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By Rose Ragsdale
For Mining News 

Race heats up for territory's next mine

Alexco Resource and Yukon Zinc are rolling into home stretch of competition to develop Yukon's second operating mine after Minto


Last updated 11/22/2009 at Noon

The race to become the next operating mine in Yukon Territory is heating up as two projects, Alexco Resource Corp.'s Bellekeno silver project and Yukon Zinc Corp.'s Wolverine volcanic massive sulphide project, appear to be running neck and neck as they enter the home stretch.

Currently, Yukon Territory has only one operating mine, the high-grade Minto copper-gold mine, which began commercial p...

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