NWT Mining Heritage Society

The oldest rock in the world can be found in the Northwest Territories. It is called the Acasta Gneiss and is dated at 3.9 billion years.

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Friday, Jul 20th, 2018

Construction and repairs to the Giant Mine recreation hall are underway in July 2018. Crews with Paul Brothers Nextreme Inc have been busy removing hazardous waste and framing new exterior walls. By the end of the summer, the building will have new windows, doors, and siding. This is an important phase of construction for the proposed museum facility.

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Tuesday, Mar 6th, 2018

In this issue: New Logo - Society Launch - Long John Jamboree Photo Booth - Museum Project Renovations 

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Sunday, Dec 10th, 2017

The Yellowknife Historical Society recently installed solar panels at its mining and geological museum project located at the old Giant Mine site in Yellowknife.

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