November 21st, 2017 - Submitted to NWB for approval of trench locations for CH-7 and CH-44. Trenching activity is already approved. There is a 90 day approval period for specific location.
November 28, 2017 (*NEW*) - Release of Caustic results from SRC. -- 2017-11-28 and 2017-11-28b
December 2017 - Onsite DMS unit (10tph) - Initial site selection review prior to permitting process.
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 19th, 2018 - 90 day approval period is completed for November 21st trench submission for CH-7 and CH-44.
February/March 2018 - Construction contract awarded for development of Iqaluit port.
March 4th to 7th 2018 - PDAC - Booth #IE2217 (A - 1st 2 days only) - Investor Exchange Floor Plan
March 5th 2018 - Tom Peregoodoff presents at the Diamonds session from 10:45 to 11:00 am in Room 801B.
March 5th 2018 - Tom Peregoodoff presents at the 25th anniversary of diamond mining from 2:25 to 2:50 pm in Room 716. Title - Further development of the Chidliak diamond resource, Nunavut, Canada.
March 21st, 2018 - Public comment period closes for the 5 year Water Permit Renewal currently under application to the NWB (Nunavut Water Board)
March 29th 2018 - Annual General Meeting. Record date for voting - February 16, 2018.
March 2018 (potential) - 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 - May 2018 (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
April 2nd, 2018 - 45 day period expires - Full Technical report on resource update to be released.
April/May, 2018 - Updated PEA to be released. Based on revised resource update.
June 1st, 2018 - Current NWB (Nunavut Water Board) Permit expires. Renewal should be submitted in advance of this timeline.
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 2019 - First 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.