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By Shane Lasley
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Mining fuels economic growth in the North

Territorial Outlook sees Yukon, Nunavut booming, NWT down North of 60 Mining News – May 4, 2018

 

Last updated 9/25/2020 at 4:48am

Copper mining, Pembridge Resources

Capstone Mining Corp.

A truck loaded with copper concentrates from the Minto Mine, currently the only large-scale mining operation in the Yukon, is being barged across the Yukon River.

Mining is expected to fuel strong economic growth in Nunavut and Yukon in the coming years, according to The Conference Board of Canada's latest Territorial Outlook.

"With many new mining projects on the horizon in Nunavut and Yukon, growth is expected to take off over the next five years," said Marie-Christine Bernard, director, provincial and territorial forecasting, The Conference Board of C...



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