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Outlook & Prospects for Purchasing Agents and Officers in Yukon Territory
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Local Labour Market NewsWeek of May 04 - May 08, 2015
- The Government of Yukon is providing $1.4M for 62 mineral exploration and prospecting projects in 2015. It is expected that the funding recipients will spend an additional $4M in private sector money on their exploration activities this season.
- Yukon Energy's liquefied natural gas power plant is expected to be over budget by 25% due to delays in construction and extra work required to redesign and build a containment pit. The plant is expected to be complete and operational by June 2015.
- Veris Gold, a North American gold producer, officially abandoned its Ketza gold mine near Ross River on April 10, 2015. The Government of Yukon has taken over care and maintenance of the site using funds from the original security deposit for the mine.
- The first graduates of Yukon's Centre for Northern Innovation in Mining will be entering a slow job market, as mining companies have either curtailed or slowed operations
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