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Mining Explorers 2015: Mining spurs growth in Nunavut

Mary River iron expected to boost territory's GDP, more mines on horizon

Thanks largely to its burgeoning mining sector, Nunavut is leading the Canadian territories in economic growth. With the start-up of the Mary River iron mine late in 2014, Nunavut now has two operating mines and a number of advanced stage gold, uranium, diamond and base metals projects poised to join the ranks in the coming years.

"All in all, real gross domestic product (in Nunavut) is expected t...


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