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Our Mission

The Yukon Chamber of Mines represents a dynamic membership and since its creation almost 70 years ago, has worked to serve its valued members and advance the interests of all those involved in the Yukon mining industry. Membership has burgeoned over the years from a dozen founding members in 1943 to more than 400 today. This strong and diverse group includes exploration, mining and service and supply companies, contractors and individuals that have a direct or indirect interest in the mining industry.

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Requests for Proposals - 2018 Yukon Geoscience Forum

Request for Proposal (RFP)

Yukon Geoscience Forum & Trade Show, Patron Registration

Project Description:

The primary purpose of this project is to provide registration services for delegates of the 46th Annual Yukon Geoscience Forum & Trade Show to be held in Whitehorse, Yukon Territory from November 17-20th.

Documents for the RFP :  pdf YCM RFP Geoscience Registration 2018 (292 KB)

Copies of the RFP available  in person at 3151B – 3rd Avenue, Whitehorse, YT

RFP Deadline: 30 June 2018 5:00 PM


Request for Proposal (RFP)

Yukon Geoscience Forum & Trade Show,  Computer Presentation Management

Project Description:

The primary purpose of this project is to provide computer presentation management for keynote speakers, presenters and panelists of the 46th Annual Yukon Geoscience Forum & Trade Show to be held in Whitehorse, Yukon Territory from November 17-20th.

Documents for the RFP: pdf YCM RFP Computer Presentations GeoScience 2018 (368 KB)

Copies of the RFP available  in person at 3151B – 3rd Avenue, Whitehorse, YT

RFP Deadline: 30 June 2018 5:00 PM

 

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Yukon Chamber of Mines Applauds Renewed Resource Royalty Deal

For Immediate Release May 8, 2018

Whitehorse, Yukon – The Yukon Chamber of Mines (YCM) applauds the renewed resource royalty deal announced at yesterday’s Yukon Forum by Premier Sandy Silver and Grand Chief Peter Johnston.

“The Yukon Chamber of Mines has been lobbying/advocating for revenue royalty sharing with First Nations since 2014. Resource royalty revenue sharing is another avenue in which First Nations can participate in the economic benefits of mineral exploration within their traditional territories”, said President Sue Craig. “We are pleased the Yukon Government has honoured its commitment made during the 2016 election campaign to share resource royalties collected by Yukon Government with Yukon First Nations as outlined under Chapter 23 of the Umbrella Final Agreement”.

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2018/2019 Yukon Mining & Exploration Directory

We are excited to release the BRAND NEW 2018/2019 Yukon Mining Directory. Full of highlights from the past years events, as well including a feature about a graduate of the Center for Northern Innovation in Mining, a look at the partnership between Palaeontologists and Placer Miners, a fascinating look into the industries innovative technology, and much much more… If you would like a copy of the directory, they will be made available at the Yukon Chamber of Mines office or can be mailed to you by contacting admin@yukonminers.ca.

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The Yukon Chamber of Mines Responds to Supreme Court of Canada Decision on Peel Plan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 1, 2017

Whitehorse, Yukon
The Yukon Chamber of Mines (YCM) is responding to the Supreme Court of Canada judgement on the Peel Watershed Land Use Plan process. YCM remains concerned with the trajectory of land withdrawals in Yukon.

Currently 17% of Yukon’s total land mass is off limits to mineral exploration, the highest percentage within any province/territory in the Country.

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Yukon Chamber of Mines

3151 B - 3rd Avenue.;
Whitehorse, Yukon
Tel: (867) 667 2090
e-mail: admin@yukonminers.ca