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Stornoway suspends Renard openpit operations

Stornoway Diamond Corp (TSX:SWY) has decided to suspend openpit mining operations at its Renard diamond mine in Québec from April for about a year due to building up sufficient stockpiles to sustain its plant.

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Stornoway will focus on underground mining at its Renard diamond mine in Quebec

Stornoway said the Renard 65 openpit had enough ore stockpiled to meet planned process plant feed requirements into the June 2020 quarter.

The mine's underground section reached