Open Letter on Placer Gold Royalties from KPMA President

Discussions around gold royalty rates have been ongoing for much of my near 35 years in the placer mining industry, and are usually motivated by three common factors; ignorance, greed and envy. I will attempt to address the topic accordingly. First of all, Yukon...

Exciting Paleontological Find on Yukon Placer Mine

Dawson – On Monday September 11th, placer miner Stuart Schmidt unearthed an intact skull of the now extinct North American Helmeted Muskoxen, Bootherium bombifrons, a distant relative of today’s tundra muskox. The discovery was made on Canyon Creek, a tributary...

Government Seeking Feedback on Carbon Tax and Marijuana

A carbon tax is coming next year and the Yukon government expects it to add 2.33 cents per litre to the price of gasoline in 2018. This will rise to approximately 11.63 cents per litre in 2022. We strongly encourage all placer miners and Yukoners to take a few minutes...

Investment in Resource Roads Announced

The governments of Canada and Yukon jointly announced $360 Million in road upgrades which would include the Dawson Range. Read more at the link below! http://www.gov.yk.ca/news/17-177.html