At PDAC 2013, INN Senior Editor Andrew Topf and Tom Hoefer, executive director of the NWT & Nunavut Chamber of Mines, discussed mining in Canada's Northwest Territories and Nunavut, touching on the recent transfer of power from the federal government to the territories, the potential for new metal mines as well as labor and infrastructure challenges.
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Rare Earth – One of the largest undeveloped REE resources in the world is currently under environmental review. If given the go ahead, this near-term project has the potential to have a profound effect on the REE market.
The Canadian federal government is preparing to hand more resource control to the territory, while a new report says the north’s resource production is about to spike.
Rare Earth – Reuters reported that Avalon Rare Metals' (TSX:AVL) share prices fell after the company announced a delay to its Nechalacho feasibility study.
Rare Earth – Reuters reported that Avalon Rare Metals' (TSX:AVL) Nechalacho project in the Northwest Territories could be delayed.
Gold – Manson Creek Resources Ltd. (TSXV:MCK) announced it is two weeks away from beginning exploration at the Northwest Territories-based Up Town gold project.
Gold – Manson Creek Resources Ltd. (TSXV:MCK) announced its acquisition of the Northwest Territories-based Up Town Gold Project.
Tamerlane Ventures Inc. (CVE:TAM) is an exploration and development mining company with advanced base metal projects in Canada and Peru. The company is focused on bringing its 100% owned, zinc-lead Pine Point Property back into production in the Northwest Territories, Canada, and developing its Los Pinos heap leach copper project in Peru.
Rare Earth – Avalon Rare Metals Inc. (TSE:AVL,AMEX:AVL) announced an update to its prefeasibility study at the Nechalacho REE Deposit.
Cobalt – Fortune Minerals Limited (TSE:FT) announced that the Developers Assessment Report for its Northwest Territories NICO project has been submitted.