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 By Rose Ragsdale    News
Fireweed Zinc ATAC Resources Cantex Mine Development Macmillan Pass Rackla

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

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Victoria record gold production Eagle Mine Yukon Canada

Eagle Mine hits new monthly gold record

Victoria Gold Corp.'s Eagle Gold Mine produced 20,744 ounces of gold in August, a month record for Yukon's largest mine. The recently established open pit mine and heap leach recovery... — Updated 9/16/2021 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Golden Predator Mining Arizona Gold Sabre Gold Mines merger Brewery Creek

Sabre Gold is new owner of Brewery Creek

With overwhelming shareholder approval, Golden Predator Mining Corp. and Arizona Gold Corp. have merged to form Sabre Gold Mines Corp., a North American junior mining company with two... — Updated 9/9/2021

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Alexco Resource Keno Hill silver Canada Yukon COVID-19 mine production

Alexco steadily ramps up Keno Hill Mine

Since the start of commissioning in December, Alexco Resource Corp. has been steadily ramping up toward commercial production at its Keno Hill silver mining operation in Canada's Yukon.... — Updated 8/19/2021

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
White Gold District Betty property Sixtymile Yukon Canada Ryan's Surprise

White Gold explores breadth of district

From its first-ever diamond drill program on the Betty property in the vicinity of Western Copper and Gold Corp.'s Casino copper-gold project in the Dawson Range to testing a potential... — Updated 8/12/2021

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Arizona Gold Golden Predator Mining Sabre Copperstone gold mine Brewery Creek

Yukon and Arizona gold juniors plan merger

Less than two months after ending its plans to merge with Viva Gold Corp., Golden Predator Mining Corp. has cut a deal to join forces with another junior advancing a gold mine in... — Updated 7/15/2021

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Western Copper and Gold Casino project Yukon Canada PEA Rio Tinto

PEA outlines bigger, better Casino mine

The greatly expanded deposit at Western Copper and Gold Corp.'s Casino project in the Yukon would support an economically robust mine capable of producing an average of 178 million... — Updated 7/8/2021

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News
White Gold Canada Yukon Sixymile Nolan Agnico Eagle Mines Kinross hardrock

Miners gear up for active Yukon season

White Gold Corp., one of the most active mineral exploration companies in Canada's North in recent years, is taking a closer look at Nolan, a property found in Yukon's fabled Sixtymile ar... — Updated 7/8/2021

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Rio Tinto Canada investment Casino porphyry deposit Yukon

Rio Tinto places C$25.6M bet on Casino

Rio Tinto Canada Inc. is investing C$25.6 million (US$21.2 million) to acquire a roughly 8% stake in Western Copper and Gold Corp. and a foothold in the exploration company's Casino... — Updated 6/3/2021

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Yukon gold mine Coeur Mining Orion investment buyout merger acquisition

Coeur nabs major stake in Victoria Gold

Coeur Mining Inc. is investing roughly US$117.2 million (C$141.7 million) to acquire a 17.8% interest in Victoria Gold Corp. and its Eagle Gold Mine in Canada's Yukon – a foothold that... — Updated 6/3/2021

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Granite Creek Copper GoldSpot Discoveries Metallic Group Minerals Keno Silver

Granite Creek leverages AI at Carmacks

Granite Creek Copper Ltd. is leveraging the power of artificial intelligence to help discover more copper, gold, and silver across its Carmacks and Carmacks North project in the Yukon.... — Updated 4/15/2021

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Golden Predator Mining Viva Gold Canada Yukon Nevada Tonopah Brewery Creek

Golden Predator to merge with Viva Gold

Golden Predator Mining Corp. and Viva Gold Corp. have agreed to a merger that will bring two advanced stage gold mine projects – Brewery Creek in the Yukon and Tonopah in Nevada ... — Updated 3/18/2021

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
ATAC Resources East Goldfield Nevada Yukon Canada Fraser Institute 2020 survey

