Yukon’s mineral industry – looking back and moving ahead

By IM Staff
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 together the...

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