(TSXV: RK; US-OTC: RKHNF) is pushing ahead at its Klaza gold project in the southern part of Yukon’s Dawson Range gold belt, updating metallurgy and resources while trying to demonstrate the potential of the project.
“We’re kind of everything people are looking for in an exploration project,” company president and CEO Matt Turner says from Dawson, Yukon, at a conference in late June.
“It’s close to a town, close to the capital city of Whitehorse. It’s road accessible and it’s in a developed area.”
The 287-sq.-km property is a 3-hour drive from Whitehorse. It’s 50 km west of the town of Carmacks, which has a population of 493 people, and accessible by taking the Klondike highway to a dirt road largely maintained by the Yukon government.
“The access road is government maintained year round up until the old mine site, which is 8 km away, because they’re doing reclamation on the old mine,” Turner says.
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