Nunavut Impact Review Board had recommended the federal government to reject Back River project, citing potential damage to the caribou population.
Nunavut Mining News
Undeterred by transportation challenges at its northern Canadian diamond property, Peregrine Diamonds is about to open its wallet for the next phase of exploration.
Amended impact review for TMAC's 3.2 million ounce Hope Bay project in Canada's Nunavut territory completed.
Sabina Gold & Silver Corp. provides a permitting update on its Back River gold project in Nunavut, Canada.
The Chidliak mine, in Canada’s Nunavut, is expected to produce around 12 million carats during its 10-year lifespan.
Doris North project breezes through regulatory hearings for expanded mine project
Based on comparable widths and grades, Dunnedin Ventures' Kahuna project has similarities with DeBeers’ Snap Lake.
This is the second company allowed to proceed on breeding grounds against the advice of N.W.T. government.
Nunavut and Yukon are expected to see positive but modest growth in 2016, but the economy of the Northwest Territories (N.W.T.) will remain virtually flat this year, a report published Wednesday shows.
Tiny Aston Bay Holdings (BAY-V), a junior with a copper-zinc project in Nunavut, seized the market’s attention by announcing a preliminary joint-venture deal with the world’s largest mining company.
On the heels of what they described as a “very compelling”feasibility study for the Back River gold project in western Nunavut, Sabina Gold and Silver Corp. says it hopes to have a final environmental impact study done by this November.
A $2.1 billion proposal to build a uranium mine in the Canadian far north will not be proceeding anytime soon.
In the farthest reaches of northwestern Canada, there are few people and fewer roads. When winter comes, fuel, explosives, and heavy equipment move north in an unusual way: via trucks driving on frozen lakes.
Gold remains the most-targeted commodity by volume, according to EY’s latest report.
Hearings starting on Monday for a new uranium mine in Canada's Nunavut territory are attracting opposition from environmentalists and local First Nations who say the Kiggavik project impinges on important caribou calving grounds.
The ore mined will be shipped during the open water season of 2015.
The company will soon begin transporting ore up to Milne Inlet, where it will wait to be loaded onto ships during the open water season of 2015.
Shear Diamonds’ executives have been missing since last year.
Even with the downgrade, overall economic growth in Nunavut is forecast to be 3.4% in 2013 and 8.8% in 2014.
The company has opened a winter road and intends to move about 200,000 litres of fuel and other supplies to the site.
Site is believed to hold nine million ounces of the yellow metal.
Canadian junior miner Shear Diamonds executives and website seem to have vanished off the face of the earth.
Canada's mining industry needs to urgently deal with the emerging challenges, said a report published Wednesday the Canadian Chamber of Commerce.
Exploration investment in the country reached a record high of $3.9 billion in 2011, with the three territories receiving 22% of the total international spending for the year.
While the US interior department has launched a review of Shell’s whole Arctic oil drilling programme, mining projects look promising.