Proposed & Upcoming Hard Rock Mines
Kudz Ze Kayah is a proposed open pit and underground copper, lead, zinc, silver and gold mine located near the Robert Campbell Highway, and approximately between Ross River and Watson Lake.
Wellgreen is a proposed rare earth metals mine in the south-west corner of the Yukon
The Selwyn Project is a proposed zinc-lead mine, located in Howard's Pass in eastern Yukon right on the NWT border.
Victoria Gold (owned by the StrataGold Corporation) intends to develop the Eagle Gold project, located between Mayo and Keno. It is sometimes referred to as the Dublin Gulch project.
The Newmont Mining Corporation wants to develop a hard rock gold mine at Coffee Creek, about one hundred kilometres south of Dawson, on the far side of the Yukon River.
The Casino Mine is a proposed large (by Yukon standards) copper-silver-molybdenum project located roughly due west of Pelly Crossing and due south of Dawson City. As this project currently stands, the Yukon Conservation Society is utterly opposed to it.
Casino Mine ore body area with exploration disturbance on surface - YCS/Lighthawk picture by Gerry Whitley