Driven by electric vehicles, Avalon dusts off NWT metal mine
A dormant mining project on the East Arm of Great Slave Lake will be ‘reactivated’ as demand for electric vehicles reignites interest in its metals.
YKDFN receives funding to give 200 people skills training
The federal government will inject $2.4 million into a Yellowknives Dene-run program to provide skills training to local Indigenous people.
Dominion could cut 150 Ekati employees over ‘absenteeism’
The Union of Workers says Dominion Diamond Mines is planning to lay off 150 “entry-level workers” at its Ekati mine over the next four months.
‘It does seem low’ – Giant Mine bosses examine lack of northern jobs
The remediation project’s deputy director admitted Indigenous employment numbers were concerning and said the project would re-examine its approach.
Ekati project suspension doesn’t worry territorial government
The territorial government says it’s unperturbed by the suspension of work on a major expansion of the Ekati diamond mine.