Mineral production rising, exploration falling

by Sidney Cohen - April 3, 2018

Mineral production in the Northwest Territories passed the $2-billion mark in 2017, according to preliminary estimates from Natural Resources Canada, but exploration appears to be declining. The federal department projects the total value of NWT mineral production in 2017 was $2.07 billion, up 30 per cent from $1.507 billion in 2016. However, federal estimates show…

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