Canadian Mining Journal


Uranium


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    URANIUM: Moratorium in Quebec

    April 1, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – The government of Quebec announced a decision not to issue exploration, development or mining permits for uranium projects within its borders. The decision will remain in effect until an independent study on the environmental…

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    Patterson Lake discovery triggers junior uranium frenzy

    March 28, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER — Nothing draws Canadian explorers quite like an emerging mineral discovery that looks to have district scale potential, and that is proving to be the case with Fission Energy (FIS-V) and Alpha Minerals (AMW-V) Patterson Lake…

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    U3O8 snaps up Calypso Uranium in all-share deal

    March 12, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – U3O8 is adding money to its coffers and new properties to its Argentinean portfolio through an all-share deal to acquire Calypso Uranium.

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    URANIUM: Patterson Lake South hole “off-the-scale”

    March 11, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SASKATCHEWAN – The 50:50 joint venture Fission Energy Corp. (Kelowna, BC) and Alpha Minerals (Vancouver, BC) at Patterson Lake South in the Athabasca Basin returned a 53.0-metre interval of continuous radioactivity in hole PLS13-051 that…

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    Kivalliq stacks uranium resources at Angilak

    January 17, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER — It has been roughly three years since Vancouver-based uranium explorer Kivalliq Energy began drilling in earnest at its 1,377-km2 Angilak property in Nunavut. The company long maintained it was looking at a district scale play…

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    URANIUM: Denison outlines 2013 plans

    January 10, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – Denison Mines says it has 11 exploration projects on the go this year, and the most important is the Wheeler River uranium property between the Key Lake mill and McArthur River mine and mill in the Athabasca Basin in…

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    Cameco gets access to Russian warheads

    January 10, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    It took longer than expected but Cameco has cleared all the regulatory hurdles and has closed its acquisition of nuclear fuels trader NUKEM Energy GmbH (NUKEM).

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    URANIUM: $5.5M drilling program planned at Waterbury Lake

    January 7, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SASKATCHEWAN – The winter drilling program at the Waterbury Lake uranium property in the eastern part of the Athabasca Basin will total 21,000 metres in 60 holes at a cost of $5.5 million, according to the project operator Fission Energy…

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    URANIUM: Patterson Lake South yields up to 11.1% U3O8

    December 5, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SASKATCHEWAN – Fission Energy Corp. of Kelowna, BC, and its 50% joint venture partner Alpha Minerals of Vancouver are pleased with the recent nine-hole drilling program on their Patterson Lake South uranium property on the southwest…

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    URANIUM: Kivalliq notes results from Lac 50 trend at Angilak

    November 27, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NUNAVUT – Vancouver-based Kivalliq Energy Corp. has received final drill results from the Lac 50 trend at its 100% owned Angilak property, including high grade assays from the J4 zone that was discovered on July 1, 2012. The J4 zone lies…

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    TAKEOVER: Denison offers shares for JNR Resources

    November 14, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – Denison Mines has signed an agreement to acquire all of the common shares of Saskatoon-based JNR Resources in a all share deal. JNR shareholders will receive  0.073 of a Denison common share for each JNR share they hold….

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    Solid operations can’t protect Cameco from state of the world

    November 5, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    With its latest quarterly earnings Cameco proved that operational deftness isn’t always enough, as global factors took their toll on its bottom line.