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.

Recent Yukon articles

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
Ken Foy standing in front of some of his equipment at his gold mine.
Rock Stars, Mines, Yukon Unlikely miner becomes unexpected TV star

Yukon Gold follows Ken and three other gold mining crews as they seek to sluice their way to riches in Canada’s unforgiving northern climate.

by Kevin Miller
Site of the proposed Casino Copper Mine in Yukon
Mining Insider, Yukon Disappearing copper—Genomics could solve a mystery happening downstream

Casino Mining Corporation is planning to build a 22-year open pit copper-gold-molybdenum-silver operation in Yukon.

George Ross showing some gold nuggets that was mined near Dawson City by placer miners.
Rock Stars, Sustainability & environment, Yukon George Ross, lured to the far north

Ross was drawn to the diversity of the Ministry of Energy, Mines, and Resources, and Yukon’s alluring beauty.

by Jessica Kirby
Robert Simpson, President and CEO of PR Associates
Mining Insider, Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario, Yukon Perception study of Aboriginal Canadians reveals low opinion of Mining industry

Results can help the resource industry build positive relationships with Aboriginal communities.

Yukon gold mine listed on Bitcoin exchange
Mining Insider, Yukon Bitcoin exchange lists Yukon gold mine for sale

The unnamed parent company of a Yukon gold mine is now for sale.

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