Western Copper and Gold Corporation (TSX:WRN,NYSEMKT:WRN) President & COO, Paul West-Sells, spoke to Resource Investing News at the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) Convention about the Casino copper-gold deposit in the Yukon. “We are now sitting at about two years away from being in a position to start construction on the Casino Project”, says Mr. West-Sells. He continues to say that the Company will be progressing through the permitting process in 2014, and will be putting together the funding package for Casino during the second half of the year.

Western Copper and Gold Corporation is a Vancouver-based exploration and development company with significant copper, gold and molybdenum resources and reserves. The Company has 100% ownership of the Casino Project located in the Yukon Territory. The Casino Project is one of the world’s largest open-pit gold, copper, silver and molybdenum deposits.