Canadian Mining Journal


Uranium


  • News

    Cameco CEO cites ‘toughest market in the last decade’

    August 8, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — Despite a renaissance in certain sectors of the mining industry, predominantly precious metals, Canadian uranium leader Cameco (TSX: CCO; NYSE: CCJ) is feeling the pain. The nuclear market has yet to recover from the Fukushima disaster in Japan in 2011, while oversupply conditions have depressed U3O8 spot prices

  • News

    URANIUM: Fission hits high grades at both ends of mineralized trend

    August 2, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Fission Uranium of Kelowna, BC, says the eight recent holes it drilled on either end of the 2.58-km mineralized trend at its Patterson Lake South uranium project returned more high grades. The property lies near the southwest rim

  • News

    URANIUM: NexGen drills another high grade shear zone at Arrow

    July 27, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Vancouver’s NexGen Energy is having tremendous success at its Rook I project on the southwest rim of the Athabasca Basin – success that rivals its neighbour Fission Uranium at Patterson Lake South. Now NexGen says it has discovered

  • MERGERS: Juniors to watch as M&A heats up

    July 25, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The Gold Report recently published a report by Thibault Lepouttre of Caesars Report in which the author speculates on several Canadian juniors that might become targets of acquisition as precious metals prices rise. First on his list is Columbus Gold

  • News

    URANIUM: Arrow returns high grade gold as well as U3O8 for NexGen

    July 20, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Vancouver’s NexGen Energy is enjoying bonus high grades at its Arrow deposit, the most promising part of the Rook I uranium project on the southwest rim of the Athabasca Basin. Not only are very high uranium grades being

  • News

    URANIUM: UEX tests heap leach potential for Horseshoe and Raven deposits

    July 18, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – UEX Corporation of Vancouver says metallurgical tests on material from its Horseshoe and Raven uranium deposits suggests ore from them may be amenable to heap leach recovery methods. The deposits are part of the company’s Hidden Bay project

  • News

    URANIUM: NexGen begins 35,000 metre drill program at Rook I

    July 11, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Vancouver’s NexGen Energy is planning a seven-rig, 35,000-metre drill program at its Rook I uranium property in the Athabasca Basin. The program is budgeted at $14 million. This is the largest drill program undertaken to date at Rook

  • News

    URANIUM: Fission readies for $13M drill program at PLS

    June 21, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Fission Uranium of Kelowna, BC, is preparing for a $13.3-million summer exploration program at its Patterson Lake South uranium project on the rim of the Athabasca Basin. The company plans to drill 15,200 metres to both expand existing

  • News

    URANIUM: NexGen drills long and very strong at the Arrow A2 shear at Rook I

    June 6, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Vancouver-based NexGen Energy has excellent results from four angled holes at the Rook I project in the Athabasca Basin. The holes were drilled in the A2 shear at the Arrow deposit. Drill hole AR-16-76c3 had perhaps the best

  • News

    URANIUM: CEF provides $60M for work on Nexgen’s Arrow deposit

    June 2, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – CEF Holdings Ltd. is investing US$60 million in Nexgen Energy of Vancouver to support work on the Arrow uranium deposit at the Rook I project in the Athabasca Basin. CEF and its affiliates have agreed to purchase that

  • News

    URANIUM: McClean Lake throughput jumps to 24M lb for Cigar Lake

    June 1, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission has approved an application to increase the throughput of the McClean Lake uranium plant to 24 million lb of uranium dioxide from the current limit of 13 million lb. The increase was necessary

  • Feature

    Denison tables encouraging PEA for Wheeler River project

    June 1, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Denison Mines’ preliminary economic assessment (PEA) for its flagship Wheeler River uranium project in northern Saskatchewan’s Athabasca Basin has left a good first impression on analysts. The project, located approximately 35km north-northeast of Key Lake and 35km southwest of the