Canadian Mining Journal


Uranium


  • 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.

  • News

    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.

  • Feature

    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.

  • Feature

    Millennium

    June 1, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Keeping its prospects open for future development is a business plan that has made Cameco the company it is today, and that’s exactly what it’s doing with its Millennium uranium deposit in northern Saskatchewan.

  • Feature

    Port Hope

    June 1, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    In addition to its uranium production, Cameco is a major supplier of processing services required to produce fuel for the generation of clean electricity.

  • News

    URANIUM RESOURCE: Amer Lake may contain over 20-M lb U3O8

    May 3, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NUNAVUT – Uranium North Resource Corp. of Vancouver has boosted the inferred uranium resource on its 100% owned Amer Lake property in the Thelon Basin to 20.9 million lb U3O8 from 19.3 million lb. Using a cut-off grade of 0.01% U3O8, the…

  • News

    MERGER: Denison, Energy Fuels to consolidate U.S. assets

    April 17, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – Denison Mines has entered into an agreement with Energy Fuels of Toronto and Lakewood, CO, whereby Energy Fuels will acquire all of Denison’s mining assets in the United States. In return, Denison will receive 425.4…