Canadian Mining Journal


Uranium


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    Fission Uranium grows resource at Triple R

    February 26, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Fission Uranium grows resource at Triple R Despite uranium prices at decade lows and three years of belt tightening, Fission Uranium (TSX: FCU; US-OTC: FCUUF) has managed to increase the indicated resource at its Triple R deposit by 8% and the overall

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    URANIUM: Denison says updated Gryphon estimate nearly doubles

    January 31, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Toronto-based Denison Mines Corp. says the indicated mineral resource at the Wheeler River project has grown 88% with the latest updated numbers for the Gryphon uranium deposit. Wheeler River is located on the eastern edge of the Athabasca

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    URANIUM: Fission plans $9.4M work program ahead of pre-feasibility at PLS

    January 16, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Fusion Uranium, headquartered in  Kelowna, B.C., is preparing to start a $9.4-million winter work program at its Patterson Lake South property in the Athabasca Basin. Roscoe Postle Associates will be the lead consultant for the study. An eight-hole

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    URANIUM: NexGen confirms multiple broad zones as high as 6.8% at South Arrow

    January 15, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

        SASKATCHEWAN – Vancouver-based NexGen Energy has received assays for the final 31 holes in the South Arrow zone at its Rook I project in the Athabasca Basin. The results define South Arrow as shallow, sub-parallel stacked mineralized shears

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    URANIUM: Denison advances Wheeler River to pre-feasibility stage

    January 4, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Toronto’s Denison Mines Corp. is ready to begin the pre-feasibility study for its Wheeler River uranium project in the Athabasca Basin. The company has engaged Stantec Consulting  and Engcomp Engineering and Computing Professionals to lead and author the

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    URANIUM: Fission hits exceptional grades at PLS

    January 3, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Fission Uranium Corp. of Kelowna, B.C., has received assays from three of the highest grade holes drilled to date at its Patterson Lake South project in the Athabasca Basin. The holes were drilled in the R780E zone as

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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