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By A.J. Roan
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Minto Mine ready for spring melt waters

Yukon issues directive to preempt tailings storage overfill North of 60 Mining News – April 21, 2023


Last updated 4/27/2023 at 8:45am

Minto Mine open pit during a frosty day in Yukon, Canada.

Minto Metals Corp.

More than 1.4 million cubic meters of water was discharged in a safe and compliant manner in 2022, more than double what was discharged over the seven previous years combined.

Yukon Minister of Energy, Mines and Resources John Streicker April 18 announced that Minto Metals Corp. has been issued an inspector's direction to take action to prevent overfilling of the tailings storage facilities at its Minto copper mine during the spring snowmelt.

Located within the traditional territory of the Selkirk First Nation in the Minto Copper Belt of the Yukon, the Minto Mine has be...

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