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BSNC Bering Straits Native Corporation ANCSA Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act

Bering Straits lies on the edge of tomorrow

Home of the famed golden beaches of Nome that has captured the imagination of millions over the past 120 years, the Bering Straits Native Corporation (BSNC) region covers the Seward... — Updated 10/11/2021 Full story

 
Fortune Minerals Northwest Territories Canada cobalt Nico project DRC map

Fortune tests five Nico expansion targets

Fortune Minerals Ltd. Sept. 23 announced the start of a 3,000-meter resource expansion and exploration drill program at its Nico cobalt-copper-bismuth-gold project in Canada's Northwest T... — Updated 9/30/2021

 
Critical Minerals Alliances cobalt DRC First Cobalt Tesla EV electric vehicle

Solving the critical cobalt conundrum

The envisioned green future where every North American is driving a battery-powered electric vehicle charged with renewable energy could be undermined by cobalt, a somewhat scarce and con... — Updated 9/16/2021 Full story

 
history Canada Northwest Territories Yellowknife City First Nations mining

The only city in Northwest Territories

Far to the north lies the second largest of Canada's three territories, simply named the Northwest Territories, and within this vast region of more than 400,000 square miles lies its... — Updated 4/29/2021 Full story

 
Fortune Minerals Nico project Northwest Territories 2021 drill program map

Fortune drilling to test for Nico expansions

Fortune Minerals Ltd. March 17 reported that geophysics carried out last fall has identified five high-priority drill targets for this summer's drill program at the company's Nico... — Updated 3/25/2021

 
Tlicho Road Colomac project Nighthawk Gold Indin Lake Northwest Territories map

Tlicho Road on pace for fall completion

Nighthawk Gold Corp. March 11 reported that the Tlicho Road connecting the community of Whati, Northwest Territories to Highway 3 remains on pace to be completed this fall. Being... — Updated 3/11/2021

 
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... — Updated 1/28/2021 Full story

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News
Gold Terra Resource Caroline Wawzonek BNT Gold Resources StrategX Elements

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

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News
Nico copper cobalt bismuth gold mine project NWT

Fortune resumes exploration near Nico

More than six years after turning its attention to advancing to production the world-class mineral reserves of its Nico project in Northwest Territories, Fortune Minerals Ltd. is again... — Updated 10/1/2020

 
Copper gold bismuth cobalt outcrop Peanut Lake Nico NWT

Fortune seeks eastern extensions of Nico

Fortune Minerals Ltd. Sept. 3 announced the start of a geophysical program to further delineate expansion drill targets east of the company's Nico gold-cobalt-bismuth-copper deposit in... — Updated 9/26/2020

 
Nico cobalt bismuth copper gold mine project Northwest Territories

Fortune to investigate Nico gold targets

Fortune Minerals Ltd. Aug. 10 announced it is gearing up for an exploration program focused on gold targets on its Nico cobalt-gold-bismuth-copper project in Northwest Territories. A 2014... — Updated 9/26/2020

 
Nighthawk Colomac exploration camp Indin Lake gold property NWT

Tlicho Road restart great news for NWT

Resumption of construction of the Tlicho all-season road is good news for Colomac and Nico, two mineral exploration projects in Canada's Northwest Territories. The Tlicho Road is being... — Updated 9/26/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Novagold VP Hennessey CEO Lang Chairman Tom Kaplan NYSE Bell

Gold is Holy Grail of resource investing

As the largest shareholder and chairman of Novagold Resources Inc., a company that owns 50% of the 39-million-ounce Donlin Gold project in Alaska, it is natural for New York billionaire... — Updated 9/26/2020 Full story

 
Mineralization in road cut at Nico copper gold bismuth copper mine project NWT

New plan for NWT critical metals project

Fortune Minerals Ltd. May 7 announced that it continues to make progress on a new mine plan for its Nico cobalt-gold-bismuth-copper project in Northwest Territories during the... — Updated 9/26/2020

 

Pact moves NICO closer to road system

Fortune Minerals Ltd. Nov. 21 announced it has signed an agreement with the Tlicho First Nation for building a road that connects the NICO cobalt-gold-bismuth-copper project to the... — Updated 9/26/2020

 

Fortune opts not to enlarge Nico mill

Fortune Minerals Ltd. Oct. 3 reported that current cobalt markets do not support the idea of developing a larger mine at its Nico cobalt-gold-bismuth-copper project in Northwest... — Updated 9/26/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth

Bering Straits – On the edge of tomorrow

Home of the famed golden beaches of Nome that have captured the imagination of millions over the past 120 years, the Bering Straits Native Corporation (BSNC) region covers the Seward... — Updated 9/26/2020 Full story

 

Road work reveals more copper at NICO

Fortune Minerals Ltd. July 18 reported the discovery of a new zone of copper mineralization at its NICO cobalt-gold-bismuth-copper project in Northwest Territories. This new zone, which... — Updated 9/26/2020

 

Fortune finds new option for Nico refinery

Fortune Minerals Ltd. April 23 reported it has entered into an option to purchase an undisclosed alternative site to construct the proposed refinery that would process metal concentrates... — Updated 9/25/2020

 

Rezoning for planned Nico refinery denied

Fortune Minerals Ltd. March 26 reported that the Rural Municipality of Corman Park near the town of Langham, Saskatchewan has rejected the company's application for rezoning required to... — Updated 9/25/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Fraser Institute Survey of Mining Companies 2018 Alaska BC Yukon NWT Nunavut

AK, Canada's North shine in mining survey

When it comes to attracting mining investment, Alaska, British Columbia and all three Canadian territories rank among the top 20 jurisdictions in the world on the Fraser Institute Survey... — Updated 9/25/2020 Full story

 

NWT awards contract to build Tlicho Road

Fortune Minerals Ltd. Feb. 14 reported that the Government of the Northwest Territories has signed an agreement with North Star Infrastructure GP to construct the Tlicho All-Season Road.... — Updated 9/25/2020

 
Fortune Minerals cobalt bismuth mine project Tlicho area Northwest Territories

Nico pact addresses mine impacts, benefits

Fortune Minerals Jan. 30 announced that it has entered into a socioeconomic agreement with the Northwest Territories government for the proposed Nico cobalt-gold-bismuth-copper project ab... — Updated 9/25/2020

 
 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 9/25/2020

 

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

 

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