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Dominion Appoints Interim CEO
Dominion Diamond Mines has named Patrick Merrin as its interim CEO, replacing Shane Durgin, who has left to pursue other opportunities. Merrin, who assumes the role with immediate effect, joined parent group...
Mining Feb 11, 2020 Rapaport News
Patrick Evans
Ex-Dominion CEO to Launch Lab-Grown Venture
The former CEO of Dominion Diamond Mines is launching alab-grown-diamond venture targeting the bridal market, the Financial Timesreported. Patrick Evans’s company will produce synthetic stones at aUS location with access to cheap solar power,...
Technology Jan 15, 2019 Rapaport News
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Dominion CEO Patrick Evans Resigns
Dominion Diamond Mines CEO Patrick Evans has stepped down withimmediate effect after a year at the company, the miner confirmed to RapaportNews Sunday. Evans joined the Canada-based producer in November 2017 afterits $1.2 billion...
Mining Dec 10, 2018 Leah Meirovich
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Dominion Agrees to Save 150 Ekati Jobs
Dominion Diamond Mines has reached a tentative agreementwith the Union of Northern Workers (UNW) that could potentially save 150 jobsat the Ekati deposit. Dominion had planned to replace that many employees withcontract workers...
Mining Jun 28, 2018 Rapaport News
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Dominion May Cut 150 Mining Jobs
Dominion Diamond Mines plans to lay off 150 employees at itsEkati mine in Canada’s Northwest Territories, according to union officials. “The employer’s intent is to replace these positions withcontracted workers by October 1, 2018, as a cost-cutting mechanism to increaseprofitability for...
Mining May 17, 2018 Rapaport News
Stuart Brown Mountain Province
Firestone Chief Heads to Mountain Province
Mountain Province has appointed Stuart Brown as its CEO, to succeed interim chief David Whittle, the Canada-based miner said Tuesday. Brown (pictured), currently CEO of Firestone Diamonds, recentlyannounced he would leave the company on June...
Mining May 16, 2018 Rapaport News
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Mountain Province Acquires Kennady Project
Mountain Province Diamonds will purchase exploration group KennadyDiamonds in an all-share deal, reuniting two Canadian companies that split fiveyears ago. For each Kennady share, its investors will receive 0.975 ofa Mountain Province...
Mining Jan 30, 2018 Rapaport News
Virginia Drosos Signet
2017’s Diamond Merry-Go-Round
The past year has seen a number of changes in management-levelemployees within the diamond industry. Here’s a breakdown of the new faces anddepartures for 2017: Alrosa CEO Andrey Zharkov stepped down to besucceeded by former Sberbank senior...
Polished Markets Dec 26, 2017 Rapaport News
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Dominion Goes Private as Takeover Deal Closes
The Washington Companies, a group of mining businesses, hascompleted its acquisition of Dominion Diamond Corporation after receiving allthe required approvals.Dominion will operate as a standalone, private company underthe leadership of new CEO Patrick Evans, who assumes...
Mining Nov 02, 2017 Rapaport News
Patrick Evans
Patrick Evans to Be New Dominion Chief
Dominion Diamond Corporation’s new owner has appointedPatrick Evans as CEO of the Canada-based miner.Evans (pictured) will take charge of Dominion once the WashingtonCompanies’ $1.2 billion acquisition of the rough producer closes later thisyear, the...
Mining Aug 10, 2017 Rapaport News
David Whittle Mountain Province
Mountain Province Names New Chief
Mountain Province Diamonds has appointed David Whittle asinterim CEO to replace Patrick Evans, who has stepped down, the miner announcedThursday.Evans, who had been CEO of Mountain Province for 11 years,will continue as a director and...
Mining Jun 11, 2017 Rapaport News
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Gahcho Kué Yields 85ct. Diamond
Mountain Province Diamonds has recovered the largest stone yetfrom its Gahcho Kué mine in Canada, the company said Wednesday.The rough diamond weighs 84.65 carats and will feature inMountain Province’s upcoming sales...
Mining Jun 01, 2017 Rapaport News
Gahcho Kue
Gahcho Kué Prices Lower than Expected
Mountain Province’s share of production from the new GahchoKué diamond mine in Canada amounted to 424,830 carats in the first quarter,though the company reported lower sale prices than anticipated.The Toronto-based miner held three sales...
Mining Apr 26, 2017 Rapaport News
Gahcho Kue 67.87 ct. rough diamond
Gahcho Kué Hits Big League With 68ct. Diamond
Mountain Province Diamonds recovered the largest gem-qualitystone yet from its Gahcho Kué mine in Canada.At 67.87 carats, the octahedron-shaped rough diamond wasextracted during the ramp-up of the mine, which was launched in September...
Mining Feb 07, 2017 Rapaport News
Gahcho Kue
First Gahcho Kué Diamond Sale Disappoints
A cash crunch in the Indian diamond industry forced Mountain Province to withdraw a quarter of rough diamonds from its first sale of production from the Gahcho Kué mine in Canada, the company reported.The retracted goods were...
Mining Jan 30, 2017 Rapaport News
Gahcho Kue
Canada’s Gahcho Kué Mine Yields 50ct. Diamond
Mountain Province will sell a 50.25-carat gem-qualitydiamond from the new Gahcho Kué mine in January, the largest stone yet from theCanadian project.Three fancy yellow diamonds weighing between 3 carats and 5carats will also...
Mining Oct 26, 2016 Rapaport News
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Gahcho Kué Mine Nears First Production
Mountain Province Diamonds said it expects production at itsnew Gahcho Kué mine in Canada to start in the third quarter. The company hadpreviously only given a scheduled start date of the secondhalf of the year.The miner, a 49-percent participant...
Mining Jun 20, 2016 Rapaport News
Kennady’s Kelvin Valuation Compares With World’s Highest-Margin Diamonds
A Kennady Diamonds Inc. mine in Canada’s NorthwestTerritories is said to have diamonds valued at $123 per carat on average,which compares with the world’s highest-margin, new-diamond repository.The price assessment -- done by WWW International DiamondConsultants in Antwerp -- was based...
Mining Oct 20, 2015 Rapaport News
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