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  • Aerial photo of Victoria Gold’s Eagle Gold Mine in Yukon, Canada.

    Victoria Gold provides Eagle Mine update

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated Jul 18, 2024

    Reports on environmental and operational efforts, including water quality monitoring, infrastructure assessments, and root cause. Victoria Gold Corp. July 12 announced significant updates regarding the ongoing environmental and operational challenges following the heap leach facility incident at its Eagle Gold Mine in Yukon, Canada. On June 24, Victoria Gold reported a collapse of the heap leach facility embankment at its Eagle Gold Mine, later detailed as a multi-bench...

  • Yukon Metals’ geologist examining surface samples at Star River.

    Yukon Metals begins unlocking Star River

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated Jul 18, 2024

    New mineral exploration company's initial fieldwork uncovers promising mineralized outcroppings at silver project. Yukon Metals Corp. July 17 announced the start of reconnaissance fieldwork at its recently acquired Star River project in Yukon, Canada, where initial exploration has already located new mineralized outcroppings and identified promising areas of interest previously unmapped. Acquiring a substantial portfolio of properties in late May from the Berdahl family's... Full story

  • Exploration crew examining a mineralized outcropping at Mt. Hinton project.

    Trifecta dives into Mt. Hinton exploration

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated Jul 18, 2024

    Begins comprehensive, multifaceted program to better understand highly prospective project. Trifecta Gold Ltd. July 16 announced that crew and equipment have been mobilized to carry out an exploration program to further delineate known zones of mineralization and identify new targets at its Mt. Hinton gold-silver project in Yukon, Canada. Trifecta Gold is a Canadian-based precious metals exploration company that holds projects in Yukon and Nevada. These include the Yuge gold... Full story

  • Drill crew operating a bright red rig at BMC’s Kudz Ze Kayah project.

    BMC kicks off Kudz Ze Kayah drilling

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated Jul 18, 2024

    Aims for 10,000-meter program to explore new targets; possibly expand ABM footprint. BMC Minerals Ltd. July 16 announced the start of a 10,000-meter exploration drilling program at its Kudz Ze Kayah project in Yukon, Canada, aiming to test targets identified from prior geophysics, geochemistry, and scout drilling programs for high-grade copper-rich mineralization and potential extensions of the ABM deposit. Located approximately 250 kilometers (155 miles) east-northeast of... Full story

  • Drill pad constructed at GT Resources’ Canalask property in Yukon.

    GT Resources reports maiden drilling underway

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated Jul 18, 2024

    Aims for 2,000 meters at Canalask nickel-copper project in Yukon. GT Resources Inc. July 8 announced the commencement of diamond drilling at the company's Canalask nickel-copper project in western Alaska, targeting significant electromagnetic anomalies to explore the potential for high-grade nickel-copper sulfide deposits. Formerly Palladium One Mining Inc., GT Resources underwent a rebranding to better reflect a new focus on metals critical to clean transportation,... Full story

  • Close-up of visible gold in drill cores at various depths from RC Gold project.

    Sitka intercepts more VG at RC Gold

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

    Recent drilling at Blackjack Zone reveals multiple occurrences of visible gold, with assays pending and a second drill mobilized. Sitka Gold Corp. July 15 announced that visible gold (VG) has been observed multiple times in recently completed diamond drilling currently underway at the southern extent of the Blackjack Zone on the company's RC Gold project in Yukon, Canada. Located approximately 100 kilometers (62 miles) east of Dawson City, the RC Gold project spans a...

  • Geologist examining highly copper mineralized slope.

    Gladiator surveys Whitehorse Copper Belt

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated Jul 11, 2024

    Returns numerous potential anomalies across property and more, leading company to stake additional claims. Gladiator Metals Corp. June 3 announced that a recently completed drone magnetic geophysical survey has revealed multiple, significant, large-scale magnetic anomalies at the company's Whitehorse Copper project in the Yukon. "With historical, economic discoveries of copper mineralization in the Whitehorse area largely driven by outcropping occurrences, this first-time...

  • Justin gold project and the two target zones in Yukon, Canada.

