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By Rose Ragsdale
For Mining News 

Junior lauded for innovative reclamation

Western Copper cleans up abandoned workings on Casino property, while targeting zero environmental impact from current activities

 

Last updated 12/20/2009 at Noon



Western Copper Corp. won the coveted Robert E. Leckie Award for 2009 for outstanding reclamation of old abandoned workings on the Casino Property in west-central Yukon Territory.

But the junior exploration company also went beyond the expected and developed a system for ongoing recycling and reclamation that could one day render the need for remedial cleanups at mine properties relics of the p...



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