Canadian Mining Journal


North American Tungsten Corporation Ltd


  • News

    Optimism remains for investment in Northwest Territories

    January 21, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — The Northwest Territories, which has led Canada in diamond and tungsten production, became a single commodity producer in late 2015 after North American Tungsten (CVE: NTC) closed its Cantung Mine, 300 km from Watson Lake, YT, due to

  • Feature

    Prospects and projects

    August 1, 2015 by Russell Noble

    For most companies working claims across Canada, the chances of moving from exploration into production are slim and more likely none, thanks to investors cocooning into a wait and see position.

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    TUNGSTEN: North American Tungsten announces temporary layoffs

    June 2, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Vancouver-based North American Tungsten Corp. has announced a series of temporary layoffs at the Cantung mine 310 km northeast of Watson Lake, near the Yukon border.The layoffs will occur over a six-week period…

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    COMMENT: Economic outlook in 2015 brightens for territories

    December 16, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    OTTAWA – The economic outlook for Canada’s territories looks bright in 2015, according to the latest Territorial Outlook published by the Conference Board of Canada.

  • News

    TUNGSTEN: Cantung mine life extended

    September 22, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Exploration at the Cantung mine belonging to North American Tungsten Corp. of Vancouver has boosted reserve numbers. That means the mine, located km northeast of Watson Lake, will continue to operate beyond 2017.

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    TUNGSTEN: Mactung mine receives environmental okay

    September 10, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    YUKON – North American Tungsten Corp. (NTC) has received environmental approval to develop its Mactung tungsten project northeast of Ross River. The approval came from the Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment board and has…

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    TUNGSTEN: Mactung project clears environmental hurdle

    March 18, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    YUKON – North American Tungsten Corp. of Vancouver has received a positive environmental decision for its Mactung tungsten mine near MacMillan Pass. The Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Board issued its final screening…

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    TUNGSTEN: NATungsten considers tails retreatment

    March 4, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – North American Tungsten of Vancouver is testing material from tailings pond No.3 hoping that it can be economically retreated. The company completed a sonic drilling and modeling program of the material in 2011 and…

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    TUNGSTEN MINING: CanTung mine back in production

    June 26, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Earlier this month, North American Tungsten of Vancouver was considering a suspension at the CanTung mine after heavy precipitation and rapid snow melt washed out the Nahanni Range Road. The route is the only…

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    TUNGSTEN MINING: Road washouts threaten CanTung mine

    June 12, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Significant washouts caused by heavy precipitation and rapid snow melt on the Nahanni Range Road has North American Tungsten of Vancouver planning to temporarily reduce or even curtail operations at the CanTung…

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    TUNGSTEN PRODUCTION: North American Tungsten output up 71% in Q3 over Q2

    August 10, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – North American Tungsten of Vancouver reports Q3 production of 74,629 tonnes of WO3 from its CanTung underground mine in the Nahanni area, 300 km north of Watson Lake, YT. That number was 71% higher than the 43,727 tonnes…

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    TUNGSTEN RESOURCES: Reserves up at CanTung mine

    February 10, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Minerals reserves are up at the CanTung mine, says North American Tungsten of Vancouver, due to exploration of new zones, higher prices making lower grade zones economic and planned pillar recovery. Probable reserves…