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Future uncertain for Hope Bay gold mining as TMAC seeks financial help

TMAC Resources, owner of the Doris North gold mine at Hope Bay, needs more money to continue to expand operations and is willing to consider selling the Kitikmeot property. TMAC Resources’ Hope Bay property, located...

Arviat-owned Northern Networks Ltd signs deal with major mining supplies company

Northern Networks Ltd, a general contractor under Arviat's Eskimo Point Lumber Supply, has signed a partnership deal with Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology to bring Sandvik's products to Nunavut's mining companies. Sandvik Mining and Rock...

Editorial: Dig deep for better understanding

Let's face it, not all mining companies play nice. Some mines in Nunavut have made gestures of good faith such as Agnico Eagle delivering million dollar donations to community groups and education initiatives in Rankin...

Government of Nunavut looks to mines for housing help

Should mining companies be constructing residences for their employees living in the North? Nunavut's housing minister is turning to industry for assistance. “We have no choice but to work in partnership with industry to resolve our...

David Akeeagok: Nunavut needs connection to southern infrastructure to lower mining costs

For the annual NWT & Nunavut Mining feature that recently appeared in Nunavut News, we approached MLAs for their perspective on the mining industry in the territory. These were the responses from David Akeeagok,...

Joe Savikataaq: ‘We are closer than ever to being in control of our own...

For the annual NWT & Nunavut Mining feature that recently appeared in Nunavut News, we approached MLAs for their perspective on the mining industry in the territory. These were the responses from Joe Savikataaq,...

John Main: The goal should be to have mines fully operated by Nunavummiut

For the annual NWT & Nunavut Mining feature that recently appeared in Nunavut News, we approached MLAs for their perspective on the mining industry in the territory. These were the responses from Arviat North-Whale...

Jeannie Ehaloak: Mines should assist employees in becoming homeowners

For the annual NWT & Nunavut Mining feature that recently appeared in Nunavut News, we approached MLAs for their perspective on the mining industry in the territory. These were the responses from Cambridge Bay...

Simeon Mikkungwak: Impacted beneficiaries in nearest communities should be priority mining hires

For the annual NWT & Nunavut Mining feature that recently appeared in Nunavut News, we approached MLAs for their perspective on the mining industry in the territory. These were the responses from Baker Lake...

Patterk Netser: ‘We can’t blame the mines for everything’

For the annual NWT & Nunavut Mining feature that recently appeared in Nunavut News, we approached MLAs for their perspective on the mining industry in the territory. These were the responses from Aivilik MLA...

Tony Akoak: ‘It’s too bad mines only bring employment to select communities’

For the annual NWT & Nunavut Mining feature that recently appeared in Nunavut News, we approached MLAs for their perspective on the mining industry in the territory. These were the responses from Gjoa Haven...

Joelie Kaernerk: Inuit need to become mining managers, not just labourers

For the annual NWT & Nunavut Mining feature that recently appeared in Nunavut News, we approached MLAs for their perspective on the mining industry in the territory. These were the responses from Amittuq MLA...

Adam Arreak Lightstone: Nunavut’s economy shouldn’t be too reliant on mining

For the annual NWT & Nunavut Mining feature that recently appeared in Nunavut News, we approached MLAs for their perspective on the mining industry in the territory. These were the responses from Iqaluit-Manirajak MLA...

Panel and industry reps discuss why more Nunavut youth aren’t into mining

Industry champions are getting serious about interesting the younger generation in mining careers. Each year, the Nunavut Mining Symposium gathers hundreds of industry-related workers in the capital to share information about multiple topics but, for...

Nunavut’s economy will see very high growth in coming years, says GN economist

The territory's immediate economic forecast is looking good, with very high growth in the next four years, though it must overcome challenges in the longer term, such as graduating more students from high school...

Baffinland CEO makes a case for mine expansion

A proposed railway and many more cargo ships are the major concerns Baffinland Iron Mines' CEO Brian Penney is hearing about in relation to the miner's phase two expansion proposal, which would increase shipping...