    Aben employs state-of-art survey tech

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated Jul 11, 2024

    Justin will be scanned with high-tech QMAG survey, a special system that can detect strength and direction of Earth's magnetic field. Aben Minerals Ltd. June 6 announced the mobilization of crew and equipment for a planned airborne QMAG geophysical survey at the company's Justin Gold project in the Yukon. Lying immediately southeast of Seabridge Gold's high-grade 3 Aces gold project and approximately 35 kilometers (22 miles) southeast of the old Cantung Mine, Justin is a...

  • Rainbow shines down over Banyan Gold camp in Yukon.

    2024 season drills are turning for Banyan

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated Jul 11, 2024

    Drills are already cutting visible gold at Yukon project; company welcomes Henry Marsden as technical advisor. Banyan Gold Corp. June 3 announced that drills are already turning as part of the company's planned 5,000-meter exploration program at its AurMac project in Yukon, Canada. After establishing an impressive 7-million-ounce gold resource for AurMac in February, drilling this year aims to demonstrate high-grade mineralization and grade continuity in potential starter...

  • Geologists marking a surveyed location next to a helicopter.

    Largest regional exploration for Fireweed

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated Jul 11, 2024

    Aims for 14,000 meters between most advanced deposits and new exploration targets. Fireweed Metals Corp. June 5 announced the launch of the largest regional exploration program at the Macmillan Pass project in Yukon, Canada, aiming for 14,000 meters with four rigs at its most advanced deposits. "We are excited to commence the largest regional exploration program Macpass has ever seen," said Fireweed Metals interim CEO Peter Hemstead. "Comprising 6,000 meters of drilling at...

  • Aerial photo of collapsed heap leach pad at Eagle Gold Mine.

    Yukon addresses Eagle heap leach collapse

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated Jul 11, 2024

    Technical briefing and community responses focus on mitigation and future safety measures following the heap leach pad incident at Eagle Gold Mine. The Yukon Government hosted a technical briefing over Zoom on June 28 to address the ongoing investigations into the heap leach pad failure at the Eagle Gold Mine in the Yukon. On June 24, Victoria Gold Corp. reported a collapse of the heap leach pad at its Eagle Mine in Yukon, Canada. In the following days, little information has...

  • Map of the consolidated RC Gold project in Yukon, Canada.

    Sitka adds Clear Creek to 2024 program

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated Jul 3, 2024

    Expands exploration at RC Gold, incorporates newly acquired Clear Creek property for comprehensive geological assessments. Sitka Gold Corp. July 3 announced the expansion of its ongoing 2024 exploration program on its RC Gold property in the Yukon to include a full battery of work at the Clear Creek property acquired from Victoria Gold Corp. on June 24. Before the Clear Creek purchase, Sitka's RC project was already a district-scale property covering 386 square kilometers...

  • Silver North geologist hiking in the hills, mountains of Yukon, Canada.

    Coeur begins drilling at Silver North's Tim

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated Jul 3, 2024

    Targets high-potential CRD mineralization similarly seen at Silvertip. Silver North Resources Ltd. July 3 announced that Coeur Mining Inc. has begun drilling at the Tim property under an option agreement to earn up to an 80% interest in the silver-lead-zinc project in Yukon, Canada. Located roughly 72 kilometers (45 miles) west of Watson Lake and 19 kilometers (12 miles) north of Coeur Mining's Silvertip silver-zinc-lead mine project in Northern British Columbia, the Tim...

  • Brightly colored buildings in winter at Dawson City.

    B2Gold invests in Yukon junior Prospector

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated Jul 3, 2024

    Partnership fuels exploration at prospective Yukon gold project. Prospector Metals Corp. June 28 announced a significant strategic investment from B2Gold Corp., representing a major endorsement for the Yukon junior miner. Comprising 4,757 hectares (11,747 acres) within the prolific Tintina Gold Belt, Prospector's Mike Lake (ML) property is located approximately 80 kilometers (50 miles) northeast of Dawson City and 25 kilometers (16 miles) northeast of the former Brewery Creek... Full story

  • A drill test for gold from atop a mountain saddle in the Yukon.

