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By Shane Lasley
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First Nations sign Prairie Creek enviro pact

Key step to developing responsible zinc mine and road in NWT North of 60 Mining News – August 12, 2022

 

Last updated 8/11/2022 at 2:34pm

Aerial view of camp and processing facilities at the Prairie Creek zinc mine.

NorZinc Ltd.

Prairie Creek is home to a previously operated zinc mine in the Traditional Territory of the Naha Dehe Dene Band.

NorZinc Ltd. Aug. 10 announced the signing of an environmental agreement with the Naha Dehe Dene Band and Liidlii Kue First Nation Band for the development and operation of a mine at Prairie Creek and an all-season road to access this zinc-lead-silver project in Northwest Territories.

"We are very pleased to have entered into this agreement with NDDB and LFKN, which reflects our commitment to r...



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