Canadian Mining Journal


Canada


  • Feature

    Cameco “powers on” to the future

    June 1, 2012 by Russell Noble

    Cameco Corporation and uranium are both rare and valuable assets to the Canadian economy. In fact, the Saskatoon-based company and its Athabasca Basin deposits in Saskatchewan are more than rare and valuable; they’re almost national…

  • Feature

    McArthur River

    June 1, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Cameco’s McArthur River mine is the world’s largest high-grade uranium mine, with ore grades 100 times the world’s average. Those qualities, coupled with proven and probable reserves of 324 million pounds of uranium, make the…

  • Feature

    Key Lake mill

    June 1, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The Key Lake mill, as its name implies, is a “key” part of the Cameco success story, because it’s where the company mills ore from its main McArthur River property.

  • Feature

    Rabbit Lake

    June 1, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Like the “Energizer” bunny that “keeps going and going,” Cameco’s Rabbit Lake operation has been in production since 1975, earning its status as the longest operating uranium production facility in North America.

  • Feature

    Cigar Lake

    June 1, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    “World’s Largest” are two words that seem to be used in conjunction with Cameco’s uranium deposits and operations.

  • Feature

    Millennium

    June 1, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Keeping its prospects open for future development is a business plan that has made Cameco the company it is today, and that’s exactly what it’s doing with its Millennium uranium deposit in northern Saskatchewan.

  • Feature

    Port Hope

    June 1, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    In addition to its uranium production, Cameco is a major supplier of processing services required to produce fuel for the generation of clean electricity.

  • Feature

    CSR is nothing new to Cameco

    June 1, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is a relatively new area of business for many mining companies around the world, but not for Cameco. In fact, CSR has been a major part of every business plan and project the company has undertaken over the…

  • Feature

    Shore Gold to build Saskatchewan’s first diamond mine

    June 1, 2012 by Marilyn Scales

    The idea of finding diamonds in Saskatchewan was met with scepticism in the 1980s. A Russian geophysicist, Dr. J.G. Strnad, predicted the existence of diamondiferous kimberlites, noting the large geophysical anomalies in the province’s…

  • Feature

    Ontario mines dodge disaster

    June 1, 2012 by D'Arcy Jenish

    Tony Makuch, President of Toronto-based Lake Shore Gold Corp, has seen forest fires before, but nothing quite like Timmins No. 9 fire that recently threatened many towns and mines in Northern Ontario.

  • News

    RELOCATION: Stornoway to move head office to Montreal

    May 31, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – With commercial production from its Renard diamond project slated for the last half of 2015, Vancouver’s Stornoway Diamond Corp. is consolidating its head office activities in Montreal. The exploration team will, however,…

  • News

    IRON RESOURCE: Houston, Knob Lake deposits grow for LIM

    May 31, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    LABRADOR – Toronto-based Labrador Iron Mines reports that the latest resource numbers at its Houston and Knob Lake iron deposits in western Labrador continue to improve.