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  • Photo of RC Gold project over a rocky ridge in Yukon, Canada.

    RC Gold winter holes offer key insights

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated May 23, 2024

    The two winter holes paint picture of extent of Blackjack gold deposit mineralization, leaves Sitka optimistic. Sitka Gold Corp. May 23 reported the second hole drilled during its short winter drill program returned a significant gold intercept just south of the current Blackjack deposit, results that continue to highlight the potential of this area to add higher-grade tonnage to the RC Gold project in Yukon, Canada. The latest results are from hole DDRCCC-24-058, which cut...

  • Drill pad built in among the valleys of Macpass, Yukon, Canada.

    Fireweed Metals makes an executive change

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated May 17, 2024

    Company sees Brandon Macdonald step down; position to be held by Peter Hemstead in interim. Fireweed Metals Corp. May 3 announced an abrupt change of management with the replacement of its former CEO and director, Brandon Macdonald, for Peter Hemstead, who has been appointed as the interim president and CEO. "On behalf of the board, I would like to thank Brandon for the role he has played in helping build Fireweed into one of Canada's leading base-metal exploration...

  • Snowline camp tents with the sun setting on the horizon.

    Snowline Gold grows Yukon's gold frontier

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated May 16, 2024

    Acquires new properties, grows portfolio, and fills treasury for aggressive 2024 exploration season. Snowline Gold Corp. April 25 reported another significant step toward solidifying its position in the Canadian gold mining landscape with the consolidation of 100% ownership of the Einarson project. Exploring seven prospective targets strewn across the Yukon, Snowline's portfolio is split between its flagship Rogue, Einarson, Ursa, Cynthia, and Olympus properties in the Selwyn...

  • Snowline geologist examining core drilled from 2023 exploration.

    Snowline moves for 2024 exploration start

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated May 16, 2024

    Begins its earliest and largest program to date; company has wealth of choices to uncover. Snowline Gold Corp. May 16 announced the mobilization of its crews and staff to the Rogue property, as it begins a planned 25,000-meter exploration and drilling program for 2024. "We are excited to be back in the field for our earliest start and our largest exploration campaign to date," said Snowline Gold Vice President of Exploration Thomas Branson. Lush with capital, teeming with...

  • Brightly colored copper rock samples harvested from Catch.

    Drills are already turning for Cascadia

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated May 16, 2024

    Begins 1,200-meter program, aiming for two holes that will further outline extent of Catch copper. Cascadia Minerals Ltd. May 16 announced that drills are turning at its Catch copper project in central Yukon, marking an earlier start to the season as the company is eager to follow up on last year's success. "We're pleased to have an early start to our exploration in 2024, with diamond drilling already underway at the Catch property," said Cascadia Minerals President and CEO...

  • Silver North technician unloading core samples from Haldane.

    Silver North to acquire Yukon GDR project

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated May 16, 2024

    Adds three new prospective targets, two of which hold CRD potential. Silver North Resources Ltd. May 14 announced the completion of an option agreement with three private prospectors, securing rights to the carbonate replacement deposit prospective GDR project in southern Yukon. Rebranding as Silver North Resources (formerly Alianza Minerals) to better reflect its goals in searching for the precious metal necessary to the clean energy transition, the company's exploration has...

  • Snowline geologist taking rock samples at the company’s Rogue property.

    Snowline unearths promising new targets

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated May 9, 2024

    Surprises with four new RIRGS targets, three on its flagship Rogue project, and one on Cynthia. Snowline Gold Corp. May 2 announced the discovery of three new reduced intrusion related gold system (RIRGS) targets at the company's flagship Rogue project in Yukon, Canada, as well as an additional RIRGS target at the adjacent Cynthia project, for a total of four new prospects that could rival its leading Valley target. "While consistent drill results have dominated our...

  • A wintery landscape near Sitka Gold’s RC Gold project in Yukon.

    First 2024 hole strikes gold for Sitka

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated May 9, 2024

    Returns 191 meters averaging 1.16 g/t gold; company also announced 100% acquisition of RC and BeeBop properties. Sitka Gold Corp. May 1 announced the first hole from its 2024 drill campaign has struck gold, intersecting 191 meters averaging 1.16 grams per metric ton gold, which confirms the high-grade mineralization discovered the previous year. "The results from Hole 57 are very significant as they confirm that the higher-grade gold mineralization discovered in Hole 47 last y...

  • Snowy mountain ridge near Seabridge Gold’s 3 Aces project in Yukon.

