Yukon Mining News

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.

How Victoria Gold plans to sharpen Eagle economics

"We're not under the gun."

Wellgreen Platinum announces $10 million equity investment by Electrum Strategic Opportunities Fund L.P.

Electrum Strategic Opportunities Fund, a special purpose acquisition company headed by Thomas Kaplan, has invested $10 million of equity in Wellgreen Platinum, a Canadian mining exploration and development company.

Mining sector woes continue to limit economic growth in Canada's territories in 2016

Nunavut and Yukon are expected to see positive but modest growth in 2016, but the economy of the Northwest Territories (N.W.T.) will remain virtually flat this year, a report published Wednesday shows.

Huge Yukon copper-gold mine heads to environmental review

The Casino project in the Canadian Yukon Territory passed a major milestone last Thursday with the announcement that the project will move to a higher level of environmental assessment.

Yukon 2.0: Shawn Ryan, Rob McLeod join forces on another northern gold hunt

It was mushrooms that brought Shawn Ryan to the Yukon, but gold that secured his fortune and reputation. Specifically, soil sampling leading to the discovery of gold, millions of ounces of it.

Vancouver junior miner Kaminak Gold hitting all the right notes in Yukon

All the stars seem to be lining up for a small Vancouver junior miner with a small but high-quality gold property in the Yukon.

Kaminak Gold announces positive feasibility

After-tax NPV 5% of c$455 million and IRR of 37 %; average life of mine annual gold production of 184,000 ounces and all-in sustaining costs of us$550/oz au.

Canada’s First Nations, mining companies benefited from modern treaties — report

Modern treaties have drove First Nation communities’ real income up by about 17%, benefiting several industries, especially the extractive sector, a new study shows.