Victoria Gold: Yukon Women in Mining
Changing the face of mining
Victoria Gold is excited to report the percentage of women hired at its Eagle Gold Mine. Over thirty percent of the workforce were women during construction. Furthermore, women now form over twenty-five percent of the permanent workforce. “We’re really proud of all the women that have helped to construct the Eagle Gold Mine.”, says Yukon Women in Mining Champion, Tara Christie.
“I’m very proud of our record in hiring women both during construction and now in operations. It’s a real success story for all of us here at Victoria Gold.”, says CEO John McConnell.
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The Company’s 100%-owned Dublin Gulch gold property is located in central Yukon Territory, Canada, approximately 375 kilometers north of the capital city of Whitehorse, and approximately 85 kilometers from the town of Mayo. In addition, it’s accessible by road year-round, and connected to Yukon Energy’s electrical grid. Markedly, it covers an area of approximately 555 square kilometers, and is the site of the Company’s Eagle and Olive Gold Deposits. The Eagle Gold Mine is the newest operating gold mine in the Yukon.
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