Canadian Mining Journal


Western Copper and Gold Corporation


  • Feature

    Yukon weighs large scale mining at Casino proposal

    January 1, 2018 by Alisha Hiyate

    Western Copper & Gold’s Casino proposal shaped by tailings management

  • News

    INFRASTRUCTURE: Fed, Yukon governments pledge $360M for roads

    September 5, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    YUKON – The Canadian government will inject $247 million into the territory’s highway network through the Yukon Resources Gateway Project. The announcement was made in Whitehorse by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. “Modern infrastructure is key to developing and properly managing

  • News

    Western Copper approaches final mine design at Casino

    February 28, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    WHITEHORSE, YUKON — The large scope of Western Copper and Gold’s (TSX: WRN; NYSE-MKT: WRN) proposed Casino mine in the Yukon Plateau is readily apparent during a flight into its well established camp, 300 km north of Whitehorse. Our small fixed

  • COPPER-GOLD: Independent review likes design of Western Copper’s Casino tails facility

    August 16, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    YUKON – Vancouver-based Western Copper and Gold Corp. says that the independent engineering review panel that examined the general design of the Casino copper-gold project tailings management facility has confirmed the concept. The engineering panel reviewed the proposed TMF design,

  • News

    MINING PEOPLE: Athabasca Minerals, GFK Resources, Nevada Copper, PotashCorp, and Western Copper and Gold

    January 21, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Chris Greenwood has been named VP operations of Athabasca Minerals in Edmonton. He will be responsible for the development of the aggregate business in the Wood Buffalo region. Montreal’s GFK Resources has asked Tony Brisson to join its board of

  • COPPER: Better water quality through genomics

    November 19, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    YUKON – Western Copper and Gold. of Vancouver is moving its Casino gold-copper project 300 km northwest of Whitehorse toward production in the next five years, and among the many questions yet to be answered is finding the most efficient…

  • News

    COPPER-GOLD: Western chooses contractor to run Casino

    September 10, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    YUKON – Western Copper and Gold of Vancouver has signed a letter of intent with M3 Engineering & Technology Corp. of Tucson, AZ, for operation of the Casino copper-gold-molybdenum project 380 km northwest of Whitehorse.

  • News

    GOLD-COPPER: Western awards EPCM contract for Casino

    August 26, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    YUKON – Vancouver-based Western Copper and Gold Corp. has awarded the engineering, procurement and construction management contract for the Casino gold-copper project to M3 Engineering and Technology of Tucson, AZ. The Casino property is…

  • News

    GOLD-COPPER: Western Copper, Little Salmon/Carmacks sign agreement for Casino project

    June 4, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    YUKON – Western Copper and Gold Corp. of Vancouver has signed a settlement agreement and consultation plan for the Casino gold-copper mine with the Little Salmon/Carmacks First Nation (LSC). The parties have agreed to review, evaluate and…

  • News

    GOLD-COPPER: Siemens to supply electric gear for Casino project

    May 20, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    OAKVILLE, Ontario – Siemens Canada and Western Copper and Gold are in negotiations for the purpose of developing a concept for integrated electrical mining equipment from Siemens for the Casino copper-gold mine project in the Yukon. This…

  • News

    GOLD-COPPER: Western Copper, Selkirk First Nation ink Casino accord

    March 12, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    YUKON – Vancouver’s Western Copper and Gold Corp. and the Selkirk First Nation have signed an initial project assessment co-operation covering the Casino gold-copper-silver-molybdenum project that lies mostly within traditional Selkirk…

  • Feature

    Gold project to have major impact on Yukon

    May 1, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Western Copper and Gold Corporation just announced the results of an updated study on the potential economic impact of the Casino project on Yukon.