A Vancouver native, Charlotte recently graduated from Simon Fraser University, where she majored in English and Humanities. During her time there, SFU’s Writing and Communications program caught her attention, and she began working towards a Certificate in Editing. After completing an editorial internship at Vancouver’s Western Living magazine in the fall of 2010, she knew that she wanted to pursue editing further.
Charlotte started working for Investing News Network in the spring of 2012 and now specializes in writing about diamonds, precious metals, base metals and graphite. She holds a Certificate in Editing from Simon Fraser University, which she completed in 2013.
Kennady Diamonds Inc. (TSXV:KDI) yesterday released an update on its Northwest Territories-based Kennady North diamond project, commenting that infill drilling at the Kelvin kimberlite began on schedule last week; to date, three drill holes have been completed.
Reuters reported that next month, the Ivory Coast plans to pressure the United Nations to lift a ban on its diamond exports. The UN Security Council put a trade embargo on the country’s diamonds back in 2005 in an effort to stop their sale from “funding arms purchases.”
The Economic Times reported that in order to ensure a steady supply of diamonds, India is looking into a deal with Russia’s ALROSA (MCX:ALNU). Specifically, the company is hoping for state-run MMTC Ltd. to arrange a long-term agreement with the company.
Peregrine Diamonds Ltd. (TSX:PGD) announced yesterday that an independent valuation for a 1,013.5-carat parcel of commercial-size diamonds from the CH-6 kimberlite pipe at its Nunavut-based Chidliak project places the parcel’s value at US$215,605, or $213 per carat.
Paragon Diamonds Ltd. (LSE:PRG) announced yesterday that Meso Diamonds, its 85-percent-owned subsidiary, has finalized the terms and conditions of the Mining Lease Agreement for the Lemphane kimberlite project with the government of Lesotho.