Mining in the Yukon: 15 Facts, History & More!

Mining in the Yukon: 15 Facts, History & More!

Eagle Gold Mine - Victoria Gold Corp. Did you know that mined goods represented 96.7 per cent of the Yukon’s total exports in 2021?! That figure alone makes it easy to see just how massive a role the mining sector plays in the economic success of the Canadian territory. The Y...

Canada Ranks Second Globally for ‘Best’ Lithium-Ion Battery Supply Chains: REPORT

Canada Ranks Second Globally for ‘Best’ Lithium-Ion Battery Supply Chains: REPORT

BloombergNEF’s (BNEF) annual global lithium-ion battery supply chain report has named Canada the second-best lithium-ion battery-producing country worldwide, reflecting largely on its sizeable raw material resources and mining activity. According to the report, Canada’s excep...

Mining in the Northwest Territories: 17 Facts

Mining in the Northwest Territories: 17 Facts

Diavik Diamond Mine, NWT - Rio Tinto Did you know that diamond mining accounted for more than one-fifth of the Northwest Territories' economy in 2020?! With facts like that, it is clear that the mining sector is not only a massive part of the Canadian territory’s economy, but...

Economic Reconciliation with Indigenous Communities Can Fuel Canada’s Net-Zero Ambitions: REPORT

Economic Reconciliation with Indigenous Communities Can Fuel Canada’s Net-Zero Ambitions: REPORT

A new report by the Royal Bank of Canada is highlighting the critical role of Indigenous Peoples in the transition to net zero emissions (1). According to RBC, national goals to reduce emissions are inextricably linked with Indigenous communities, highlighting the “…incredibl...

Aluminum Mining in Canada: Everything You Need to Know

Aluminum Mining in Canada: Everything You Need to Know

Did you know that Canada is a global leader in aluminum production?! Aluminum is used in a full spectrum of applications including in many day-to-day consumer products. The lightweight metal is a crucial component in vehicles, planes, appliances, cans, kitchen utensils, smart...

Canadian Mining Infographic: Facts, Figures & More!

Canadian Mining Infographic: Facts, Figures & More!

Take a step back for a moment, and just think about how many daily products you use that are made with minerals or metals. Whether it be your smartphone, desktop or vehicle, mined materials underpin your contemporary lifestyle to the fullest. In other words, the mining indust...

Copper Mining in Canada: Everything You Need to Know

Copper Mining in Canada: Everything You Need to Know

Did you know that Canada is a global leader in copper production?! Copper is a soft, malleable and corrosion-resistant metal with the ability to conduct heat and electricity. Because of its conductive properties, the metal is a critical component in countless day-to-day produ...

Graphite Mining in Canada: Everything You Need to Know

Graphite Mining in Canada: Everything You Need to Know

Did you know that Canada is a global leader in graphite production?! Graphite is a non-metallic mineral with many applications due to its ability to conduct heat and electricity. It is a critical component of LEDs, lithium-ion batteries, semiconductors, and pencils – the last...

Nickel Mining in Canada: Everything You Need to Know

Nickel Mining in Canada: Everything You Need to Know

Did you know that Canada is a global leader in nickel production, an essential component of countless products we rely on daily?! From anti-corrosion alloys and stainless-steel appliances to jet engines and electric vehicles, nickel plays a huge role in the contemporary lifes...

Diamonds in Canada: Everything You Need to Know

Diamonds in Canada: Everything You Need to Know

Did you know that Canada is the world's third-largest producer of rough diamonds by both volume and value?! Canadian diamonds are some the most sought-after globally because of their conflict-free nature – unlike those sourced from many other parts of the world. Canadian diam...