Dominion Diamond Deal
The deal will give The Washington Companies ownership of Dominion's holdings including two in the Northwest Territories. The group will take controlling interest in the Ekati mine and 40 per cent ownership of the Diavik mine.
The Washington Companies pledges to take an 'incredibly long-term view' with N.W.T. assets
N.W.T. mineral exploration funding more than doubles in 'competitive' year
Tom Hoefer, executive director of the N.W.T. and Nunavut Chamber of Mines, says the increase in requests for funding reflects two things: the general need for financial help on the part of prospectors and junior mining companies in the N.W.T., and a general upturn in commodity markets, which encourages prospectors to get out on the land.
Increased demand for funding reflects better mood in exploration capital markets, chamber of mines says
Town of Norman Wells
The Town has four separate projects ongoing as part of the overall Clean water and Wastwater fund Projects. These projects are the Lift Station, the Water Sewer Assessment, the Lagoon Berm upgrades and monitoring wells and the sewer main replacement and rehab of the Tulita/Franklin Corridor.
Update from Mayor Watson - May 2017
NTPC Now Generating Power
For the past 28 years, power generated by Imperial Oil was sold to the NTPC, which the power corporation then used to supply the town with electricity.
Northwest Territories Power Corporation