Canadian Mining Journal


Uranium


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    Uranium firms remain optimistic amid low demand

    November 8, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Uranium companies are staying upbeat given the strong long term fundamentals for uranium, as the number of nuclear reactors around the world increase, despite the weakening uranium price and low market activity. Year-to-date, 33.1 million lb of uranium oxide (U3O8)

  • R & D: Search Minerals Inc. Provides Update on Pilot Plant Program

    October 28, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Vancouver: Search Minerals Inc. is pleased to provide an update on the pilot plant program which is being conducted by SGS Canada Inc.. The Pilot Plant is being funded by Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency and the Research and Development Corporation of Newfoundland and

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    URANIUM: Fission hits high grades again – 13.56% – at PLS

    October 12, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Fission Uranium of Kelowna, BC, is wasting no time in posting the highest grade so far from the R1620E zone – 13.56% U3O8 over 9.5 metres – at its Patterson Lake South property in the Athabasca Basin.  High

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    URANIUM: Fission continues to hit high grades at PLS

    September 26, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Fission Uranium of Kelowna, BC, has drilled more high grade uranium mineralization at both ends of the 2.63-km trend at its Patterson Lake South project. The new zones are outside the Triple R resource estimate. The R1620E zone

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    URANIUM: Denison lengthens strike of Gryphon D lenses at Wheeler River

    September 7, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Denison Mines Corp. of Toronto says results from 13 additional drill holes at the Wheeler River uranium project in the Athabasca Basin has expanded the strike length of the D series mineralized lenses immediately north and northwest of

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    BASE METALS-PGMs: Noront buys MacDonald claims, updates exploration plans

    August 24, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Noront Resources of Toronto has acquired two properties from MacDonald Mines in the Ring of Fire. The Butler and Sanderson properties are highly prospective and together they add 35 % to Noront’s land position. Noront believes the Butler

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    URANIUM: Fission drills new zone beneath Triple R resources

    August 24, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Fission Uranium of Kelowna, BC, has completed seven diamond drill holes and four reserve circulation holes at its Patterson Lake South uranium property in the Athabasca Basin. Of particular interest was hole 16-503 that intersected anomalous radioactivity at

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    URANIUM: NexGen drills 180 metre southwest of Arrow, hits 14.35% U3O8

    August 24, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Not to be outdone, NexGen Energy of Vancouver is successfully drilling at its Rook I uranium property, adjacent to Fission’s PLS project. The 10 holes drilled there as part of  the summer program all encountered mineralization. NexGen’s area

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    URANIUM: Fission connects zones with high grade intercept at PLS

    August 18, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Fission Uranium of Kelowna, BC, has connected the R600W and R840W zones by drilling a high grade area of uranium mineralization at its Patterson Lake South property in the Athabasca Basin. Hole PLS16-512 intersected 56.0 metres of continuous

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    NexGen unveils Harpoon discovery at Rook I

    August 16, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — NexGen Energy (TSX: NXE; US-OTC: NXGEF) just can’t stop making discoveries at its Rook I uranium property in Saskatchewan’s Athabasca Basin. The company made headlines earlier this year with an impressive maiden resource at its Arrow deposit, and now summer drilling along the regional

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    URANIUM: More holes, more high grades from NexGen’s Arrow deposit

    August 8, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – The hits just keep coming from the Arrow uranium deposit for NexGen Energy of Vancouver. The deposit is the most well explored area of the company’s 100% owned Rook I project on the southwest rim of the Athabasca

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    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