Canadian Mining Journal


Uranium


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    URANIUM: NexGen drilling at Harpoon returns 20.90% U3O8

    March 27, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Assays from 20 holes drilled last year at the Harpoon discovery are returning high grades for Vancouver’s NexGen Energy. Multiple holes have intersected uranium mineralization over a strike length of at least 340 metres on the Rook I

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    URANIUM: Fission drills another high grade zone at PLS

    March 20, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Fission Uranium of Kelowna, B.C., has discovered another new high grade zone – R1515W – at the Patterson Lake South property on the southwest rim of the Athabasca Basin. The zone is located along the western strike extension

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    URANIUM: NexGen updates Arrow resource at Rook I

    March 6, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Vancouver-based NexGen Energy has updated the resources for its Arrow deposit at the Rook I uranium project. The basement hosted deposit includes an indicated mineral resource of 179.5 million lb of uranium oxide contained in 1.18 million tonnes

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    URANIUM: Fission hits new mineralization west of R840W zone

    February 27, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Fission Uranium of Kelowna, B.C., has expanded mineralization at both ends of the 2.63-km uranium trend and drilled a new area 660 metres west of the R840W zone at its Patterson Lake South project on the southwest rim

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    URANIUM: Skyharbour drills 20% U3O8 at Maverick zone, discovers new high grade lens at Moore Lake

    February 27, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Vancouver-based Skyharbour Resources said the first drill hole of this winter’s program at the Moore Lake uranium project returned 20.8% uranium oxide over 1.5 metres in the main Maverick zone. The high grade interval was within a 5.9-metre

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    URANIUM: NexGen extends A2 and A3 shears to the northeast

    February 23, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Vancouver-based NexGen Energy says it has significantly extended the mineralization in the A2 and A3 shears to the northeast, thanks to the first results from the winter 35,000-metre drilling program at the Rook I property in the Athabasca

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    Fission Uranium execs talk 2017 drill strategy at PLS

    February 7, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER  — Fission Uranium (TSX: FCU; US-OTC: FCUUF) is hoping to strike a fiscal balance between resource expansion and grassroots discovery at its Patterson Lake South (PLS) project in the Athabasca Basin. The company has an enviable capital position following an $82.2-million strategic

  • Japanese utility TEPCO terminates contract, Cameco to pursue legal rights

    February 2, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    In a hastily convened conference call this morning, CEO Tim Gitzel of Cameco Corporation (TSX: CCO; NYSE: CCJ) vowed he would “vigorously pursue remedies to recover value for our shareholders and other stakeholders” after Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) confirmed it is terminating a 2009

  • URANIUM: Denison floats $43M deal with Anglo Pacific

    February 1, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Denison Mines Corp. has signed definitive agreements with Anglo Pacific Group that will put $43.5 million in the Denison treasury. The deal includes a 13-year limited recourse loan of $40.8 million and $2.7 million streaming agreement for 22%

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    URANIUM: NexGen begins 35,000-m winter program at Rook 1

    January 23, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – NexGen Energy of Vancouver is planning a 35,000-metre winter drill program at its Rook 1 uranium project on the southwest edge of the Athabasca Basin. Seven drills – four at the Arrow deposit and three at other targets

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    NORTHERN MINER: Kazatomprom’s cuts and uranium’s rebound

    January 19, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    What a difference a month makes. After an absolutely desultory past few years for uranium oxide prices – which saw the spot price of yellowcake hit 11-year lows of only US$18 per lb in December 2016 – by Jan. 16

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    EXPLORATION: Multi-million-dollar exploration plans

    January 18, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Several Canadian companies have recently announced their 2017 exploration plans, and many of the plans have multi-million-dollar budgets. Here are two of them: Vancouver’s ATAC Resources is accelerating its program at the Rackla gold project 55 km northeast of Keno