[caption id="attachment_1003723028" align="aligncenter" width="499"] The Northern Lights over the Coffee gold property in Yukon. (Image: Goldcorp)
YUKON – Vancouver-based Goldcorp
and the local Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in
(TH) community have reached an agreement that represents a critical milestone in ongoing work at the Coffee gold property 130 km south of Dawson City. A signing ceremony took place on April 30, 2018.
The collaboration agreement outlines environmental protection commitments that combine traditional knowledge and modern technologies. It also provides for economic opportunities for TH, Such opportunities include business development, sustainable solutions, permitting consultation, and future financial contributions.
Gold says Coffee is a high grade potential open pit and heap leach project that has the could grow into a large district scale operation. An updated resource estimate is expected in mid-2018. Production is anticipated as early as 2021.
Additional information about the Coffee development is posted at www.Goldcorp.com.