Canadian Mining Journal


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

    January 14, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    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…

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    URANIUM: First concentrate made from Cigar Lake ore

    October 9, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    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…

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

    May 1, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    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 Editor

    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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    URANIUM: Long delayed Cigar Lake mine begins ore production

    March 13, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    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: Shea Creek drilling continues to return solid results

    November 28, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SASKATCHEWAN – UEX Corporation (49%) of Vancouver and partner Areva Resources Canada (51% and operator) of Saskatoon have the results from two concurrent drill programs conducted this year on the Shea Creek uranium project. The project…

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    URANIUM: Cameco aims for Q1 2014 Cigar River mining start

    September 9, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    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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    URANIUM: Good grades continue at Shea Creek

    August 7, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SASKATCHEWAN – The first five holes at the Shea Creek uranium project include high grade assays, says 49% owner UEX Uranium of Vancouver. The remaining interest belongs to Saskatoon-based Areva Resources Canada and includes the Kianna,…

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    UEX, Areva boost uranium resources at Shea Creek

    April 22, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    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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    Patterson Lake discovery triggers junior uranium frenzy

    March 28, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    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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    URANIUM EXPLORATION: New Kianna basement zone discovered at Shea Creek

    October 16, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SASKATCHEWAN – Continued exploration of the Kianna uranium deposit at the Shea Creek project has discovered a new zone, Kianna East. The new zone is east of the existing deposit and spatially associated with the second conductive trend.

  • ENVIRONMENTAL: Federal government says okay to Midwest uranium mine

    August 15, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SASKATCHEWAN – The Canadian government has announced that in its opinion the proposed Midwest uranium mine is not likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects with the implementation of the mitigation measures and follow-up…