INFRASTRUCTURE AND HUMAN RESOURCES
Ports, roads, bridges, railway and electricity are all required for long-term, sustainable growth of the mineral exploration and mining industry. Infrastructure projects generally have long lead times, and require coordination with governments and stakeholders. To ensure members have the infrastructure necessary, the Yukon Chamber of Mines will coordinate a joint industry committee to advocate for the infrastructure (roads, bridges, railways, electricity and ports) which will ensure Yukon remains competitive in the international mining industry. Competitiveness will also require that the human resources necessary to support a sustainable mineral exploration and mining industry are readily available. The Yukon Chamber of Mines will provide leadership and advocate for the development and delivery of programs which will help address the human resource needs (including training and engagement of Aboriginal people) for the mineral exploration and mining industry in Yukon.