilometers (4.5 miles) northeast of Gahcho Kué - a... — Updated 1/24/2018

 

Large gem diamond found at Gahcho Kué

Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. Feb. 6 reported the recovery of a 67.87 carat gem quality diamond during the ramp-up of production at the Gahcho Kué Mine. This is the largest gem... — Updated 2/12/2017

 

Kennady honored for diamond exploration

Kennady Diamonds Inc. is co-recipient of the prestigious Mines and Money Exploration Company of the Year award for 2016, presented during the Mining Journal Outstanding Achievement... — Updated 12/11/2016

 

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