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    URANIUM: Denison notes sharp rise in grades from Gryphon D lens at Wheeler River

    May 29, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Denison Mines Corp. says assays from winter drilling at the Gryphon D lens at the Wheeler River project show grades up 45% from previously released radiometric probe results. The project is owned 60% and operated by Denison. Cameco

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    MINING PEOPLE: AME, Cameco, EnviroLeach, and Nevsun

    May 18, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The Association for Mineral Exploration in Vancouver has welcomed Edie Thome as its new president and CEO. She brings a wealth of experience in government relations, permitting and public affairs as well as on-the-ground experience working with stakeholders, First Nations,

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    URANIUM: Denison continues to grow Gryphon D lenses at Wheeler River

    March 29, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Denison Mines of Toronto continues its successful 16,000-metre winter drilling program at the Gryphon zone on the 60% owned Wheeler River uranium property in the Athabasca Basin. The balance of the project is held by Cameco Corp. (30%)

  • Japanese utility TEPCO terminates contract, Cameco to pursue legal rights

    February 2, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    In a hastily convened conference call this morning, CEO Tim Gitzel of Cameco Corporation (TSX: CCO; NYSE: CCJ) vowed he would “vigorously pursue remedies to recover value for our shareholders and other stakeholders” after Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) confirmed it is terminating a 2009

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    WRAP UP: Miners offer production and cost guidance

    January 18, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    This is the time of year that many mining companies release their preliminary 2016 production numbers and guidance for 2017. Cameco Corp. of Saskatoon, SK, said it delivered 13.5 million lb of uranium at an average realized price of US$54.46/lb

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    URANIUM: Government overturns Yeelirrie decision

    January 18, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    WESTERN AUSTRALIA – Cameco Corp. of Saskatoon finally has some good news about its Yeelirrie uranium project 650 km northeast of Perth. The state government has overturned an Environmental Protection Authority recommendation that the project not proceed. Cameco continues to

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    MINING PEOPLE: Barrick Gold, Cameco, MWH, Osisko Gold Royalties, Premier Gold, and Rubicon Minerals

    December 13, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Pablo Marcet has joined the board of Toronto-based Barrick Gold. A native of Argentina, he is expected to play an important part in Barrick’s growth strategy in Latin America. Cameco Corp. of Saskatoon has named Kathryn J. Jackson as a

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    URANIUM: Denison lengthens strike of Gryphon D lenses at Wheeler River

    September 7, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Denison Mines Corp. of Toronto says results from 13 additional drill holes at the Wheeler River uranium project in the Athabasca Basin has expanded the strike length of the D series mineralized lenses immediately north and northwest of

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    WINNERS: World’s best mine rescue squad from Kirkland Lake Gold

    August 29, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SUDBURY, ON – Mine rescuers from Kirkland Lake Gold were crowned world champions by Workplace Safety North and Ontario Mine Rescue as the overall winners of the 10th International Mines Rescue Competition (IMRC2016-Canada) at the closing ceremonies in Sudbury Friday

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    Cameco CEO cites ‘toughest market in the last decade’

    August 8, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — Despite a renaissance in certain sectors of the mining industry, predominantly precious metals, Canadian uranium leader Cameco (TSX: CCO; NYSE: CCJ) is feeling the pain. The nuclear market has yet to recover from the Fukushima disaster in Japan in 2011, while oversupply conditions have depressed U3O8 spot prices

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    SECOND QUARTER: Losses still plague Canadian miners

    July 28, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    This is the season of quarterly reports (one of four times annually), but importantly the end of June marks the mid-point of 2016. From the results so far, this year is going to be an exceedingly difficult one in which

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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