Category: Yukon
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POSTED ON February 10, 2016 BY James Kwantes

It was mushrooms that brought Shawn Ryan to the Yukon, but gold that secured his fortune and reputation. Specifically, soil sampling leading to the discovery of gold, millions of ounces of it. His Yukon exploits also brought him a measure of fame — the prospector appeared on the cover of the New York Times Magazine… Continue Reading

POSTED ON November 10, 2015 BY James Kwantes

Mining cycles are Doug Eaton’s stock in trade, which helps explain why the Strategic Metals CEO is remarkably zen given the state of junior mining markets – and his company’s share price. The veteran Yukon geologist has made a career out of using cycle bottoms to sow the seeds of success before harvesting closer to the… Continue Reading

POSTED ON October 08, 2015 BY Andrew Nelson

Students often study one subject at university, but end up shifting gears and graduating in a different field. It’s how Copper North president and CEO Harlan Meade accidentally discovered mineral exploration while studying chemistry. In Meade’s case, the twist of fate involved a summer job accident that left the young man with a fractured wrist,… Continue Reading

POSTED ON September 01, 2015 BY Andrew Nelson

Our final site visit in this whirlwind tour of the Yukon was to the most advanced and fully permitted development stage project in the Territory, Victoria Gold’s (TSX.V : VIT) Eagle Project, which is well supported by both Government and First Nations. The Eagle project has completed a Feasibility Study and finalized an Environmental Assessment.… Continue Reading

POSTED ON August 31, 2015 BY Andrew Nelson

We are nearing the end of the Yukon site visits, but still have two more interesting projects to discuss. To catch up on last week’s site visits see here: ATC, AXR, WG, KAM, RK. The Yukon Media Tour has been all about mining, but the real focus has been on the de-risked development stage projects… Continue Reading

POSTED ON August 28, 2015 BY Andrew Nelson

Half way through our Yukon tour, the media group was greeted by another blue-bird day in Dawson City. Things had been progressing smoothly to this point, but Mother Nature stepped in with some foggy weather and we couldn’t fly in to visit Rockhaven Resources’ (TSX-V: RK) 100% owned Klaza Project. Even the best organizers, which… Continue Reading

POSTED ON August 27, 2015 BY Andrew Nelson

My head is starting to spin a little as we reach the 4th site visit on the 2015 Yukon Media Tour; there’s an excessive amount of information to take in. To get up to speed see Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, and Part 4. The media members had just boarded another mini-airplane from Burwash Landing… Continue Reading

POSTED ON August 25, 2015 BY Andrew Nelson

After flying into Mayo, central Yukon, from ATAC Resources (Part 2) we packed into a shuttle van to head toward the Keno Hill Silver District. Keno Hill is an extraordinary part of the Yukon; it is the largest and richest silver district in Canada. From 1913 to 1989 there were 35 producing mines which yielded 217… Continue Reading

POSTED ON August 24, 2015 BY Andrew Nelson

The official Yukon Mining Tour kicked off (read part 1 from Friday here) with a 6:30 AM checkout in Whitehorse. We made our way to the Alkan Air Hangar which services northern Canada and Alaska, based out of Whitehorse. The group boarded a 15 person fixed wing airplane to make the 1.5 hour journey to ATAC… Continue Reading

POSTED ON October 22, 2014 BY Jamie Keech

A standout among three of the best Alaska and Yukon gold juniors today. Also, a picnic. Last month I had the opportunity to attend an analyst’s tour in Alaska and the Yukon on behalf of CEO.ca / Resource Opportunities where we checked out three of the North’s most interesting projects, run by three different companies. Each… Continue Reading

POSTED ON October 21, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

Pioneering Yukon mineral and mushroom prospector Shawn Ryan hosted Bob Simon of 60 Minutes recently. The media love Mr. Ryan. He made the cover of New York Times in 2012, and now he’s been immortalized on the most successful TV newsmagazine in history. “The norm is to fail,” Ryan told Simon on prospecting. “If you play one… Continue Reading

POSTED ON March 13, 2014 BY Jeff Desjardins

> Try Tickerscores free for 14 days The North is interesting from a mining exploration perspective in several ways. First, because it is vast and unexplored, the potential for finding a mega discovery is certainly a possibility. It is no secret that millions of ounces of placer gold have been mined in the Yukon since the… Continue Reading

POSTED ON February 12, 2014 BY Turdis

Recently, we had the pleasure of sitting down with two of exploration geology’s brightest young stars; Dr. Alan Wainwright and Daniel MacNeil.  Dr. Wainwright (Chief Geologist) and Mr. MacNeil (Project Acquisition and Development) allowed us to visit them in the humble Vancouver offices of their current venture, Desert Star Resources (DSR:TSXV). Mr. MacNeil has over… Continue Reading

POSTED ON January 28, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

Desert Star Resources (TSXV:DSR) is a junior exploration company being proactive in this market. Last year they picked up six exploration projects in the U.S., each with big potential. Of particular note are their Red Top, Copper King and Copper Springs projects in Arizona, as well as their Oro project in New Mexico. A map of their… Continue Reading

POSTED ON January 06, 2014 BY CEOEditor

Western Copper and Gold wholly-owned subsidiary, Casino Mining, submits final proposal for Casino Project to Yukon authorities

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