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  • 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 28, 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...

  • 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... Full story

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Handful of gold nuggets found on Granite Creek in Mount Hinton.

    Trifecta to buy massive Strategic portfolio

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

    Enters into definitive agreement for initial 70% toward highly prospective Tombstone gold projects. Strategic Metals Ltd. March 4 announced it has approved Trifecta Gold Ltd. the right to earn up to 100% interest in 11 highly prospective, reduced intrusion-related gold projects located within the prolific Tombstone Gold Belt in Yukon, Canada. Often maintaining a low-key approach to its business operations, Strategic Metals is less a project miner and more a project generator...

  • Top of the Haldane ridge looking east over Yukon, Canada.

    Alianza reaffirms goals as Silver North

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

    Rebrands to reflect its new focus on silver through its highly prospective Haldane and Tim properties in Yukon. Silver North Resources Ltd. Feb. 29 announced a summary of its accomplishments during 2023 and plans for the upcoming year as rebranding from Alianza Minerals Ltd. best reflects the company's focus on silver as it continues to advance its Haldane and Tim silver properties in Canada's Yukon. "Rebranding as Silver North Resources Ltd. is a strategic move to focus on...

  • 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,...

  • Geologist examining drill core from Whitehorse Copper project.

    Gladiator reports initial drilling results

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated Mar 7, 2024

    Shows extensive unmined high-grade copper remains adjacent to past-producing mine site. Gladiator Metals Corp. March 5 announced an update on drilling at the company's Whitehorse Copper project, reporting initial assays from 2,162 meters of drilling in six holes completed so far as part of the planned 10,000 meters of drilling at the Middle Chief prospect in Yukon, Canada. "Gladiator has received initial assays from its ongoing, 10,000-meter diamond drill program at the Middle...

  • Drill pad constructed on a snowy slope at RC Gold in Yukon.

    Sitka starts 2024 program at RC Gold

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated Mar 7, 2024

    Kicks off 15,000-meter campaign in the hopes to expand Blackjack gold footprint. Sitka Gold Corp. March 5 announced the start of its 15,000-meter diamond drilling program at its flagship RC Gold project in Yukon, Canada, which will start by targeting the southern extent of its jackpot 1.34-million-ounce Blackjack deposit. "We are very excited to have the drill turning again at our flagship RC Gold project," said Sitka Gold CEO Cor Coe. "This winter drilling program will be...

  • The northern lights shine brilliant green above an exploration camp.

    Newmont survey helps find Klondike's gold

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

    Regional silt survey identifies highest anomalous sites within Klondike District Gold property. Klondike Gold Corp. Feb. 22 announced that with the help of Newmont Canada, the company was able to identify the highest anomalous sites within its Klondike District Gold property in Yukon, Canada. "We have pursued the idea of conducting a regional geochemical survey for years to characterize where Klondike might fit in the major tectonic gold belt picture, and we would like to than...

  • White Gold’s campsite in the White Gold District of Yukon, Canada.

    White Gold makes new gold discovery at QV

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

    Sampling discovers more than 1,000-meter-long gold-in-soil anomaly that shares characteristics with nearby VG and Golden Saddle deposits. White Gold Corp. Feb. 22 announced that its 2023 soil sampling program identified a 1,000-meter-long gold-in-soil anomaly about nine kilometers (5.6 miles) northwest of the VG deposit on the QV property that has all the hallmarks similar to the Golden Saddle deposit on the company's nearby White Gold project in Yukon, Canada. "We are very...

  • nowline geologist swinging a pick at a slope.

    Snowline discovers possible Valley twin

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

    7 surface sampling returns substantial anomalous gold values, reveals 2,000- by 500-meter reduced-intrusion-related gold system. Snowline Gold Corp. Feb. 20 reported the discovery of a new 2,000- by 500-meter reduced-intrusion-related gold system just 12 kilometers (7.5 miles) northwest of Valley on the company's flagship Rogue property in Yukon, Canada. "We are excited to see such strong and consistent gold numbers from the field team's discovery at Aurelius," said...

