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By Rose Ragsdale
For Mining News 

Iron, diamonds lead Qikiqtani activity

Mary River and Chidliak projects signal strong prospects for ongoing mine development across Baffin Island and eastern region


Last updated 6/29/2014 at Noon

Mineral exploration activity held its own in Nunavut in 2013, despite a tough funding environment and stiff competition from other attractive mining jurisdictions around the world.

Of the mineral projects edging closer to development in the territory, the Mary River iron project is likely the closest to startup. For the past two years, the venture, spearheaded by Baffinland Iron Mines Corp., h...

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