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Tue Sep 18, 2018, 5:32 pm PDT
Visual Capitalist: Nine reasons mining investors are looking at Yukon companies
Nine reasons mining investors are looking at Yukon companies

In the mining industry, location is paramount. Invest your capital in a jurisdiction that doesn’t respect that investment, or in a place with little geological potential, and it’s possible that it will end up going to waste….


Fri Sep 14, 2018, 4:33 pm PDT
How to flog glitter to the young and affluent: A De Beers special report
How to flog glitter to the young and affluent: A De Beers special report

Last year’s global market for diamond-encrusted jewelry rose 2.2% to a new high of $82 billion, largely due to the planet’s most populous age groups, says the world’s largest purveyor of the bling….


Wed Sep 12, 2018, 4:27 pm PDT
Emerita Resources expands portfolio with Brazilian lithium acquisition
Emerita Resources expands portfolio with Brazilian lithium acquisition

A company focused on base metals in two continents has broadened its approach by moving into a lithium-producing neighbourhood….


Wed Sep 12, 2018, 10:19 am PDT
Belmont Resources/MGX Minerals reach 580 ppm lithium in season’s first hole
Belmont Resources/MGX Minerals average 415 ppm lithium in Nevada

Sixty-five kilometres north of Nevada’s Clayton Valley, encouraging assays from the first hole of the year averaged 415 parts per million lithium at Kibby Basin, with a high of 580 ppm…


Mon Sep 10, 2018, 4:27 pm PDT
As ice recedes, the Arctic isn’t prepared for more shipping traffic
As ice recedes, the Arctic isn’t prepared for more shipping traffic

I was aboard the 111-metre Russian research/cruise ship Akademik Ioffe when it came to a violent stop after grounding on a shoal in a remote region of the Gulf of Boothia in Canada’s Arctic….


Tue Sep 4, 2018, 4:37 pm PDT
The Royal Canadian Mint makes history to commemorate history
Royal Canadian Mint makes history to commemorate history

Impractical but legal tender just the same, the Royal Canadian Mint’s latest batch of coins features, not for the first time, a world first….


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September 21st, 2018, 4:31 pm

Community spirit

How new approaches to coal mining revived a B.C. district Community spirit

September 10th, 2018, 11:11 am

Reaching arctic mines by sea

Operating in northern Canada often means creating your own transportation routes Reaching arctic mines by sea

August 20th, 2018, 4:18 pm

Ashes to ashes, carbon to…

Could synthetics bring death to diamond mining? Or a kind of reincarnation? Ashes to ashes, carbon to…

August 10th, 2018, 4:58 pm

And the mania continues

How gold rushes helped make the modern world And the mania continues

August 3rd, 2018, 5:09 pm

Fraser River rush revisited

A new book reveals how gold fever brought American warfare north of the border Fraser River rush revisited


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Zimtu CapitalNinety-Two Resources Commerce ResourcesBelmont Resources Pistol Bay MiningMGX Minerals Saville ResourcesMaxtech Ventures Inc

Along with our third diamond mine Gahcho Kué, [Ekati and Diavik] operate to the highest of environmental standards, they continue to create significant socio-economic benefits for the North, and are also leaders in Indigenous reconciliation.

Gary Vivian of the NWT & Nunavut Chamber of Mines celebrates Ekati’s 20th year of production and Diavik’s new A21 operation ...Read More