Canadian Mining Journal


Uranium


  • URANIUM EXPLORATION: Matoush project closer to reality

    August 3, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – The Matoush uranium mine belonging to Strateco Resources of Boucherville, QC, is a step or two closer to reality with the granting of underground exploration permits. Both the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission and the Federal Review…

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    REO-URANIUM STUDY: Pele Mountain’s Eco Ridge start-up to cost US$212 million

    July 6, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Toronto-based Pele Mountain Resources has released the results of the preliminary economic assessment of its Eco Ridge uranium and rare earths project in Elliot Lake. The mine and a 9,400-t/d plant would generate two-thirds of its…

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    Mali’s Minister of Mines visits Canadian uranium mine site

    May 31, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Mali’s Minister of Mines, the Honourable M. Amadou Cisse, recently toured Rockgate Capital Corp.’s Falea project, the only potential uranium mine in Mali.

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    URANIUM RESOURCES: East zone estimate doubles Roughrider deposit size

    May 17, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SASKATCHEWAN – The initial resource estimate for the East zone doubles the overall size of Hathor Exploration’s Roughrider uranium deposit on the eastern edge of the Athabasca Basin. The East zone by itself contains over 30 million lb of…

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    URANIUM EXPLORATION: Roughrider Far East zone assays over 3% uranium oxide

    May 11, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SASKATCHEWAN – Hathor Exploration of Vancouver has all of the assay results of its winter 2011 drill program at the Roughrider uranium deposit on the eastern edge of the Athabasca Basin, and the company says the Far East discovery is worthy of…

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    RARE EARTH RESOURCES: Pele Mountain publishes first numbers for Eco Ridge

    February 24, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Toronto-based Pele Mountain Resources is the first of many Canadian rare earth exploration companies to assemble 43-101-compliant estimates for its project. The property in question is the Eco Ridge uranium and rare earths project in…

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    URANIUM STUDY: PEA for Hidden Bay “positive”, says UEX

    February 23, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SASKATCHEWAN – The preliminary economic assessment for the Horseshoe and Raven deposits is done and the results are positive, says UEX Corp. of Vancouver. The deposits form part of the Hidden Bay uranium project on the eastern edge of the…

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    ACQUISITION: Denison sets sights on White Canyon Uranium

    February 23, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – Denison Mines  has made a friendly takeover offer for White Canyon Uranium of West Perth, Australia. Denison plans to acquire 100% of White Canyon’s issued shares for approximately $56.6 million. The directors of White Canyon…

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    PERSPECTIVE – Greens want Olympic Dam expanded without uranium recovery

    December 15, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SOUTH AUSTRALIA – The Australian Greens, that country’s political party of the environmental persuasion, wants BHP Billiton to expand its Olympic Dam copper-uranium-gold-silver mine but not mine the uranium component of the ore.

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    URANIUM SALE: Cameco inks long-term deal with China

    November 24, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SASKATOON – Cameco has signed a deal with China Guangdong Nuclear Power Holding Co. to supply 29 million lb of uranium concentrate through 2025. Currently, uranium prices are approximately US$60 per lb. The contract is subject to Chinese…

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    URANIUM EXPLORATION: New lens confirmed at Matoush project

    November 10, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Strateco Resources of Boucherville, QC, says it has discovered a new high grade lens of uranium mineralization 1.5 km south of the three known high grade lenses at its Matoush project in the Otish Mountains. The lens is known as MT-36,…

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    URANIUM RESOURCES: Denison releases initial Wheeler River numbers

    November 9, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SASKATCHEWAN – Denison Mines of Toronto has released the initial resource estimates for the Wheeler River uran…