Canadian Mining Journal


Uranium


  • News

    URANIUM: NexGen proves continuity in A3 shear and along strike at Arrow

    December 11, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Vancouver-based NexGen Energy has reported assay results from 21 recent holes at its Arrow deposit, part of the Rook I property in the Athabasca Basin. Results for 28 holes at Arrow and 31 from South Arrow are pending.

  • EDITORIAL: Cameco suspends 40% of production in face of oversupply

    November 22, 2017 by John Cumming, The Northern Miner

    Every mining subsector has its unofficial leader. It’s that company — usually with the largest market capitalization — that has arguably the best combination of top mineral deposits, superb operations, savvy management, high-quality workers, technical excellence, welcoming jurisdictions, a stable

  • News

    COMMENT: USGS finds 40M lb U3O8 in potential calcrete resources

    November 14, 2017 by Marilyn Scales

    The U.S. Geological Survey has taken a look at parts of Texas, New Mexico and Oklahoma, and found there may be 40 million lb. of undiscovered uranium resources in the region. Geologists examined calcrete formations, which are well documented in

  • News

    URANIUM: Cameco to suspend McArthur River and Key Lake operations

    November 9, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Cameco Corp., one of the world’s foremost uranium producers, says continued price weakness is forcing it to suspend operations at the McArthur River mine and Key Lake mill. The suspension will begin by the end of January 2018

  • News

    Cameco reports $50M loss as uranium languishes

    November 6, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — Canada’s Cameco (TSX: CCO; NYSE: CCJ) is in damage control amidst the worst uranium market in over a decade. The company’s underwhelming third-quarter results were plagued by a 20% year-on-year drop in spot U3O8 prices, and production delays at its Key

  • News

    URANIUM: Denison extends Gryphon mineralization at Wheeler River

    November 2, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Toronto-based Denison Mines, operator of the Wheeler River uranium project in the Athabasca Basin, says recent drilling has extended the new high grade unconformity-hosted mineralization up-dip and about 250 metres along strike to the northeast of the Gryphon

  • News

    URANIUM: NexGen drills massive pitchblende at Rook I’s South Arrow

    October 18, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – NexGen Energy of Vancouver reports that the radioactivity results for 16 holes from the South Arrow discovery at the Rook I property are indicative of semi-massive to massive  pitchblende mineralization. Significant off-scale radioactivity (10,000 to 61,000 cps) was

  • News

    URANIUM: Denison extends high grade Huskie zone at Waterbury Lake

    September 19, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – With the final summer drill holes, Toronto-based Denison Mines Corp. says it has extended the high grade Huskie zone at the Waterbury Lake uranium project in the Athabasca Basin. The high grade, basement-hosted mineralization has now been expanded

  • News

    URANIUM: Fission hits 128 metres with multiple high grade intervals west of R780E at PLS

    September 7, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Fission Uranium of Kelowna, B.C., has drilled a new zone 2.3 km west of the R780E zone at its Patterson Lake South project on the south rim of the Athabasca Basin. Results of four holes on the new

  • News

    URANIUM: Denison reports 3.7% from new discovery at Waterbury Lake

    August 23, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Denison Mines  of Toronto reports drilling 3.7% uranium oxide over 3.9 metres including 2.8% U3O8 over 1.8 metres during follow-up drilling at the new high grade basement discovery at Waterbury Lake in the eastern part of the Athabasca

  • News

    URANIUM: Denison makes new high grade find at Waterbury Lake

    August 1, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Toronto’s Denison Mines has made a new high grade discovery at the Waterbury Lake joint venture in the eastern part of the Athabasca Basin, adjacent to the Midwest property. Denison owns approximately 64% of the project and Korea

  • News

    URANIUM: NexGen says Arrow PEA has after tax NPV of $3.5B

    July 31, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Vancouver’s NexGen Energy has received the maiden preliminary economic assessment for the Arrow deposit at its Rook I uranium project on the rim of the Athabasca Basin. The after tax numbers include a net present value (8% discount)