Mountain Province Diamonds Production Report for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2017
TORONTO and NEW YORK, April 25, 2017 - Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. ("Mountain Province", the "Company") (TSX: MPVD, NASDAQ: MPVD) today announced the production for the first quarter ended March 31, 2017 from the Gahcho Kué Diamond Mine ("GK Mine").
The GK Mine declared commercial production on March 1, 2017 having achieved more than 70 percent of nameplate capacity of 8,333 tonnes per day over the preceding 30-day period.
Mining of overburden, waste rock and ore in the 5034 open pit for the three months ended March 31, 2017 was approximately 7.7 million tonnes, with approximately 222,600 tonnes of ore (100 percent basis) stockpiled at period end.
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Published: 25 April 2017
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