Canadian Mining Journal


  • Uranium holding companies offer alternative to investors

    January 27, 2020 by Steve Stakiw

    The uranium spot price has hovered around US$25 per lb. over the better part of the last year and long-term pricing is at the US$32 per lb. level. The prolonged bear market and weak macro-environment continue to erode investor confidence

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    URANIUM: NWMO signs agreements with landowners

    January 27, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    ONTARIO – The Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) announced that it has signed a number of agreements with landowners in South Bruce, Ont., that will allow sufficient access to land for studies at a potential deep geological repository location. In

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    Top 10 large, high-grade uranium projects

    January 22, 2020 by David Perri

    Uranium companies have been awaiting a price recovery following the tragic Fukushima Daiichi nuclear reactor disaster in March 2011. Since early 2016 the spot uranium price has remained below US$30 per lb. of uranium oxide (U3O8). Many uranium producers have

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    URANIUM: Boss wants to restart Honeymoon uranium project

    January 22, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    AUSTRALIA – Boss Resources says that a restart and expansion of its Honeymoon uranium project in south Australia is feasible. Following a feasibility study (FS) and based on a conservative uranium price, Boss believes that Honeymoon is positioned as one

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    URANIUM: NexGen advances Arrow toward feasibility

    December 12, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – With the release of the latest batch of assays from its Arrow uranium deposit at the Rook 1 property in Saskatchewan, NexGen Energy is getting closer to completing a feasibility study slated for the first half of next

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    URANIUM: Forum to sell interest in Fir Island project to Orano

    November 13, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    SASKATCHEWAN – Forum Energy Metals reached an agreement with Orano Canada whereby it will grant to Orano a series of options to acquire up to a 70% interest in the Fir Island uranium project on the northeast margin of the

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    URANIUM: Denison installs two Phoenix ISR wells at Wheeler River

    October 31, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Denison Mines Corp. of Toronto has installed two ISR wells at the Phoenix uranium deposit at the Wheeler River property near the southeast part of the Athabasca Basin. Denison holds a 90% interest in the project, and JCU

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    URANIUM: UEX intersects new mineralization at Christie Lake

    October 30, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    SASKATCHEWAN – UEX has intersected new uranium mineralization at its 60%-owned Christie Lake project, 9 km northeast of Cameco’s McArthur River uranium mine in Saskatchewan. The project hosts the Paul Bay, Ken Pen and Orora uranium deposits, which have a total inferred

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    URANIUM-GOLD: Fission 3.0 samples 13.9%, 2.3 g/t at Beaver River

    October 21, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Fission 3.0 Corp., based in Kelowna, B.C., has had excellent uranium and gold results from prospecting at Beaver River property on the north-central rim of the Athabasca Basin. The highest grades came from the newly named Trigger zone

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    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