Mountain Province Diamonds Inc.

09:44 AM EST - Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. : Announced production results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2018 and first half of 2018 from the Gahcho Kué Diamond Mine. The Company also provides Q2 2018 and H1 2018 conference call details. The plant treated 899,000 tonnes during the quarter, 17% ahead of the same quarter last year. In the first half of 2018, the plant treated 1,684,479 tonnes. A record 1,930,500 carats were recovered at an average grade of approximately 2.15 carats per tonne in Q2 2018. Year to date, 3,571,500 carats have been recovered at an average grade of 2.12 carats per tonne. Q2 2018 recovered grade of 2.15 carats per tonne, was 2% higher than the same quarter last year, reflecting a strong grade performance in the second quarter. Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. shares T.MPVD are trading unchanged at $3.22.