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Minto posts robust copper output in Q3

Capstone Mining Corp. Oct. 13 reported higher than planned copper production at its Minto Mine resulting from the processing of high-grade ore from the Minto North deposit. At mid-year,... — Updated 2/5/2018

 

Capstone seeks high-grade ore to delay closure of Minto mine

Capstone Mining Corp. said Oct. 25 it is looking for new sources of high-grade ore that will allow the company to continue operations at its Minto copper mine in the Yukon through the end of 2017. Earlier this year, Capstone announced... — Updated 2/5/2018

 

Mining Explorers 2016: Golden Predator Mining Corp.

Golden Predator Mining Corp. focused its 2016 exploration on 3 Aces and Brewery Creek, two of the company's five mineral properties in the Yukon Territory. At 3 Aces, a high-grade gold project located in southeastern Yukon, the company... — Updated 2/3/2018 Full story

 

Mining Explorers 2016: 2016 brings late season surge

Mineral exploration in Yukon began 2016 much like it finished 2015... Challenging equity market conditions and cautious investors meant junior exploration companies started the season conservatively. The industry got a boost early in... — Updated 2/3/2018 Full story

 

Minto output down as mine looks beyond 2017

Capstone Mining Corp. April 11 reported that its Minto Mine in the Yukon produced 5,500 tons of copper during the first quarter. The company said grade for the quarter was lower than originally planned due to mine plan sequencing... — Updated 1/16/2018

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Mining Explorers 2015: Yukon exploration jumps 20%

As exploration across most of the North continues to trend downward, the Yukon Territory is celebrating the second straight year of increased spending. Early estimates put exploration in... — Updated 1/15/2018

 

Millrock nabs Pogo area claims

Millrock Resources Inc. Oct. 5 said it has assembled a large land position covering high-potential gold targets near Sumitomo Metal Mining Company's Pogo gold mine in the Goodpaster... — Updated 10/9/2016

 

Higher grade ore is boosting copper output at Minto Mine

Capstone Mining Corp. July 26 reported that strong mill throughput and recoveries resulted in better than planned second-quarter copper production at its Minto Mine in the Yukon Territory... — Updated 7/31/2016

 

Weak metals prices limit growth in Canada's territories

The Conference Board of Canada Feb. 24 said declining metal and mineral prices, rising global inventories of most mining commodities and easing growth in the Chinese economy will weigh... — Updated 2/28/2016

 

Yukon's only operating lode mine set to close; re-opening dependent on copper market outlook

Capstone Mining Corp. Jan. 18 said it plans to temporarily halt operations at its Minto copper mine in Yukon Territory in 2017. The planned closure is part of an overall cost-cutting... — Updated 1/24/2016 Full story

 

Pocket of high-grade copper lifts Minto output

Capstone Mining Corp. Jan. 13 said strong performance at its Minto Mine in Yukon Territory and Pinto Valley Mine in Arizona helped the company meet its guidance for 2015 copper... — Updated 1/17/2016 Full story

 
 By Lara Lewis    Opinion

Mining Explorers 2015: Miners weather stormy markets

In 2015, junior exploration companies working in Yukon continued to weather the storm of depressed metal prices and cautious markets. Despite the lack of market enthusiasm, exploration spending maintained historically high levels at... — Updated 11/1/2015

 

Minto receives long-awaited license

Capstone Mining Corp. Aug. 5 said it has received a new water use license needed to begin stripping the high-grade, shallow Minto North deposit at its Minto copper mine Yukon Territory.... — Updated 8/9/2015

 

Minto Mine production tops expectations

Capstone Mining Corp. July 14 said copper production at its Minto Mine continued to exceed expectations during the second quarter and is now projected to top guidance for annual... — Updated 7/19/2015 Full story

 

Minto production exceeds expectations

Capstone Mining Corp. April 13 reported that its copper production for the three months ending March 31 totaled 23,700 metric tons, with by-products of zinc, molybdenum, lead, silver and... — Updated 4/19/2015 Full story

 

North offers great rocks, some concerns

Alaska and Yukon Territory share more than a 750-mile border in the eyes of the 485 mining executives that participated in Fraser Institute's Survey of Mining Companies 2014. This group... — Updated 3/8/2015 Full story

 

Capstone questions Minto economics

Capstone Mining Corp. Feb. 17 reported that its Minto Mine in Yukon Territory produced 18,411 metric tons of copper in concentrates during 2014 at a C1 cash cost of US$2.33 per pound of p... — Updated 3/1/2015 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Mining Explorers 2014: NTL powers Northwest exploration

Mineral and coal exploration in British Columbia, which peaked at C$680 million in 2012, retreated to roughly C$476 million in 2013. This drop is on par with the roughly 30 percent... — Updated 11/2/2014

 
 By Lara Lewis    Opinion

Mining Explorers 2014: Government funding bolsters exploration

In 2014, many junior exploration companies work to preserve capital by undertaking modest exploration programs. The injection of funding into the Yukon Mineral Exploration Program continues to be a valuable source of seed money for... — Updated 11/2/2014

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Yukon mines grapple with big challenges

Yukon Territory, lauded in recent years for its mine-friendly business climate, boast three operating mines coming online in the past seven years as well as strong prospects for more than doubling that number by 2020. Yet all three... — Updated 10/26/2014

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Bokan, Niblack funding bill advances

The Bokan Mountain and Niblack mineral projects are attracting substantial support from Alaska lawmakers. This vote of confidence may result in a financial boost needed to develop the Pri... — Updated 4/27/2014 Full story

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Copper miner wins prestigious PDAC award

The Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada bestowed its prestigious "Viola R. MacMillan Award" on Capstone Mining Corp., owner and operator of the Minto Mine in central Yukon Territory at its annual convention in Toronto on... — Updated 3/30/2014

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Premier orders review of BC EA process

British Columbia Premier Christy Clark ordered a review of the Canadian province's environmental assessment process in January, saying the current system has become too cumbersome. Clark provided few details when she announced the... — Updated 2/23/2014

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Merger deal brightens juniors' horizons

Striving to mix up a batch of lemonade from the unrelenting string of lemons dished out recently by the chronically depressed capital markets, three junior mining companies with promising assets in Yukon Territory are joining forces to... — Updated 1/26/2014 Full story

 
 By Lee Pigage    Opinion

Mining Explorers 2013: Mining faces global, local challenges

In 2013, the mineral industry globally has been buffeted by financial challenges. Development infrastructure has seen major cost increases. Multinational corporations have had major write-downs of assets associated with falling mineral... — Updated 11/3/2013 Full story

 

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