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By Rose Ragsdale
For Mining News 

Explorers aim to resume gold hunt in 2019

Interest in early stage exploration prospects surges in Kivalliq North of 60 Mining News – February 1, 2019

 

Last updated 9/25/2020 at 10:49am

Two new gold mines in the Kivalliq region of Nunavut

Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd.

While the sun is setting on Agnico Eagle's Meadowbank Mine, this mill facility at the operation will continue to produce gold from ore delivered from Amaruq, a satellite gold deposit 64 road-kilometers (40 miles) away.

With the startup of two new gold mining operations scheduled for the first half of this year and recent regulatory approvals for development of at least three other gold deposits in the territory, there's little question that Nunavut is coming into its own as a gold mining center in Canada. Nearly one and one-half times the size of Alaska, the northern jurisdiction has seen little gold producti...



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