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Busy week in Canadian diamond world

by James Kwantes As regular World of Mining readers know, I have written about Eira Thomas and followed her career since I was an Ashton Mining shareholder. I interviewed Eira recently about her diamond pursuits and other endeavours for the … Continue reading

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Canadian diamond pioneer Gren Thomas makes new discovery

D. Grenville “Gren” Thomas’s Venture-listed North Arrow Minerals rose 54% Tuesday, closing at 60 cents, after announcing a diamond discovery at its Pikoo project in Saskatchewan. You read that correctly: Saskatchewan, the land of potash, uranium, oil and gas, wheat, … Continue reading

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Chasing the carat: Canada’s Queen of Diamonds comes full-circle

A World of Mining Special – Part 1 of 2 This is a story about Eira Thomas, dubbed the “Queen of Diamonds” for her role leading the geologists who discovered the kimberlite pipes that became the Diavik diamond mine. Diavik, … Continue reading

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