Canadian Mining Journal



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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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    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