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Peregrine Diamonds: (Barely) buried treasure on Baffin Island

by James Kwantes, World of Mining Peregrine Diamonds released its maiden resource estimate for Chidliak Wednesday, and it sparkled. The diamond exploration company led by Eric Friedland reported an NI 43-101 compliant inferred resource of 7.47 million carats of diamonds … Continue reading

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An African dog and pony show

My friend Tommy Humphreys recently returned from a site visit to Robert Friedland’s Ivanhoe Mines platinum and copper projects in Africa. The “dog and pony show” was a tour de force, and so is the blog post Humphreys wrote about … Continue reading

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Latest Peregrine Diamonds batch confirms it: CH-6 is a gem

Diamond explorer Peregrine Diamonds (PGD) released the second and final batch of results from its bulk sample of the CH-6 kimberlite pipe at its 100% owned Chidliak project on Baffin Island, and they were good. Very good. Here’s the news … Continue reading

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Chidliak grade gives Peregrine Diamonds an “A”

Eric Friedland’s Peregrine Diamonds released news this morning that moved the stock 52%, to 64 cents, by the time markets closed. A 222-dry-tonne bulk sample from the company’s CH-6 kimberlite returned an impressive grade of 2.7 carats per tonne and … Continue reading

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Diamond partners Peregrine, DeBeers no longer dancing

Peregrine Diamonds stock was introduced to a cliff earlier today when the company disclosed that DeBeers has elected not to exercise its option for 50.1% of Peregrine’s Chidliak diamond project on Baffin Island. Shares dropped from yesterday’s close of 65 … Continue reading

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He’s back: The full Friedland

Mining tycoon Robert Friedland is spending more time in Canada these days, and last week Vancouver promoter Tommy Humphreys interviewed him in Toronto and wrote it up here at CEO.ca. The older Friedland brother was in full rhetorical flight – … Continue reading

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Rebalancing, Part 1

by James Kwantes Gold’s recent bounce notwithstanding, rebalancing in this junior market feels a bit like Nik Wallenda must have crossing the Grand Canyon gorge unharnessed on a windy day. Add in the hounds of Hades howling from below and … Continue reading

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Someone thinks Peregrine’s a gem

It’s been a wild couple of weeks for shares of Peregrine Diamonds, the Friedland-backed northern Canadian exploration play. Shares had been bumping along in the high 30s to low 40-cent range for most of the year until last week, when … Continue reading

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Robert Friedland adds to Peregrine Diamonds stake

by James Kwantes Mining tycoon Robert Friedland is back buying stock in younger brother Eric’s Baffin Island-focused diamond play, Peregrine Diamonds. On May 14, he purchased (indirectly) 11,500 shares at 39.5 cents, following that up the next day with a … Continue reading

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Chasing the carat: The Friedlands go diamond-hunting

A World of Mining special – Part 2 of 2 Part 1: Chasing the carat: Canada’s Queen of Diamonds comes full-circle | World of Mining by James Kwantes Stornoway Diamonds’ hostile takeover of Ashton Mining and Quebec’s Renard diamond project … Continue reading

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