Miners push exploration to new heights
A score of newcomers, mostly gold seekers, chase prospects in territory's hot spots as warmer weather ushers in 2011 field season
Last updated 6/26/2011 at Noon
Another busy summer field season is getting underway in Yukon Territory, and government officials are projecting record numbers of mining companies flocking to the Northwest Canada jurisdiction and spending unprecedented sums on mineral exploration programs scattered across the southern two-thirds of the territory.
Based on the industry's spending intentions in February, Natural Resources Cana...