Canadian Mining Journal


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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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    URANIUM: McClean Lake granted 10-year licence renewal

    July 5, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission has granted a 10-year extension to the operating licence of the McClean Lake uranium mine and mill  in the eastern part of the Athabasca Basin, 750 km north of Saskatoon. The mine is

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    URANIUM: McClean Lake throughput jumps to 24M lb for Cigar Lake

    June 1, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission has approved an application to increase the throughput of the McClean Lake uranium plant to 24 million lb of uranium dioxide from the current limit of 13 million lb. The increase was necessary

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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: 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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    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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    URANIUM: UEX, Areva pledge $2.2M for Athabasca Basin exploration

    November 23, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – UEX Corp.  (49.1%) of Vancouver and Areva Resources Canada (50.9%) of Saskatoon have outlined a $2.2 million exploration program at the Western Athabasca joint uranium venture next year. Three winter 2016 programs will be launched, the largest of

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    URANIUM: Cigar Lake start-up celebrated

    September 23, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    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.

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    URANIUM: Cigar Lake reaches commercial production

    May 25, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    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…

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    URANIUM: Denison wraps up successful winter drilling program

    April 16, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    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…

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

    February 4, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    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….