Canadian Mining Journal


Cameco Corporation


  • News

    GOLD: Maclean’s names Kinross top socially responsible mining company

    June 16, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    TORONTO – Kinross Gold Corp. is the top mining company on Maclean’s new list of Top 50 most socially responsible companies in Canada. The list was determined by the magazine in partnership with Sustainalytics.

  • Feature

    Cameco’s $350-million uranium deal with India

    June 1, 2015 by Russell Noble

    Now that Corner Gas, the long-running and syndicated television show based in Saskatchewan, has moved off into re-run heaven, some may think the province has lost a bit of its international identity with the loss of this popular sitcom.

  • News

    URANIUM: Cigar Lake reaches commercial production

    May 25, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    SASKATCHEWAN – Commercial production at the Cigar Lake uranium mine in the Athabasca Basin officially began on May 1, 2015. The mine is a partnership of Cameco (50.025%), AREVA Resources Canada (AREVA) (37.1%), Idemitsu Canada Resources…

  • News

    URANIUM: Denison wraps up successful winter drilling program

    April 16, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    SASKATCHEWAN – Denison Mines of Toronto reports a successful conclusion to its winter exploration drilling program in the Athabasca Basin. A total of 30,400 metres was completed in 32 holes on projects operated by Denison and its joint…

  • News

    URANIUM: Cameco nets supply contract with India

    April 15, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    SASKATOON – Cameco has signed a long term supply agreement with the Indian department of atomic energy to provide 7.1 million lb of Canadian uranium concentrate through 2020. The uranium will be used for the generation of electricity in…

  • News

    URANIUM: Denison shares high grades from Mann Lake and Wheeler River

    February 4, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    SASKATCHEWAN – Toronto-based Denison Mines has already reported winter drilling success at two of its joint ventures – Mann Lake and Wheeler River – near the MacArthur River mine on the east side of the Athabasca Basin….

  • News

    URANIUM: Cameco puts 2015 Cigar Lake output at 6-8M lb

    January 14, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    SASKATCHEWAN – Cameco Corp. has begun milling high grade ore from Cigar Lake at the nearby McClean Lake mill operated by Areva Resources Canada. Cameco said that in 2014 the new mine provided ore that was milled to produce 340,000 lb of…

  • News

    URANIUM: First concentrate made from Cigar Lake ore

    October 9, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    SASKATCHEWAN – Cameco Corp. reported on Oct. 8 that the first uranium concentrate has been made from ore mined at the high grade Cigar Lake mine in the Athabasca Basin. The ore was processed at the McClean Lake mill 70 km northeast of the…

  • Feature

    Top 40: Not Much has Changed

    August 1, 2014 by Marilyn Scales

    This is the time of year we at CMJ pause to examine how Canada’s mining companies performed during the previous year. We start by poring through year-end 2013 results from twice as many companies as will make the list in an effort not to…

  • News

    RESULTS: Roundup for the second quarter

    July 31, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    This is the season for corporations to announce their second quarter results, both financial and operational. As expected, the news releases are arriving at the inbox in large numbers. Yesterday we offered results from Sherritt and North…

  • News

    URANIUM: Uranerz makes first resin shipment to Cameco’s Smith Ranch plant

    June 16, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    WYOMING – Uranerz Energy Corp. of Casper, WY, has made its first shipment of uranium-loaded resin from its Nichols Ranch in situ recovery (ISR) project in the Powder River Basin. The shipment went by truck to the Smith Ranch processing…

  • News

    URANIUM: Denison reports 21.2% U3O8 over 4.5 metres at Wheeler River

    June 3, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    SASKATCHEWAN – Toronto’s Denison Mines Corp. reports high assays from the winter 2014 drilling program at the Gryphon zone on the Wheeler River uranium property between the Key Lake mill and MacArthur River mine.