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By Shane Lasley
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Alexco, JDS buy historical Yukon gold mine

Alexco Environmental uniquely qualified to remediate site North of 60 Mining News – May 10, 2019

 

Last updated 9/25/2020 at 4:34pm

Yukon Government

The past producing Mount Nansen gold mine in the Yukon was abandoned in 1999. Alexco Environmental Group and JDS Energy and Mining has acquired this historical operation from the federal government.

Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada (CIRNAC) has sold the abandoned Mount Nansen Mine to Alexco Environmental Group and JDS Energy and Mining.

Mount Nansen is the site of a historical gold and silver mine that was owned by BYG Natural Resources Inc. Unable to meet the requirements of its water license, BYG ceased mining and appointed a receiver who abandoned the property in 1...



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