Canadian Mining Journal


Uranium


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    URANIUM: Denison to move Wheeler River forward

    December 18, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN –Denison Mines Corp. and its partners in the Wheeler River uranium joint venture have agreed to spend $10.3 million to advance the project next year. A major undertaking will be to initiate the environmental assessment and engineering studies. The

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    URANIUM: Skyharbour cuts high grades at Maverick zone on Moore project

    December 18, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Fifteen kilometres from the rapidly advancing Wheeler River project, Vancouver’s Skyharbour Resources is finding high grades at the Moore uranium project. Drill hole ML18-14 intersected high grade uranium mineralization within the Main Maverick zone consisting of 3.11% uranium

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    IOCG: New ramp at BHP’s Olympic Dam doubles capacity

    December 18, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – BHP Group has commissioned the new ramp at its Olympic Dam iron ore-copper-gold mine, and it doubles the haulage capacity for its trucks. The Kalta decline is key to reaching the Southern mine area where BHP is mining

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    URANIUM: West McArthur JV sets aside $2.4M for 2019 drilling, geophysics

    December 11, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Vancouver’s CanAlaska Uranium and Saskatoon’s Cameco Corp. have formed the West McArthur joint venture and agreed on a $2.4-million exploration budget for 2019. CanAlaska will be the operator and 70% owner. Next year’s work will focus on extending

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    URANIUM: Hook Lake JV to spend $3M for 2019 exploration

    December 11, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Locations of 2019 drill sections in the Derkson Corridor at Hook Lake. (Image: Purepoint Uranium) SASKATCHEWAN – The partners in the Hook Lake uranium joint venture have approved a 2019 exploration budget of $3 million. Situated within the Patterson Uranium

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    URANIUM: Fission 3.0 seeks more shallow, high grade mineralization

    December 11, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Fission 3.0 Corp. of Kelowna, B.C., is preparing for its winter drilling program at four high priority targets – Wales Lake (two holes), Patterson Lake North (five holes), Key Lake (nine holes) and Cree Bay (two holes). About

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    URANIUM: NexGen moves Arrow closer to development

    November 22, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Vancouver-based NexGen Energy now has results from latest batch of 29 holes it drilled at the Rook I uranium property in the Athabasca Basin. The program set out to characterize areas within the Arrow deposit’s footwall, lateral development,

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    Uranium reversal may be close, Purepoint says

    November 8, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    In one of the few exploration projects it is funding next year, Cameco (TSX: CCO; NYSE: CCJ) and its joint-venture partners Orano Canada and Purepoint Uranium (TSXV: PTU) are planning a 36 km ground-electromagnetic survey and 6,000 metres of diamond drilling at their Hook Lake uranium

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    URANIUM: NexGen boosts NPV for Rook I to $3.7B

    November 5, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Vancouver-based NexGen Energy, Wood Group and Rosco Postle Associates have completed the pre-feasibility study for NexGen’s Rook I project in the Athabasca Basin. New numbers include a 64% increase in average annual after tax cash flow and a

  • URANIUM: Canada Revenue Agency appeals Cameco tax ruling

    October 29, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    OTTAWA – Late last month the Tax Court of Canada ruled in favour of Cameco (TSX: CCO; NYSE: CCJ) in the company’s decade-long dispute with the Canada Revenue Agency over tax reassessments for the 2003, 2005 and 2006 tax years. Now the

  • Raymond James adjusts forecasts as uranium outperforms zinc, copper in Q3

    October 11, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Analysts at Raymond James are lowering their forecasts for zinc and copper prices. For the fourth quarter, the analysts have changed their zinc price forecast to US$1.20 per lb. from US$1.40 per lb., and for 2019 they have trimmed their

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    URANIUM: Denison publishes PFS for Wheeler River

    September 25, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Denison Mines Corp. of Toronto has the results of the pre-feasibility study for its flagship Wheeler River uranium project in the Athabasca Basin. The PFS considers simultaneous development of the Phoenix and Gryphon deposits. The high grade Phoenix