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Outlook & Prospects for Structural Metal and Platework Fabricators and Fitters in Yukon Territory
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No employment outlook has been assigned to Structural Metal and Platework Fabricators and Fitters (NOC 7263) in the Yukon due to low levels of employment.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Sep 21 - Sep 25, 2015
- North American Tungsten is temporarily closing its Cantung Mine on the Yukon / Northwest Territories border on October 27, 2015. A full-time care and maintenance team will be in place at the end of November 2015 to continue site monitoring.
- The Government of Yukon is providing $102,000 to seven organizations through the Community Development Fund. The Challenge Disability Resource Group will use the money to preserve jobs for people with disabilities in Whitehorse.
- The Government of Yukon is planning to request a tender in the fall of 2015 for a permanent automatic pumping system in the Whistle Bend subdivision in Whitehorse. The large storm water pond in the subdivision has been subject to high water levels.
- Both Air Canada and Air North are reducing their flight frequency into Whitehorse over the winter season due to decreased passenger demand and fleet requirements. The industry expects a typical 30 to 40 percent decline in passenger numbers.
- Capstone Mining does not anticipate any layoffs at its Minto mine project near Pelly Crossing, in spite of company-wide spending cuts. The company stated that the mine may not fill some vacant positions that are not involved in production.
- Mad Trapper Alleys, the only bowling lane in Whitehorse, is reopening for weekends only, starting on September 18, 2015. The bowling centre closed in May 2015 after 40 years of operation.
- The Yukon Housing Corporation has officially opened a $3.34M rental housing building in Mayo targeted towards low income seniors. The facility is intended to allow seniors with physical limitations to remain independent.
- The creditors of Yukon Zinc Corp. have approved a restructuring plan that will pay back money owed. The full amount will be paid to 131 employees who were either working or on temporary layoff when the company filed for creditor protection.
- Independence Gold Corp. has started drilling at its Boulevard Project south of Dawson City. The company expects to spend $600,000 on the program.
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