Pia serves as a bridge between sales, clients, and the development team, ensuring that products are delivered on time and on spec. Since moving to Vancouver in 2005, she has been in project and client account management roles, including running web and print campaigns from inception to completion. She was the first production manager at Dig Media in 2008; she left briefly, but rejoined the company in 2011. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of the Philippines.
Stornoway Diamond Corporation (TSX:SWY) has optimized its Renard plant design to allow for a Large Diamond Recovery circuit to be fully integrated into the plant’s primary flow-sheet within the existing capital budget and with no change of scope in the existing ore processing capacity of 2.2mtonnes per annum.
The Duas Barras Diamond and Gold Mine in Brazil is now 100% owned by Brazil Minerals, Inc. (OTCQB: BMIX), after making the final payment of $200,000 in cash and issued 2,142,857 shares of its restricted common stock to a private individual.
Quebec is helping build roadwork including an extension of highway 167 through the Otish mountains to Stornoway Diamond’s (TSX:SWY) Renard Mine, and will also take a $50-million stake in a new subsidiary of Quebec natural gas distributor Gaz Métro.
Brazil Minerals Inc. (OTCQB:BMIX) reported that the Gemological Institute of America graded one of the diamonds produced by Mineração Duas Barras Ltda. as a fancy color diamond. BMIX owns 86.88% of Mineração Duas
Afri-Can Marine Minerals Corporation (TSXV:AFA) reported that l’Autorité des marchés financiers reviewed Afri-Can’s technical reports called: A Preliminary Feasibility Study of Marine Diamond Mining in Area ML111, Offshore of Luderitz, Namibia dated January 15, 2014 and the report called: The Diamond Resources in Mining Lease Area ML 111, ML 32, ML 138 & ML 139 dated September 27, 2013. AMF has noted issues of non-compliance with the requirements of NI 43-101.
Stornoway Diamond Corporation (TSX:SWY) reported progress at the Renard Diamond Project in Quebec: construction mobilization is proceeding well, as well as civil works on surface facilities pads, site infrastructure and water management systems; orders have been placed on long-lead items for the diamond processing plant and LNG power plant, and temporary construction camps established with 250 beds. The resource expansion drill program is also ongoing, with Renard 2 now confirmed to at least 970 meters vertical depth.