Strike prompts closure of Cameco's McArthur River mine

Source: Daily News | 2014-08-27
Cameco (TSX: CCO; NYSE: CCJ) is closing down McArthur River, the world’s largest uranium mine, and its Key Lake mill, in Saskatchewan’s Athabasca basin, over a labour-management dispute.  

Fission going strong at PLS 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-08-13
VANCOUVER — Fission Uranium (TSXV: FCU; US-OTC: FCUUF) hit mineralization in every one of the first 14 holes of its mid-year drill program at Patterson Lake South (PLS), continuing a drilling success story that has delineated shallow,...

Fipke's Northern Uranium thinks outside the basin 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-07-30
VANCOUVER — Conventional thinking amongst Canadian uranium explorers has been shifting over the past few years, and Northern Uranium (TSXV: UNO; US-OTC: NOURF) is hoping to be the next outfit to make a world-class discovery outside...

Cameco puts Cigar Lake on ice  

Source: Print Archives | 2014-07-23
VANCOUVER — Cameco (TSX: CCO; NYSE: CCJ) has suspended mining at its Cigar Lake uranium mine in Saskatchewan so that the high-grade orebody can freeze — a necessary step in mining the waterlogged deposit.

Ur-Energy confirms historic resource at Shirley Basin

Source: Daily News | 2014-07-22
Littleton, Colo.-based Ur-Energy (TSX: URE; NYSE-MKT: URG) has published a maiden resource estimate for its Shirley Basin uranium project in Wyoming’s Carbon County, indicating the deposit has 8.8 million lb. grading 0.23% eU3O8 in...

Open letter: Uranium, BAPE and social acceptability in Quebec 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-06-18
The 70 Quebec scientists and professionals from industry and academia who have signed this open letter are committed to using their know-how in an ethical, socially responsible and environmentally responsible manner. Exploration for and...

Denison bulks up Wheeler River

Source: Daily News | 2014-06-17
Denison Mines (TSX: DML; NYSE: DML) has lifted the average grade of the Phoenix deposit by 11% and the contained pounds of uranium by 19% at its 60%-owned Wheeler River project in northern Saskatchewan.

Roughrider rises again 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-06-11
VANCOUVER — “We were shocked the land was available,” says Dale Wallster, a director of Kivalliq Energy (TSXV: KIV), in an interview. “So we staked it — but when you stake land in Saskatchewan, other interested...

Cameco puts Millennium on ice 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-06-04
Poor economic conditions in world uranium markets are forcing many uranium companies to postpone projects or scale back operations.

Govind Friedland to IPO GoviEx Uranium 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-06-04
GoviEx Uranium has filed a prospectus for an initial public offering with the securities commissions of Ontario and British Columbia and plans to use the net proceeds to pay for environmental and social impact assessments, as well as a pilot...