Canadian Mining Journal


Cameco Corporation


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    URANIUM: Cameco aims for Q1 2014 Cigar River mining start

    September 9, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    SASKATCHEWAN – Saskatoon-based Cameco Corp., operator of the long delayed Cigar Lake uranium mine, says construction is 97% complete and commissioning of the mining systems is well advanced. The first ore will be produced in Q1 2014. When…

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    Fission Uranium CEO discusses the PLS discovery – and rumours of another takeover

    August 22, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Fission Uranium (TSXV: FCU) has been one of the few exploration companies that has excited investors this year. As a result, it’s seen its share price nearly triple. Following Denison Mines’ (TSX: DML; NYSE-MKT: DNN) buyout of its…

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    Surface Geochemical Study over the Centennial Uranium Deposit

    June 19, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    CALGARY, June 18, 2013 /CNW/ – Uravan Minerals Inc. (Uravan), in collaboration with Cameco Corporation (Cameco), the Queen’s Facility for Isotope Research (QFIR)1, and Environmental BioTechnologies Inc. (EBT)2 are conducting a multi-faceted…

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    Cameco kicks off third ISR mine in U.S.

    May 15, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    The North Butte in situ uranium mine in Wyoming has started initial production as a satellite facility for Cameco Corp.’s (CCO-T, CCJ-N) Smith Ranch-Highland in situ mine.

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    UEX, Areva boost uranium resources at Shea Creek

    April 22, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    UEX (UEX-T) has bumped up resources at its 49% held Shea Creek uranium project in the Athabasca basin of northern Saskatchewan, now the largest undeveloped uranium resource in the much coveted basin, demoting Cameco’s (CCO-T, CCJ-N)…

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    Uranerz reports loss as drive to production continues

    April 2, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    As Uranerz Energy (URZ-T, URZ-X) drives to put its part of Wyoming’s Powder River Basin into commercial production this year, it will likely have to top up its coffers.

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    Patterson Lake discovery triggers junior uranium frenzy

    March 28, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    VANCOUVER — Nothing draws Canadian explorers quite like an emerging mineral discovery that looks to have district scale potential, and that is proving to be the case with Fission Energy (FIS-V) and Alpha Minerals (AMW-V) Patterson Lake…

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    U3O8 snaps up Calypso Uranium in all-share deal

    March 12, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    VANCOUVER – U3O8 is adding money to its coffers and new properties to its Argentinean portfolio through an all-share deal to acquire Calypso Uranium.

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    Cameco gets access to Russian warheads

    January 10, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    It took longer than expected but Cameco has cleared all the regulatory hurdles and has closed its acquisition of nuclear fuels trader NUKEM Energy GmbH (NUKEM).

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    AWARDS: PDAC names 2013 winners

    December 11, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    TORONTO – The Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada has announced the winners of various awards that will be presented during the annual meeting March 3 to 6, 2013, at the Metro Toronto Conventional Centre.

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    Solid operations can’t protect Cameco from state of the world

    November 5, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    With its latest quarterly earnings Cameco proved that operational deftness isn’t always enough, as global factors took their toll on its bottom line.

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    Queensland lifts ban on uranium mining

    October 24, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    It has taken 23 years, but the state government of Queensland in Australia has finally overturned a ban on uranium mining. The prohibition on uranium processing and waste storage, however, remains in place.