Canadian Mining Journal


Uranium


  • 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…

  • News

    RARE EARTHS-URANIUM STUDY: New PEA for Eco Ridge property

    April 16, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Toronto-based Pele Mountain Resources has received an updated preliminary economic assessment for its Eco Ridge rare earths and uranium project at Elliot Lake. With a $2.16-billion pre-tax cash flow, a $1.02-billion net present…

  • News

    URANIUM EXPLORATION: Five-year licence proposed for Strateco’s Matoush project

    April 10, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Strateco Resources of Boucherville, QC, reported that the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) staff recommends that the Commission Tribunal approve the issuance of a five-year licence to Strateco, the maximum period…

  • News

    URANIUM EXPLORATION: Moratorium lifted in northern Labrador

    March 12, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    LABRADOR – The Nunatsiavut government has lifted the moratorium it imposed three years ago on the exploration, development and mining of uranium on lands belonging to the Labrador Inuit.. The ban was imposed to give the government time to…

  • News

    URANIUM EXPLORATION: Cameco to buy out Millennium partner Areva Resources

    March 5, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SASKATCHEWAN – Saskatoon-based Cameco Corp., one of the world’s largest uranium producers, has offered to buy a further 28% interest in the Millennium project for $150 million dollars. That interest currently belongs to Areva…

  • News

    URANIUM: Canada, China sign supply agreement

    February 9, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    OTTAWA – A further outcome to Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s China jaunt is that the two countries have negotiated an agreement to facilitate increased export of Canadian uranium to China. The agreement is a protocol that supplements…

  • News

    URANIUM-GOLD STUDY: Lavoie deposit has economic potential

    January 23, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Abitex Resources of Val d’Or, QC, says the preliminary economic assessment on its Lavoie uranium-gold deposit in the Otish Mountains is positive. The company has an earn-in option and joint venture agreement to acquire a 50% interest…

  • News

    MINING MORATORIUM: US to protect 405,000 hectares near Grand Canyon

    January 10, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ARIZONA – U.S. Interior Secretary has decided to withdraw public lands near the Grand Canyon from new mining claims for two decades. The move was met by cheers from environmentalists and jeers from Republicans who accuse the ruling Democrats of…

  • News

    URANIUM RESOURCE: Matoush number jumps 50%

    January 5, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – The most recent 43-101 report received by Strateco Resources of Boucherville, QC, outlines how the inferred resource at Matoush Matoush project, located in the Otish Mountains, has increased by 50% since September 2009. The inferred…

  • News

    URANIUM DEVELOPMENT: Second shaft breaks through at Cigar Lake

    January 4, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SASKATCHEWAN – The second shaft at the Cigar Lake uranium project reached the mine workings 480 metres below surface on Jan. 3, 2012. The project is operated by Cameco (50%) of Saskatoon. Areva Resources Canada (37%), Idemitsu Uranium (8%) and…