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Gold, copper lead Nunavut exploration

While a small group of dedicated explorers returned in 2022 to advance production and development projects in Nunavut, a growing number of newcomers fanned out across the northern... — Updated 1/17/2023 Full story

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Nunavut exploration heats up in 2021

Mineral exploration activity in Nunavut intensified in 2021 as mining companies mounted larger and more extensive programs in response to stronger capital markets, government... — Updated 2/10/2022 Full story

 By Rose Ragsdale    News
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Mining activity heats up after slowdown

Mineral exploration activity is heating up this summer in Nunavut after a yearlong hiatus sparked by restrictions and cautionary moves driven by the COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020. For... — Updated 9/30/2021

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Pioneering explorer, pilot Ron Sheardown

Few men and women could attest to having lived with an adventurous spirit and actually having gone and adventured, but this isn't so for mining and aviation pioneer Ronald Sheardown.... — Updated 7/29/2021 Full story

 By Rose Ragsdale    News
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Operator proposes iron mine expansion

As Nunavut regulators wrapped up a contentious final series of hearings in April on a proposed expansion of the Mary River iron ore mine on Baffin Island, the Canadian territory got hit... — Updated 5/6/2021

 By Rose Ragsdale    News
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Mining in northern territory to rebound

Nunavut is one jurisdiction in Canada with a favorable economic outlook in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a recent economic analysis completed by the Conference Board of... — Updated 2/25/2021

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Few seek new mineral deposits

Already headed toward the lowest level of annual mineral exploration spending in nearly two decades, the mining industry in Nunavut got broadsided by the coronavirus pandemic in 2020.... — Updated 1/28/2021 Full story


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 8/14/2020 Full story

 By Shane Lasley    News

Mining Explorers 2016: Working ahead of the curve

Nunavut seems to be ahead of the curve when it comes to recovering from the global downturn in mineral exploration spending. An estimated C$202.5 million was invested in unlocking this... — Updated 2/3/2018 Full story


Mining Explorers 2016: A land of opportunities

Endowed with some of the largest undeveloped mineral belts in the world, investment in public geoscience has shown the potential of Nunavut. The 2 million square kilometers (772,000... — Updated 2/3/2018 Full story


Record iron shipped from Canadian Arctic mine

Baffinland Iron Mines Corp. Oct. 18 reported that it shipped record quantities of iron ore from its Mary River Mine in Nunavut to European and Asian markets in 2017. From Aug. 2 to Oct.... — Updated 1/13/2018

 By Shane Lasley    News

Mining Explorers 2015: Mining spurs growth in Nunavut

Thanks largely to its burgeoning mining sector, Nunavut is leading the Canadian territories in economic growth. With the start-up of the Mary River iron mine late in 2014, Nunavut now... — Updated 11/1/2015


Graphite Creek claims conflict settled

Graphite One Resources Inc. June 11 reported that its wholly owned subsidiary, Graphite One (Alaska) Inc. has come to an agreement with Ronald Sheardown for 28 Alaska state mining claims... — Updated 6/21/2015

 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Mining Explorers 2014: Big projects dominate field season

Mineral exploration activity is holding its own in Nunavut this year, despite a tough funding environment and stiff competition from other attractive mining jurisdictions around the world. Although the Far North territory has only one... — Updated 11/2/2014

 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Baffinland begins mining Mary River iron

Baffinland Iron Mines Corp. commenced mining operations in September at its Mary River iron ore mine located on northern Baffin Island, Nunavut. Mary River is one of the world's richest and largest iron ore deposits in development and... — Updated 10/26/2014

 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Iron, diamonds lead Qikiqtani activity

Mineral exploration activity held its own in Nunavut in 2013, despite a tough funding environment and stiff competition from other attractive mining jurisdictions around the world. Of the mineral projects edging closer to development in... — Updated 6/29/2014

 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Chinese demand drives metals prices

Scotiabank's Commodity Price Index, having lost steam in late 2013, is expected to bottom out this spring and rally in the second half of 2014 on stronger global growth, Scotiabank Vice President, Economics Patricia M. Mohr told an... — Updated 4/27/2014 Full story


Mining Explorers 2013: Nunavut exploration taps vast resources

Nunavut's exploration and mining opportunities consistently have attracted the attention of the major global producers. Natural Resources Canada determined that C$422 million was spent on exploring for minerals in Nunavut in 2012, and... — Updated 11/3/2013

 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Skittish markets hamper metals prices

Scotiabank's Commodity Price Index, after losing significant ground in late 2012, started 2013 on a stronger note, climbing 3.8 percent in January before slipping 0.9 percent a month later, Scotiabank Vice President, Economics Patricia... — Updated 5/26/2013 Full story

 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Early birds take flight in Far North

There's nothing like getting an early start, especially when it comes to mining exploration in Canada's Far North. Literally, there's nothing like the 2013 program that Prosperity Goldfields Corp. kicked off in late February at its... — Updated 3/31/2013


Mining Explorers 2012: Nunavut sees growth in mining

An underlying motto for Nunavut this year is "Creating a Resourceful Future," a theme that can be interpreted as creating and building a future full of resources. Nunavut and its expansive geology are rich in many natural mineral... — Updated 11/11/2012

 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Mining Explorers 2012: Explorers flock to Far North

Companies chasing mineral riches in Nunavut in 2012 are expected to meet and surpass the brisk pace of exploration set a year earlier. But the race to discover major deposits of precious and base metals, along with uranium, diamonds and... — Updated 11/11/2012

 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Baffin iron ore project makes headway

Baffinland Iron Mines Corp. is making considerable progress this summer in its ambitious quest to commence commercial production at the Mary River iron mine project in Nunavut. The company wants to develop an open pit mine on the Mary... — Updated 8/26/2012


2010 Mining Explorers: Baffinland Iron Mines Corp.

BIM:TSX Chairman: Richard McCloskey Vice Chairwoman: Daniella Dimitrov Executive Vice President: Michael T. Zurowski - Baffinland owns 100 percent interest of five high-grade iron deposits located about 160 kilometers south of... — Updated 10/31/2010

 By Rose Ragsdale    News

2010 Mining Explorers: Territory ranks fourth in investment

Government and industry officials agree that mining exploration and development in recent years have brought substantial positive change to Nunavut, Canada's newest and least explored territory. Ongoing and new exploration, however, are... — Updated 10/31/2010


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