Upcoming Events - Chidliak

This page is dedicated to upcoming key events. (estimated timeline) . (PGD - website - events)

Sept 21st 2017 - Drilling program at Chidliak completes. News release -- 2017-09-21 

September - October 2017 - Core sent to SRC for microdiamond analysis.

October 2, 2017 - Iqaluit Deep water port has cleared screening without need for an NIRB review -- NIRB screening report

November 2017 - Release of Caustic results from SRC.

December 2017 - Updated technical report published with updated TFFE/inferred on CH-6.

Dec 2017 - Final design and permitting for Iqaluit port

January/March 2018 - Updated PEA (preliminary economic assessment) published with additional underground portion of CH-6 added. This should also use an updated valuation model with a current price book. 

February/March 2018 - Construction contract awarded for development of Iqaluit port. 

early March 2018 - PDAC Booth #TBD

end of March 2018 - Annual General Meeting 

February - May 2018 (potential - not confirmed) - Establish winter camp, ice strip in preparation for supporting LDD RC Drilling, Trench bulk sample and regular core drilling.

Trench details - CH-6 - 30 metres long x 15 metres wide. Depth 3 to 8 metres.
Trench will produce approximately 500 tonnes of kimberlite and will be started around March 1st, 2018.

June 2018 - Iqaluit Deep Water port construction starts

June 2018- Bulk samples to the SRC for testing.

June to August 2018 - Summer field program. 

Fall 2018  - Results of winter program. 

2018 to 2019 - PFS/FS work plus continual environmental studies and necessary permitting work.

2019 - new Iqaluit small craft harbour available for use.

Late 2019First construction phase for Chidliak.

October 2020 - Iqaluit deep water port construction finished.

2020 - 2021 - Estimated mine production start date - First production diamonds pulled out of Chidliak.

1 comment:

  1. A deep water port seems to be finally moving forward! You can read the article here: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/iqaluit-port-moving-forward-1.3417733