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 By Shane Lasley    News
Cheetah Resources and YK Car Share representatives on a snowy Yellowknife day.

Cheetah supports Yellowknife EV sharing

In a move that helps provide a tangible link between the rare earth elements produced in Northwest Territories and the green technologies they enable, Cheetah Resources is sponsoring an electric... — Updated 1/26/2023

 
A colorful sunset paints the horizon orange at the Graphite Creek project in AK.

North to the critical mineral future

The increasing number of electric vehicles charged with renewable energy, connected to 5G networks, and boasting the computing power of 200 laptops to autonomously traverse global highways is... — Updated 1/20/2023 Full story

 
Aerial view of the Nechalacho rare earths mine in Canada’s NWT.

Ramping up rare earths mining

Less than three years after bringing its ambition to mine rare earth elements to Canada, Vital Metals Ltd. is rapidly establishing its presence on the world stage as one of few miners of rare earth... — Updated 1/17/2023 Full story

 
A Nechalacho ore sorter operator looks over bags of rare earths concentrates.

Minerals hunt in NWT turns 'critical'

Mining activity in Northwest Territories held steady in 2022 despite constraints imposed by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic as a cadre of mainly junior mining companies took up the international... — Updated 1/17/2023 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
As the sun sets, crews mine rare earths ore from a deposit at Nechalacho in NWT.

A Vital pivot in rare earths strategy

Following an AU$45 million (US$31.6 million) infusion of cash in July, Vital Metals Ltd. has gone through some significant changes that are being reflected in a new strategy that slows the ramp-up... — Updated 1/12/2023

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
A ribbon of green aurora arcs above Meliadine Mine building lit up at night.

Bolstering North of 60 mineral exploration

With mineral exploration expenditures nearly doubling over the past year, Nunavut has dethroned Yukon as the most popular Canadian territory to discover and expand deposits of industrial, precious,... — Updated 12/15/2022 Full story

 
NWT First Nations drummers on the ore sorter catwalk at Nechalacho.

Cheetah honored with NWT MAX award

Honored for local hire and business opportunities at Canada's first rare earths mine. Cheetah Resources Corp. Nov. 20 announced that it has been honored with the 2022 Northwest Territories Mining... — Updated 11/23/2022 Full story

 
An EV drives past wind turbines on a rural road to the mountains.

Canada to feed a minerals hungry world

Develops strategy to be the world's critical minerals supplier of choice Understanding that the renewable energy and electric vehicle revolution offers a "generational opportunity for Canada and... — Updated 9/29/2022

 
 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 ounce of p... — Updated 9/3/2022

 
 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 that includ... — 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 in Northwest... — 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 junior hit the... — 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 deposits in and... — 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 flowing... — 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 these 17... — 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 marked a... — 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 fund the est... — 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 2021 drillin... — Updated 6/3/2021 Full story

 
 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 producing rare... — Updated 5/27/2021

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
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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 for the... — 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 Canada's... — 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 North T... — Updated 4/29/2021

 
Mining Explorers 2020 Northwest Territories Gold Terra Rio Tinto Dominion

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 year proved... — 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 incentives... — Updated 1/18/2021 Full story

 

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