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Infrastructure deficit belies NWT mineral potential

The remote wilderness of Canada’s Northwest Territories (NWT) presents a vast opportunity for miners able to stomach the obvious infrastructure deficiencies and far-flung locales of the key mineral districts.

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Top of the list of issues for the NWT is the lack of infrastructure

Mining, oil and gas combined contributes 37% of the territory's gross domestic product, making the it the north's largest private sector industry.