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 By Rose Ragsdale    News
Baffinland Iron Mines COVID-19 Mary River Canada Nunavut Inuit First Nation

Operator proposes iron mine expansion

As Nunavut regulators wrapped up a contentious final series of hearings in April on a proposed expansion of the Mary River iron ore mine on Baffin Island, the Canadian territory got hit... — Updated 5/6/2021

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News
Nunavut Canada Blue Star TMAC Resources Agnico Eagle Mines Sabina Gold

Mining in northern territory to rebound

Nunavut is one jurisdiction in Canada with a favorable economic outlook in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a recent economic analysis completed by the Conference Board of... — Updated 2/25/2021

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
TMAC Resources Inc. Shandong Gold Mining Co. Ltd. Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd.

Agnico Eagle cuts deal to acquire TMAC

In what could be the best outcome of Ottawa blocking Shandong Gold Mining's bid to acquire TMAC Resources Inc., Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd. has agreed to buy out its fellow Nunavut gold... — Updated 1/14/2021

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Jason Neal TMAC Resources Inc SD Gold Mining Hope Bay Mine Richard Fadden

TMAC weighs Hope Bay gold mine options

In a move that prevents a Chinese state-owned company from grabbing a foothold along the Northwest Passage in Canada's Arctic, officials in Ottawa have blocked Shandong Gold Mining Co.... — Updated 1/7/2021

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
TMAC Resource Shandong SD Gold Mining Hope Bay gold mine Nunavut Canada

China's SD Gold cuts deal to buy Hope Bay

The Hope Bay gold mine will come under Chinese ownership with the finalization of a deal that would see Shandong Gold Mining Co. Ltd. buy full ownership of TMAC Resources Inc., the... — Updated 9/26/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Back River gold exploration in Nunavut delayed due to COVID 19

Back River exploration put on back burner

Sabina Gold & Silver Corp. has deferred it planned drill program at the Back River gold project in Nunavut and has established work-from-home protocols for employees at its corporate... — Updated 9/26/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Agnico opens second new Nunavut mine

For the second time in 2019, Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd. announced reaching commercial production at a new Nunavut gold mine – this time at Amaruq, a satellite deposit about 50 kilometers (... — Updated 9/26/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Mixed bag for Agnico's Nunavut gold mines

Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd. July 24 reported that the ramp up of production at two new gold mines in Nunavut – Meliadine and Amaruq – is setting the Toronto-based miner up for a strong... — Updated 9/26/2020

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News
Meliadine project near Rankin Inlet, Nunavut commercial production

Gold operation shines with early startup

With the Meliadine project near Rankin Inlet, Nunavut hitting its target for commercial production in mid-May, senior gold miner Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd. is already reaping the rewards of... — Updated 9/26/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Artificial Intelligence AI machine learning generated gold drill targets

Auryn to drill AI targets at Committee Bay

Auryn Resources Inc. is gearing up test intriguing drill targets that artificial intelligence has generated on the Committee Bay gold project in Nunavut. "We are looking forward to... — Updated 9/25/2020

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News
Auryn Resources uses AI machine learning to hunt for Arctic gold in Nunavut

Junior uses AI to hunt for arctic gold

In a move many considered the stuff of science fiction or fantasy just 20 years ago, junior miner Auryn Resources Inc. has used artificial intelligence to help identify gold deposits at... — Updated 9/25/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Amaruq, Meliadine gold mine projects Nunavut

Nunavut mines push record gold for Agnico

When Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd. established a foothold in Nunavut roughly a decade ago, the gold mining company saw the northern Canadian Territory as a politically attractive and stable jur... — Updated 9/25/2020

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News
Two new gold mines in the Kivalliq region of Nunavut

Explorers aim to resume gold hunt in 2019

With the startup of two new gold mining operations scheduled for the first half of this year and recent regulatory approvals for development of at least three other gold deposits in the... — Updated 9/25/2020

 

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