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 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... — Updated 2/11/2021 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... — 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... — 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... — 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 protoco... — 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... — Updated 11/5/2020

 
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 10/28/2020 Full story

 
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... — 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,... — 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... — Updated 9/26/2020 Full story

 

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 9/25/2020

 
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 9/25/2020

 
 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 9/25/2020

 
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 9/25/2020

 

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 9/25/2020

 
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 9/25/2020

 
 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 9/25/2020

 
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 9/25/2020

 
 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 9/25/2020

 
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 9/25/2020

 
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 9/25/2020

 
 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 9/25/2020

 

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 8/14/2020 Full story

 

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 8/14/2020

 
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 Full story

 

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