mining

Tahltan mining leader to be inducted into Canadian Mining Hall of Fame

P. Jerry Asp said he received a letter about the news on Sept. 10

 

Yukon Zinc, owner of Wolverine mine, put into receivership

Yukon Supreme Court Justice Suzanne Duncan approved an order Sept. 13.

 

Billions in funding announced for abandoned mine reclamation work

$2.2 billion will go to work at eight former mine sites in Yukon, N.W.T.

 

Dawson City placer miner sues Yukon government, alleges expropriation of claims

Darrell Carey filed a statement of claim on Aug. 16

Judge lifts stay on Wolverine mine proceedings

Yukon government wants the troubled mine placed into the hands of a receiver

Wolverine receivership hearing on pause after Yukon Zinc files for protection

“It’s like putting a band-aid on an open chest wound”

Minto Mine sold

New owners aim to have it operating again by the end of the year

Court approves the sale of contaminated Mount Nansen mine site

The sale to Alexco and JDS has been approved as long as certain conditions are met

Friends in low places: Bacteria being used to help reclaim Keno mine site

A tiny friend is being used to solve a big problem. Vancouver-based…

  • Apr 11, 2019

How long proposed quarry near Whitehorse airport would operate for unclear

How long the proposed quarry would operate for is unclear

Whitehorse city council moves proposed amendment that would allow quarry near airport to next stage

Ta’an Kwäch’än Council development corp. wants “residential” lot re-designated to “natural resource”

Contractor seeks miners lien against Minto mine owner, claiming $3M in unpaid bills

Dumas Contracting Ltd. claims that Minto Explorations Ltd. owes it more than $3 million

Dawson City miners sue over need to notify YG before doing Class 1 placer work

Michel Vincent and Michael Heydorf have filed a lawsuit against EMR Minister Ranj Pillai

Dawson-area placer miner fined $4,500 after oil spills from bulldozer

The Crown and defence agreed that Campbell Arkinstall didn’t intend to cause the spill

Feds award $80M Faro construction manager contract

‘Finally, we are coming to a place where we can put the shovel in the ground’

Yukon Party calls for more consultation on proposed changes to Quartz Mining Act

Kent echoes complaints changes could threaten free-entry system

  • Aug 2, 2018

Yukon Chamber of Mines digs for more information on proposed staking changes

YG says new rules would only apply to areas already off-limits to staking

Government updates massive Faro mine cleanup schedule

Officials expect to submit plan to Yukon assessment board this year

Road block: Yukon government to tighten mining road rules

‘We want to make sure that if roads become public it’s through a managed process’

Yukon Zinc pleads guilty to Quartz Mining Act charges

‘The company takes these issues seriously’