Victoria Gold: Large Land Package in the Yukon
Eagle Mine Ramping up to 200,000 oz/year
Eagle Gold Mine
The Eagle Gold Mine is the newest mine and largest gold mine in Yukon history. It has an enviable combination of significant mineral endowment, a desirable location with existing infrastructure and a strong, experienced management team. Historically, the Yukon has been a productive region for gold and this property contains a constrained in-pit resource of Measured and Indicated Mineral Resource 3,6 million ounces of gold (180 million tonnes grading 0.63 g/t) with an industry low waste-to-ore ratio of < 1:1 and metallurgical characteristics favourable to lower-cost heap leach processing. The project has year-round road access, is connected to grid power and is in a progressive mining-friendly jurisdiction.
John McConnell's +40 years of mining experience is mostly in Canada's northern territories. Previously, he was President & CEO of Western Keltic Mines until it was acquired by Sherwood Copper; VP, NWT Projects for De Beers Canada primarily responsible for permitting and development of the Snap Lake Diamond Mine; Breakwater Resources Ltd in operations at the Nanisivik Zinc & Lead Mine on Baffin Island; and Strathcona Mineral Services Ltd.
Mr. McConnell is the 2021 Winner of AME BC's prestigious EA Scholtz Award for Excellence in Mine Development for his role in building the Eagle Gold mine.
A graduate of the Colorado School of Mines, with a B.Sc. in Mining Engineering Mr. McConnell is also a Director of Lahontan Gold Corp and Abacus Mining & Exploration Corp.
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