Rankin Inlet area, Kivalliq District, Nunavut Territory, Canada

The Meliadine mine in the Kivalliq District of Nunavut is Agnico Eagle’s second mine in Canada’s Low Arctic, opening nine years after the Meadowbank mine.

Key Facts

Mine Type

Underground, Open pit

2020 Production

318,889 oz gold

2020 production costs

$786/oz gold

2020 total cash costs

$774/oz gold

Gold reserves

4,025,000 oz

2021 production guidance

370,000 oz gold

2021 total cash costs guidance

$736/oz gold

Mine life


* Includes 6,491 oz of pre-commercial production from the Tiriganiaq open pit. Production and cash costs per ounce gold do not include pre-commercial production.

Mine Production

2020 Output