‘Enormous future’ for rare metals, says mining company director

Australian partner with Nechalacho visits Yellowknife

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The head of an Australian-based resources company determined to launch a micro-scale rare earth elements mining project in the NWT paid a visit to Yellowknife last week.  Geoff Atkins, managing director of Cheetah Resources, joined Don Bubar, CEO of Avalon Advanced Materials, to address the Rotary Club of Yellowknife regular lunch of about 50 people at...
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Simon Whitehouse
Simon Whitehouse came to Yellowknife to work with Northern News Services in 2011. He came from Prince Edward County, Ont., and obtained his journalism education at Algonquin College and the University of Ottawa. Working in Yellowknife, he covers education-based stories and general news but has also taken other beats in the past, including city hall and entertainment. He is a champion of the printed word and the importance of newspapers. As a board member of the United Way NWT and Rotary True North, he believes in the importance of civic engagement and community building. He spends his spare time with his boxer Sharona. Simon can be reached at (867) 766-8295 and editorial@nnsl.com.