North Arrow Presentation to the Community of Repulse Bay / Naujaat, May 21, 2014
Copy of the presentation given to the Community of Repulse Bay / Naujaat in Nunavut by Nick Thomas, Manager of Community and Investor Relations describing the planned bulk sample work program planned for the summer of 2014.
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
Transcripts - North Arrow Presentation to the Community of Repulse Bay / Naujaat, May 21, 2014
Hamlet of Repulse Bay (Naujaat), NU
May 21, 2014
1. About North Arrow Minerals
2. History of the Qilalugaq Project
3. 2014 Sampling Program
4. What’s Next for the Qilalugaq Project
North Arrow Minerals
a Vancouver, BC based public company.
We trade on TSX Venture Exchange:
We have no operating mines;
Our people have been a part of past
diamond discoveries in Canada;
the Diavik diamond mine
in the NWT.
Who Are We?
Principal Diamond Projects
Lac de Gras (NT)
Qilalugaq Project History
BHP Billiton discovered kimberlites -
the volcanoes that carry diamonds to the surface.
Stornoway identified Q1-4 kimberlite as the
North Arrow Minerals partners with
North Arrow and Stornoway to take a 1500
tonne sample of the Q1-4 kimberlite
Why take this sample?
to collect 500 *carats of diamonds
to determine the $ value per *carat
*1 carat = 0.2 grams
Assessing the Q1-4 Kimberlite
Q1-4: A88 +9+7+5 DTC
Determine the amount of
=48.8 million tonnes
Determine the number
of carats of diamonds…
=53 carats of diamonds
per hundred tonnes of
Determine the value of the
diamonds in the kimberlite…
Qilalugaq 2014 Exploration Program
1,500 tonne sample from the
Q1-4 kimberlite, July and
Slinging out two excavators
Filled one tonne bags flown
daily to a drop-off area to
await shipping south by
All crew will be staying
in town and flying out daily.
Local hires can live at home.
2014 Proposed Sample Location
Q1-4 kimberlite zoomed in
Sample will be
collected from a
20 m wide,
1 m deep
trench using an
20 m by 30 m is about
as big as the Co op Hotel
Abandonment and Restoration
Everything will be removed from the land at
the end of program.
The trench will be smoothed over.
No explosives will be used to take
14Small trenches were dug by hand in 2007 at this same location
Helicopter Use and Flight Path
Daily transport of personnel
Transport of 2 excavators to and from the
sample site and required fuel.
Transport of one tonne sample bags from
sample site drop off location near quarry.
1650 bags total
40 flights per day
for July and
We will abide by the
terms and conditions
of the Land Use
We have set up a
wildlife protocol with
Copies of that
Sample Transport on Annual Sealift
Sample bags and empty fuel
drums will be sent out on the
August 25th sealift.
3-4 days to load sealift.
Sample drop off area near quarry
2 bag handlers at Q 1-4 sample site.
2 bag handlers at drop off site.
2-4 in-town helpers: driver,
general labour, logistics.
6-8 Local Hires Total
one week on / one week off rotation-
full and part-time positions.
Total Crew of 13-17 people
2-4 flight crew.
1 cook/first aid.
6-8 local hires.
Every job will allow the employee to be back at home every night!
August 2014 – ship sample south for diamond recovery.
January / February 2015 – have ~500 carats of diamonds
valued in Antwerp, Belgium.
If the diamonds have a high value we will be working here
more next year.
If the diamonds are low in value we will not be back next
THE FUTURE OF THE PROJECT
DEPENDS ON THESE RESULTS
For more information please contact
North Arrow Minerals
Nick Thomas, Manager of Investor and Community Relations
Barb Kupsch, Qilalugaq Project Geologist
Denise Lockett, Community Relations Consultant
Suite 960-789 West Pender Street
Canada V6C 1H2