Monday, December 4, 2023

Yukon potential highlighted at Roundup mining conference

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Premier Ranj Pillai, Deputy Premier Jeanie McLean and Energy, Mines and Resources Minister John Streicker were in Vancouver this week to promote the Yukon’s mineral resources at the Association for Mineral Exploration’s Roundup conference. The Yukon delegation highlighted the territory’s mineral potential and progressive mining industry along with a wide range of government initiatives underway to support mining, including regional land-use planning, wetlands stewardship, renewable energy and new minerals legislation under development in partnership with Yukon First Nations.

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During Roundup, geologists from the Yukon Geological Survey presented the results of their fieldwork to the mining and investment community. Government of Yukon officials also introduced exploration and mining companies and potential investors to the many mineral development opportunities in the territory.

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