Yukon Mining Alliance member companies have the expertise and resources to carry out mineral exploration and development all around the globe, and in fact, they do just that. Alliance members have recognized that the Yukon star is on the rise. Yukon has been called one of the best and most exciting jurisdictions in the world in which to conduct mineral exploration and mining.

  • Yukon has world-class deposits, with 2,700 known mineral occurrences and more than 80 mineral deposits with established reserves, some of which are the largest known in the world.

  • Yukon Geological Survey carries out unparalleled research and maintains extensive data on Yukon geological and mineral deposits.

  • Yukon controls and manages its natural resources. Decisions about lands, water and mineral resources are made by Yukoners

  • Government of Yukon understands business, promotes investment and supports responsible development.

  • Yukon has mining laws that provide secure mineral tenure and has a single coordinated approach to environmental assessment and regulatory permitting.

  • Yukon's royalties are amongst the most competitive in Canada.

  • Greater regulatory certainty with most Yukon First Nations finalized land claim and self-government agreements

  • Yukon has well-developed infrastructure, including more than 4,800 kilometres of all-weather roads, numerous airports, clean energy, Internet and cell phone service throughout the territory.

  • Yukon has direct access to Asia via two ice-free ports in neighbouring Alaska.

  • Yukon has a long history of mining, with the mineral industry forming the foundation of the territory's private sector economy for over a century.

Recent increases in mineral exploration activity have quickly reaped rewards, with significant discoveries in gold, silver and copper, such as the White Gold District and the Rackla Belt

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