Canadian Mining Journal


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    URANIUM: Fission tables PFS and considers underground-only scenario at PLS

    April 15, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    SASKATCHEWAN – Fission Uranium has tabled a prefeasibility study (PFS) for its Patterson Lake South uranium project in Saskatchewan’s Athabasca region, outlining an open pit and underground hybrid operation. It’s working on a preliminary economic assessment (PEA) level underground only scenario

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    URANIUM: Purepoint completes initial fieldwork at Hook Lake

    April 9, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Purepoint Uranium Group says it has finished the initial fieldwork at the Hook Lake joint venture. The project lies on the southwest edge of the Athabasca Basin in the Patterson uranium district, between Fission’s Tri[le R deposit and

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    URANIUM: Niger to pay $14.5M for 10% of GoviEx’s Madaouela uranium project

    April 9, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    NIGER – Niger’s Ministry of Mines issued a letter supporting the negotiations between Canada’s GoviEx Uranium and the country’s federal government regarding the Madaouela uranium project. Although final documents on their commercial understandings still need to be signed, the Vancouver-based

  • MARKETS: Raymond James raises gold, copper forecasts, lowers uranium

    April 9, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    Brian MacArthur of Raymond James is increasing his price forecasts for gold, copper, zinc and coking call and lowering his estimate for uranium. The mining analyst has revised his average gold price for 2019 to US$1,301 per oz. from US$1,293

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    URANIUM: NexGen finds high radioactivity in first holes of 2019

    March 28, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Vancouver-based NexGen Energy has been busy with feasibility stage drilling at its 100% owned Rook I property in the Athabasca Basin. In the A2 sub-zone, the emphasis is on converting indicated to measured resources. Nineteen closely spaced drill

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    URANIUM: Fission hits good grades outside high grade zone

    March 12, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Fission Uranium of Kelowna, B.C., is pleased with the results from three holes of its winter work program at the Patterson Lake South uranium property in the Athabasca Basin. The holes were dual purpose: to expand  resources outside

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    URANIUM: ALX Uranium wants a piece of the Close Lake project

    March 4, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    SASKATCHEWAN – Canada’s ALX Uranium signed a non-binding letter of intent this week with Orano Canada, a subsidiary of France’s Orano Group. The letter refers to the possible acquisition by ALX of a 51% participating interest in the Close Lake

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    URANIUM: NexGen advances Arrow feasibility at Rook I

    February 14, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – NexGen Energy of Vancouver has compiled a report on the pilot holes for shaft development and additional exploration drilling of the Arrow uranium deposit at its Rook I project near Patterson Lake in the Athabasca Basin. Three shaft

  • UxC’s Nick Carter expects uranium’s ‘gradual upward movement’

    February 5, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Nicolas Carter is an executive vice-president of uranium at UxC LLC, one of the nuclear industry’s market research and analysis companies. Carter has 21 years of nuclear industry experience. He manages and coordinates uranium consulting projects and products, including The Ux

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    URANIUM: Fission advances PLS toward feasibility

    January 30, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Fission Uranium of Kelowna, B.C., is advancing the Triple R deposit at its Patterson Lake South property to the feasibility stage. Twenty-eight geotechnical holes are to be drilled as part of the resource development phase of work. Work

  • Is Global Atomic Stephen Roman’s next big thing?

    January 30, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Serial mine builder and financier Stephen Roman cut his teeth working for Denison Mines (TSX: DML), the uranium company built by his father. After starting there as a miner at the age of 19, he spent the next 25 years at the

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    URANIUM: NexGen begins feasibility drilling at Arrow deposit

    January 22, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – NexGen Energy is embarking on the largest drill program in its history at the Rook I project in the Athabasca Basin. Approximately 125,000 metres is planned, the results from which will be used in a bankable feasibility study