    Seabridge fired up for 2024 exploration

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated May 9, 2024

    Company excited to test new model and determine extent of 3 Aces toward future resource estimate. Seabridge Gold Inc. May 1 announced that preparations are underway at its 3 Aces project in Yukon, Canada, which aims to expand on the comprehensive exploration model that was successfully confirmed last season. Lying alongside the Nahanni Range Road, 3 Aces is a road-accessible project that covers 357 square kilometers (138 square miles) of high-grade gold discoveries and targets...

  • Picture of a distinct rock with bizarre striations next to hammer for scale.

    Onyx Gold option consolidates King Tut

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated May 9, 2024

    Early plans for 2024 include work at new property, throughout greater project; details on effects from possible merger by HighGold and Contango ORE. Onyx Gold Corp. May 9 announced that it has entered into an option agreement to acquire the WEAS property from Senoa Gold Corp.; claims contiguous with the company's King Tut project in Yukon's Tombstone Gold Belt. Spun out last year from properties previously held by HighGold Mining Inc., Onyx Gold holds 100% interest in four...

  • A rocky mountain ridge overlooking the Catch property in Yukon, Canada.

    Cascadia sets out to Catch some copper

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated May 9, 2024

    Plans for 1,200 meters at Catch and comprehensive work on newest copper discoveries. Cascadia Minerals Ltd. May 9 announced the first phase of its 2024 exploration program will include 1,200 meters of drilling and comprehensive property-wide prospecting, mapping, and soil sampling on the company's flagship Catch copper-gold project in Yukon, Canada, as well as inaugural exploration at others. Located in an underexplored part of southcentral Yukon, about 56 kilometers (35...

  • Color anomaly on the face of cliff at old Little Chief mine.

    Copper targets reveal gold for Gladiator

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated May 9, 2024

    Company plans to conduct DHEM surveys to reassess, will now include monitoring for gold, silver, molybdenum. Gladiator Metals Corp. May 8 announced further assays from the ongoing 10,000-meter drill program at the company's Whitehorse Copper project in Yukon, Canada. Located in the backyard of Yukon's capital city, the Whitehorse Copper project is a 5,280-hectare (13,294 acres) copper-molybdenum-silver-gold skarn exploration project that covers a significant portion of what ha...

  • White Gold’s exploration camp in Yukon, Canada.

    Extensive target examination by White Gold

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated May 8, 2024

    Bridget and Isaac targets return promising chargeability and resistivity results, warrants further surveying. White Gold Corp. March 27 announced an extensive exploration update for two of its early-stage targets within the company's massive landholdings in Canada's Yukon, ultimately identifying multiple prospective anomalies near the world-class Casino deposit. Focusing on the Bridget and Isaac porphyry targets located on the Pedlar and Hayes properties, respectively, the res...

  • Rackla Metals’ camp at Mile 222 Airstrip in NWT.

    Rackla Metals breaks into Yukon scene

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated May 8, 2024

    Junior explorer has explosive 2023, confident of potential RIRGS deposits on Yukon property. Rackla Metals Inc. April 1 announced the results from its 2023 exploration program on the company's Peak target located within the Kelvin Stock of the Astro Plutonic Complex in Yukon, Canada. A Vancouver-based junior gold exploration company Rackla Metals, not to be confused with the Rackla property, is advancing projects located in eastern Yukon, and western Northwest Territories,...

  • Snowline Gold geologists at the company’s Rogue project in Yukon.

    Snowline gains $12.5M investment boost

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated May 8, 2024

    Leading Snowline shareholder exercises warrants early, fortifies company's treasury for exploration. Snowline Gold Corp. April 1 announced that significant shareholder Ana Maria Cox de Gubbins elected to exercise five million warrants early, earning the company C$12.5 million (US$9.2 million) and increasing Cox' stake to 10.6% of Snowline's issued shares. "The ongoing support of Ms. Cox from our early exploration efforts in 2021 through to today has been a key component of...

  • Drone shot of a drill rig atop a ridge at RC Gold project.

    Sitka eyes VG ahead of drilling pause

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated May 8, 2024

    Two holes snuck in during winter reveal visible gold, company enters standby for spring melt. Sitka Gold Corp. April 9 announced it has intercepted visible gold in the second hole drilled during its 2024 winter program at the company's RC Gold project in Yukon, Canada. Located within the central region of Canada's Yukon Territory, in the prolific Tombstone Gold Belt, RC Gold is found roughly midway between Victoria Gold Corp.'s Eagle Gold mine and the Brewery Creek gold mine...

  • Wide band of brilliant green northern lights over a gold mine in the Yukon.

    Eagle Mine produces 29,580 oz gold in Q1

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated May 8, 2024

    Quarterly production expected to climb sharply as spring and summer weather warms the heap leach pad at Victoria Gold's mine in Canada's North. Victoria Gold Corp. April 10 announced that its Eagle Mine in the Yukon produced 29,580 ounces of gold during the first quarter of 2024, which is about 21% less than the first three months of last year. Despite starting off well below the pace to produce the roughly 175,000 oz projected for this year, the company is confident that...

