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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

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 Pre...


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