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From Left to Right: Dr. Bob Quartermain Campaign Co-Chair, Dr. Mac Watson Campaign Cabinet Member, Jeff Hussey Osisko Metals and UNB Alumnus, President & CEO and UNB President and Vice-Chancellor Eddy Campbell
Mining Insider, Mines, Maritimes, Northwest Territories, Quebec Osisko Metals participates in a $250,000 donation to UNB for the Osisko Field Education Fund

Osisko Metals is a Canadian exploration and development company creating value in the base metal space with a focus on zinc mineral assets.

Aerial view of the Diavik Diamond Mine in the Northwest Territories, Canada.
Mining Insider, Minerals, Mines, Northwest Territories Rio Tinto celebrates opening of new diamond pipe at Diavik

The new open pit pipe will provide an important source of incremental supply over the next four years to sustain production levels at the Rio Tinto mine.

Representatives from Northern communities, government, the union, employees and contractors, and business associations gathered at the 20th Anniversary of the Ekati Mine.
Minerals, Mines, Northwest Territories 20 years of diamonds yield a lot of brilliance at the Ekati Mine

The Ekati Mine in the Northwest Territories celebrates 20 years of production in October—a huge accomplishment for Canada’s first diamond mine

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A display of diamonds mined from the Gahcho Kue diamond  mine in Canada's Northwest Territories.
Mining Insider, Mines, Northwest Territories Mountain Province Diamonds holds fourth diamond sale of 2018 — totals $36.2 million

Mountain Province Diamonds is a 49% participant with De Beers Canada in the Gahcho Kué diamond mine located in Canada's Northwest Territories.

Stuart Brown, new President and CEO of Mountain Province Diamonds Inc.
Mining Insider, Mines, Northwest Territories Mountain Province Diamonds announces the appointment of Stuart Brown as incoming President and CEO

Mountain Province Diamonds is a 49% participant with De Beers Canada in the Gahcho Kué diamond mine located in Canada's Northwest Territories.

Aerial view of the Courageous Lake gold project.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia, Northwest Territories Seabridge discovers new gold zones at Courageous Lake

Seabridge Gold holds a 100% interest in several North American gold resource projects.

Map of the Pine Point Project.
Mining Insider, Mines, Northwest Territories Osisko Metals completes winter drill program at Pine Point

Osisko Metals is a Canadian exploration and development company creating value in the base metal space with a focus on zinc mineral assets.

The 97-kilometre Tlicho Road connects the community of Whatì to the territorial highway system in the Northwest Territories.
Mining Insider, Mines, Northwest Territories Fortune Minerals reports Tlicho all-season road approval

Public road clears environmental assessment process to enable NICO mine operations.

Worker at Kennady Diamonds site.
Mining Insider, Mines, Northwest Territories Update on the Kennady North winter drilling program

Drilling at Faraday 1-3 nearing completion; new 50m kimberlite intercept on Faraday 2.

A mining truck on a barren, wintry stretch of road.
Mining Insider, Mines, Northwest Territories Mountain Province Diamonds signs non-binding MoU with De Beers regarding Kennady Diamond Resources

The MoU contemplates incorporating properties owned by Kennady Diamonds Inc. into the Gahcho Kué joint venture.

Kennady Diamonds Inc. project in the Northwest Territories.
Mining Insider, Mines, Northwest Territories Kennady’s 2018 winter exploration program begins

The program is planned to run at least until mid-May, longer should ice conditions allow for safe drilling.

Aerial view of the Gahcho Kue Diamond Mine and the processing plant in operation.
Mining Insider, Mines, Northwest Territories Mountain Province Diamonds provides exploration update on southwest corridor at the Gahcho Kué Mine

The current exploration program has included geophysical surveys, as well as exploration drilling which remains ongoing.

Map of Courageous Lake property.
Mining Insider, Mines, Northwest Territories Seabridge Gold to drill Courageous Lake Project this winter

Seven targets identified for potential expansion of gold resource

Aerial view of the Gahcho Diamond Mine, located in Canada's Northwest Territories.
Mining Insider, Minerals, Mines, Northwest Territories Mountain Province Diamonds results of ninth diamond sale

Mountain Province Diamonds is a 49% participant with De Beers Canada in the Gahcho Kué diamond mine located in Canada's Northwest Territories.

Aerial view of Kennady Diamond camp, showing red buildings with grassland vista.
Mining Insider, Mines, Northwest Territories Kennady files NI 43-101 Faraday resource report on SEDAR

Kennady Diamonds Inc. controls 100 percent of the Kennady North diamond project located in Canada's Northwest Territories.

