Canadian Mining Journal


  • Haywood bullish on uranium sector fundamentals

    February 3, 2020 by Northern Miner Staff

    While uranium spot prices were down 14% in 2019, supply and demand fundamentals for uranium are the “most bullish in years,” and the sector “offers its most compelling value proposition since pre-Fukushima,” Haywood Securities says in a new research note.

  • REPORT: McKinsey outlines climate risks

    January 29, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    A new report by global consultancy McKinsey & Co. looks at three key questions the mining sector needs to address in light of climate change. Entitled Climate risk and decarbonization: What every mining CEO needs to know, the report details

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    Uranium snapshot: Energetic juniors with attractive assets

    January 29, 2020 by Northern Miner Staff

    While the price of uranium suffered a steep decline after the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident, growing pressures to decarbonize power generation provide support for the commodity, which is currently priced at cyclical lows. Below, we provide an overview of

  • 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