  • Li-FT Power drill technician fitting pipe extension at pad.

    More impressive lithium drilled at Echo

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated May 8, 2024

    Li-FT continues to tap consistent strong lithium mineralization at Yellowknife project. Li-FT Power Ltd. April 16 announced a larger than usual batch of assays, reporting 17 holes completed from the Echo, Fi Main, and Fi Southwest pegmatites on the company's Yellowknife Lithium project east of Yellowknife, Northwest Territories. Into its second year exploring for hard rock lithium in the nearly forgotten Yellowknife Pegmatite Province, Li-FT powered through its first year...

  • Truck parked next to drill pad on rough road in Yukon wilderness.

    Banyan outlines 2024 work for future mine

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated May 8, 2024

    Will include full season of various workings toward optimizing future operations. Banyan Gold Corp. April 18 announced the exploration and technical program planned for the 2024 season at its AurMac gold project in Yukon, Canada, allocating roughly 5,000 meters of drilling that will be strategically focused on economic drivers to optimize a future mine. After establishing an impressive 7-million-ounce gold resource for AurMac in February, drilling this year aims to...

  • Investors and staff stand within McKinnon Creek for site tour.

    Klondike kicks off 2024 exploration season

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated May 8, 2024

    Aims for initial 2,500 meters at high-priority targets, will adapt as results point to potential resources. Klondike Gold Corp. April 19 announced its plans for the 2024 exploration season at the company's Klondike District property in Yukon, Canada, with initial drill targets to focus on recent discoveries. Located roughly 20 kilometers (12 miles) southeast of Dawson City, the Klondike District Gold Project comprises 3,913 quartz claims in one contiguous land package...

  • Sitka Gold CEO Cor Coe standing on a snowy slope in Yukon.

    Sitka Gold fulfills Barney Ridge option

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated May 8, 2024

    Gold exploration company adds new fully-owned property in the Yukon to higher-priority list. Sitka Gold Corp. April 23 announced that it has exercised its option to acquire full ownership of the Barney Ridge property next to the company's RC Gold project in Yukon, Canada. The 376-square-kilometer (145 square miles) contiguous district-scale land package in the heart of Yukon's Tombstone Gold Belt, RC Gold, is one of the largest consolidated land packages in the Yukon. This...

  • Geologists inside core shack examining samples.

    Metallurgical testing for Casino resource

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated Mar 28, 2024

    Western Copper and Gold begins metallurgical testing at world-class copper-gold project. Western Copper and Gold Corp. March 27 reported that 15 samples from its 2023 drilling program will be assessed as the company kicks off its metallurgical testing program at Casino in Yukon, Canada. Located about 300 kilometers (186 miles) northwest of Whitehorse, this world-class project that Western Copper and Gold has been advancing since acquiring the property in 2008 is found within...

  • Map of Silver North properties in Yukon, Canada.

    Silver North gets Coeur confirmation for Tim

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated Mar 28, 2024

    Will begin 2,000-meter drill program in June. Silver North Resources Ltd. March 27 announced the plans for its upcoming 2024 drilling program at its Tim property, aiming for approximately 2,000 meters of drilling sometime in June. "We are excited to see drilling at Tim this year," said Silver North Vice President of Exploration Rob Duncan. "Coeur has carried out an excellent program leading to this drill test." Located roughly 72 kilometers (45 miles) west of Watson Lake and...

  • Map of all Sitka Gold’s exploration projects in North America.

    Sitka assessment of extensive NA portfolio

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated Mar 14, 2024

    Company informs on numerous projects throughout North America, reaffirms focus on Yukon's RC Gold project. Sitka Gold Corp. March 14 reported an assessment of its gold, silver, and copper properties throughout North America, realigning its strategies and updating the current state of its operations. Varying from grassroots and discovery-stage properties to advanced-stage projects that include the recent discovery of a significant gold deposit at RC Gold, the company states...

  • Cantex geologist stands on steep slope overlooking Yukon mountains.

    Cantex reports success for bulk germanium

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated Mar 14, 2024

    Assessed five techniques, narrowed them down, and determined zinc is the key. Cantex Mine Development Corp. March 14 announced that the company has determined a reliable method to verify the bulk concentration of germanium as it continues to advance its North Rackla project in Yukon, Canada. Reported for potential germanium in Feb. 2023, Cantex announced then the discovery of a roughly 2,500-meter-long, massive sulfide trend enriched with much more than the gold, silver,...

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