The all-season Inuvik Tuktoyaktuk Highway covers an area rich in natural gas fields. The government is now considering how to use this gas: locally or shipping it elsewhere?
Exploration, Northwest Territories Exploring the gas fields of the Northwest Territories

The Government of the Northwest Territories studies potential for exploration in the Beaufort-Delta region with the completion of the Inuvik Tuktoyaktuk Highway

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A 67.87 carat diamond from Mountain Province Diamond Inc.'s Gahcho Kué mine.
Mining Insider, Mines, Northwest Territories Mountain Province Diamonds results of seventh diamond sale and exploration update

A total of 463,000 carats were sold for proceeds totalling US $27.1 million.

Aerial view of Kennady North Project.
Mining Insider, Mines, Northwest Territories Kennady completes successful summer program

Kennady Diamonds Inc. controls 100 percent of the Kennady North diamond project located in Canada's Northwest Territories.

The Providence Greenstone Belt showing its fall colours.
Mining Insider, Mines, Northwest Territories Silver Range Resources Ltd. completes option agreement with GGL Resources Corp.

The PGB Project is centred approximately 250 kilometres northeast of Yellowknife NWT and consists of 40 mineral claims and leases covering 30,657 hectares.

An aerial view of Gahcho Kué, the world's largest new diamond mine.
Mining Insider, Minerals, Mines, Northwest Territories Mountain Province Diamonds announces Quarter End results

Mountain Province Diamonds is a 49% participant with De Beers Canada in the Gahcho Kué diamond mine located in Canada's Northwest Territories.

Picture of large mining truck.
Mining Insider, Mines, Northwest Territories “Significant Intercepts”—Kennady North Summer Drilling Program

The program is approaching the halfway mark with nearly 50% of the planned 3,000m of drilling completed.

The Up Town Gold Project near Yellowknife, NT.
Mining Insider, Mines, Northwest Territories Drilling commences at the Up Town Gold Project

Silver Range is a precious metals prospect generator working in the Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Nevada.

A large diamond is being held in tweezers.
Minerals, Mines, Northwest Territories Unique partnership and special diamonds

Gahcho Kué is being recognized as the most important diamond discovery to come onstream in quite some time.

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Overhead view of gold mine.
Mining Insider, Mines, Northwest Territories GoldMining enters agreement to acquire Yellowknife Gold Project and Big Sky Property

Both properties are owned by Tyhee N.W.T. Corp. and located in the Northwest Territories, Canada.

Eagle Plains Resources Ltd., a Cranbrook, B.C.-based mineral exploration company, was founded in 1992 by Bob Termuende and his son, Tim.
Exploration, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Saskatchewan, Yukon Seeking paydirt: Rock Star Tim Termuende

Mineral exploration is a long-shot game with a high expectation of failure—so what attracts people to it?

by Marie Milner
Picture of diamond.
Mining Insider, Mines, Northwest Territories Kennady completes winter bulk sampling program on the Faraday Kimberlites

Approximately 555 tonnes of kimberlite have been recovered from the three Faraday kimberlites using two large diameter reverse circulation drill rigs.

The Kennady North Project is located in the NWT, Canada.
Mining Insider, Mines, Northwest Territories Kennady Diamonds announces Mineral Resource of 13.62 Million Carats for the Kelvin Kimberlite

The Kelvin kimberlite is located approximately 280 kilometers east-northeast of Yellowknife.

The Kennady North Diamond project located in the Northwest Territories.
Mining Insider, Mines, Northwest Territories Kelvin Diamond Valuation Update

Initial draft report received from WWW International—a second independent market valuation now underway

Test mining is complete at Fortune Minerals' NICO cobalt-gold-bismuth-copper project in the Northwest Territories.
Minerals, Northwest Territories, Ontario Cobalt demand grows

Cobalt is an up-and-coming metal that has already seen an increase in demand for its use in rechargeable batteries for portable electronics

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Aerial view of Gahcho Kue in the Northwest Territories.
Mining Insider, Mines, Northwest Territories Canada’s newest diamond mine to provide C$6.7 billion boost to economy

Report also reveals C$55m First Nations support from De Beers

Picture of Ekati Diamond Mine.
Mining Insider, Company Profiles, Exploration, Mines, Northwest Territories Dominion Diamond Corporation announces trial results, strategies and departure of CFO

The company is pleased with positive Misery Main production trial results, as well as continuing development at the Ekati mine.

