Canadian Mining Journal


Uranium


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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    URANIUM: Wheeler River grades grow as Denison receives assays

    May 26, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Denison Mines Corp. of Toronto says final assays results from this winter’s drilling at the Wheeler River uranium project are better than the previously reported downhole radiometric probe results. Denison holds a 60% interest in the project that

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    URANIUM: Fission drilling hints at growing PLS strike length

    May 17, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Fission Uranium Corp. says the results of the final nine winter drill holes confirm that the high grade zone at Patterson Lake South extends further west in the R840W zone and further east in the R780E zone. The

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    Cameco cuts 585 jobs at Rabbit Lake, two US mines

    April 26, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Cameco (TSX:CCO; NYSE:CCJ) is suspending uranium production at its Rabbit Lake mine in northern Saskatchewan and its two in situ recovery (ISR) operations in the United States in response to the weakening uranium market, where spot prices have collapsed to new

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    URANIUM: NexGen expands high grade zone at Arrow deposit

    April 18, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Vancouver-based NexGen Energy has drilled 37.4 metres of off-scale radioactivity, thus expanding the Arrow deposit high grade A2 domain at its Rook I uranium project in the Athabasca Basin. Hole AR-16-17c4 intersected a dense accumulation of massive pitchblende