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Mining Explorers 2014: Government funding bolsters exploration

YGS continues data releases aimed at de-risking projects; initiates study of Jurassic-aged granitic plutons in south-central area

In 2014, many junior exploration companies work to preserve capital by undertaking modest exploration programs. The injection of funding into the Yukon Mineral Exploration Program continues to be a valuable source of seed money for prospectors and juniors. The Government of Yukon increased its 2014 program funding to C$1.4 million from C$1.17 million in 2013. Forty-eight placer and hardrock explor...


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