Yukon’s mineral industry – looking back and moving ahead
Published: Wednesday, 24 February 2016
Low metal prices are keeping a lid on exploration, but as the Yukon Government’s Department of Energy, Mines and Resources explains, the territory is using the downtime to improve the industry’s regulatory framework, ready for a turnaround.
While exploration and development activity in Yukon is
currently at a low ebb, the territory’s government
is using the opportunity to improve the regulatory regime in
anticipation of the next up-cycle.
In particular, the government is developing its Mine
Licensing Improvement Initiative. This initiative has brought