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By Gary Park 

Yukon exploration spending to double


Last updated 5/22/2005 at Noon

Exploration spending on Yukon mines is forecast to double this year from 2004 to about C$40 million, according to an exploration and development survey by the British Columbia and Yukon Chamber of Mines.

The greatest push is coming from healthy commodity prices, which have given a lift to investment in mining companies, said chamber President Scott Casselman.

In addition, he credited the Yuko...

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