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A helicopter sits on a drill pad on a highly mineralized mountain in the Yukon.

Gold, silver lure pack to Yukon in 2022

Though effects of the COVID-19 pandemic lingered, mineral explorers rushed to the Yukon like moths to a flame during 2022. Mining's most daring sector rallied to generate the busiest... — Updated 1/26/2023 Full story

Workers prep drill pad at North Rackla property in Yukon, Canada.

Cantex reports first assays from Main Zone

Cantex Mine Development Corp. Sept. 26 announced an update on its drilling program at the company's Main Zone of the North Rackla claim block in Yukon, Canada. Staked for its Carlin-style... — Updated 9/29/2022

Cantex Mine Development president and CEO Chad Ulansky at North Rackla.

Cantex effusive about latest drill results

Cantex Mine Development Corp. August 11 reported an update on the drilling of the GZ Zone at its 14,077-hectare (28,622 acres) North Rackla claim block in the Yukon. Generated from... — Updated 8/11/2022

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2021 Yukon exploration bounces back

Mining exploration and production activity soared in Yukon Territory in 2021 thanks to high metals prices, pro-industry government policies, and mounting successes in the field. Bouncing... — Updated 1/26/2022 Full story

 By Rose Ragsdale    News
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Base metals projects post strong results

Drill results from mineral exploration programs in Canada's Yukon Territory this year are beginning to roll in as numerous companies wind down 2021 field operations in what some describe... — Updated 10/28/2021


Cantex taps more high-grade zinc, silver

Cantex Mine Development Corp. Sept. 5 reported that this year's drilling at its North Rackla project in the Yukon continues to cut massive sulfide zones rich in zinc, lead, manganese and... — Updated 9/26/2020

 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Mineral exploration slows in the Yukon

Yukon Territory, a mineral exploration frontrunner in Canada's North, is witnessing a significant slowdown in 2019. As a result, growth in Yukon's economy is expected to slow this year... — Updated 9/26/2020


Cantex returns to exceptional zinc project

Cantex Mine Development Corp. April 15 announced the start of a 2019 exploration program at North Rackla that is slated to include sampling, geophysics and 18,000 meters of drilling at... — Updated 9/25/2020

North Rackla high-grade zinc lead silver prospect Yukon Territory

North Rackla drill cuts 3.2m of 40% zinc

Cantex Mine Development Corp. Nov. 20 provided updated assay results for samples from this summer's drilling at the aptly named Massive Sulphide zone on its North Rackla property that top... — Updated 9/25/2020


Mineral riches lure explorers to Yukon

Though mineral exploration in Yukon Territory this year lagged the pace seen in 2018, mine development projects advanced at a steady clip in 2019, while several past-producing mines moved... — Updated 8/14/2020 Full story


Cantex expands spectacular North Rackla

Cantex Mine Development Corp. is focused on expanding massive sulfide zones on its North Rackla property in the Yukon that are rich in zinc, lead, manganese and silver. Located about 20... — Updated 8/14/2020

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Cantex drills zinc, lead above assay limits

Cantex Mine Development Corp. Oct. 29 reported spectacular zinc-lead-silver results from this year's drilling at the aptly named Massive Sulphide zone on the company's North Rackla... — Updated 11/2/2018

 By Shane Lasley    News

Mining Explorers 2016: Goldcorp grabs Coffee project

Like a gong proclaiming the end of the long and arduous bear market for North of 60 mining explorers, the May 12 news that Goldcorp Inc. would buy Kaminak Gold Corp. for roughly C$500... — Updated 2/3/2018


Summer success prompts fall drill program at North Rackla

Cantex Mine Development Corp. Oct. 11 reported plans for a late season drill program at its North Rackla project in the Yukon Territory. This summer, the company completed trenching, rock... — Updated 10/16/2016

 By Rose Ragsdale    News

2014 ushers in field season of contrasts

WHITEHORSE, Yukon Territory - Quieter streets, emptier skies, shorter business hours and closed shops here are sure signs of tough times in the mining industry. Hours away by helicopter, one can find bare-bones exploration camps and... — Updated 8/31/2014

 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Mining Explorers 2013: Explorers scale back programs in 2013

Asubstantial amount of exploration activity continued apace in Yukon Territory this season despite the truncated budgets that forced most mining companies to juggle their projects and priorities. Some exploration companies found... — Updated 11/3/2013 Full story

 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Quiet season eclipses hectic activity

A substantial amount of mining activity continued apace in Yukon Territory this season even though most mining companies are shying away from the anorexic capital markets. Many exploration companies raised funds in other ways, turning ou... — Updated 8/25/2013

 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Mining Explorers 2012: Exploration rush slows in 2012

While the frenzy of activity that engulfed the Yukon Territory in 2011 did not re-emerge this season, scores of players, from upstart juniors to global mining firms mounted impressive mineral exploration campaigns throughout the... — Updated 11/11/2012 Full story

 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Mining Explorers 2011: Explorers seek mega-deposits

Frontrunners in the Yukon mineral exploration rush in 2011 spent more than C$12 million each, with at least one company pouring C$25 million into its program. These companies include Atac Resources Ltd., Kaminak Gold Corp., Capstone... — Updated 11/6/2011 Full story

 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Miners push exploration to new heights

Another busy summer field season is getting underway in Yukon Territory, and government officials are projecting record numbers of mining companies flocking to the Northwest Canada jurisdiction and spending unprecedented sums on mineral... — Updated 6/26/2011

 By Mining News    News

Metalex finds diamond indicators

B.C. based Metalex Ventures Ltd. said in mid-March that it has two samples, collected 430 meters apart, that contain "exceptional concentrations" of fresh diamond indicator minerals in glacial till at its West Greenland project. The... — Updated 3/27/2005 Full story


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