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Pine Point Mine and the development of the area south of Great Slave Lake.

Paul Deprez

Pine Point Mine and the development of the area south of Great Slave Lake.

by Paul Deprez

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Published by Center for Settlement Studies, University of Manitoba in Winnipeg .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Slave Lake Region (N.W.T.),
  • Northwest Territories,
  • Great Slave Lake Region.
    • Subjects:
    • Pine Point Mines.,
    • Regional planning -- Northwest Territories -- Great Slave Lake Region.,
    • Great Slave Lake Region (N.W.T.) -- Economic conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      SeriesUniversity of Manitoba. Center for Settlement Studies. Series 2: research report, no. 16
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC117.G7 D46
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxiii, 137 p.
      Number of Pages137
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5116695M
      LC Control Number74189600

      Great Slave Lake. likes 9 talking about this 3, were here. The Great Slave Lake is the second-largest lake in the Northwest Territories of. Slave Lake. K likes. Slave Lake - Throwbacks to a time in a town that you wouldn’t understand unless you lived it. Pls get your old photos to us to upload, so all can enjoy!

        Buddy and I are planning a trip to Great Slave Lake. This is a bucket list trip for the both of us. Looking for trophy pike. Going to search the net but thought I'd get some ideas from WC first. Planning on visiting some of the All Canada shows this spring. Some questions: 1. How long ahead of time do you need to make reservations? Hay River is a small town on the shore of Great Slave Lake in the Northwest Territories on Canada. The town is home to the Northern Transportation Company Limited, and serves as a transportation hub of the north, as goods are transferred from rail and truck to barges to be sent across Great Slave Lake, up the Mackenzie River and to many isolated northern communities and industrial sites.

      (“Nechalacho Mine and Flotation Plant site”), to be located at the Thor Lake Property, and a hydrometallurgical plant (“Hydrometallurgical Plant site”) to be located at the existing brownfields site of the former Pine Point Mine, 85 km east of Hay River, NT on the south shore of Great Slave Lake. See below map for illustration. Great Slave Lake Lodge books for 3-day trips for $2, USD/person, 4-day trips for $2, USD/person, or 7-day trips for $4, USD/person. We traditionally take bookings for 2, 4, 6, or 8 anglers. To enquire about an odd-numbered booking, or groups over 8, please feel free to call us toll-free at


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Pine Point Mine and the development of the area south of Great Slave Lake by Paul Deprez Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. The Pine Point Mine and the development of the area south of Great Slave Lake. [Paul Deprez] -- Condensed version of a 7 volume report commissioned to examine and to evaluate the effect that the Pine Point mine had on native employment in the area south of Great Slave Lake.

The Pine Point Mine is located west of Fort Resolution, Northwest Territories and east of Hay River, Northwest Territories, on the south shore of Great Slave Lake, Northwest Point was a Mississippi Valley type deposit. [1] It produced lead and zinc ores from to The town of Pine Point was built by the mining company, and when the mine closed the town was demolished.

Formed inthe company did a wide-scale exploration of natural deposits in the Northwest Territories in ; one of the parties led by a noted prospector Ted Nagle () discovered lead and zinc deposits on the south shore of Great Slave Lake, the future site of the major Pine Point Mine.

The Pine Point railbed is approximately 80 km long and runs parallel to the south shore of Great Slave Lake in the Northwest Territories.

The railbed runs from east of Hay River to the decommissioned Pine Point Mine, near Fort Resolution. Canadian National Railway operated the railway from to 2 GLACIAL GEOLOGY. The site under investigation is within the former Pine Point Pb‐Zn Mining District located on the southern shore of Great Slave Lake in northern Canada, approximately km south of Yellowknife (Figure 1).This area is part of the Great Slave Plain of the Interior Plains of western Canada (Bostock, ).The LIS covered the entire Great Slave Regio, depositing a ubiquitous Author: John Menzies, Roger C.

Paulen, Jessey M. Rice, M. Beth McClenaghan, Natasha M. Oviatt, Nitasha Dhill. mining development in the Great Slave Lake Region it is important that a treaty shou ld be extended to embrace that country if at all possible.” 13 Signed at Lesser Slave Lake and. Great Slave Lake Railway, Proposed Railway Routes to Pine Point The presence of lead south of the Great Slave Lake, named by Samuel Hearne of the Hudson’s Bay Company, was known by the Slave Indians who, according to Hearne melted down the ore and.

