Energy, Mines and Resources

Minerals

Security held for mining and exploration projects

Financial security for mining and exploration projects in Yukon is held under a quartz mining licence, a mining land use approval or a type A/B water licence.  The amount and form of security is determined pursuant to the Quartz Mining Act  578 KB and the Waters Act  250 KB.

Security held by the Yukon government for mining and exploration projects:


Financial security held for mining projects

Project name

Pursuant to Waters Act

Pursuant to Quartz Mining Act

Total security held

Brewery Creek - Golden Predator Canada Corp.

$455,163.00

$455,163.00

Carmacks Copper - Carmacks Mining Corp.

$80,300.00

$80,300.00

Eagle Gold - Stratagold Corporation

$2,433,471.00

$14,697,581.00

$17,131,052.00

Keno Hill Silver District Operations - Alexco Keno Hill Mining Corp.

$6,304,508.00

$6,304,508.00

Minto - Minto Explorations Ltd.

$22,965,581.00

$49,177,572.00

$72,143,153.00

Sä Dena Hes - Sä Dena Hes Operating Corporation

$4,941,924.00

$4,941,924.00

Wolverine - Yukon Zinc Corporation

$64,000.00

$10,524,966.00

$10,588,966.00

Total financial security for mining projects 

$111,645,066.00

Financial security held for exploration projects

Project name

Pursuant to Waters Act

Pursuant to Quartz Mining Act

Total security held

3 Aces - Golden Predator Mining Corporation

$218,020.00

$218,020.00

Coffee Gold - Kaminak Gold Corporation

$165,485.00

$165,485.00

Eagle Gold - Stratagold Corporation

$149,000.00

$149,000.00

Keno Hill Silver District Operations - Alexco Keno Hill Mining Corp.

$194,192.00

$194,192.00

Kudz Ze Kayah - BMC Minerals (No. 1) Ltd.

$220,000.00

$220,000.00

Rackla Gold - ATAC Resources Ltd.

$121,000.00

$121,000.00

Selwyn - Selwyn Chihong Mining Ltd.

 

$420,500.00

$420,500.00

Total financial security for exploration projects 

$1,488,197.00

Total financial security held by the Yukon government

$26,138,215.00

$86,995,048.00

$113,133,263.00