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Vol. 11, No. 13 Week of March 26, 2006
Providing coverage of Alaska and Northwest Canada's mineral industry


MINING NEWS: Yukon placer mining: Fewer, but better

Over past century operators have consolidated, brought in more advanced equipment to increase efficiency of production

Sarah Hurst

For Mining News

The people, the technology and the regulations have changed dramatically in the past 100 years or so since the Klondike Gold Rush, but placer mining in Canada’s Yukon is still thriving. Mike McDougall, president of the Klondike Placer Miners Association, and Bill Lebarge from Yukon Geological Survey....

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