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Yukon zinc mill and camp facilities for sale

Wolverine Mine mill infrastructure and 200+ person camp now available

  • Nov 28, 2022

 

Yukon Zinc’s Wolverine mine site photographed in 2009. (John Thompson/Yukon News file)

Yukon contractor to take over care of Wolverine Mine, court hears closure plan coming

Orders in bankruptcy process for Yukon Zinc Corp. granted by Yukon Supreme Court.

 

B.C. Supreme Court denied an application to end a slander suit against the Yukon government and former chief mine engineer Paul Christman. (File photo)

Golden Predator defamation lawsuit will not be dismissed: B.C. court

Suit from last year found valid by B.C. Supreme Court

 

The access road to Victoria Gold in 2021. (Lawrie Crawford/Yukon News)

Victoria Gold settles lawsuit outside of court; security deposit stayed

Claim alleged shareholders were misled in company’s disclosure documents

The access road to Victoria Gold in 2021. (Lawrie Crawford/Yukon News)
Alexco Resources and Ensero offices in Whitehorse photographed in December 2021. (Lawrie Crawford/Yukon News)
Alexco Resources and Ensero offices in Whitehorse photographed in December 2021. (Lawrie Crawford/Yukon News)
The access road to Victoria Gold as viewed from the Silver Trail Highway in 2021. (Lawrie Crawford/Yukon News)

Victoria Gold goes to court seeking appeal of increased security payment

Amount held by government for reclamation and cleanup set to increase by more than $74 million

The access road to Victoria Gold as viewed from the Silver Trail Highway in 2021. (Lawrie Crawford/Yukon News)
The access road to Victoria Gold as viewed from the Silver Trail Highway in 2021. (Lawrie Crawford/Yukon News)
The access road to Victoria Gold as viewed from the Silver Trail Highway in 2021. (Lawrie Crawford/Yukon News)
Should international human rights and environmental records be considered when it comes to determining who gets to dig for gold in the Yukon’s backyard? On April 25, NDP MLA Emily Tredger, seen in the bottom right corner speaking to another matter April 18 in the Yukon Legislature, honed in on Newmont Goldcorp Corporation coming to the territory for the Coffee Gold Mine Project. (Dana Hatherly/Yukon News)

Yukon NDP demands government hold mining giant’s international track record to account

Mines minister, premier say they are looking at Newmont Goldcorp Corporation’s local mark

Should international human rights and environmental records be considered when it comes to determining who gets to dig for gold in the Yukon’s backyard? On April 25, NDP MLA Emily Tredger, seen in the bottom right corner speaking to another matter April 18 in the Yukon Legislature, honed in on Newmont Goldcorp Corporation coming to the territory for the Coffee Gold Mine Project. (Dana Hatherly/Yukon News)
Minto Mine did not pay a significant increase in the financial security the Yukon government requires in order for it to operate. Minister John Streicker says the mine will either pay up or find a way to reduce environmental risk by September. (File Photo)

Yukon government restricts Minto Mine’s operations until cleanup security paid

Deadline missed for $32 million payment. Minister says mine will pay up or reduce risk by September.

Minto Mine did not pay a significant increase in the financial security the Yukon government requires in order for it to operate. Minister John Streicker says the mine will either pay up or find a way to reduce environmental risk by September. (File Photo)
Aerial view of one of the proposed Coffee mine sites 130 km south of Dawson City on Sept. 11, 2018. Nearby is where gold deposits are located. (File Photo)

Federal government approves Coffee Gold project

Comments on decision document express concerns about new road access

Aerial view of one of the proposed Coffee mine sites 130 km south of Dawson City on Sept. 11, 2018. Nearby is where gold deposits are located. (File Photo)
Dry stack tailings from Alexco’s Flame and Moth mill right beside Keno City. (Lawrie Crawford/Yukon News)

Active mining companies provide funding for academic researchers in remediation

Research Chair for Northern mining says, remediation of abandoned mines is a nightmare

Dry stack tailings from Alexco’s Flame and Moth mill right beside Keno City. (Lawrie Crawford/Yukon News)
Faro mine site showing water-filled pit, waste rock and tailings. (screen shot from Parsons Inc. website)
Faro mine site showing water-filled pit, waste rock and tailings. (screen shot from Parsons Inc. website)
Yukon Zinc’s Wolverine mine site photographed in 2009. The mine will be transferred to the Yukon government next year. (John Thompson/Yukon News file)

No prospective purchasers for Wolverine mine in southwest Yukon

Wolverine’s legacy will be lessons in environmental responsibility

Yukon Zinc’s Wolverine mine site photographed in 2009. The mine will be transferred to the Yukon government next year. (John Thompson/Yukon News file)
Aerial view of one of the proposed Coffee mine sites 130 km south of Dawson City on Sept. 11, 2018. Nearby is where gold deposits are located. (File Photo)

White River First Nation and mining company reach agreement on Coffee project

The mine is proposed for a site about 130 km south of Dawson City.

Aerial view of one of the proposed Coffee mine sites 130 km south of Dawson City on Sept. 11, 2018. Nearby is where gold deposits are located. (File Photo)
Aerial view of one of the proposed Coffee mine sites 130 km south of Dawson City on Sept. 11, 2018. Nearby is where gold deposits are located. (File Photo)

Feds send Coffee Gold Mine back to YESAB for review

The YESAB executive committee had said the project could proceed without a full panel review.

Aerial view of one of the proposed Coffee mine sites 130 km south of Dawson City on Sept. 11, 2018. Nearby is where gold deposits are located. (File Photo)
A photo showing instability in the overburden pile at Victoria Gold’s Eagle Gold Mine and a check dam put in place to contain it. (Yukon Government image)

Report flags slope instability at Victoria Gold mine

Company put mitigations such as dams in place to keep sediment out of creek

A photo showing instability in the overburden pile at Victoria Gold’s Eagle Gold Mine and a check dam put in place to contain it. (Yukon Government image)
Wayne Zigarlick, Operations Manager of Alexco Keno Hill Mining Corp., on October 20, 2021 near Keno City. (Lawrie Crawford/Yukon News)
Wayne Zigarlick, Operations Manager of Alexco Keno Hill Mining Corp., on October 20, 2021 near Keno City. (Lawrie Crawford/Yukon News)
Photograph of gold from Earth & Iron’s Yukon placer claims going up for auction by Ritchie Brothers on October 27, the day after the equipment sale. (screen grab)

Mayo district’s biggest placer operation liquidates through global auction

Interest in Earth & Iron’s excavotors and rock trucks comes from Belgium, Egypt and Dubai

Photograph of gold from Earth & Iron’s Yukon placer claims going up for auction by Ritchie Brothers on October 27, the day after the equipment sale. (screen grab)
The Yukon Territorial Court passed down fines for two men who plead guilty to running a placer mine without proper authorization. (File Photo)

Men fined for unauthorized mine northeast of Whitehorse

Following guilty pleas on Sept. 28, the court issued $30,000 in fines.

The Yukon Territorial Court passed down fines for two men who plead guilty to running a placer mine without proper authorization. (File Photo)
Interior of Whitehorse court room. (File Photo)

Former Minto Mine manager alleges discrimination, wrongful dismissal in lawsuit

Allegations of racism, unlawful use of intellectual property included in lawsuit.

Interior of Whitehorse court room. (File Photo)