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By Rose Ragsdale
Mining News Contributing Writer 

Yukon Territory mining exploration heats up

Prospecting rush uncovers mother lode of opportunities in Canada's True North


Last updated 10/30/2005 at Noon

Higher prices for precious and base metals, gemstones, coal and other minerals are luring explorers back to the Yukon Territory, and this resurgence in mining activity has government officials grappling with ways to encourage the miners to stay.

The number and variety of mining exploration projects under way this year bodes wells for the territory's future and for government's chances of re-aw...

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