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 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

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
White Gold drill rig Vertigo gold target Yukon Territory

Surprise, Titan targets for White Gold

White Gold Corp. is gearing up for another season of systematically advancing the dozens of exploration targets identified across its more than 1-million-acre (422,730 hectares) land pack... — Updated 9/26/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Sacks of groceries by Food Bank Society of Whitehorse Victoria Gold donation

Victoria Gold supports Yukoners in need

In another example of mining companies across the North stepping up to help their local communities during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Victoria Gold Corp. donated C$100,000 to the... — Updated 9/26/2020 Full story

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News
Exploration drilling high grade gold at Seabridge 3 Aces gold project Yukon

Seabridge Gold nabs 3 Aces for portfolio

One of the most prospective, if not the potentially richest, recent gold discoveries in Yukon Territory is changing owners. Seabridge Gold has agreed to purchase the 3 Aces Project in... — Updated 9/26/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
ATAC Resources CEO Graham Downs at Rackla Gold exploration project Yukon

PEA looks at higher grade gold at Tiger

Rau, an intriguing precious and base metals property at the western end of the 185-kilometer- (115 miles) long Rackla Gold property in the Yukon, will continue to be the primary focus of... — Updated 9/26/2020

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News
Heavy equipment at Victoria Eagle Gold mine Dublin Gulch Yukon Territory

Explorers tout first gold, new finds

After being stalled for decades, hardrock gold mine development in Yukon Territory appears to be picking up speed, as one company rockets toward full mine production by mid-2020, while... — Updated 9/26/2020

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Junior awakens MacMillan Pass giant

Another slumbering zinc giant is being awakened in Canada's far north. The MacMillan Pass project, a venture targeting an extensive package of mining claims assembled recently by junior... — Updated 9/26/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Victoria pours first Eagle gold in Yukon

Victoria Gold Corp. poured the first bar of gold at its Eagle Gold Mine on Sept. 17, elevating the former gold exploration company to the echelon of gold producer. "After all the blood,... — Updated 9/26/2020 Full story

 
 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

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Atac Resources vice president of exploration dies in tragic plane crash

Mineral exploration loses a rising star

The mining sector has lost one of its rising geology superstars to a tragic plane crash in the Yukon. While flying from ATAC Resources Inc.'s Rackla Gold property, a Cessna 208 Caravan... — Updated 9/26/2020 Full story

 
Heap leach open pit gold mine project near Dawson City Yukon

Ideal time to ramp up Brewery Creek Mine

As the gold price rocketed through US$1,500 per ounce on Aug. 7, Golden Predator Mining Corp. announced it is accelerating the exploration and development drilling needed to restart... — Updated 9/26/2020

 

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