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Botswana 150
Botswana Diamonds’ Kimberlite Find Unviable
Botswana Diamonds will not continue exploration of the Ontevredenpipe in South Africa, after discovering it was smaller than previouslyexpected, it said Wednesday. “Modern mineral exploration technology is not a magic bullet,”said chairman John Teeling. “Modern geophysics...
Mining Jun 06, 2018 Rapaport News
Botswana Diamonds Vutomi
Botswana Diamonds Finds Promising Kimberlite
Botswana Diamonds’ share price jumped 15% Friday after thecompany gave a positive report of the potential quality of a kimberlite pipe atits exploration project in South Africa.The rock at Ontevreden, South Africa, displayscharacteristics typically present in high-grade...
Mining Oct 02, 2017 Rapaport News
De Beers Venetia mine
De Beers Aims for Carbon-Neutral Mining
De Beers is looking to make some of its mines carbon-neutralwithin half a decade by storing carbon dioxide inside kimberlite rocks.The rough producer is investigating ways to acceleratethe naturally occurring process by which kimberlite reacts with carbon toremove carbon...
Mining May 07, 2017 Rapaport News
Mothae mine Lucapa
Lucapa Buys Lesotho Diamond Mine
Lucapa Diamond Company acquired the Mothae mine in Lesotho for $9million, saying the resource that was abandoned by Lucara Diamond Corp in 2015will complement its other operations.“There’s only onething better than owning one...
Mining Jan 31, 2017 Rapaport News
Pangolin Diamonds
Pangolin Starts Botswana Drilling Project
PangolinDiamonds Corp. commenced drilling for kimberlite at its Motloutse DiamondProject in Botswana’s Orapa region where the country’s first diamonds wererecovered in 1959.The“percussion” drill program is anticipated to be completed within the nexttwo weeks and the results...
Mining Jul 27, 2016 Rapaport News
Lucapa
Lucapa Finds Confirmed Kimberlite at Angola Project
Lucapa Diamond Company has identified confirmed kimberlite material at its Lulo project in Angola.The miner said the identification, L259, was a “significant outcome”from its pitting and grade control programs around its Mining Block...
Mining Oct 07, 2015 Rapaport News
kennady
Kennady Diamonds Intersects Kimberlite in Latest Kelvin Drill Hole
Kennady Diamonds Inc. intersected kimberlite at 390 meters below the surface during its latest Kelvin delineation drill hole (KDI-14-065), which is approximately 50 meters north of drill hole KDI-HQ14-033a, where kimberlite was intersected at approximately...
Mining Dec 16, 2014 Jeff Miller
Ekati Mine
Dominion Diamond Provides Financial Security for Ekati
Dominion Diamond Corporation posted surety bonds with the Northwest Territories in the aggregate amount of $221 million (CAD 253,473,000) to secure its obligation under a water license to reclaim the Ekati mine site. As a result, Dominion...
Mining Nov 07, 2014 Jeff Miller
stellar diamonds
Stellar Provides Initial Diamond Grade From Tongo Sample
Stellar Diamonds confirmed an initial sample grade of 170 carats per hundred tonnes (cpht) from its bulk sampling program at the Tongo dyke kimberlite project in Sierra Leone. The initial sample yielded 151 carats...
Mining Feb 12, 2014 Jeff Miller
Chidliak Project
Peregrine CH-6 Sample Returns Higher Grade
Peregrine Diamonds Ltd. found that the latest bulk sample from the company's Chidliak diamond project in Nunavut, Canada yielded a diamond grade of 2.87 carats per tonne of ore. According to the company, 532.50 carats...
Mining Jan 16, 2014 Brian Bossetta
Paragon Diamonds Project
Paragon Acquires Mothae Processing Plant
Paragon Diamonds Ltd. agreed to buy the Mothae kimberlite processing plant in Lesotho from Lucara Diamond Corporation through its subsidiary Meso Diamonds. Paragon Diamonds expects to relocate the plant in the first quarter of 2014...
Mining Dec 18, 2013 Jeff Miller
kennady
Kennady Diamonds' Sample Grade Exceeds Expectations
Kennady Diamonds Inc. recovered approximately 3,454 kilograms of kimberlite from 21 holes drilled at the northwest lobe of the Kelvin kimberlite at the Kennady North diamond project this past summer. The kimberlite was processed at the...
Mining Dec 16, 2013 Jeff Miller
Pangolin Begins Drilling New Target
Pangolin Diamonds Corporation completed core drilling at its GK6 geobotanical anomaly at Jwaneng South in Botswana but did not intersect kimberlite. Drilling intersected an igneous intrusion, which accounted for the botanical anomaly, the magnetic and gravity profiles, as well as the trace element results obtained over...
Mining Dec 06, 2013 Jeff Miller
kennady
Kennady Intersects 70-Meters of Kimberlite at Kelvin
Kennady Diamonds Inc. intersected more than 70 meters of kimberlite in a step-out drilling exercise performed to the northwest of its main Kelvin kimberlite. Delineation drilling, which has been taking place approximately 100 meters from Kelvin...
Mining Aug 26, 2013 Jeff Miller
Delrand to Test for Kimberlite at Its Bomili Permits
Delrand Resources Limited reported having completed sampling exploration programs at the Bomili and Coexco in the northern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) in search of kimberlites. Three targets were ultimately identified on the Bomili permits, which were defined by 89 close spaced samples, 51 of which were positive with...
Mining Aug 02, 2013 Jeff Miller
North Arrow Intersects Kimberlite at Pikoo
North Arrow Minerals Inc. confirmed that it had intersected kimberlite in the first hole of a drilling program currently underway at the Pikoo diamond project, which is located approximately 140 kilometers east of La Ronge, Saskatchewan, Canada. The 2,000 meter drilling program is being funded by North Arrow as part of an option...
Mining Jun 26, 2013 Jeff Miller
Chidliak Project
Peregrine Discovers a Third Kimberlite at Lac de Gras
Peregrine Diamonds discovered a third kimberlite during its winter drill program in the Lac de Gras region, Northwest Territories, Canada and named it LD-3. The new kimberlite is located on a claim that Peregrine Diamonds owns, approximately...
Mining Apr 24, 2012 Jeff Miller
International Kimberlite Conference
India Hosts 10th International Kimberlite Conference
Press Release: It was first time that the International Kimberlite Conference (IKC) took place in India, in Bangalore, at the Sheraton Hotel from February 6 to 11, 2012. It was organized by the Geological Society of India and sponsored...
Mining Feb 15, 2012 Geological Society of India
Diamond North
Diamonds North Launches Exploration Program at Amaruk
Diamonds North Resources launched its 2011 exploration program at the Amaruk property in Nunavut, Canada, which will focus on top priority gold prospects as well as follow-ups of a new generation of kimberlite targets identified from electromagnetic airborne...
Mining Aug 08, 2011 Ricci Dipshan
Shear Diamonds
Shear Diamonds Commences Drilling at Jericho
Shear Diamonds Ltd. commenced its drilling program at the Jericho diamond project in Nunavut, Canada. As part of the company's ongoing exploration program, a series of six angled delineation drill holes have been planned to test areas...
Mining May 05, 2011 Jeff Miller
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