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 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Junior chases target near historic mine

One intrepid junior tackled an enticing prospect in western Nunavut in 2019, marking the seventh year of its quest for gold in Canada's far north. Seeking new gold resources on the highly... — Updated 12/6/2019

 

Mineral riches lure explorers to Yukon

Though mineral exploration in Yukon Territory this year lagged the pace seen in 2018, mine development projects advanced at a steady clip in 2019, while several past-producing mines moved... — Updated 12/6/2019

 

Nunavut takes stock in 20th year

Twenty years ago, Canada created the territory of Nunavut, carving out the easternmost part of the Northwest Territories to form the country's northernmost jurisdiction. A vast land of... — Updated 12/6/2019

 

Bumpy ride ahead for NWT mining

While mining activity remained strong in the Northwest Territories in 2019, industry and government officials alike worried that the robust sector, driven largely by production at three... — Updated 12/6/2019

 

Explorer seeks Yukon gold

With diamond drills turning at three different properties in west-central Yukon this field season, along with rotary air blast drilling, soil sampling and other activities, White Gold... — Updated 12/6/2019

 

Explorer executes vision at Hope Bay

More than halfway through its third year as a gold producer at the Hope Bay Property in Nunavut, TMAC Resources Inc. is also emerging as a top mineral explorer in Canada's northernmost... — Updated 12/6/2019

 

Discoveries spur drilling at Indin Lake

After nearly 10 years of exploring the Colomac Gold Project in Northwest Territories, Nighthawk Gold Corp. is making progress toward increasing the project's resource in 2020, while... — Updated 12/6/2019

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Junior awakens MacMillan Pass giant

Another slumbering zinc giant is being awakened in Canada's far north. The MacMillan Pass project, a venture targeting an extensive package of mining claims assembled recently by junior... — Updated 10/31/2019

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News
Junior plans to drill deep for answers porphyry copper gold exploration

Junior plans to drill deep for answers

Triumph Gold Corp. is making significant, new strides toward unlocking the geological secrets of Freegold Mountain, a district-scale property that could produce one of the richest... — Updated 9/26/2019

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News
Meliadine project near Rankin Inlet, Nunavut commercial production

Gold operation shines with early startup

With the Meliadine project near Rankin Inlet, Nunavut hitting its target for commercial production in mid-May, senior gold miner Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd. is already reaping the rewards of... — Updated 9/26/2019

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Mineral exploration slows in the Yukon

Yukon Territory, a mineral exploration frontrunner in Canada's North, is witnessing a significant slowdown in 2019. As a result, growth in Yukon's economy is expected to slow this year... — Updated 9/26/2019

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Northern zinc-rich projects get boost

As the worldwide deficit in zinc production grows, several zinc-lead mining projects across northern Canada await construction of access arteries needed to deliver their ore to market.... — Updated 9/26/2019

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News
magnet rare earth elements REE neodymium and praseodymium

REE project could see output in 2020

Canada is one of the world's richest sources of raw commodities, not least of which are the so-called rare earth elements. While China currently dominates global production and hosts... — Updated 6/27/2019

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News
Newmont Mining Evrim Resources explorer Carlin style gold NWT

Junior joins Newmont in targeting gold

An alliance formed nearly two years ago between Evrim Resources Corp. and a Newmont Mining Corp. subsidiary may be paying off for the busy junior, given Newmont's recent decision to... — Updated 5/10/2019

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News
Mountain Province Diamonds De Beers Gahcho Kué Kennady North NWT

Mine co-owner seeks diamonds next door

The quest for diamonds at the Kennady North project next door to the Gahcho Kué Mine in Northwest Territories got a boost on Feb. 27 when owner Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. reported p... — Updated 4/12/2019

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News
Auryn Resources uses AI machine learning to hunt for Arctic gold in Nunavut

Junior uses AI to hunt for arctic gold

In a move many considered the stuff of science fiction or fantasy just 20 years ago, junior miner Auryn Resources Inc. has used artificial intelligence to help identify gold deposits at... — Updated 3/8/2019

 
Mining Explorers 2018 Northwest Territories NWT mining and mineral exploration

Explorers guard 2018 spending

Explorers seeking new mineral discoveries in the Northwest Territories are expected to spend less in 2018 than the C$90 million they shelled out collectively last year. Natural Resources... — Updated 3/1/2019

 
Mining Explorers 2018 Nunavut mining and mineral exploration

Territory hits exploration slump

Canada is the world's top destination for mining exploration spending, attracting more than 14 percent of global budgeted expenditures from explorers seeking to tap the country's vast min... — Updated 3/1/2019

 
Mining Explorers 2018 Yukon mining and mineral exploration

Explorers seek big finds in north country

More than three dozen explorers chased lucrative mineral deposits in Yukon Territory in 2017 and most of these junior and senior companies returned to the northern jurisdiction this year... — Updated 3/1/2019

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News
Two new gold mines in the Kivalliq region of Nunavut

Explorers aim to resume gold hunt in 2019

With the startup of two new gold mining operations scheduled for the first half of this year and recent regulatory approvals for development of at least three other gold deposits in the... — Updated 2/15/2019

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Juniors find gold despite staking ban

Gold explorers are rushing to several regions of Yukon Territory, particularly areas where significant discoveries of the precious metal have been reported in recent years. But only a... — Updated 12/14/2018

 
Advanced exploration gold mine development project permitting Nunavut

Exploration poised to pay off

It's been nearly 10 years since Sabina Gold and Silver Corp. began exploring the Back River property in western Nunavut. But the decade-long pursuit of gold in this remote stretch of the... — Updated 11/30/2018

 
Lucky Strike gold exploration project White Gold District Yukon

Goldstrike tries luck at Lucky Strike

Goldstrike Resources Ltd. might be feeling lucky, but that doesn't mean the Canadian gold explorer is easing up in its aggressive push into Yukon Territory. Instead of kicking back and... — Updated 11/30/2018

 
Zinc exploration at historic Pine Point Mine NWT

Explorer drills historic Pine Point

Having resumed drilling following spring break-up, Osisko Metals Ltd. is carrying out one of the largest base metals exploration programs under way in Canada this year at its Pine Point... — Updated 11/30/2018

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News
Yukon gold exploration drilling Shawn Ryan GroundTruth Exploration Dawson

White Gold fever grips explorer in 2018

It's clear by now that famed prospector Shawn Ryan has the Midas Touch when it comes to making significant mineral discoveries in the White Gold District of west-central Yukon Territory.... — Updated 11/2/2018

 

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