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 By Shane Lasley    In-depth 
Northwest Territories First Nation drummers perform on an ore sorter catwalk.

Ore sorting upgrades North of 60 mines

"Grade is king" is an adage that guides mineral exploration and mining. The premise behind this basic axiom of the mining business is the less ore that needs to be mined and processed per... — Updated 8/4/2022 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
A Nechalacho ore sorter operator looks over bags of rare earths concentrates.

NWT mining future takes a critical turn

Rare earths from the Nechalacho Mine being delivered into the supply chain marks the opening of a new critical minerals chapter in the story of mining in Northwest Territories – a saga... — Updated 7/7/2022 Full story

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News
Northern Lights at a rare earths mining operation in Northwest Territories.

Vital eyes more advances at Nechalacho

Though the 2022 field season is scarcely underway, Vital Metals Ltd., Canada's first rare earths producer, is already eyeing a second banner year at its Nechalacho REE mining operation... — Updated 6/27/2022

 
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Vital Metals logs rare earths first

When Vital Metals Ltd. purchased the rights to mine the mineral resources in the upper zones of the Nechalacho rare earth project from Avalon Rare Metals Inc. in 2019, the Australian... — Updated 2/24/2022 Full story

 
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Signs of NWT mineral exploration revival

Mineral exploration activity in Northwest Territories showed signs of revival in 2021, coming on the heels of the slowest year in recent memory. Excited by renewed interest in gold... — Updated 1/26/2022 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth

A North of 60 rare earths supply chain

A recent agreement between Vital Metals Ltd. and Ucore Rare Metals Inc. marks a major milestone in establishing a complete North American rare earths supply chain with links in Northwest... — Updated 12/2/2021

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
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Nechalacho invests sticky dollars in NWT

From more than 75% of its workforce and contractors being Canada's First People to sourcing goods and supplies from over 100 local suppliers, Cheetah Resources Corp. is committed to... — Updated 10/12/2021

 
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Made in North America rare earths return

Roughly 38,000 metric tons of rare earth concentrates were produced from American soil during 2020, yet the United States remains 100% reliant on foreign countries for its supply of... — Updated 9/16/2021 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
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Rare earths are now being mined in Canada

On June 28, First Nations mining contractor Nahanni Construction Ltd. dug a scoop of ore from the North T open pit at Vital Metals Ltd.'s Nechalacho project in Northwest Territories that... — Updated 7/15/2021

 
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CanNor helps fund REE ore sorting in NWT

Vital Metals Ltd. June 3 announced that its Canadian subsidiary, Cheetah Resources Corp., will receive C$1.26 million from Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor) to help f... — Updated 7/6/2021

 
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Vital REE drill results exceed expectations

Vital Metals Ltd. and its Canadian subsidiary Cheetah Resources May 26 reported wide sections of high-grade rare earths mineralization in the first round of drill results from the early 2... — Updated 6/3/2021

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
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Quick 2021 start at Vital rare earth mine

Advancing at a pace not typically seen in the mining industry, Australia-based Vital Metals Ltd. has surpassed several milestones during the first quarter of 2021 toward its goal of... — Updated 5/27/2021

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Vital Metals Nechalacho Northwest Territories Canada REE rare earth elements map

Vital REE mining in Northwest Territories

On track to begin the initial phase of rare earth production at the Nechalacho project in Northwest Territories later this year, Vital Metals Ltd. has launched a drill program to prepare... — Updated 5/26/2021 Full story

 
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Blast marks start of Vital rare earth mining

Vital Metals Ltd. May 12 reported that contractors have completed the first blast marking the official start of rare earths mining at the company's Nechalacho rare earths project in... — Updated 5/13/2021

 
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Vital First Nation rare earth partnership

Vital Metals Ltd. Feb. 22 announced that its Canadian subsidiary Cheetah Resource Corp. has signed a definitive contract with Det'on Cho Nahanni Construction Ltd. to begin mining at the... — Updated 4/29/2021

 
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NWT miners clear 2020 hurdles

For many mining companies eyeing prospects in Canada's far north, 2020 presented insurmountable challenges. But for the few explorers and producers focused on Northwest Territories, the... — Updated 1/28/2021 Full story

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News
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Government offers more mining incentives

As 2020, arguably the most calamitous year for northern mining in decades, drew to a close, the Government of Northwest Territories took the unusual step of topping up its annual mining... — Updated 1/18/2021 Full story

 
Burning coal ash contains rare earths critical technology metals

Avalon investigates US and Canada REES

Avalon Advanced Materials Inc. Feb. 6 reported that headway is being made at its Will Scarlett rare earth elements recovery project in Illinois and Nechalacho REE Mine project in... — Updated 9/26/2020

 
Det'on Cho Nahanni signs mining contract for Nechalacho rare earth mine NWT

NWT First Nation to mine first Canada REE

Det'on Cho Nahanni Construction Corp., owned by the Yellowknives Dene First Nation, has signed a landmark agreement to run the mining operations at Nechalacho, a Northwest Territories'... — Updated 9/26/2020 Full story

 

Partners advance NWT REE mine plans

Avalon Advanced Materials Inc. Oct. 30 announced that Australia-based Cheetah Resources Pty Ltd., a private company recently acquired by Vital Metals Ltd., has made the final cash payment... — Updated 9/26/2020

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News
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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 9/25/2020

 
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Aussie eyes Nechalacho magnet rare earths

Avalon Advanced Materials Inc. Jan. 30 reported that Cheetah Resources Pty Ltd., a private company based in Australia, will participate in the development of the Nechalacho rare earth... — Updated 9/25/2020

 

ATAC finds new high-grade targets at Rau

ATAC Resources Ltd. Jan. 6 reported high-grade gold, silver, zinc and copper from sampling of the Rau project at the western end of the company's expansive Rackla Gold property in the Yuk... — Updated 9/24/2020

 

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 8/14/2020 Full story

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News

2014 ushers in field season of contrasts

WHITEHORSE, Yukon Territory - Quieter streets, emptier skies, shorter business hours and closed shops here are sure signs of tough times in the mining industry. Hours away by helicopter, one can find bare-bones exploration camps and... — Updated 8/31/2014

 

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