NWT Mining Heritage Society

The NWT is host to the world's largest Rare Earth Metal deposit, known as the Nechalacho (Thor Lake) deposit. Rare Earth Metals are important in the manufacturing of electronics that we use in everyday lives such as iPods and batteries.

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Friday, Apr 7th, 2017

Yellowknife's famous Beer Barge party will be held again this summer, on Saturday June 17, 2017. Tickets will be on sale at the Spring Trade Show in May. More details to follow!

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Monday, Feb 13th, 2017

Yellowknife photographer Brian Collins donates beautiful photographic print to Museum.

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Friday, Sep 30th, 2016

The Mining Heritage Society is pleased to be a sponsor of Terry Woolf's short film "HANGIN WITH THE CON KIDS".

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