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World's largest new diamond mine ramps up to commercial production in Canada's North

Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. Aug. 3 said the commissioning of the Gahcho Kué diamond plant in Northwest Territories has been completed ahead of schedule and the ramp up to commercial production has commenced. Gahcho Kué remains on... — Updated 2/6/2018


Largest new diamond mine opens in NWT

The De Beers Group Sept. 20 reported the opening of Gahcho Kué, the world's largest new diamond mine. A joint venture between De Beers (51 percent) and Mountain Province Diamonds (49 percent), the Gahcho Kué Mine in Northwest... — Updated 2/5/2018


Gahcho Kué off to a brilliant start

Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. provided its first quarterly production report Oct. 24 for the new Gahcho Kué diamond mine in the Northwest Territories. From the Aug. 1 start of ramp-up production to Sept. 30, the plant produced... — Updated 2/5/2018

 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

 By Shane Lasley    News

Mining Explorers 2016: Next NWT diamond mine emerges

With Canada's newest diamond mine looming on the horizon in Northwest Territories, crews at the Kennady North project about seven kilometers (4.5 miles) to the southwest, do not have far... — 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


Kelvin diamond values similar to Gahcho Kué

Kennady Diamonds Inc. Nov. 15 reported the results of a valuation of 2,262.43 carats of commercial sized diamonds recovered from the Kelvin kimberlite at the company's Kennady North project in Northwest Territories. Belgium-based WWW... — Updated 1/29/2018


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


Gahcho Kué Mine achieves glittering safety milestone

Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. June 20 reported mechanical completion of the primary crusher at Gahcho Kué and that commissioning of the process plant at the Northwest Territories... — Updated 6/26/2016 Full story


New Northwest Territories diamond mine nears

Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. May 9 reported that development of the Gahcho Kué diamond mine in Northwest Territories is roughly 94 percent complete and on track for first production... — Updated 5/15/2016


Ice road delivers; Gahcho Kué ready for 2016 start

Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. March 14 reported that development of the Gahcho Kué diamond mine is more than 87 percent complete and remains on track to begin production during the... — Updated 3/20/2016 Full story


Key Snap Lake workers sent to Gahcho Kué

The De Beers Group of Companies Dec. 4 announced that it is placing the Snap Lake diamond mine on care and maintenance. The company said it will evaluate market conditions over the next... — Updated 12/13/2015 Full story

 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: Kennady Diamonds Inc.

KDI: TSX.V Chairman: Jonathan Comerford President and CEO: Patrick Evans VP, Finance and CFO: Bruce Ramsden Kennady Diamonds Inc.'s ultimate goal is to develop next-generation Northwest Territories diamond mine at its Kennady North... — Updated 11/1/2015


Canterra narrows NWT diamond targets

Canterra Minerals Corp. Sept. 3 said it is carrying out a till sampling program across its South Slave project, a group of properties that are situated between De Beers Canada's Snap Lake... — Updated 9/13/2015


Gahcho Kué Mine on pace for 2016 start

Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. July 7 reported that development of the Gahcho Kué diamond mine is progressing according to plan and budget with the overall project roughly 62 percent... — Updated 7/12/2015


Junior borrows funds to build Gahcho Kué

Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. April 7 reported closing a US$370 million term loan facility, which finalizes the company's anticipated funding requirements for the construction and commissioning of the Gahcho Kué diamond mine in... — Updated 4/12/2015


Kennady Diamonds raises C$18.6M

Kennady Diamonds Inc. March 10 reported the closing of the final tranche of a C$18.64 million non-brokered private placement financing. In this third tranche, the diamond exploration... — Updated 3/15/2015 Full story

 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

 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Mining Explorers 2014: Diamonds draw industry interest

After ushering in devolution in concert with implementing the first phase of a well-reasoned mineral development strategy, the Northwest Territories is eager to attract new mineral resource investment in 2014 in hopes of building on an... — Updated 11/2/2014

 By Shane Lasley    News

Mining Explorers 2014: Raising the bar at Kennady North

Since being spun-out of Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. in the summer of 2012, Kennady Diamonds Inc. has had a singular focus - find a next-generation Northwest Territories diamond mine... — Updated 11/2/2014


Mining Explorers 2014: Mountain Province Diamonds Inc.

MPV: TSX / MDM: NYSE Chairman: Jonathan Comerford President and CEO: Patrick Evans Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. is an exploration company hoping to transition to diamond miner upon a 2016 start-up at the Gahcho Kué project located... — Updated 11/2/2014

 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

 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Mineral-rich territory seeks explorers

With devolution around the corner and a well-reasoned mineral development strategy in place, government and industry officials in Northwest Territories are making a concerted effort to alert the world to the mineral resource and... — Updated 1/26/2014

 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


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