Sandy Silver on Yukon’s Thriving Mining Industry
“We’ve had a very rich mining history for well over one hundred years. And in those years we’ve seen a lot of advancements in technology, a lot of advancements in infrastructure”, says Sandy Silver, Premier of Yukon. “We have over 5,000 kilometers of roads in the Yukon. We have access to three deep water ports. We know how to discover how to develop and how to produce active mines and Yukon”.
Mining in the Yukon
The Yukon has a rich history. Over 100 years ago, 100,000 fortune seekers arrived in the Yukon with the goal of striking it rich in the Klondike Gold Rush. In the last decade there has been a multitude of discoveries that have brought the jurisdiction to the forefront.