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By Rose Ragsdale
For Mining News 

Infrastructure tips scale for projects

Odds of developing northern jurisdiction's world-class mineral deposits improve dramatically with access to roads, ports and power


Last updated 9/30/2012 at Noon

Location, location, location," the old adage goes, summing up the opportunities and challenges faced by the real estate industry. Well, "infrastructure, infrastructure, infrastructure," can offer the same insights into the problems of modern mining in remote jurisdictions like Yukon Territory.

The relative scarcity of roads, bridges, airports, power and other infrastructure in the Yukon is cri...

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