Canadian Mining Journal


Uranium


  • News

    URANIUM: NexGen releases new assays from Arrow drilling

    October 9, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Vancouver-based NexGen Energy has released new assays from its phase one drill program at the Arrow uranium deposit on the southwest rim of the Athabasca Basin. The highest results were 33.78% uranium oxide over 12.0 metres and 32.88%

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    URANIUM: New underground PFS cuts capex for Fission’s Triple R deposit at PLS

    September 23, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Fission Uranium of Kelowna, B.C., says the results of the pre-feasibility study for on an underground only development represent a savings in both capex and construction time for the Triple R deposit compared to an earlier study of

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    URANIUM: Positive ISR test at Denison’s Wheeler River

    August 27, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Denison Mines of Toronto says the test results of in situ recovery of uranium from the Wheeler River project are positive. Denison is the 90% owner and operator of the project located in the eastern part of the

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    ‘Logic and law will prevail’ says Plateau CEO on Peru claims dispute

    August 26, 2019 by Jean Lian

    Plateau Energy Metals (TSXV: PLU) has lost its appeal to overturn a decision by the Instituto Geológico Minero y Metalúrgico (INGEMMET) to cancel 32 of its 149 concessions in Peru. INGEMMET is an agency under Peru’s Ministry of Energy and Mines

  • ENVIRONMENT: Federal government pledges $2.2B for mine cleanup in North

    August 20, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    YELLOWKNIFE, NWT – The federal government has announced it will invest $2.2 billion over the next 15 years for the cleanup of various mine sites in the Yukon and Northwest Territories. The announcement was made by the Hon. Carolyn Bennett,

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    URANIUM: Fission hits high grades at several areas of PLS

    August 14, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Fission Uranium of Kelowna, B.C., has received the assays from the winter 2019 drill program at the Patterson Lake South property in the southwest rim of the Athabasca Basin. The company says the results confirm the potential to

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    URANIUM: Fission to prepare PEA for underground only option at PLS

    July 23, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Fission Uranium of Kelowna, B.C., is looking at an underground only option for mining its Patterson Lake South property on the southwest edge of the Athabasca Basin. Potential benefits of such a plan include low operating costs, lower

  • URANIUM: Cameco awarded $40.3m in damages in TEPCO contract dispute

    July 15, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    SASKATOON, Sask. – A tribunal of international arbitrators ruled in favour of Cameco Corporation in the miner’s contract dispute with Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, TEPCO. According to a corporate press release, the tribunal rejected TEPCO’s assertion that it had

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    Global geopolitics sideswipe African uranium miners

    June 27, 2019 by John Cumming

    The global uranium mining market in the 2010s took a hit from the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan in 2011 — which cut global uranium demand some 10% for many years — and the simultaneous ramping up of low-cost uranium

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    URANIUM: Denison tests in situ recovery for Wheeler River

    June 26, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Toronto-based Denison Mines Corp. is testing in situ recovery at the Wheeler River uranium project this summer.  The ISR tests will help determine the viability of using it for commercial production at Wheeler River, which would be the

  • US Dept. of Commerce recommends uranium quota: Bloomberg report

    June 26, 2019 by Trish Saywell

    Shares of Energy Fuels (TSX: EFR) and Ur-Energy (TSX: URE) moved higher on a report from Bloomberg that the U.S. Department of Commerce is recommending that Washington take measures to protect domestic uranium production. The June 20 article, quoting three anonymous sources briefed on

  • GOLD: Blackrock to grow Silver Cloud project

    June 26, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    NEVADA – Blackrock Gold  announced that, together with its namesake U.S. subsidiary, it has entered into a purchase agreement for 20 mining claims directly adjacent to its Silver Cloud project in Elko County. Silver Cloud is a 4,537-hectare claim block