North American Tungsten Corporation Ltd


Inside the mill at Capstone Mining's Minto copper mine, 240 km north of Whitehorse, Yukon. Source: Capstone Mining

Yukon exploration slow but steady in 2012

VANCOUVER — Depressed equity markets, a cool spring that kept snow on the ground and floods in June that washed out major roads meant 2012 was much quieter in the Yukon than it was in 2011.


An adit entrance at Playfair Mining's Grey River tungsten project in Newfoundland. Photo by Playfair Mining

Playfair’s tungsten resource grows at Grey River

Playfair Mining (PLY-V) has increased its inferred resource at Grey River, Nfld., by 16%, to 1.2 million tonnes grading 0.73% tungsten trioxide (WO3) for 18.8 million lbs. WO3, or 853,000 metric tonne units (MTUs). (MTUs are the standard weight…



A wolframite sample from Malaga's Pasto Bueno tungsten mine in Peru. Photo by Grard Tournebize

The case for tungsten

While gold, silver, copper and rare earths have been drawing much of the markets’ attention in the metals space recently, another metal has been quietly gathering steam.


The Case for Tungsten

While gold, silver, copper and rare earths have been drawing much of the markets’ attention in the metals space recently, another metal has been quietly gathering steam.





Poor Markets Close Cantung Mine

Declining tungsten prices and rising inventory are forcing North American Tungsten (NTC-V, NATUF-O) to put its 100%-owned Cantung mine on care and maintenance, temporarily suspending production starti…


MacTung Shows Strength For NA Tungsten

VANCOUVER — It will cost almost $400 million to build an underground mine at one of the largest undeveloped tungsten deposits in the world — North American Tungsten’s (NTC-V, NATUF-O) Mac- Tung — b…



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