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2013-05-27 08:20:34

TORONTO, May 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Dominion Diamond Corporation (TSX: DDC, NYSE: DDC) (the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Chantal Lavoie to the position of President and Chief Operating Officer of Dominion Diamond Ekati Corporation. As of July 1(st), Mr Lavoie will be responsible for the Company's mining operations and will be based in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories. Mr Lavoie is a mining engineer with more than 25 years of experience in open pit and...

2011-09-06 16:54:00

TORONTO, Sept. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Harry Winston Diamond Corporation (TSX: HW) (NYSE: HWD) is pleased to announce that Harry Winston Diamond Mines Ltd. and its wholly owned subsidiary 6355137 Canada Inc. (collectively "Harry Winston") have entered into an option agreement with North Arrow Minerals Inc.("North Arrow") and Springbok Holdings Inc., ("Springbok") in regards to their Lac de Gras properties in the Northwest Territories. Harry Winston is the 40% owner of the adjoining...

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2008-03-12 09:35:00

Canada's far north region, once known for its gold mining, is now pulling diamonds from the ground, and unearthing some of the purest diamond deposits ever found.At the Diavik mine, 130 miles south of the Arctic Circle, a 650-foot deep crater can be seen among the ice-covered tundra where pipes containing vertical columns of diamond-bearing rock are among the most valuable in the world.  Kimberlite pipes spokesman Tom Hoefer said, "They're among the three best pipes in the world, by...

2006-03-22 20:19:56

By Rachelle Younglai TORONTO (Reuters) - The closure of an ice road over frozen lakes in Canada's Arctic will have "significant implications" for two of South African diamond giant De Beers' projects in the country, the company said on Wednesday. De Beers and other diamond companies depended on the road to ship crucial supplies to their remote mining sites in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut territory. But unseasonably warm temperatures have melted parts of the road, making it...