NWT Mining Heritage Society

Yellowknife sits on top of a volcanic belt that is 2.7 billion years old. The pillowed rocks were laid down in an ancient ocean environment similar to the volcanoes one can observe in Hawaii today.

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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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Monday, Sep 26th, 2016

In this issue: Beer Barge Thank You, Site Work Party, Robertson Headframe Appeal, Giant Mine Remediation, Brock Headframe Saved, Society AGM

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Tuesday, Sep 6th, 2016

The city should reject this permit and tell Newmont or their now subsidiary company Miramar Con Mine, that they must negotiate with "the people" who want to save the head frame and turn it over to them  because that was the intent of the original offer and that is who are its rightful owners.

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