Aerial view of Gahcho Kué mine site in the snow.
Mines, Northwest Territories Gahcho Kué—The land of diamonds

After 20 years of determination and work, the Gahcho Kué diamond mine is set to begin production this fall and could become the world’s richest.

by Louis Bockner
Artist's rendition of mine.
Mining Insider, Mines, Northwest Territories Fortune Minerals announces permitting underway for NWT public highway to Whati

A requisite permit application has been submitted to the Wek'èezhìi Land and Water Board to build a public highway to the community of Whati.

Pierre Gratton, president and CEO of the Mining Association of Canada, spoke at the chamber of commerce luncheon in Cranbrook, B.C., on March 1.
Mining Insider, First Nations, Minerals, Mines, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Yukon Mining still strong

“Canada’s mining sector, while going through difficult times, remains strong and has a bright future.”—Pierre Gratton

by Marie Milner
A map of Canada showing the Geothermal Potential.
Sustainability & environment, Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Northwest Territories, Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Yukon Geothermal—Canada on the brink of sustainable energy?

Adjusting to sustainable energies need not be tough for those who have spent their careers in oil and gas. Many of their skills are transferrable.

by Elizabeth James
The ThoroughTec Cybermine simulator for a CAT 992G wheel loader is pictured here.
Education, Products & equipment, Northwest Territories Aurora College and the Mine Training Society expand simulator training program

Aurora College and the MTS in Yellowknife will soon receive advanced Cybermine high-fidelity training simulators to prepare for employment in the diamond mines

by James Rose
Vote for the ultimate crew web page.
Products & equipment, Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Northwest Territories, Ontario, Quebec, Nunavut, Saskatchewan, Yukon Ulmer Contracting is the Canadian Ultimate Crew Finalist!

Ulmer Contracting has been selected as 1 of 8 finalists in North America finalists

dominion diamond mine
Mining Insider, Mines, Northwest Territories, Quebec Dominion Diamond Corporation and Diavik Diamond Mine get top nods for 2015 TSM Excellence Awards

Dominion Diamond Corporation and Diavik Diamond Mine Inc. were jointly awarded the 2015 TSM Environmental Excellence Award.

Gravity geophysical survey at Kennady North Project, Kennady Diamonds Inc.
Exploration, Northwest Territories Say ohm

The ohmmapper tool has helped Aurora Geosciences navigate an often challenging landscape.

by Jessica Kirby
Kelvin camp winter 2014
Mining Insider, Northwest Territories Kennady Diamonds intercepts Kimberlite at NWT Kelvin property and gets private placement

Kennady Diamonds Inc. announced that the latest Kelvin delineation drill hole intersected kimberlite.

Garry Bailey and Glen Koropchuk
Exploration, Minerals, Mines, Northwest Territories Diamond miners sign agreement with Northwest Territories Metis

The Northwest Territories Métis Nation will benefit from the Gahcho Kue diamond mine at Kennady Lake.

by Peter Caulfield
Aerial view of the Gahcho Kué Diamond Project in the NWT projected to open in 2016
Mining Insider, Northwest Territories New wave of diamond fever sweeps Northwest Territories; Prima Diamonds lands prime real estate

The NWT already serves as host to some of the world’s richest diamond mines.

This photo shows Canadian Zinc's Prairie Creek Mine site in the Northwest Territories.
Mines, Northwest Territories Good timing for zinc

With the completion of the EA process in November 2013, Canadian Zinc is moving forward with its Prairie Creek Mine in the N.W.T., said COO Alan Taylor.

by Jessica Kirby
Diavik's four-turbine wind farm.
Mines, Sustainability & environment, Technology, Northwest Territories Diavik Diamond Mine powers up with wind

Diavik Diamond Mine has the northernmost large-scale wind-diesel hybrid power facility in the world.

by Jessica Kirby
OEI high flow kidney loop filtration system.
Mines, Products & equipment, Northwest Territories Keeping it clean with magnetic filtration

One Eye Industries' new filtration design solves the ISO woes of a Northwest Territories diamond mining company.

by Jessica Kirby
Aerial photo of Ekati diamond mine.
Exploration, Minerals, Mines, Northwest Territories Majors lead investment

Nunavut Chamber of Mines foresees continued economic growth in Canada’s north for 2014.

by Jessica Kirby
Julie Ross, senior archaeologist at Golder Associates, in the field.
Northwest Territories Julie Ross bring her experience to a northern chamber of mines

Julie Ross, senior archaeologist at Golder Associates, brings her experience to the N.W.T. and Nunavut Chamber of Mines.

by Karen Kornelsen
Golder logo
Mining Insider, Northwest Territories, Nunavut Golder’s Julie Ross appointed to NWT and Nunavut Chamber of Mines

Julie Ross has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut Chamber of Mines for 2013-2014.

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