Canadian Mining Journal


Cameco Corporation


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    Cameco puts Millennium’s licensing application on ice

    May 22, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Poor economic conditions in world uranium markets are forcing Cameco Corp. (TSX: CCO; NYSE: CCJ) to put its Millennium uranium project on ice.

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    URANIUM: Winter drilling extends Otis West zone at Maurice Bay deposit

    May 1, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    SASKATCHEWAN – Forum Uranium Corp. has wrapped up the 2014 winter drill program at the Northwest Athabasca joint venture property that lies on the northwest margin of the basin. About 2,900 metres were drilled in 13 holes on five targets,…

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    URANIUM: McClean Lake mill updates underway, start delayed

    April 29, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    SASKATCHEWAN – The expansion of the McClean Lake mill to handle ore from the Cigar Lake uranium mine is underway but the start has been pushed back, says Cameco Corp. of Saskatoon. Cameco is the 50% owner of the Cigar Lake mine, and Areva…

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    Uranerz Energy’s Nichols Ranch starts production

    April 17, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Uranerz Energy (TSX: URZ; NYSE-Arca: URZ) has become the newest member of a small club of uranium producers after its first uranium mine, Nichols Ranch, received final clearance from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission and began production…

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    URANIUM: Denison samples 17.3% U3O8 from Gryphon zone at Wheeler River

    April 2, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    SASKATCHEWAN – Toronto’s Denison Mines Corp. has drilled basement hosted mineralization averaging 17.3% U3O8 over 4.2 metres from the Gryphon zone at the Wheeler River property between Key Lake and McArthur River. The Gryphon zone is 3.0…

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    URANIUM: Cameco ends hexafluoride deal year ahead of schedule

    March 31, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    SASKATOON – Cameco Corp. is ending its toll conversion agreement at the end of August 2014 with Springfields Fuels in the United Kingdom. The original 10-year deal was to expire in 2016. The company has agreed to pay $18 million to allow…

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    URANIUM: Long delayed Cigar Lake mine begins ore production

    March 13, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    SASKATCHEWAN – The long delayed Cigar Lake uranium mine has begun shipping ore to the McClean Lake mill 70 km northeast of the mine. The project is 50% owned and operated by Cameco Corp. of Saskatoon. Areva Resources Canada, the 37.1%…

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    URANIUM: Phoenix deposit yields high grades for Denison

    February 26, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    SASKATCHEWAN – Toronto-based Denison Mines Corp. continues to explore for uranium in the Athabasca Basin. Of particular interest are the high grades intersected at Zone A of the Phoenix deposit on the Wheeler River property (between Key…

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    URANIUM: Cameco counts $2.4B revenues for 2013

    February 10, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    SASKATOON – Cameco Corp. has come to the end of 2013 having revenues for the year of $2.44 billion and a gross profit of $607 million. The numbers show a 29% and 12% increase, respectively.

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    URANIUM: Cameco sells interest in Bruce Power

    February 3, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    ONTARIO – Saskatoon-based Cameco, one of the world’s largest uranium producers, has agreed to sell its 31.6% interest in Bruce Power LP to BPC Generation Infrastructure Trust (Borealis). BPC, one of the partners in Bruce Power, has agreed…

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    Cameco rises on uranium optimism

    January 29, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Saskatoon-based Cameco (TSX:CCO; NYSE:CCJ), like many uranium miners, is enjoying predictions of higher prices and growing demand in the uranium space.

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    URANIUM: Denison cuts more high grade at Phoenix A

    September 11, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    SASKATCHEWAN – Denison Mines Corp. of Toronto continues to drill high grade uranium mineralization in the Phoenix A deposit at the Wheeler River project where it is operator and 60% owner. The Wheeler River project is located between the…