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Nickel Creek sees EVs as key to Yukon mine project

In a mountain range some 14km from the Alaska Highway in the south-west of Canada’s Yukon territory, geologists and engineers at Nickel Creek Platinum (TSX: NCP) are in the midst of a pivot towards metals expected to become much more valuable by the time the low-grade, high-volume project gets to production.

Nickel Creek sees EVs as key to Yukon mine project Nickel Creek sees EVs as key to Yukon mine project Nickel Creek sees EVs as key to Yukon mine project Nickel Creek sees EVs as key to Yukon mine project Nickel Creek sees EVs as key to Yukon mine project

Nickel Creek’s chief operating officer Heather White (centre), vice president of corporate development Graeme Jennings (right) and another engineer explain the geology of the company’s project. Photograph: Alastair Sharp

The junior mining company formerly known as Wellgreen Platinum — after one of the men who originally staked the primary claim in 1952 and the focus metal group of the previous management —