ATAC's focus shifts away from the Yukon

ATAC Resources Ltd. is focusing its 2021 mineral exploration program on the East Goldfield project in Nevada, a departure from more than a decade of primarily exploring its district-scale... — Updated 3/18/2021

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News
Stratabound Minerals 3 Aces Golden Predator Mining Seabridge Gold Culvert

Exploration delivers at Golden Culvert

One of few mineral explorers active in Yukon Territory during the mining industry's 2020 beleaguered field season recently reported encouraging results that give credence to the idea... — Updated 3/4/2021

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Whitehorse Gold Corp. Skukum Creek Tagish Lake Gold Corp. Kevin Weston

Whitehorse Gold hits the ground running

Though Whitehorse Gold Corp. was not officially formed until Nov. 18 and only began trading on the TSX Venture exchange on Nov. 25, the newly emerged exploration company is already... — Updated 12/17/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Alexco Resource Corp. Keno Hill COVID-19 Clynt Nauman

Alexco fires up Keno Hill silver mill

A new era of mining has begun at Alexco Resource Corp.'s Keno Hill silver-zinc-lead project in Canada's Yukon. "Initial commissioning of our mill is a significant milestone on our... — Updated 12/4/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Kudz Ze Kayah Yukon BMC Minerals Scott Donaldson Kaska First Nations

KZK mine in Yukon slated for 2023 start

Following the Yukon Environmental and Socio-Economic Assessment Board's (YESAB) recommendation that the proposed mine the Kudz Ze Kayah (KZK) project be allowed to proceed to permitting,... — Updated 11/25/2020

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News
Granite Creek Copper Ltd. Tim Johnson Stu Minto Copper Belt Carmacks

Purpose-driven junior eyes rich deposits

When Granite Creek Copper Ltd. decided to refocus its energies on finding copper in Yukon Territory in October 2018, it swung into action, aggressively tackling its vision of becoming a... — Updated 11/25/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Underground miners equipment, mine development Keno Hill Silver District

Keno Hill remains on pace for 2020 start

Alexco Resource Corp. is pulling all the pieces together to resume production at its Keno Hill Silver District mine in the Yukon by the end of the year. Alexco produced silver at Keno... — Updated 10/8/2020

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News
Gold Bars Eagle Gold Mine Dublin Gulch Yukon Territory

New mine, high prices spark gold fever

Ten years ago, Yukon Territory witnessed a minor stampede of mineral explorers, hoping to cash in on new gold discoveries in the White Gold District south of Dawson City. A decade later,... — Updated 9/26/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Gold bars dore from commercial production at Eagle Mine record gold

Victoria debt falls as gold price surges

Strong gold prices and the smooth ramp up to commercial production at its Eagle Mine is allowing Victoria Gold Corp. to pay off the loans taken out to develop the Yukon operation quicker... — Updated 9/26/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Brewery Creek gold mining heap leach Dawson City Yukon Canada Golden Predator

Accelerating plans for Brewery Creek Mine

With the price of an ounce of gold topping US$1,800, Golden Predator Mining Corp. is accelerating its plans to re-establish a gold mine at its Brewery Creek project in Canada's Yukon... — Updated 9/26/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Haul truck excavator Victoria Eagle Gold Mine Dublin Gulch Yukon Canada

Eagle Gold achieves commercial production

Victoria Gold Corp. celebrated Canada Day with the declaration of commercial production at its Eagle Gold Mine in Canada's Yukon Territory. Since pouring the first bar of gold at Eagle... — Updated 9/26/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Alexco Resource Keno Hill Silver District mine property Yukon

Alexco greenlights Keno Hill silver mine

With permits in-hand, Alexco Resource Corp. is moving ahead with the restart of production at its Keno Hill Silver District mine in the Yukon. Alexco operated a mine and mill at Keno... — Updated 9/26/2020

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News
Casino porphyry copper gold mine project Yukon Territory Canada

Junior could hit big jackpot at Casino

Like working a giant jigsaw puzzle, Western Copper and Gold Corp. has gradually pieced together components of the Casino Mine project in Yukon Territory, hoping to usher the project into... — Updated 9/26/2020

 

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