The Quiet Summer of 2011, and Honest Work

Hello readers, Sorry I have not been updating much this year. I am currently finishing my PhD and working on an exploration project for a junior company. This does...

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Respectable Showing For the Diamond Sector at PDAC 2011

Last week Monday’s technical session at the PDAC on diamonds was titled: “21 years of Canadian diamonds: Coming of age?”. Five talks were given and three were based on...

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PDAC 2011 – this March

Hello and happy New Year! Sorry for the delay in posts. This year’s Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada’s (PDAC) main convention is March 6th to 9th. It is...

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Promising Diamond Find by Metalex in Northern Ontario, Plus Grades from Chidliak and Movement at Renard

High Counts from the James Bay Lowlands Metalex Ventures Ltd. reported recovery of 800+ relatively coarse (0.425-0.85 mm) diamonds in part of a RC drill sample from the T1 kimberlite in the...

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Peregrine Finds 1.15 Carat Diamond at Chidliak

Peregrine Diamonds Ltd. added to their exceptional track record last week when they found a 1.15 c macrodiamond. It was in an 840 kg total microdiamond sample from the CH-31...

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Stornoway Diamond Corp. Works to Expand Resources at Renard Project

Last week, Stornoway Diamond Corporation released the results of their latest drilling program at their Renard project (part of the Foxtrot property) in central Quebec. The dimensions of three...

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2010 Toronto Resource Investment Conference

Sorry, for the lack of recent posts, it’s paper-writing season again. Mining and exploration investors may be interested in attending this year’s Toronto Resource Investment Conference at the Metro...

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Newsworthy Week For Canadian Diamond Companies

It has been an exciting week thus far for the Canadian diamond industry. A few major news releases from junior Canadian diamond exploration companies has shown that the industry...

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Different Types of Diamonds at Fort à la Corne

Early last month, Shore Gold (SGF) announced that a high proportion (26%) of diamonds >2.7 c retrieved from the underground bulk sample at its 100% owned Star kimberlite in Saskatchewan...

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Kimberlites and Diamonds of Western Canada

This year’s GeoCanada conference and related workshops saw some attention to diamonds and kimberlites. Specifically those located in the western Canadian sedimentary basin (WCSB), covering Alberta and Saskatchewan. The...

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