Upcoming Events - Chidliak

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

December 2017 - Onsite DMS unit (10tph) - Initial site selection review has started.

December 2017 - Final design and permitting for Iqaluit port

January 2018 - Application submitted to NPC (Nunavut Planning Commission) to renew Land use permit for another 5 years.

January 29, 2018 - Application submitted to NWB (Nunavut Water Board) to renew Water license permit for another 5 years (no amendments.)

February, 15th 2018 - Updated TFFE/inferred resource on CH-6 - 2018-02-15.

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

March 9th, 2018 - Received final approval for trench locations at both CH-7 and CH-44 from the NWB (Nunavut Water Board). Trenches at CH-6, CH-7 (x2) and CH44 are allowed to proceed at specific co-ordinates provided.

March 29th 2018 - Full Technical report on resource update available -- 2018-03-29 

April 13th, 2018 - Public comment period closes for the 5 year Water Permit Renewal currently under application to the NWB (Nunavut Water Board). Extended from March 21st deadline on behalf of INAC's request.

May 2018 to August 2019 - QEC (Qulliq Energy Corporation) - Iqaluit bulk storage upgrade (diesel farm). This increases the diesel capacity in Iqaluit from 5.6 million litres to 11.3 million litres. Positive screening from NIRB on March 22nd, 2018.

May/June 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.

June 1st, 2018 - Current NWB (Nunavut Water Board) Permit expires. Renewal submitted January 29th, 2018.

June 2018 - Current Land Permit expires. Renewal submitted January 5th, 2018

June 2018 - Iqaluit Deep Water port construction starts.

June 2018 - Spring melt occurring at site.

July to August 2018 - Summer field program. Potential core drilling at CH1, CH6, CH7, CH31, CH44. Continued environmental baseline program.

October to Nov, 2018 - Receive caustic results from summer core drill program.

February - May 2019 (potential - not confirmed) - Establish winter camp, ice strip in preparation for supporting LDD RC Drilling, Trench bulk sample and regular core drilling.

CH-6 - Trench details - 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.

CH-7 - NE Trench details - 25 metres long x 10 metres wide. Depth 3 to 5 metres (maximum depth 6 metres). Trench will produce approximately 1,500 tonnes of kimberlite and will be started around March 1st, 2018

CH-7 - SW Trench details - 25 metres long x 10 metres wide. Depth 3 to 5 metres (maximum depth 6 metres). Trench will produce approximately 1,500 tonnes of kimberlite and will be started around March 1st, 2018

CH-44 - Trench details - 20 metres long x 10 metres wide. Depth 3 to 5 metres (maximum depth 6 metres). Trench will produce approximately 1,500 tonnes of kimberlite and will be started around March 1st, 2018

June 2019- Bulk samples to the SRC for testing. (Possible onsite DMS use instead)

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.

3 comments:

  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

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  2. Enjoy all the information have been a shareholder for over ten years

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    1. No problem. So much information in multiple technical reports. Too many kimberlites is a good problem to have.

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