TSX drops, Sept. 8-12

Source: Daily News | 2014-09-15
Canada’s main stock index fell during the Sept. 8–12 trading week. The S&P/TSX Composite Index dropped 38 points to 15,531.58. The spot price for gold plunged US$40 to US$1,228.30, while the S&P/TSX Global Gold Index stayed...

Strike notice prompts closure of Cameco's McArthur River 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-09-03
Cameco (TSX: CCO; NYSE: CCJ) has closed down McArthur River, the world’s largest uranium mine, and its Key Lake mill, in Saskatchewan’s Athabasca basin, over a labour 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...

Commentary: How low can uranium prices go? 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-06-04
Investors in uranium stocks are a weary bunch at this point. And despite a number of factors hinting at a recovery in uranium oxide prices, they continue along a downward trajectory.