Canadian Mining Journal


Cameco Corporation


  • 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…

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    A message from Cameco president and CEO Tim Gitzel

    June 1, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    When asked by Canadian Mining Journal to comment on Cameco’s success and plans for the future, the answer was very easy because after a year of global economic, political and environmental challenges, our focus remains the same; a…

  • Feature

    McArthur River

    June 1, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    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…

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    Key Lake mill

    June 1, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    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.

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    Rabbit Lake

    June 1, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    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.

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    Cigar Lake

    June 1, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

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

  • News

    Foran jumps into action in Saskatchewan

    May 2, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    FLIN FLON, Manitoba — Foran Mining is gaining steam at its flagship McIlvenna Bay volcanogenic massive sulphide (VMS) project in east-central Saskatchewan, west of Flin Flon, MB.

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    URANIUM EXPLORATION: Cameco to buy out Millennium partner Areva Resources

    March 5, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    SASKATCHEWAN – Saskatoon-based Cameco Corp., one of the world’s largest uranium producers, has offered to buy a further 28% interest in the Millennium project for $150 million dollars. That interest currently belongs to Areva…

  • News

    MERGER: Rio Tinto gets green light for Hathor bid

    November 23, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    GATINEAU, Quebec – The Canadian Competition Bureau has given its approval for Rio Tinto’s bid to acquire all the common shares of Vancouver-based Hathor Exploration. Rio has made an all-cash offer of $4.70 per Hathor share.

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    MERGER: Rio Tinto ups bid, Hathor says okay

    November 17, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    VANCOUVER – The bidding war for Hathor Exploration and its Roughrider uranium property in northern Saskatchewan appears to be nearing the end. Rio Tinto has raised its all-cash offer to $4.70 per Hathor share, $0.20 more than Cameco of…

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    MERGER: Cameco ups Hathor offer to $4.50/share, all cash

    November 14, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    SASKATOON – Cameco Corp. has raised its offer for Hathor Exploration to $4.50 per Hathor share, 8.4% above the $4.15/share offer made by Rio Tinto last October and 20% above Cameco’s initial bid of $3.75/share in August 2011. The most recent…

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    URANIUM DEVELOPMENT: Cigar Lake ore to be milled at McClean Lake

    October 6, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    SASKATCHEWAN – Cameco of Saskatoon and its partners in the Cigar Lake uranium development has signed a memorandum of understanding to mill all ore from the Cigar Lake mine at the McClean Lake mill.