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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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Tuesday, Sep 6th, 2016

There is a bit of summer work to do at the Giant Mine heritage site and we could use your help! To keep this area a fun and friendly place for residents and visitors to Yellowknife, the NWT Mining Heritage Society is proposing a work party on the evening of September 14 (Wednesday) after 5:30pm. Meet us at the parking lot to the Boat Launch to find out how you can help.

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Sunday, Jul 10th, 2016

The 2016 Beer Barge was a resounding success and we could not have done it without you! Thanks for keeping the tradition alive!

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Monday, May 30th, 2016

Thank you to Weatherby Trucking Limited for helping to move and preserve the historic Brock shaft headframe at Giant Mine.

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Tuesday, Mar 8th, 2016

Newmont Mining has awarded a contract to demolish Con Mine's Robertson headframe this year.

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Monday, Feb 15th, 2016

Join the NWT Mining Heritage Society for a Heritage Social on Saturday, February 20th from 3:00pm to 6:00pm at the Northern Frontier Visitor's Centre.

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Monday, Jan 11th, 2016

by Evan Kiyoshi French, Northern News Services
Saturday, January 9, 2016

SOMBA K'E/YELLOWKNIFE
While there has never been a railroad stretching to Yellowknife, that's not to say trains haven't made their way to the capital city. 

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Tuesday, Oct 6th, 2015

In this issue: Annual General Meeting - Strategic Plan - Goodbye to the Giant Mine Headframe - New Cat Train Display

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Friday, Sep 4th, 2015

The 2015 annual general meeting of the NWT Mining Heritage Society will be held September 16 in Yellowknife at the Northern Frontier Visitor's Centre.

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Saturday, Jul 18th, 2015

The NWT Mining Heritage Society would like to thank all our wonderful sponsors, supporters, and volunteers of the 7th annual beer barge 2015!

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