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 By Rose Ragsdale    News
Sabina Gold & Silver Nunavut Canada Agnico Eagle Mines Baffinland Iron COVID-19

Mining activity heats up after slowdown

Mineral exploration activity is heating up this summer in Nunavut after a yearlong hiatus sparked by restrictions and cautionary moves driven by the COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020. For... — Updated 8/26/2021 Full story

 
North Arrow Minerals Naujaat Hudson Bay Nunavut Q1-4 kimberlite bulk sampling

Bulk sampling of Q1-4 kimberlite begins

North Arrow Minerals Inc. June 21 announce the start of a C$5.6 million bulk sampling program at its Naujaat diamond project about nine kilometers (5.6 miles) from the hamlet of Naujaat... — Updated 7/29/2021

 
North Arrow Minerals Loki Lac de Gras diamond Northwest Territories map

North Arrow explore Loki diamond project

North Arrow Minerals Inc. Feb. 17 announced that a ground geophysics program is underway at its Loki diamond project in the Lac de Gras region of Northwest Territories. Roughly 35... — Updated 2/25/2021

 
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

 
Mining Explorers 2020 Nunavut Agnico Eagle Mines Blue River Gold North Arrow

Few seek new mineral deposits

Already headed toward the lowest level of annual mineral exploration spending in nearly two decades, the mining industry in Nunavut got broadsided by the coronavirus pandemic in 2020.... — 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

 
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 10/28/2020 Full story

 
High quality yellow gem diamonds EHR Resources North Arrow Minerals

EHR attracts top diamond exec to board

EHR Resources Ltd. Sept. 22 announced that former De Beers Canada CEO Kim Truter has joined its board of directors. "I am delighted to welcome Kim to the EHR board," said EHR Resources... — Updated 10/8/2020

 
 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 9/26/2020

 
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 9/26/2020

 

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 9/26/2020

 

North Arrow considers Q1-4 diamond plant

North Arrow Minerals Inc. May 13 announced it has begun the engineering and cost analysis for a small-scale mobile diamond recovery plant to process bulk samples from its Naujaat project... — Updated 9/25/2020

 
 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 9/25/2020

 
VMS copper zinc silver barite exploration near Haines AK

Electrum to invest $6 million in Constantine

Constantine Metal Resources Ltd. May 1 said it intends to raise C$10 million through a non-brokered private placement that will include a major strategic investment from Electrum... — Updated 9/25/2020

 
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 9/24/2020

 
Lac de Gras Northwest Territories, NWT, Ekati, Diavik

North Arrow starts Loki discovery drilling

North Arrow Minerals Inc. March 5 announced the start of 2018 exploration drilling at Loki, a diamond project in the Lac de Gras region of Northwest Territories. Roughly 30 kilometers sou... — Updated 9/24/2020

 
North Arrow Minerals Naujaat

More yellow diamonds found at Naujaat

North Arrow Minerals Inc. Feb. 28 reported the recovery of 64.25 carats of commercial sized (larger than 1 millimeter) diamonds from a 209.8-metric-ton mini-bulk sample collected from... — Updated 9/24/2020

 

North Arrow grows Mel to blanket diamond find

North Arrow Minerals Inc. Jan. 22 reported that it has significantly expanded its Mel property in Nunavut to encompass a new diamond-bearing kimberlite field it discovered last year.... — Updated 9/24/2020

 

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

 

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 8/14/2020

 
Mining Explorers 2018 Nunavut mining and mineral exploration

Territory hits exploration slump

Canada is the world's top destination for mining exploration spending, attracting more than 14 percent of global budgeted expenditures from explorers seeking to tap the country's vast min... — Updated 3/1/2019 Full story

 
Mining Explorers 2018 Alaska Yukon Nunavut mining and mineral exploration

Electrum Group funds strategic exploration

Since investing roughly US$70 million to acquire a 28 percent stake in Novagold Resources Inc. in 2009, American billionaire Thomas Kaplan and his Electrum Group of companies have taken a... — Updated 3/1/2019 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 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

 

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