Yukon Mining News

Fireweed Drills Wide High Grade Mineralization at Macmillan Pass Project including 10.20% Zinc, 6.28% Lead and 87.7 g/t Silver over 24.4 meters (True Width)

“We are excited to see these results not just confirm the historic grades, but also exceed them significantly in places.”

Newly IPO'd Fireweed Zinc talks about its Yukon project

The Canadian junior recently started a six-week drilling program at its Macmillan Pass Project located 200 kilometres northeast of the town of Ross River in Yukon

Canadian government to spend $247M on roads to support Yukon mines

Justin Trudeau announced that the federal government will inject $247 million into the Yukon’s highway network.

Comstock provides dual upside for Canadian gold discovery

There’s been a recent bull rush for Canadian gold projects, and Comstock Metals Ltd. sits in a good position with a pair of quality exploration plays in two exciting jurisdictions.

Junior shakeup in the White Gold District

The White Gold District in the Canadian Yukon territory is continuing to see movement, this time among junior gold explorers hoping to grab a piece of the action.

A new Yukon gold play

The Yukon is now one of the hottest jurisdictions globally for gold exploration.

Goldcorp moving ahead with Coffee Gold mine project near Dawson City

A Yukon gold mine project that's attracted national attention is gearing up now that thousands of planning documents have been submitted to Yukon's environmental assessment board for public scrutiny.

Kinross sells White Gold District properties for approx. C$60 million

Kinross Gold (TSX:K,NYSE:KGC) has unloaded five of its properties in the Yukon White Gold District to newly formed company White Gold Corp (TSXV:WGO) in a cash and share deal worth around C$60 million.

Barrick Gold is the fourth major to head to the Yukon in the past 12 months

ATAC says totals investments by Barrick could add up $63.3 million.

Newmont piles into Yukon with USD$39.5 million earn-in agreement

U.S. gold producer Newmont Mining (NYSE:NEM) has joined the race to develop a new mine in the Canadian Yukon territory.

Dawson City wants to designate worm-like piles of mine tailings as protected historical site

In what appears to be a first in Canadian history, a community is hoping to inaugurate mining waste as a protected historic site.

Yukon gold juniors seen as top takeover candidates

Today, we have identified a few Yukon gold juniors that could be targeted for takeover by a bigger gold miner.

IDM Mining signs LOI to sell Yukon portfolio to Strikepoint Gold

IDM Mining Ltd. is pleased to announce that it has entered into a non-binding letter of intent to sell IDM’s extensive portfolio of properties located in the Yukon to StrikePoint Gold Inc.

Canada’s Capstone to hire back laid-off workers thanks to copper price rally

The Minto copper mine, located about 240 kilometres northwest of Whitehorse, near Pelly Crossing, shut all open-pit mining operations on Oct. 1, which meant letting go 58 people.

Agnico Eagle buys into Yukon's White Gold district 

Canadian gold miner Agnico Eagle Mines (TSX,NYSE:AGM) is grabbing a significant land position in a well-known Yukon gold play that has already yielded two purchases by major gold mining companies.

BMC Minerals wins Yukon's Robert E Leckie environmental award

BMC Minerals Kudz Ze Kayah Project receives 2016 Robert E. Leckie Award for Responsible and Innovative Exploration and Mining Practice, Yukon, Canada.

Yukon's Minto mine looks to bring back laid off workers

A recent bump in the price of copper has Yukon's only operating mine looking to bring back some laid-off workers.

Zonte Metals announces acquisition of an Intrusion Related Gold Target in the Tintina Gold Belt in the Yukon.

Zonte Metals Inc is pleased to announce it has signed a binding Letter Agreement to option and acquire 100% of the McConnells Jest project, in the Tintina Gold Belt in the Yukon Territory, which is composed of 172 claims totaling approximately 3371 hectares.

Canada’s Yukon Chamber of Mines slammed over Trump-related tweet

“Yukon produces the best wall building materials,” said the organization in a tweet right after Trump won the US election.

Victoria Gold wants Eagle Gold Project to reach full production by 2018

There's renewed optimism in the Yukon's gold sector.

This is what Canada's only Carlin-style gold discovery looks like

Atac Resources' CEO gives details on the company's Carlin-style gold discovery in the Yukon territory.

Video: Interview with Victoria Gold CEO John McConnell at Dublin Gulch

Victoria Gold president and CEO John McConnell speaks about progress at the company's Dublin Gulch gold camp and renewed optimism in the Yukon’s gold sector.

Slowdown at Minto copper mine poses challenges to Canada’s Yukon territory

A new report by the Conference Board of Canada states that the Yukon’s economy is facing the bleakest near-term outlook in the country.

Victoria Gold outlines $508m Yukon mine

Fully permitted Eagle Gold mine will average 200,000 ounces per year for 10 years at all-in costs of just $638 an ounce.

Goldcorp buys gold junior Kaminak for $520 million

Deals gives Goldcorp access to Kaminak's Coffee project, one of the most promising undeveloped gold projects in Canada.