Canadian Mining Journal


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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

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    URANIUM: Purepoint updates work at Hook Lake

    June 5, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Purepoint Uranium Group of Toronto has offered an update on work planned for the Hook Lake uranium project. Purepoint (21%) sat down with its joint venture partners Cameco (39.5%) and Orano Canada (39.5%) to review data and develop

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    URANIUM: Denison begins environmental process for Wheeler River

    June 3, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Denison Mines of Toronto is ready to begin the rigorous environmental impact assessment of its 90% owned Wheeler River in situ uranium project in the Athabasca Basin. Both the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission and the Saskatchewan Ministry of

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    URANIUM: CanAlaska to start drilling at West McArthur uranium project

    May 29, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    SASKATCHEWAN – CanAlaska Uranium announced that it will soon begin a drill program at its 70%-owned West McArthur uranium project. In a press release, the miner said that the program is intended to locate high grade uranium hosted in faults along the

  • ETFs: Horizons launches Canada’s first uranium ETF

    May 16, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal.

    TORONTO – Horizons ETFs Management (Canada) is pleased to announce the launch of the Horizons Global Uranium Index ETF. Units of the ETF will begin trading today on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol HURA. HURA is the first ETF

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    URANIUM: NexGen begins Rook I environmental assessment

    April 29, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Vancouver-based NexGen Energy says the Rook I project description has been accepted by the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) and the Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment. That clears the way for the company to begin the environmental assessment of

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    URANIUM: Fission tables PFS and considers underground-only scenario at PLS

    April 15, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    SASKATCHEWAN – Fission Uranium has tabled a prefeasibility study (PFS) for its Patterson Lake South uranium project in Saskatchewan’s Athabasca region, outlining an open pit and underground hybrid operation. It’s working on a preliminary economic assessment (PEA) level underground only scenario

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    URANIUM: Purepoint completes initial fieldwork at Hook Lake

    April 9, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Purepoint Uranium Group says it has finished the initial fieldwork at the Hook Lake joint venture. The project lies on the southwest edge of the Athabasca Basin in the Patterson uranium district, between Fission’s Tri[le R deposit and

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    URANIUM: Niger to pay $14.5M for 10% of GoviEx’s Madaouela uranium project

    April 9, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    NIGER – Niger’s Ministry of Mines issued a letter supporting the negotiations between Canada’s GoviEx Uranium and the country’s federal government regarding the Madaouela uranium project. Although final documents on their commercial understandings still need to be signed, the Vancouver-based

  • MARKETS: Raymond James raises gold, copper forecasts, lowers uranium

    April 9, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    Brian MacArthur of Raymond James is increasing his price forecasts for gold, copper, zinc and coking call and lowering his estimate for uranium. The mining analyst has revised his average gold price for 2019 to US$1,301 per oz. from US$1,293

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    URANIUM: NexGen finds high radioactivity in first holes of 2019

    March 28, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Vancouver-based NexGen Energy has been busy with feasibility stage drilling at its 100% owned Rook I property in the Athabasca Basin. In the A2 sub-zone, the emphasis is on converting indicated to measured resources. Nineteen closely spaced drill