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Northwest Territories looks to diversify

In the early 1990s, the Northwest Territories, Canada, played host to one of the biggest diamond rushes in history. A quarter of a century later, the jurisdiction’s sparklers are still sustaining the NWT’s mining sector.

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The Gahcho Kué diamond project is currently under construction (photo: De Beers Canada)

The closure of the Cantung tungsten mine late last year was a blow for the NWT. With it came the end of its metal mining credentials.