Canadian Mining Journal


Cameco Corporation


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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

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    URANIUM: Denison says updated Gryphon estimate nearly doubles

    January 31, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Toronto-based Denison Mines Corp. says the indicated mineral resource at the Wheeler River project has grown 88% with the latest updated numbers for the Gryphon uranium deposit. Wheeler River is located on the eastern edge of the Athabasca

  • EDITORIAL: Cameco suspends 40% of production in face of oversupply

    November 22, 2017 by John Cumming, The Northern Miner

    Every mining subsector has its unofficial leader. It’s that company — usually with the largest market capitalization — that has arguably the best combination of top mineral deposits, superb operations, savvy management, high-quality workers, technical excellence, welcoming jurisdictions, a stable

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    URANIUM: Cameco to suspend McArthur River and Key Lake operations

    November 9, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Cameco Corp., one of the world’s foremost uranium producers, says continued price weakness is forcing it to suspend operations at the McArthur River mine and Key Lake mill. The suspension will begin by the end of January 2018

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    Cameco reports $50M loss as uranium languishes

    November 6, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — Canada’s Cameco (TSX: CCO; NYSE: CCJ) is in damage control amidst the worst uranium market in over a decade. The company’s underwhelming third-quarter results were plagued by a 20% year-on-year drop in spot U3O8 prices, and production delays at its Key

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    URANIUM: Denison extends Gryphon mineralization at Wheeler River

    November 2, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Toronto-based Denison Mines, operator of the Wheeler River uranium project in the Athabasca Basin, says recent drilling has extended the new high grade unconformity-hosted mineralization up-dip and about 250 metres along strike to the northeast of the Gryphon

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    URANIUM: Denison reports long and strong holes from Gryphon at Wheeler River

    July 24, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Toronto-based Denison Mines says that drilling continues to intersect multiple zones of high grade mineralization from the Gryphon deposit at the Wheeler River uranium project in the Athabasca Basin. The project is owned by Denison (60% owner and

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    AWARDS: Corporate Knights names 50 best corporate citizens

    June 6, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Corporate Knights has once more released its annual list of the Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada. Several mining companies that take social responsibility seriously made the cut. Here they are: Cameco Corp. No.5 (with an overall score

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    URANIUM: Denison notes sharp rise in grades from Gryphon D lens at Wheeler River

    May 29, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Denison Mines Corp. says assays from winter drilling at the Gryphon D lens at the Wheeler River project show grades up 45% from previously released radiometric probe results. The project is owned 60% and operated by Denison. Cameco

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    MINING PEOPLE: AME, Cameco, EnviroLeach, and Nevsun

    May 18, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The Association for Mineral Exploration in Vancouver has welcomed Edie Thome as its new president and CEO. She brings a wealth of experience in government relations, permitting and public affairs as well as on-the-ground experience working with stakeholders, First Nations,

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    URANIUM: Denison continues to grow Gryphon D lenses at Wheeler River

    March 29, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Denison Mines of Toronto continues its successful 16,000-metre winter drilling program at the Gryphon zone on the 60% owned Wheeler River uranium property in the Athabasca Basin. The balance of the project is held by Cameco Corp. (30%)