North of 60 Mining News - The mining newspaper for Alaska and Canada's North

Agnico OKs two new Nunavut gold mines


Last updated 1/18/2018 at 7:47pm

Sean Boyd

Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd. Feb. 15 said its board of directors has approved the development of Amaruq and Meliadine, two new gold mines in Nunavut.

Amaruq is to be developed as a satellite to Agnico's Meadowbank Mine, which lies about 50 kilometers (31 miles) to the southeast.

Going into 2017, Amaruq hosted 16.9 million metric tons of open pit indicated mineral resource averaging 3.88 grams per...

For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.


Reader Comments(0)


Our Family of Publications Includes:

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2021