  • Drill operators working at drill pad at Keno Silver project.

    Metallic unveils maiden resource for Keno

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated Feb 29, 2024

    Combined inferred resource between underground and in-pit total 18.2 Moz silver-equivalent. Metallic Minerals Corp. Feb. 26 announced an inaugural mineral resource estimate for its Keno Silver project in the iconic Keno Silver District in Canada's Yukon, culminating in 18.16 million ounces of contained silver-equivalent. Consisting of 171 square kilometers (66 square miles) within the historic Keno Hill Silver District, Metallic Minerals holds 100% of this promising target...

  • Bulldozer sits beside trench on hill crest at Sitka Gold’s Blackjack.

    Sitka mobilizes for winter drilling start

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated Feb 29, 2024

    Crews and equipment get ready to begin planned 15,000-meter drilling program. Sitka Gold Corp. Feb. 27 announced the mobilization of equipment at crew in preparation for its planned 15,000-meter winter drilling campaign at the company's flagship RC Gold project in Yukon, Canada. "After the success of 2023, we are very excited to be back at RC Gold to kick-start 2024 exploration activities," said Sitka Gold CEO Cor Coe. Located within the central region of Canada's Yukon...

  • Geologist climbing slope green with copper mineralization.

    Gladiator sends rig reinforcements to Cub

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated Feb 29, 2024

    Modern drone survey with historical records to reveal possible district continuity and system. Gladiator Metals Corp. Feb. 27 announced it has mobilized an additional drill rig to Cub Trend at the company's Whitehorse Copper project to explore large-scale magnetic anomalies recently identified from an ongoing drone magnetic survey. "Gladiator has mobilized a second rig at the Whitehorse Copper project and commenced the first diamond drilling campaign at the Cub Trend prospect...

  • Geologist examines unique rock formation at 3 Aces.

    Seabridge solves 3 Aces continuity mystery

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated Feb 25, 2024

    Long hidden geological controls solved, shapes plans for future drilling of high-grade gold target. Seabridge Gold Inc. Feb. 14 announced the results from the 2023 drill program established a new model for the mineralization associated with the main high-grade gold target at its 3 Aces project in Yukon, Canada, giving the company a clear path forward for follow-up evaluation and resource delineation in the coming season. With the added data from 7,759 meters of core and...

  • A bright orange sunset over the mountains in Yukon, Canada.

    Banyan adds 1 million oz gold to AurMac

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

    Banyan Gold Corp. Feb. 7 announced an updated mineral resource estimate for its AurMac gold project in Yukon, Canada, climbing its total to 7 million ounces of gold. "With the AurMac resource now at 7 million ounces; 6.2 million ounces in the Powerline deposit alone, we can focus on delineating higher-grade zones, increase the confidence in the resource and further de-risk the project," said Banyan Gold President and CEO Tara Christie. This marks an increase of 1 million oz...

  • Drill rig built along the side of a steep slope in Canada’s Yukon.

    Fireweed flagship deposits still surprise

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated Feb 15, 2024

    Fireweed Metals Corp. Feb. 1 announced that the final results from the 2023 drilling at the Tom and Jason deposits on the company's Macmillan Pass zinc-lead-silver project in Yukon, Canada, returned possibly one of the most significant discoveries at the Tom deposit in decades. Accumulating more data for an updated resource estimate, the 2023 program utilized five rigs to complete more than 22,500 meters of diamond drilling at the Boundary, Tom, and Jason deposits at...

  • Geologists inspecting geology on slope at Fireweed’s Macmillan Pass project.

    Last Boundary results exemplify prospect

    A.J. Roan, Mining News|Updated Jan 25, 2024

    Fireweed Metals Corp. Jan. 22 announced the final results from a pivotal 2023 drilling campaign that successfully defined a high-grade feeder zone that joins the Boundary Main and Boundary West targets into the singular Boundary Zone on the company's Macmillan Pass zinc-lead-silver project in Yukon, Canada. Accumulating more data for an inevitable updated resource estimate, the 2023 program utilized five rigs to complete more than 22,500 meters of diamond drilling at the...

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