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By Shane Lasley
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Major Yukon gold rush

Global miners pick up great gold projects across the home of the Klondike


Last updated 1/15/2018 at 7:29pm, courtesy of Goldcorp Inc.

The exploration camp at Goldcorp's Coffee property lies along the Yukon River, a location that is scenic and provides commercial barge transportation to the gold mine project.

Sparked by the discovery of the White Gold district and fueled by investors' appetite for mining stocks, the Yukon experienced a modern era gold rush in 2007 that included nearly C$1 billion of exploration spending during over six years. This frenzied exploration turned up dozens of gold projects across the northern territory and now some of the world's biggest gold miners are cutting deals on...

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