Advanced Exploration Projects – potential mines in the NWT and Nunavut

Advanced projects as defined here are projects with known deposits that are measured, indicated or inferred, and/or have completed or are in the environmental approvals process.


  • Auryn’s 3 Bluffs project has indicated and inferred resources
  • Kivalliq Energy’s Angilak project has inferred resources
  • YK Gold has measured and indicated resources
  • Courageous Lake has measured, indicated and inferred resources
  • Nighthawk’s Indin Lake project has inferred resources at Colomac

For a more detailed map, from the Chamber’s 2017 MiningNorth magazine, which shows the two territories’ mines and advanced and grassroots exploration, click here.