Stornoway Diamond Corp.: Renard Team Wins Quebec Mine Rescue Competition

by pmnationtalk on May 22, 201860 Views

LONGUEUIL, Québec, May 22, 2018 — Stornoway Diamond Corporation(TSX:SWY) (the “Corporation” or “Stornoway”) is proud to announce that the Renard Mine Rescue team comprising David Langlois, Adam Paquet, Danny Bérubé, François Gilbert, Guillaume Lemay, Patrick Tremblay, Raphaël Duchesne, Simon Gélinas, Steve Veillette and Yannick Savard was the overall winner at the 56th Quebec Provincial Mine Rescue Competitionthat took place between May 17th and 19th in Boucherville, Quebec. In addition to the honour of winning the overall title, the Renard team took home the title of ‘Best Team on the Field’, and team leaders David Langlois and Raphaël Duchesne won for ‘Best Team Management’.

Patrick Godin, Stornoway’s COO, commented: “We are incredibly proud of the Renard Mine Rescue Team and what winning this competition represents for the overall health and safety culture at our mine. This achievement requires long hours of training, dedication and hard work, and all of Stornoway’s employees at the Renard Mine can be comforted in the knowledge that their colleagues in Mine Rescue are now rated the best in Quebec.”


The Renard Diamond Mine is Quebec’s first producing diamond mine and Canada’s sixth. It is located approximately 250 km north of the Cree community of Mistissini and 350 km north of Chibougamau in the James Bay region of north-central Québec. Construction on the project commenced on July 10, 2014, and commercial production was declared on January 1, 2017. Average annual diamond production is forecast at 1.8 million carats per annum over the first 10 years of mining. Readers are referred to the technical report dated January 11, 2016, in respect of the September 2015 Mineral Resource estimate, and the technical report dated March 30, 2016, in respect of the March 2016 Updated Mine Plan and Mineral Reserve Estimate for further details and assumptions relating to the project.

About Stornoway Diamond Corporation

Stornoway is a leading Canadian diamond exploration and development company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol SWY and headquartered in Montreal. Our flagship asset is the 100% owned Renard Diamond Project, Québec’s first diamond mine. Stornoway is a growth oriented company with a world-class asset, in one of the world’s best mining juPrisdictions, in one of the world’s great mining businesses.

On behalf of the Board
/s/ “Matt Manson”
Matt Manson
President and Chief Executive

For more information, please contact Matt Manson (President and CEO) at 416-304-1026 x2101
or Orin Baranowsky (CFO) at 416-304-1026 x2103 or Jodi Hackett (Manager, Communications) at 416-304-1026 x2104
or toll free at 1-877-331-2232

Pour plus d’information, veuillez contacter M. Ghislain Poirier, Vice-président Affaires publiques de Stornoway au 418-254-6550,

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