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NWT First Nation to mine first Canada REE

North of 60 Mining News – February 1, 2020

 

Last updated 9/26/2020 at 11:52am

Det'on Cho Nahanni signs mining contract for Nechalacho rare earth mine NWT

Vital Metals Ltd.

Cheetah Resources and Det'on Cho sign a mining agreement at the Mineral Exploration Roundup in Vancouver, BC. Front from left: Det'on Cho Development CEO Paul Gruner; Det'on Cho Nahanni Vice President Kenny Ruptash; Yellowknives Dene First Nation Chief Ernest Betsina; Vital Metals Director Evan Cranston; David Connelly, representative of Cheetah Resources; and Yellowknife Mayor Rebecca Alty. Back from left: NWT Minister of Lands Shane Thompson and NWT Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment Katrina Nokleby.

Det'on Cho Nahanni Construction Corp., owned by the Yellowknives Dene First Nation, has signed a landmark agreement to run the mining operations at Nechalacho, a Northwest Territories' rare earth elements project that is on pace to be the first REE mine in Canada. Read the full story in Metal Tech News at: https://www.metaltechnews.com/story/2020/01/29/tech-metals/nwt-first-nation-to-mine-first-canada-ree/140.html



 

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