mining

Casino taking more time with mine proposal

Statement not expected to be submitted to YESAB until Dec. 31, 2021

YESAB extends public comment period for Kudz Ze Kayah mine project

The extension pushes the public comment period far beyond the 60 days provided in YESAB’s own rules

Mining exploration prohibited in some settlement lands

Official says it’s a small fraction of the Yukon’s total land mass

Federal government earmarks $500,000 to promote mining in the North

The cash will be spent over three years at a major mining convention

YG, Liard First Nation reach Resource Gateway agreement

The agreement will allow the first phase of the Nahanni Range Road portion of the project to proceed

Faro mine remediation company, mayor charged for allegedly intimidating workers

Parsons Inc. and Len Faber are facing five charges each under the Occupation Health and Safety Act

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

Tailing ponds at the defunct United Keno Hill Mine. (Submitted)

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…

Tailing ponds at the defunct United Keno Hill Mine. (Submitted)

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