Canadian Mining Journal


Cameco Corporation


  • URANIUM: Cameco awarded $40.3m in damages in TEPCO contract dispute

    July 15, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    SASKATOON, Sask. – A tribunal of international arbitrators ruled in favour of Cameco Corporation in the miner’s contract dispute with Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, TEPCO. According to a corporate press release, the tribunal rejected TEPCO’s assertion that it had

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    URANIUM: Purepoint brings fresh look to Smart Lake JV

    June 25, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Toronto-based Purepoint Uranium Group is preparing for the restart of exploration at the Smart Lake joint venture in the southwest portion of the Athabasca Basin. This is a partnership of Purepoint (27%) and Cameco Corp. (73%) Purepoint has

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    URANIUM: Purepoint updates work at Hook Lake

    June 5, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Purepoint Uranium Group of Toronto has offered an update on work planned for the Hook Lake uranium project. Purepoint (21%) sat down with its joint venture partners Cameco (39.5%) and Orano Canada (39.5%) to review data and develop

  • ETFs: Horizons launches Canada’s first uranium ETF

    May 16, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal.

    TORONTO – Horizons ETFs Management (Canada) is pleased to announce the launch of the Horizons Global Uranium Index ETF. Units of the ETF will begin trading today on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol HURA. HURA is the first ETF

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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: 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: West McArthur JV sets aside $2.4M for 2019 drilling, geophysics

    December 11, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Vancouver’s CanAlaska Uranium and Saskatoon’s Cameco Corp. have formed the West McArthur joint venture and agreed on a $2.4-million exploration budget for 2019. CanAlaska will be the operator and 70% owner. Next year’s work will focus on extending

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    URANIUM: Hook Lake JV to spend $3M for 2019 exploration

    December 11, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Locations of 2019 drill sections in the Derkson Corridor at Hook Lake. (Image: Purepoint Uranium) SASKATCHEWAN – The partners in the Hook Lake uranium joint venture have approved a 2019 exploration budget of $3 million. Situated within the Patterson Uranium

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    Uranium reversal may be close, Purepoint says

    November 8, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    In one of the few exploration projects it is funding next year, Cameco (TSX: CCO; NYSE: CCJ) and its joint-venture partners Orano Canada and Purepoint Uranium (TSXV: PTU) are planning a 36 km ground-electromagnetic survey and 6,000 metres of diamond drilling at their Hook Lake uranium

  • URANIUM: Canada Revenue Agency appeals Cameco tax ruling

    October 29, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    OTTAWA – Late last month the Tax Court of Canada ruled in favour of Cameco (TSX: CCO; NYSE: CCJ) in the company’s decade-long dispute with the Canada Revenue Agency over tax reassessments for the 2003, 2005 and 2006 tax years. Now the

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    URANIUM: Cameco suspends McArthur River, Key Lake indefinitely

    July 26, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Hit by falling uranium prices and large quarterly losses, Cameco Corp. says the suspension of mining at McArthur River and mineral processing at Key Lake will continue for the foreseeable future. Mining and milling were originally suspended last

  • EDITORIAL: Glimmers of hope for uranium miners

    March 29, 2018 by John Cumming, The Northern Miner

    It’s been an eventful past couple of weeks in the uranium subsector, even if the spot price for uranium oxide has shown little positive response. In the U.S., the Trump administration’s Department of Energy (DOE) has suspended sales from its