Canadian Mining Journal


Uranium


  • News

    CSR is nothing new to Cameco

    July 25, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is a relatively new area of business for many mining companies around the world, but not for Cameco. In fact, CSR has been a major part of every business plan and project the company has undertaken over the…

  • News

    Cameco “powers on” to the future

    July 19, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Cameco Corporation and uranium are both rare and valuable assets to the Canadian economy. In fact, the Saskatoon-based company and its Athabasca Basin deposits in Saskatchewan are more than rare and valuable; they’re almost national…

  • News

    Paladin Energy turns the corner

    July 18, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Despite two months of unplanned shutdowns to upgrade the plant and complete remediation work due to land movement at its Kayelekera open pit uranium mine in Malawi, Paladin Energy still managed to increase production there by 14% in the fiscal…

  • News

    Kivalliq eyeing new uranium district in Nunavut

    July 17, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Kivalliq Energy is cashed-up and moving forward with an ambitious exploration program on its 1,000-km2 Angilak property in Nunavut, just as the Nunavut government has formalized its uranium policy.The company completed an $11.6-million…

  • News

    Is uranium set for a turnaround?

    June 13, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda of Japan recently declared that Japanese society “won’t function” without nuclear power, according to the online edition of the Daily Yomiuri newspaper.

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    Kivalliq looking to establish uranium district in Nunavut

    June 6, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER — Kivalliq Energy is cashed-up and moving forward with an ambitious exploration program on its 1,000-km2 Angilak property in Nunavut.

  • Feature

    Cameco “powers on” to the future

    June 1, 2012 by Russell Noble

    Cameco Corporation and uranium are both rare and valuable assets to the Canadian economy. In fact, the Saskatoon-based company and its Athabasca Basin deposits in Saskatchewan are more than rare and valuable; they’re almost national…

  • Feature

    A message from Cameco president and CEO Tim Gitzel

    June 1, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    When asked by Canadian Mining Journal to comment on Cameco’s success and plans for the future, the answer was very easy because after a year of global economic, political and environmental challenges, our focus remains the same; a…

  • Feature

    McArthur River

    June 1, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Cameco’s McArthur River mine is the world’s largest high-grade uranium mine, with ore grades 100 times the world’s average. Those qualities, coupled with proven and probable reserves of 324 million pounds of uranium, make the…

  • Feature

    Key Lake mill

    June 1, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The Key Lake mill, as its name implies, is a “key” part of the Cameco success story, because it’s where the company mills ore from its main McArthur River property.

  • Feature

    Rabbit Lake

    June 1, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Like the “Energizer” bunny that “keeps going and going,” Cameco’s Rabbit Lake operation has been in production since 1975, earning its status as the longest operating uranium production facility in North America.

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    Cigar Lake

    June 1, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    “World’s Largest” are two words that seem to be used in conjunction with Cameco’s uranium deposits and operations.