The Pine Point mine operated from to and was one of Canada’s largest and richest lead-zinc mines. The mine brought many changes to the South Slave region and the communities of Fort Resolution and Hay River.

The closure of the mine also had a major impact on the region, resulting in the layoff of hundreds of employees and the demolition of the town of Pine Point.

To mine those ores economically, a railroad to Great Slave Lake was necessary. The Canadian government recognized the value of this new mine and provided funds for the project.

Pine Point Mine and the community around it operated from to   Pine Point-NWT-Abandoned mine and town near Great Slave Lake-June 10 Great Slave Lake East Arm to Slave Lake flyover June 10 Driving on frozen Great Slave Lake.

Environmental Justice Goes Underground. Historical Notes from Canada's Northern Mining Frontier. the Pine Point lead-zinc mine. Development of the Area South of Great Slave Lake.

the historic Pine Point Mine. In addition, parties, in particular aboriginal communities, shared with the Review Board their health concerns related to lead-zinc mining and water quality in the Great Slave Lake watershed Tamerlane Pine Point Pilot Project Report of Environmental Assessment and Reasons for Decision.

The Pine Point Mine is located west of Fort Resolution, Northwest Territories and east of Hay River, Northwest Territories, on the south shore of Great Slave Lake, Northwest Point was a Mississippi Valley type deposit.

[Guilbert, John M. and Charles F. Park, "The Geology of Ore Deposits", Freeman, ISBN ] It produced lead and zinc ore s from to The project proposes mining 15 rare earth metals – including radioactive ones like uranium and thorium – km southeast of Yellowknife at Thor Lake, and barging them unprocessed across Great Slave Lake from the Drybones Bay area to a hydrometallurgy plant at the former Pine Point mine site.

His outstanding achievement was the discovery and development of the Lake Shore mine, the first significant find in that area. Lake Shore was the largest producer in the camp and, at one time, in the Western Hemisphere.

From toit produced 8, ounces of gold at a recovered grade of ounces of gold per ton milled. Along a remote stretch of highway on the southern shore of Great Slave Lake in Canada’s Northwest Territories, there once was a town named Pine Point (Fig.

At its peak, Pine Point’s population reached 2, and boasted amenities such as a golf course, a shopping centre, and hockey arena. Today, only echoes of the former settlement Size: KB. Taltson was a hydroelectric dam built on the southeast shore of Great Slave Lake in support of the closed Pine Point Mine.

The dam currently powers a few of. The mine, located on the southern shore of Great Slave Lake (), was an extensive open pit operation opened in by a subsidiary of Cominco its peak, Pine Point shipped tons of high grade lead and zinc ore to Cominco's smelter in Trail, British Columbia, each by: The Pine Point Mine is located on the south shore of Great Slave Lake between Hay River to the east and Fort Resolution to the west, in the Northwest Territories of produced lead and zinc ores from a Mississippi Valley Type deposit between and Most of the mining was done by open-pit methods.

The town of Pine Point was built by the mining company, and when the mine closed. The Great Slave Lake (French: Grand lac des Esclaves) is the second-largest lake in the Northwest Territories of Canada (after Great Bear Lake), the deepest lake in North America at metres ( fathoms; 2, ft), [1] and the tenth-largest lake in the world.

It is km ( mi) long and 20 to km (12 to mi) wide. [2] It covers an area of 27, km 2 (10, sq mi) [1] in the. Great Slave Lake, at the former Pine Point Mine site. About 2, tons per day would be processed through the mill (f lotation plant), for about years (a lthough a much longer mine life was frequently hinted at), then taken by barge to the Hydrometallurgical plant for further processing.

There is to be an airstrip, access roads, camp.The Pine Point Mine is located on the south shore of Great Slave Lake between Hay River to the west and Fort Resolution to the east, in the Northwest Territories of Canada. It produced lead and zinc ores from a Mississippi Valley Type deposit between and .Great Slave Lake (French: Grand lac des Esclaves) is the second-largest lake in the Northwest Territories of Canada (after Great Bear Lake), the deepest lake in North America at metres ( fathoms; 2, ft), and the tenth-largest lake in the world.

It is km ( mi) long and 20 to km (12 to mi) wide. It covers an area of 27, km 2 (10, sq mi) in the southern part of the Location: Northwest Territories.