Yukon gold is getting a lot of attention these days—and we’re not talking potatoes. Shawn Ryan’s White Gold discovery in 2003 has spurred a flurry of exploration activity that has presented extremely encouraging drill results. Copper, lead, zinc and silver are among the other minerals being actively mined in the Yukon, and uranium is also an important resource.

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A view of the Golden Culvert property, located in Yukon Territory.
Mining Insider, Minerals, Mines, Yukon Stratabound Minerals receives up to 14.55 gpt gold assay: Golden Culvert Yukon Project

The company has received assay results from its site visit completed at the Golden Culvert Gold Project, located in the Yukon.

Twenty-five geochemical soil trends outlined by greater than 75th percentile values in gold, arsenic and antimony on the Boulevard Project
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia, Yukon Independence Gold discovers new soil anomalies on Boulevard, Yukon

With a portfolio of projects in the Yukon and the 3Ts Project in British Columbia, Independence Gold manages a variety of holdings.

The Klaza Project, located in the southern Yukon.
Mining Insider, Exploration, Mines, Yukon Rockhaven announces initial assays from 2017 drilling at Klaza Project, Yukon

Rockhaven Resources Ltd. is a mineral exploration company focused on growth through the advancement of its Klaza project.

Aerial view of the Macmillan Pass Project.
Mining Insider, Mines, Yukon Fireweed drills wide high grade mineralization: Macmillan Pass Project

The Macmillan Pass Project, located in Canada's mining-friendly Yukon Territory, is host to large zinc-lead-silver deposits.

Independence Gold Corp's Boulevard Project, located in the White Gold District, Yukon.
Mining Insider, Exploration, Mines, Yukon Independence Gold commences drilling on Boulevard, Yukon

Independence Gold Corp's holdings range from early-stage grassroots exploration to advanced-stage resource expansion.

Graphic of the Boulevard Project in the Yukon.
Mining Insider, Mines, Yukon Independence Gold commences 2017 Yukon Exploration Program

The primary focus of this program is to define additional gold mineralization within the Sunrise-Sunset Zone on the Company’s 100% owned Boulevard Project.

Eagle Plains Resources Ltd., a Cranbrook, B.C.-based mineral exploration company, was founded in 1992 by Bob Termuende and his son, Tim.
Rock Stars, Exploration, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Saskatchewan, Yukon Seeking paydirt: Rock Star Tim Termuende

Mineral exploration is a long-shot game with a high expectation of failure—so what attracts people to it?

by Marie Milner
An aerial shot of the Clear Lake property.
Technology, Yukon What’s underground? Take a look at the trees to find minerals in the bedrock

Biochemical sampling is being used in Yukon by Darnley Bay Resources in its search for metals.

by Galadriel Watson
A Golden Predator employee checks out core samples from one of the company's mining projects.
Mining Insider, Company Profiles, Minerals, Mines, Yukon Bravura signs definitive property agreement with Golden Predator for gold project

The Grew Creek property lies within the Tintina Gold Belt, an extensive system of dextral strike-slip faults which host multiple gold prospects and mines.

Site of the Kaminak Coffee Gold Project in the Yukon.
Mining Insider, Mines, Yukon Goldcorp announces acquisition of Kaminak Gold Corporation in $520 million deal

Kaminak's key asset is the 100%-owned Coffee Gold project, a gold deposit located approximately 130 kilometres south of the City of Dawson, Yukon.

Pierre Gratton, president and CEO of the Mining Association of Canada, spoke at the chamber of commerce luncheon in Cranbrook, B.C., on March 1.
Mining Insider, First Nations, Minerals, Mines, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Yukon Mining still strong

“Canada’s mining sector, while going through difficult times, remains strong and has a bright future.”—Pierre Gratton

by Marie Milner
A map of Canada showing the Geothermal Potential.
Sustainability & environment, Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Northwest Territories, Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Yukon Geothermal—Canada on the brink of sustainable energy?

Adjusting to sustainable energies need not be tough for those who have spent their careers in oil and gas. Many of their skills are transferrable.

by Elizabeth James
Picture of road worker in a ditch, shovelling dirt.
Mining Insider, Exploration, First Nations, Mines, Sustainability & environment, Yukon Kaminak announces new, Northern access road route to Coffee Project endorsed by First Nation

Part of Kaminak's ongoing feasibility study regarding the Coffee Project, an access route from the project to Dawson City has been selected.

A simple geothermal power plant.
Mines, Yukon Geothermal: the next energy frontier?

The Canadian Geothermal Association promotes a hot new energy source.

by Peter Caulfield
Mining Insider, British Columbia, Ontario, Yukon New report stresses the importance of revenue sharing in resource development

Sharing the wealth: The report of the Working Group on Natural Resource Development.

Minerals, Yukon International Gold Show in Dawson City

This glittering event is in its 29th year and has great networking, buying and selling opportunities.

Tony Beets, Yukon gold miner and one of the stars of Gold Rush.
Rock Stars, Mines, Yukon Real life rock star

Meet Tony Beets, veteran gold miner and one of the stars of Discovery Channel’s Gold Rush reality series.

by Kevin Miller
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