    Sitka expands RC Gold project potential

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Jun 27, 2024

    Buys neighboring Clear Creek project from Victoria Gold. Sitka Gold Corp. June 24 announced that it has expanded its RC Gold project in the Yukon through the acquisition of the adjacent Clear Creek property from Victoria Gold Corp. "We are very pleased to complete the purchase of the Clear Creek property and to welcome Victoria Gold as a major new shareholder of the company," said Sitka Gold CEO Cor Coe. Before the Clear Creek acquisition, Sitka's RC project was already a dist... Full story

  • Drill pad and crew getting ready to begin a day of drilling.

    Exploration season begins for White Gold

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated Jun 27, 2024

    Company aims for 2,800 meters between five targets across two properties. White Gold Corp. June 19 announced plans for its 2024 exploration program in Yukon's White Gold District, emphasizing maiden diamond drilling at high-priority targets and ongoing surveys targeting new gold and copper-molybdenum prospects. Located roughly 95 kilometers (59 miles) south of Dawson City, White Gold's namesake property is part of a roughly 350,000-hectare (864,869 acres) land package that...

  • Klondike Gold President and CEO Peter Tallman showing samples.

    Bonanza sample from Klondike prospecting

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated Jun 27, 2024

    Exploration, scientific analysis pinpoint possible high-grade orogenic gold targets. Klondike Gold Corp. June 18 reported promising prospecting results from its Stander Zone at the company's Klondike District Property in Yukon, Canada, including a sample reaching bonanza-grade gold mineralization. "Persistent scientific and exploration efforts reevaluating the Klondike District are steadily being rewarded," said Klondike Gold President and CEO Peter Tallman. Last week,...

  • Kluane Drilling crew drilling holes at Klondike Gold Corp.’s Yukon property.

    First phase drilling success for Klondike

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated Jun 20, 2024

    Company will begin next phase of drilling as it awaits assays. Klondike Gold Corp. June 11 announced that it has completed the first phase of 2024 exploration drilling, as well as initial prospecting, and received new detailed prospectivity interpretation from airborne magnetic data from the company's Klondike District property in Yukon, Canada. Located roughly 20 kilometers (12 miles) southeast of Dawson City, the Klondike District Gold Project comprises 3,913 quartz claims...

  • Drill rig crew working on a hole at Metallic Minerals’ Keno Silver project.

    Metallic kicks off 2024 season at Keno

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated Jun 13, 2024

    Eager to expand on 18.2 million oz maiden resource announced earlier this year. Metallic Minerals Corp. June 13 announced the start of the 2024 exploration program at both its Keno Silver project in the Yukon and the La Plata copper-silver-gold-platinum group elements project in southwest Colorado. Metallic's properties in the Yukon's historic Keno Hill Silver District cover 171 square kilometers (66 square miles) of promising targets adjacent to Hecla Mining Company's Keno...

  • Small group of geologists sampling a rocky slope in Yukon, Canada.

    Onyx permitted to begin drilling in Yukon

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated Jun 6, 2024

    Receipt of permits, company outlines 4,900-meter diamond drilling program for King Tut. Onyx Gold Corp. June 6 announced it has received the permits required to begin its 2024 exploration at the King Tut gold exploration project in eastern Yukon, Canada. Formed last year to explore compelling gold exploration projects spun out of HighGold Mining Inc., Onyx Gold holds 100% interest in four separate properties sandwiched between Snowline Gold's Rogue and Olympus (previously...

  • Geologist examining core from Carmacks project in Yukon.

    Granite Creek announces plans for 2024

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated May 30, 2024

    Targets drilling at new copper, gold, silver prospects at central Yukon project. Granite Creek Copper Ltd. May 28 announced that its 2024 exploration at the Carmacks copper-gold project in central Yukon will include 1,800 meters of diamond drilling focused on new targets. Located in the southern portion of the high-grade Minto Copper District, Carmacks is a 177-square-kilometer (68 square miles) advanced-stage copper-gold-silver project that is 40 kilometers (29 miles) from... Full story

  • Gladiator Metals crewmember looking out over snow-filled field.

    Historic core gets tagged at Cowley Park

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated May 30, 2024

    Gladiator finds more unreported, high-grade mineralization at its prospective copper project. Gladiator Metals Corp. May 28 announced results from assaying historical drill core at Cowley Park on the company's Whitehorse Copper project in Yukon, Canada, as well as an update on ongoing exploration throughout its various targets. 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

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