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Diamonds in Anchor kimberlite at LDG

North Arrow Minerals Inc. Jan. 15 reported microdiamond results from the 2019 drilling of the Anchor kimberlite at LDG (Lac de Gras), a 147,200-hectare (363,700 acres) diamond property... — Updated 1/17/2020

 
 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... — Updated 11/30/2018 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 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... — 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

 

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 8/7/2020 Full story

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News
Large gem quality diamond Rio Tinto Dominion Diavik mine NWT

Pandemic curbs diamond mining, markets

Though world diamond markets remain closed after their shutdown this spring in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, diamond mining in Canada's North is showing signs of life. One mine,... — Updated 7/30/2020 Full story

 

North Arrow lands Naujaat diamond plant

North Arrow Minerals Inc. is exploring seven diamond projects in Canada – Naujaat, Mel and Luxx in Nunavut; Lac de Gras (LDG) and Loki in Northwest Territories; Pikoo in Saskatchewan;... — Updated 6/22/2020

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News
TMAC Resource SD Gold Hope Bay Mine Nunavut Canada

China, U.S. investors take the long view

Until novel coronavirus ignited a global pandemic that plunged the world economy into recession, foreign investors, except for a lucky few, have salivated from afar over the bountiful... — Updated 5/28/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Dominion diamond Ekati Mine closure Northwest Territories 186 carat

COVID-19 shutters Ekati, owner insolvent

Northwest Territories' mining sector took a major blow with the news that Dominion Diamond Mines, majority owner of the Ekati diamond mine and 40% owner of the Diavik diamond mine has fil... — Updated 4/23/2020 Full story

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News
Agnico Nunavut Meliadine mine workers with gold bar Covid 19

Canada's territories brace for pandemic

The territories of northern Canada, so far, appear to have escaped the novel coronavirus pandemic that is currently sweeping the globe. This is due, in part, to the remoteness of the... — Updated 4/17/2020 Full story

 
Plane delivering supplies LDG diamond project Northwest Territories

Exploration underway at LDG diamond JV

North Arrow Minerals Inc. Feb. 27 said a geophysical survey program is underway at LDG (Lac de Gras), a 147,200-hectare (363,700 acres) diamond property in Northwest Territories being... — Updated 3/13/2020

 
 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 Full story

 
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 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... — Updated 1/18/2019 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

 
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 T... — Updated 11/1/2018 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... — Updated 8/17/2018 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

 

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... — Updated 2/3/2018 Full story

 
 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

 
 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... — Updated 1/24/2018 Full story

 

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... — Updated 1/16/2018

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Mining Explorers 2015: NWT exploration dips sharply

Mineral exploration spending in Northwest Territories dipped sharply in 2015. While the final numbers are not in, Natural Resources Canada predicts exploration and deposit appraisal... — Updated 11/1/2015 Full story

 

Mining Explorers 2015: Dominion Diamond Corp.

DDC.TO: TSX Chairman: Robert Gannicott Chief Executive Officer: Brendan Bell Chief Operating Officer: Chantal Lavoie Dominion Diamond Corp. mines rough diamonds at the Ekati and Diavik mines, both located in Northwest Territories about... — Updated 11/1/2015

 

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