Canadian Mining Journal


Uranium


  • 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

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    URANIUM: Purepoint brings fresh look to Smart Lake JV

    June 25, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Toronto-based Purepoint Uranium Group is preparing for the restart of exploration at the Smart Lake joint venture in the southwest portion of the Athabasca Basin. This is a partnership of Purepoint (27%) and Cameco Corp. (73%) Purepoint has

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    GoviEx prepares Madaouela for higher uranium prices

    June 24, 2019 by Trish Saywell

    GoviEx Uranium (TSXV: GXU; US-OTC: GVXXF) received the permits needed to build its flagship Madaouela project in Niger three years ago, but lagging uranium prices have kept development in check. In the meantime, the Vancouver-based junior has been optimizing the project

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    Snapshot: Eight juniors active in world’s uranium hotspots

    June 12, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    While uranium oxide prices continue to drift in the doldrums, several uranium companies have still raised a bit of money to explore and carry out modest programs. Here is a look at eight uranium-focused companies that are active in 2019.

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    NexGen builds scale at Arrow

    June 6, 2019 by Trish Saywell

    The entire footprint of NexGen Energy’s (TSX: NXE; NYSE-AM: NXE) proposed Arrow mine is smaller than a university campus, but could produce 21% of the world’s uranium once in production, the company says. The high grade uranium deposit in Canada’s Athabasca