Canadian Mining Journal


  • News

    Top 10 Canadian-headquartered base metal and uranium explorers

    June 25, 2020 by Northern Miner Staff

    The Northern Miner has compiled a list of the top 10, Canadian headquartered base metal and uranium juniors – with no production and which are not a royalty or streaming company. The ranking is based on market capitalization as of

  • News

    SUSTAINABILITY: Agnico Eagle, Cameco win MAC awards

    June 9, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    OTTAWA – Miners Agnico Eagle Mines and Cameco are this year’s recipients of the Mining Association of Canada’s (MAC) Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) Excellence Awards, which recognize innovative sustainability projects focused on community engagement and the environment. The TSM encourages

  • Feature

    Cluff Lake ready for final closure

    June 1, 2020 by Alisha Hiyate

    After 14 years of monitoring, Orano looks to transfer former uranium site back to the province.

  • News

    The Northern Miner Podcast – episode 187: How COVID-19 is impacting the uranium market, ft. Cameco

    May 20, 2020 by Northern Miner Staff

    This episode features the Q&A portion of Cameco’s Q1 conference call that took place on May 1, 2020. Cameco president and CEO Tim Gitzel and vice-president and chief financial officer Grant Isaac discuss the impact of the coronavirus on uranium prices, as well as

  • SURVEY: Canadians want to seize opportunity in critical metals

    May 14, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO — Coinciding with National Mining Week, the Mining Association of Canada (MAC) has released a new national poll that highlights public enthusiasm for Canada to grow market share as a preferred global supplier of critical minerals, based on abundance

  • NexGen Energy lines up US$30M financing with Queen’s Road Capital

    May 13, 2020 by Carl A. Williams

    NexGen Energy (TSX: NXE; NYSE: NXE) has signed a US$30 million financing agreement with Queen’s Road Capital Investment (TSXV: QRC) and plans to use the funds to advance work at its flagship Arrow deposit, part of the company’s Rook 1

  • News

    URANIUM: Cameco restarts two Ontario operations, Cigar Lake remains on hold

    May 11, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Cameco has announced that it is resuming production at the uranium hexafluoride (UF6) plant within its Port Hope conversion facility and its Blind River refinery in Ontario. The two operations are planned to restart the week of May

  • News

    Africa Snapshot: Eight companies active on the continent

    May 5, 2020 by Magda Gardner

    Africa offers pre-production and operating companies large areas of underexplored prospective terrain and, in many countries, established mining legislation. West Africa, in particular, has attracted many explorers, developers and producers looking to deliver competitive returns for shareholders. Notably, a number

  • News

    US outlines strategy to support domestic nuclear energy sector

    April 29, 2020 by Dan Sekulich

    The U.S. Department of Energy recently released a roadmap for rebuilding the country’s nuclear energy sector, including commitments to bolster domestic production of uranium, increase its enrichment as a fuel source and expand the export market for nuclear technologies. U.S.

  • News

    URANIUM: Global Atomic publishes PEA results for Dasa in Niger

    April 16, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NIGER – Global Atomic has released the results of a preliminary economic assessment (PEA) for its Dasa deposit in the Republic of Niger. The study outlines the first phase of a larger underground mine at the site – with a

  • News

    URANIUM: CanAlaska reports first results from Saskatchewan drill program

    April 16, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    SASKATCHEWAN – CanAlaska Uranium reported that, prior to the declaration of COVID-19 as a pandemic, its crews were able to complete four drill holes from a planned six-hole winter program at the West McArthur uranium project in the prairies. In a

  • News

    NexGen Energy well positioned to benefit from uranium price increase

    April 8, 2020 by Carl Williams

    The COVID-19 pandemic continues to negatively impact commodity markets, with prices for metals such as copper, zinc, lead, aluminium and many others falling rapidly since the shuttering of mines and disruption to supply chains around the world. One metal, however,