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By A.J. Roan
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Yukon fire halts gold mine; exploration

Nearing blaze disrupts operations at Eagle Mine and AurMac exploration project; Victoria Gold remobilizes crews on Aug. 1 North of 60 Mining News - August 1, 2023


Last updated 8/24/2023 at 2:41pm

Wildfires across a ridge in Canada’s Yukon Territory.

Yukon Wildland Fire Management

The Rancheria Mountain fire seen in early July.

To ensure the safety of its Eagle Gold Mine employees, Victoria Gold Corp. July 30 announced that operations would be partially evacuated due to the recent wildfire activity near the operation. At the same time, neighboring Banyan Gold Corp. is paring down its gold exploration activities due to its proximity to the fire.

"The safety of our employees is our highest priority," said Victoria Gold...

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