Nunavut Investments Ltd. is owned and operated by Patrick Tagoona, above, a Rankin Inlet resident and entrepreneur. (Photo: MacLean Engineering)

MacLean Engineering announced it partnered with the Rankin Inlet-based Nunavut Investments Ltd. to create Nunavut MacLean Inc., an Inuit-owned business registered on NTI’s Inuit Firm Registry. Nunavut MacLean will provide a long-term platform for supporting MacLean specialty mobile equipment at Agnico Eagle’s underground mines in the Kivalliq region of Nunavut.

There are more than 30 MacLean mining vehicles servicing Agnico Eagle’s Nunavut operations at the Meliadine underground mine and Amaruq Whale Tail underground project. The Agnico Eagle fleet of MacLean mobile equipment in the Kivalliq spans the range of production support mining vehicle categories.