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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 12/29/2018 Full story

 
Diavik diamond mine CanadaMark Rio Tinto Dominion NWT

552-carat diamond unearthed at Diavik

Dominion Diamond Mines Dec. 13 said the largest known gem quality diamond ever found in North America was unearthed at Diavik, a mine in Northwest Territories owned 40 percent by Dominion... — Updated 1/18/2019 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Canada Territorial economic outlook, gold mines drive growth Nunavut

Mines drive growth across Canada's North

New gold mines are expected to drive strong economic growth in Nunavut and Yukon over the next several years, according to the latest Territorial Outlook published by The Conference Board of... — Updated 11/30/2018 Full story

 
Diamond exploration Lac de Gras region Northwest Terrtitories

ME2018: North Arrow Minerals Inc.

North Arrow Minerals Inc. is focused on the identification and evaluation of its seven diamond projects in Canada – Naujaat, Mel and Luxx in Nunavut; Lac de Gras and Loki in Northwest Terri... — Updated 11/1/2018 Full story

 
The Washington Companies diamond mining company Canada NWT

ME2018: Dominion Diamond Mines

The Washington Companies, a group of privately held North American mining, industrial and transportation businesses founded by industrialist and entrepreneur Dennis Washington, acquired... — Updated 11/23/2018 Full story

 
Large high quality gem diamonds from Canada's North Dominion Diamond Mines

Diavik partners showcase Stars of the Arctic

Rio Tinto and Dominion Diamond Mines Oct. 1 revealed three of the finest large rough diamonds recovered from their Diavik Mine in Northwest Territories. Collectively known as The Diavik... — Updated 10/12/2018 Full story

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News
NWT mining mineral exploration outlook, challenges opportunities

Territory stumbles in race for riches

Northwest Territories may fall behind Canada's two other territories in mining activity in the near-future, but projects underway in the northern jurisdiction hold substantial promise for... — Updated 8/17/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Copper mining, Pembridge Resources

Mining fuels economic growth in the North

Mining is expected to fuel strong economic growth in Nunavut and Yukon in the coming years, according to The Conference Board of Canada's latest Territorial Outlook. "With many new mining... — Updated 5/11/2018 Full story

 
Diamond exploration, Diavik, Ekati

North Arrow discovers kimberlite at Loki

North Arrow Minerals Inc. April 5 announced the discovery of a new kimberlite during a 607-meter drill program carried out this winter at the company's Loki diamond project in the Lac de... — Updated 4/13/2018

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Mining Explorers 2017: Discovering NWT's mining future

With the opening of Gahcho Kué, Northwest Territories is reaping the rewards of past exploration spending across the vast diamond-rich expanse of northern Canada. In fact, the new diamond... — Updated 1/24/2018 Full story

 

Mining Explorers 2017: Dominion Diamond Corp.

Dominion Diamond Corp. budgeted US$9 million for exploration around the diamond-rich Lac de Gras region in the Northwest Territories, including a renewed focus on exploration drilling on the... — Updated 1/24/2018

 

Mining Explorers 2017: North Arrow Minerals Inc.

North Arrow Minerals Inc. has seven diamond exploration projects in Canada - Naujaat (formerly Qilalugaq), Mel and Luxx in Nunavut; Lac de Gras and Loki in Northwest Territories; Pikoo in... — Updated 1/24/2018

 

Washington Companies buys Dominion Diamond

Dominion Diamond Corp. Nov. 1 announced that it has closed the deal to sell all of its outstanding shares to The Washington Companies for US$14.25 per share, worth roughly US$1.2 billion. Fou... — Updated 1/25/2018 Full story

 

Dominion agrees to US$1.2B acquisition

Dominion Diamond Corp. July 17 reported that it has reached an agreement to be bought by The Washington Companies in a deal worth roughly US$1.2 billion. Owned by billionaire Dennis... — Updated 3/14/2018

 

Dominion steps up exploration in NWT

Dominion Diamond Corp. April 12 provided an update on its exploration and development pipeline in the Northwest Territories. This includes the advancement of its portfolio of development proj... — Updated 1/16/2018

 

Diavik Mine extended

Dominion Diamond Corp. March 31 announced an increase in reserves for the Diavik diamond mine in Northwest Territories that supports two additional years of production, extending the life of... — Updated 4/9/2017

 

Billionaire makes bid for Dominion Diamonds

Dominion Diamond Corp. March 19 confirmed that it has received an unsolicited US$1.1 billion buyout bid from Washington Corporations, a group of companies owned by billionaire Dennis Washington. Dominion said the preliminary expression of... — Updated 1/18/2018

 

Dominion decides to move HQ to Calgary

Dominion Diamond Corp. Nov. 7 announced plans to relocate its corporate office from Yellowknife, Northwest Territories to Calgary, Alberta. This relocation will impact roughly 100 of the... — Updated 11/13/2016

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Mining Explorers 2016: Unlocking NWT's potential

While most mining jurisdictions have seen sharp drops in mineral exploration spending, such investments in Northwest Territories has largely held steady at about C$100 million annually... — Updated 2/3/2018 Full story

 

Mining Explorers 2016: North Arrow Minerals Inc.

North Arrow Minerals Inc. has seven diamond exploration projects in Canada - Qilalugaq, Mel and Luxx in Nunavut; Lac de Gras and Redemption in Northwest Territories; Pikoo in Saskatchewan; and Timiskaming in Ontario. In March, North Arrow... — Updated 2/3/2018

 

Mining Explorers 2016: Dominion Diamond Corp.

Dominion Diamond Corp. sorts and sells diamonds it receives through its substantial interests in the world-class Ekati and Diavik mines in Northwest Territories about 300 kilometers (190 miles) north of Yellowknife. The company operates the... — Updated 2/3/2018 Full story

 

Exceptional diamond, plant restarts at Ekati

Dominion Diamond Corp. Sept. 22 reported the restart of the process plant at its Ekati Mine and the sale of an exceptional diamond recovered at the Northwest Territories operation. The Ekati... — Updated 10/2/2016 Full story

 

Fire forces shutdown of Ekati's production for next three months

Dominion Diamond Corp. June 27 said the processing plant at its Ekati diamond mine in Northwest Territories is out of operation due to a June 23 fire. The blaze was quickly extinguished and... — Updated 7/3/2016 Full story

 

Ekati expansion project gets NWT approval

Dominion Diamond Corp. May 20 reported that Northwest Territories Minister of Lands Robert McLeod has approved the Jay project at the Ekati diamond mine, subject to the measures described in... — Updated 5/29/2016

 

Klondike Gold more than doubles drill program

Klondike Gold Corp. April 14 said it is expanding its planned drill program at the Lone Star and Dominion gold properties near Dawson City, Yukon Territory from 20 holes to at least 50, and... — Updated 4/24/2016

 

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