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2014-07-21 08:23:10

YELLOWKNIFE, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Dominion Diamond Corporation (TSX:DDC, NYSE:DDC) (the "Company") announces that the Company has promoted the Misery Satellite material previously identified as an exploration target to an inferred resource. The Company is also releasing today an updated mine plan for the Ekati Diamond Mine, including current estimates for anticipated annual production by pipe, with associated operating costs and capital costs. Unless otherwise specified,...

2014-03-14 08:22:19

TORONTO, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Dominion Diamond Corporation (TSX:DDC, NYSE:DDC) (the "Company") is pleased to release an updated reserve and resource statement for the Ekati and Diavik Diamond Mines. The tables below summarize the mineral reserves and mineral resources at the Ekati Diamond Mine as at the end of January 31, 2014, and the Diavik Diamond Mine as at the end of December 31, 2013, expressed in millions of tonnes, carats per tonne, and millions of carats. The...

2014-02-03 16:22:23

TORONTO, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Dominion Diamond Corporation (TSX:DDC, NYSE:DDC) (the "Company") is pleased to release an updated life-of-mine plan for each of the Ekati and Diavik Diamond Mines, including current estimates for anticipated annual production by pipe, with associated operating costs and capital costs. Highlights: -- Both mines are performing well; Diavik as an all underground mine and Ekati as a combination open pit-underground mine....

2014-01-16 08:22:18

325,000 Ounces of Annual Gold Production at Low Costs during First Nine Years (All figures are in US dollars unless otherwise indicated) VANCOUVER, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - New Gold Inc. ("New Gold") (TSX:NGD) and (NYSE MKT:NGD) today announces the results of its Feasibility Study for the Rainy River project ("Rainy River" or the "Project") in Ontario, Canada. The company successfully completed the acquisition of Rainy River Resources Ltd. ("Rainy River Resources") on...

Maine Mine Causing Widespread Contamination
2013-10-17 09:53:06

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New environmental research from Dartmouth College has shown that an open pit mine site in Maine is causing widespread contamination to the nearby area. Operational during the 1960s and 70s, the Callahan Mine Site is located in Maine’s Goose Pond estuary and is currently being cleaned up by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The report indicates that federal officials may not have known the extent of the damage caused by...


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