Community Blog - 2013


YUKON PREMIER VISITS CASINO

Casino’s President, Paul West-Sells and VP Environmental Affairs, Jesse Duke joined over 500 delegates at the 42nd annual Yukon Geoscience Forum and Trade Show in Whitehorse, in November. Presentations, exhibits, socials and networking were part of the event, all in an effort to support mineral exploration and mining in the Yukon.

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Casino Mining Corp. booth received visitors at the Trade Show.
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Yukon Government Minister of Energy, Mines and Resources Hon. Scott Kent leads students through the Trade Show.
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Dakka Khwaan Dancers perform at the Forum’s closing ceremonies.

SELKIRK FIRST NATION ENVIRONMENTAL LEADERS VISIT CASINO

Environmental leaders from the Selkirk First Nation toured the Casino property on June 26. They included Selkirk Renewable Resource Council co-chair Alex Joe, Selkirk First Nation Lands and Resources director William Sydney, Yukon Environmental and Socio-Economic Assessment Board coordinator and technical review team advisor Dean Gill, and Selkirk First Nation Land Use Planning committee member Darlene McGinty.

Participants got a bird’s eye view of the property from a helicopter and walked on the highest limits of the deposit on Patton Hill. They also forged along parts of lower, historical Britannia creek to examine options for improving salmon habitat.

From L to R: Company Vice President Environmental Affairs, Jesse Duke and Selkirk Renewable Resource Council co-chair Alex Joe on top of Patton Hill.

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More photos from the Selkirk First Nation Tour

YUKON PREMIER VISITS CASINO

Yukon Premier Darrell Pasloski and Energy Mines and Resources Minister Brad Cathers toured the Casino property on June 11. The political leaders saw first-hand the plans the company has to build and operate the Casino project, including the proposed locations of the open pit, heap leach pad, start of the access route from the proposed mine site, and mine process facilities.
According to a recent economics impacts report, the Casino project is well poised to generate substantial benefits to the Yukon economy. The total projected impacts of construction and operation to the Yukon is $6.4 billion to its Gross Domestic Product, $1.8 billion in tax and royalty revenue, and approximately 600 jobs annually during operations.From L to R: Mining engineer Bill Dunn, Premier Darrell Pasloski, and Casino camp manager Scott Casselman, on top of Patton Hill which holds the deposit.

From L to R: Mining engineer Bill Dunn, Premier Darrell Pasloski, and Casino camp manager Scott Casselman, on top of Patton Hill which holds the deposit.

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