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NEWS & EVENTS - Klondike Placer Miners' Association | KPMA | ITS IN OUR VEINS





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Yukon Women in Mining Extravaganza

When: Mon May 15 2017 4:15 AM - Sat May 20 5:15 AM
Where: Pelly (May 15), Faro (May 17), Dawson City (May 19-20)

KPMA Spring Meeting

YOOP Hall, Dawson City (KPMA Members Only)
When: Fri May 19 2017 4:15 AM - 5:15 AM
Where: YOOP Hall, Dawson City

Dawson City International Gold Show

When: Fri May 19 2017 4:15 AM - Sat May 20 5:15 AM
Where: Recreation Centre, Dawson City

Bill Bowie Dinner & Auction

When: Fri May 19 2017 4:15 AM - 5:15 AM

KPMA Barbeque and Dance

Tickets on sale now at the Eldorado Hotel, $60 adult, $30 youth (7-18), Kids 6 and under FREE! This year's band will be Soul Migration from Whitehorse. Bring the whole family!
When: Fri August 18 2017 6:00 PM - Sat August 19 1:45 AM
Where: Art & Margaret Fry Arena Property

Yukon Discovery Day Weekend & Festival

When: Fri August 18 2017 6:15 PM - Sun August 20 7:15 AM

KPMA Annual General Meeting

The KPMA AGM is fast approaching! Please come out to renew your membership, vote for the directors and catch up on all things current.

And be sure to stick around for the industry appreciation reception hosted by Technic, starting at 7 pm at the Eldorado.

We hope to see you there!
When: Fri September 1 2017 5:00 PM - 11:30 PM

Yukon Placer Forum

The 2017 Yukon Placer Forum is fast approaching. We hope to see you all there as well as at the following reception. See below for the complete list of speakers and to RSVP.

8:30 - 9:00 Meet and Greet
9:00 - 9:30 Yukon Placer Industry Overview
Jeff Bond and Sydney van Loon (Yukon Geological Survey)
9:30 - 9:50 Placer gold grains are really complicated things
Dr. Rob Chapman - (Leeds University)
9:50 - 10:10 Evolution of placer deposits in Gladstone Creek
Derek Cronmiller (Simon Fraser University)
10:10 - 10:30 Evaluating the placer potential of the Coffee Creek district
Shawn Ryan (Ryanwood Exploration)
10:30 - 10:50 coffee break
10:50 - 11:10 Tr’ondëk–Klondike: Culture and Co-existence
Molly Shore (Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in)
11:10 - 11:30 Landscape antiquity and modelling ancient drainage reversals of southern Yukon
James J. Ryan, Nathan Hayward and Lionel E. Jackson (Geological Survey of Canada)
11:30 - 11:50 Little Squaw Placer Deposit, Nyac Mining – Alaska
Randy Clarkson (New Era Engineering)
11:50 - 11:55 Klondike Placer Miners Association - Video (Jonas Smith)
11:55 - 12:05 Yukon Beringia Research Award (Presented by Minister Jeanie Dendys)
12:05 - 1:00 Lunch (provided)
1:00 - 1:05 Afternoon opening remarks
Minister Ranj Pillai
1:05 - 1:35 Fish habitat management system and placer mining
1:35 - 1:50 Historic Placer Files Update
Sydney van Loon (Yukon Geological Survey)
1:50 - 2:10 Archaeology of the Klondike
Christian Thomas and Ty Heffner (Heritage Resources)
2:10 - 2:30 coffee break
2:30 - 2:50 Bird Communities in Passively Reclaimed Placer Mines in the Klondike
Gold Fields -- There's No Comparison
Allison Patterson and Mike Setterington (EDI)
2:50 - 3:10 Wetland Map: Indian River Valley and Tributaries
Karen McKenna (CryoGeographic) and Robin McKillop (Palmer Environmental Consulting Group)
3:10 - 3:30 Indian River floodplain evolution
Jeff Bond and Sydney van Loon (Yukon Geological Survey)
3:30 - 4:00 CAT Undercarriage works and wear

4:00 - 5:30 Reception hosted by the KPMA & sponsored by Finning

Jeff Bond
Sydney van Loon
When: Sun November 19 2017 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Where: Gold Rush, Town Hall room

Save the Date - KPMA Gold Show Meeting May 18 2018

Our spring meeting is coming up Friday May 18 at 3:00 pm at the YOOP Hall in Dawson City. And be sure to pick up your tickets to the Bill Bowie Dinner, with proceeds from the social lubricant sales going to the KPMA.
When: Fri April 20 2018 12:00 PM - Fri May 18 11:45 PM

KPMA Barbeque and Dance

Art and Margaret Fry Arena
Dinner and Doors at 6:00, band at 9:00
Featuring Musical Entertainment by
Tickets $60 ages 19 and over, $30 ages 7-18, kids 6 and under are FREE
Available at the Eldorado Hotel
Brought to you by FINNING CANADA
When: Fri August 17 2018 6:00 PM - 11:55 PM

KPMA Annual General Meeting

Specific times and location to be announced shortly, but be sure to stick around for a while afterward for the industry appreciation reception hosted by Technic!
When: Fri September 7 2018 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Yukon Placer Forum and Finning Reception

The 2018 Yukon Geological Survey's Placer Forum is coming soon! Be sure to hang around afterward for a beverage and a snack at the KPMA's reception brought to you by Finning Canada.
When: Sun November 18 2018 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Where: Gold Rush, Town Hall room

KPMA Spring Meeting

Save the date for the KPMA spring meeting. It will run from 3:00-5:00. We hope to see you there, but if you can't make it be sure to swing by our booth at the Gold Show.
When: Fri May 17 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: YOOP Hall, Dawson City

KPMA 40th Annual BBQ and Dance

The McLean Girls with guests The Nashville Nuggets

Doors at 5:30, Dinner at 6:00, Show at 7:15
Adult (19+) $65
Youth (15-18) $30
Children (6-14) $20
5 and under Free
(capacity permitting, extra tickets to the dance after dinner will be sold at the door for $30)
On sale now at the Eldorado Hotel in Dawson, cash only!

Proudly brought to you by our friends at Finning and Victoria Gold Corp.
When: Fri June 28 5:30 PM - 11:55 PM
Where: Palace Grand Theatre

2019 KPMA Annual General Meeting

***Please note the change in location***
The Annual General Meeting of the Klondike Placer Miners' Association shall be held on:

Friday September 6, 2019
Downtown Hotel
5:00 - 7:00 pm

The AGM also means that it's time to renew your membership, as the KPMA membership year runs Sept. 1 - Aug. 31.

Please visit https://www.kpma.ca/members/ to renew your membership now!
When: Fri September 6 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Downtown Hotel, Dawson City Yukon



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