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Helicopters deliver water to battle wildfires near Yellowknife.

Wildfires upset NWT mineral exploration

With a summer marred by unprecedented wildfires behind them, companies exploring the mineral-rich Northwest Territories are reporting impressive results from their 2023 programs. Seeking new deposit... — Updated 1/17/2024 Full story

 
Trucks parked on the frozen Liard River at the Prairie Creek Mine road crossing.

NorZinc blazes trail to Prairie Creek

NorZinc Ltd. April 20 announced the completion of a 170-kilometer (about 105 miles) pioneer winter road to the Prairie Creek Mine, which serves as the first phase of an all-season access road to... — Updated 4/24/2023

 
Aerial view of the Prairie Creek zinc mine site during the winter.

NorZinc blazes road to Prairie Creek Mine

In preparation for a new era of mining at Prairie Creek, NorZinc Ltd. carried out a roughly 5,300-meter drill program in 2022 focused on gathering geological and other data needed for an updated... — Updated 1/18/2023

 
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

 
Aerial view of the snow-covered Prairie Creek Mine during the winter.

NWT okays road to Prairie Creek Mine

NorZinc Ltd. Oct. 19 announced that it has received the final approvals needed to begin construction of a winter road to Prairie Creek, the first phase of a planned 170-kilometer (105 miles)... — Updated 10/20/2022

 
Aerial view of camp and mill at Prairie Creek zinc mine project in Canada.

Larger Prairie Creek zinc mine permitted

NorZinc Ltd. Sept. 29 announced that it has received the final permit needed to develop the expanded operation it has planned for the past producing Prairie Creek zinc mine in Canada's Northwest... — Updated 9/29/2022

 
Aerial view of camp and processing facilities at the Prairie Creek zinc mine.

Prairie Creek transport benefits agreement

NorZinc Ltd. Aug. 17 announced the signing of a transportation corridor benefits agreement with Acho Dene Koe First Nation, whose traditional territory lies along the route for delivering zinc and... — Updated 8/18/2022

 
Aerial view of camp and processing facilities at the Prairie Creek zinc mine.

First Nations sign Prairie Creek enviro pact

NorZinc Ltd. Aug. 10 announced the signing of an environmental agreement with the Naha Dehe Dene Band and Liidlii Kue First Nation Band for the development and operation of a mine at Prairie Creek... — Updated 8/11/2022

 
Aerial view of NorZinc’s Prairie Creek zinc-silver mine in NWT, Canada.

NorZinc begins Prairie Creek drilling

NorZinc Ltd. June 13 announced that the Prairie Creek camp is open, and it has mobilized two drills for the start of a planned 5,300-meter drill program at the zinc mine project in Northwest... — Updated 6/16/2022

 
The camp, mill and other buildings from historical zinc mining at Prairie Creek.

NorZinc's Prairie Creek mine inches ahead

NorZinc Ltd. May 4 announced progress on the permitting and updated feasibility for an expanded operation at its Prairie Creek zinc project in Canada's Northwest Territories. According to a 2021... — Updated 5/12/2022

 
Northwest Territories NWT Canada Mining Explorers 2021 Data Mine North magazine

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 Rose Ragsdale    News
NorZinc Northwest Territories Canada PEA Prairie Creek project Ausenco zinc lead

NorZinc races toward mine development

NorZinc Ltd. appears headed into the home stretch in its decades-long marathon to bring to production the Prairie Creek zinc mine project in southern Northwest Territories. The junior, formerly... — Updated 11/4/2021

 
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

 

Key permits issued for Prairie Creek road

NorZinc Ltd. Nov. 14 announced that two of the permits needed to begin construction on the all-season road to its Prairie Creek zinc-lead-silver mine project in Northwest Territories has been... — Updated 9/26/2020

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Northern zinc-rich projects get boost

As the worldwide deficit in zinc production grows, several zinc-lead mining projects across northern Canada await construction of access arteries needed to deliver their ore to market. The projects... — Updated 9/26/2020 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 9/25/2020

 

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