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Territory sees spurt in mining activity

Regulatory improvements encourage companies to buck trend by increasing expenditures for exploration, development and production

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 improvements, advancing projects that could bring even more robust times to the territory's mineral resources sector.

The Northwest Territories, one of Canada's three northern...


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