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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... — 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... — Updated 5/29/2016


Study indicates Sable can extend Ekati Mine to 2033

Dominion Diamond Corp. Feb. 22 reported positive results of a pre-feasibility study for mining the Sable kimberlite pipe located 17 kilometers (10.5 miles) north-northwest of the... — Updated 2/28/2016


North Arrow sells Redemption royalties

North Arrow Minerals Inc. Jan. 25 reported an agreement has been reached to sell royalty interests in its Redemption diamond project to Umgeni Holdings International Ltd. for C$800,000.... — Updated 1/31/2016

 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


Mining Explorers 2015: North Arrow Minerals Inc.

NAR: TSX.V Chairman: D. Grenville Thomas President and CEO: Kenneth Armstrong Advisor: Eira Thomas North Arrow Minerals Inc. has seven diamond exploration projects in Canada - Qilalugaq, Mel and Luxx in Nunavut; Lac de Gras and Redemptio... — Updated 11/1/2015 Full story


Sable pipe could extend Ekati Mine to 2033

Dominion Diamond Corp. Sept. 10 released the results of a preliminary economic assessment for the Sable kimberlite pipe deposit located within the core zone of the Ekati diamond property... — Updated 9/20/2015


Dominion mines 5.7M carats in 2014

Dominion Diamond Corp. Feb. 23 reported annual production results for the Ekati and Diavik diamond mines in Northwest Territories. For the year ending Jan. 31, the company's Ekati mine... — Updated 3/1/2015

 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Diamonds remain territory's best friend

Thanks to recent progress in development of several major projects in 2014, the outlook for diamond mining in Northwest Territories is suddenly a lot brighter. This is especially good news for the territory's mining industry, which is... — Updated 12/21/2014 Full story


Mining Explorers 2014: Revitalizing the future of mining

The mining industry has been a pillar of the Northwest Territories' economy for more than 80 years. A strategic approach to manage resources in the territory is creating a new investment climate and opportunities for responsible... — Updated 11/2/2014 Full story

 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Mining Explorers 2014: Diamonds draw industry interest

After ushering in devolution in concert with implementing the first phase of a well-reasoned mineral development strategy, the Northwest Territories is eager to attract new mineral resource investment in 2014 in hopes of building on an... — Updated 11/2/2014


Mining Explorers 2014: Dominion Diamond Corp.

DDC: TSX / NYSE Chairman and CEO: Robert Gannicott Chief Operating Officer: Chantal Lavoie Executive Vice President, Community Affairs: Brendan Bell Dominion Diamond Corporation mines rough diamonds at the Ekati and Diavik mines, both lo... — Updated 11/2/2014 Full story


Mining Explorers 2014: North Arrow Minerals Inc.

NAR: TSX.V Chairman: D. Grenville Thomas President and CEO: Ken Armstrong Advisor: Eira Thomas North Arrow Minerals Inc. has seven diamond exploration projects in Canada - Qilalugaq, Mel and Luxx in Nunavut; Lac de Gras and Redemption... — Updated 11/2/2014

 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Incentives spur exploration projects

The Government of Northwest Territories has implemented a new Mining Incentive Program that was oversubscribed by midyear, with strong interest shown by companies and prospectors in the Northwest Territories and across Canada. "The... — Updated 9/28/2014

 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Explorers' hunt for diamonds heats up

Diamonds exploration heated up in the Northwest Territories in 2014 as more and more companies mounted campaigns aimed at identifying the next big discovery in a region that has already produced three operating diamond mines and one... — Updated 9/28/2014


Mining Explorers 2013: Looking ahead - Land of opportunity

Northwest Territories is a land filled with vast mineral potential, rich in both resources and opportunity. Industry interest in this potential continues to rise and the Government of the Northwest Territories is actively working to... — Updated 11/3/2013

 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Mining Explorers 2013: Rich resources spur project investment

Northwest Territories continued to benefit in 2013 from a recent surge of exploration interest. A vast expanse of mountains, forests and tundra that is roughly two-thirds the size of Alaska, the territory covers 1.17 million square... — Updated 11/3/2013

 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Mining Explorers 2013: Mining activity remains strong in 2013

There is a reason why Nunavut has one of the fastest-growing economies in Canada: mining. With one operating gold mine at Meadowbank, two huge projects on the verge of startup at Hope Bay and Mary River, five projects advancing through... — Updated 11/3/2013

 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Major chases Hackett River VMS project

Among the dozen or so companies that are advancing mineral-rich deposits in Nunavut this year, none has more going on inside and outside of the territory this summer than Glencore Xstrata plc. Xstrata plc, owner of the Hackett River... — Updated 6/30/2013

 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Junior targets huge Darnley Bay prospect

You say the world's frontiers have all been conquered, and Nature's riddles have all been solved? Don't tell that to Darnley Bay Resources Ltd. The Toronto-based junior is celebrating two decades this summer of working to unravel one of... — Updated 6/30/2013

 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Territory sees spurt in mining activity

A challenging economic climate in 2012 failed to impede growth in mining activity in Northwest Territories. As miners struggled to fund their work programs, numerous companies managed to plow ahead in the wake of regulatory... — Updated 12/30/2012


Mining Explorers 2012: Mining remains key to NWT's future

The Northwest Territories has been closely linked with the mining industry ever since B.A. Blakeney, a prospector on his way to the Klondike, staked the first gold mining claim here in 1898. And although the focus has shifted from gold... — Updated 11/11/2012


Mining Explorers 2012: Slow, steady growth marks 2012

Northwest Territories, a vast expanse of mountains, forests and tundra, has been slower to experience the surge in mineral exploration and development activities that has swept across Yukon Territory and Nunavut in recent years. But the... — Updated 11/11/2012

 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Peregrine exploration kept pace in 2012

For a junior who lost a substantial funding partner, BHP Billiton Canada Inc., at the onset of the recent downturn in the financial markets, Peregrine Diamonds Ltd. hardly broke stride in exploration momentum in 2012. The aggressive expl... — Updated 10/28/2012


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