Yukon engineering firm takes over care and maintenance at abandoned Wolverine mine


A Yukon engineering firm has taken over care and maintenance activities at the defunct Wolverine mine. 

The Yukon government awarded a contract to Boreal Engineering Limited in October. Boreal took over the responsibilities on Nov. 1, according to a recent written decision by Yukon Supreme Court Chief Justice Suzanne Duncan, marking a “significant step in this receivership and the life of the mine.” 

The government’s bids and tenders website shows Boreal was the only company that submitted a bid for the contract, with a price tag of $12,911,300. 

The Wolverine mine, located in southeast Yukon approximately halfway between Ross River and Watson Lake, most recently belonged to the Yukon Zinc Corporation. However,

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