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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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    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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    Denison tables promising PEA for Wheeler River

    April 6, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Denison Mines’ (TSX: DML; NYSE: DNN) preliminary economic assessment (PEA) on its flagship Wheeler River uranium project in northern Saskatchewan’s Athabasca basin has left a good first impression on analysts. The project contains the high grade Gryphon and Phoenix deposits

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    URANIUM: Denison drills good grades near Gryphon deposit

    March 10, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Toronto’s Denison Mines Corp. continues to drill at the Wheeler River property in the Athabasca Basin, and the high grade holes keep coming. The latest was 3.9% eU3O8 over 9.2 metres including 6.7% eU3O8 over 5.43 metres about

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    URANIUM: Purepoint extends Spitfire zone at Hook Lake

    February 2, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Toronto-based Purepoint Uranium Group has expanded the Spitfire zone at Hook Lake in the Athabasca Basin thanks to hole HK16-37 that returned downhole probe results of 9.2% U3O8 over 0.6 metres within a 10.1 metre section that returned

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    URANIUM: Cigar Lake mine and McClean Lake mill outputs to rise

    January 7, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Saskatoon-based Cameco Corp. says it plans to boost the production rate at the Cigar Lake uranium mine to 16 million packaged lb of uranium concentrate. The company’s share will be 8 million lb, with the balance shared by

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    MINING PEOPLE: Cameco and Richmont Mines

    December 23, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Cameco Corp. of Saskatoon has appointed Don Kayne as a director effective Jan. 1, 2016, until the next annual general meeting. He is president and CEO of Canfor Corp. and CEO of Canfor Pulp Products. Greg Chamandy will resign as

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    URANIUM: Cameco suspends mining at Eagle Point temporarily

    December 17, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Cameco Corp. of Saskatoon has temporarily restricted underground mining at its Eagle Point uranium mine. A fall of rock was discovered in a drift that was being reopened. The company removed 40 non-essential workers from the mine and

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    URANIUM: Cigar Lake reaches 10 million lb milestone

    December 15, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Cameco Corp. of Saskatoon is spreading the news that the Cigar Lake uranium mine has produced more than 10 million lb of uranium concentrate since production began earlier this year. As 50% owner, Cameco’s share is 5 million

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    Cameco shows progress at Cigar Lake

    November 5, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — It’s a tough time to be in the uranium business, but Canadian producer Cameco (TSX: CCO; NYSE: CCJ) believes it is well positioned for a market recovery due to strong operating leverage and a rock-solid contract portfolio. According to president and

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    URANIUM: Denison boosts Wheeler River resource thanks to maiden Gryphon numbers

    November 3, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Denison Mines of Toronto has released figures for the maiden resource at the Gryphon deposit, part of the Wheeler River uranium project in the Athabasca Basin. Denison has a 60% interest and is the operator of the project.

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    URANIUM: Cigar Lake start-up celebrated

    September 23, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    SASKATCHEWAN – Partners Cameco Corp. of Saskatoon and Areva Canada celebrated the official opening of the Cigar Lake uranium mine and revamped McClean Lake mill on Sept. 23, 2015. The mine site is 660 km north of Saskatoon.