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Grid connection to light up Casino

A government powerline funding commitment has seen Western Copper and Gold take another step towards developing its Casino copper-gold project in Yukon, Canada, and a possible buyout from shareholder Rio Tinto, chief executive Paul West-Sells told Mining Journal at the Deutsche GoldMesse conference in Frankfurt, Germany.

Paul Harris in Frankfurt, Germany
Western Copper and Gold's Paul West-Sells at Casino in Yukon, Canada

Western Copper and Gold's Paul West-Sells at Casino in Yukon, Canada

Talk began in January between the governments of Yukon, its southern neighbour British Columbia (BC) and the federal government to connect the BC and Yukon power grids via 763km of new line, which would...

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