Uranium stocks Articles

URANIUM: UEX releases maiden resource for Christie Lake JV

December 19, 2018 / Canadian Mining Journal

The exploration camp at the Christie Lake uranium property. (Image: UEX Corp.)SASKATCHEWAN - UEX Corporation has released the maiden resource estimate for its 60% owned Christie Lake uranium joint venture. JCU (Canada) Exploration Co. is the 40% owner of the project located 9 km northeast of and along strike of the McArthur River uranium mine in the Athabasca Basin.The project is still in the earl...Read More

Skyharbour cuts high grades at Maverick zone on Moore project

Dec. 18, 2018, 2:23 PM / Canadian Mining Journal Staff

SASKATCHEWAN - Fifteen kilometres from the rapidly advancing Wheeler River project, Vancouver's Skyharbour Resources is finding high grades at the Moore uranium project.Drill hole ML18-14 intersected high grade uranium mineralization within the Main Maverick zone consisting of 3.11% uranium oxide over 1.8 metres within an interval of 15.2 metres containing 0.56% uranium oxide. This is one of the b...Read More

URANIUM: Denison to move Wheeler River forward

December 18, 2018 / Canadian Mining Journal

The 2019 exploration drilling plan for the Wheler River uranium project. (Image: Denison Mines Corp.)SASKATCHEWAN -Denison Mines Corp. and its partners in the Wheeler River uranium joint venture have agreed to spend $10.3 million to advance the project next year. A major undertaking will be to initiate the environmental assessment and engineering studies.The target of this activity will be the Pho...Read More

URANIUM: Skyharbour cuts high grades at Maverick zone on Moore project

December 18, 2018 / Canadian Mining Journal

A map of Skyharbour's uranium projects in the Athabasca Basin. (Image: Skyharbour Resources)SASKATCHEWAN - Fifteen kilometres from the rapidly advancing Wheeler River project, Vancouver's Skyharbour Resources is finding high grades at the Moore uranium project.Drill hole ML18-14 intersected high grade uranium mineralization within the Main Maverick zone consisting of 3.11% uranium oxide over 1.8 m...Read More

IOCG: New ramp at BHP's Olympic Dam doubles capacity

December 18, 2018 / Canadian Mining Journal

AUSTRALIA - BHP Group has commissioned the new ramp at its Olympic Dam iron ore-copper-gold mine, and it doubles the haulage capacity for its trucks. The Kalta decline is key to reaching the Southern mine area where BHP is mining high grade copper resources.BHP spent A$250 million to develop the Southern mine area, and another $40 million on the ramp. The first ore from the area was produced in mi...Read More

Dec 18 Uranium week: playing to script

Dec 18 2018 / Greg Peel

Weekly Reports |Dec 18 2018December typically sees a pre-Christmas squaring up among uranium market participants. Last week was no exception.-End of year squaring-Spot price unchanged-Market in balance By Greg PeelIn this, FNArena's final Uranium Week for 2018, we note industry consultant TradeTech's weekly spot price indicator remains unchanged at US$29.00/lb. This is despite solid volume of 1mlb...Read More

Mega Uranium Ltd. Closes First Tranche of Private Placement

Dec 17, 2018 / Staff reporter

NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO UNITED STATES NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATESToronto, Canada (December 17, 2018) - Mega Uranium Ltd. (MGA: TSX) is pleased to announce the closing today of the first tranche of its previously announced non-brokered private placement (the "Financing"), pursuant to which the company raised aggregate gross proceeds of $1,310,000 from the issuance an...Read More

Mega Uranium To Restate Financial Statements

Dec 14, 2018 / Staff reporter

Toronto, Canada (December 14, 2018) -- Mega Uranium Ltd. (TSX: MGA) announces that it will be restating its audited annual financial statements for the year ended September 30, 2017 (the "2017 Annual Statements") and its interim financial statements for the first three quarters of the 2016, 2017 and 2018 financial years (the "Interim Statements"). The restatements are all due to deferred tax acco...Read More

Hook Lake JV to spend $3m for 2019 exploration

Dec. 12, 2018, 2:43 PM / Canadian Mining Journal Staff

The partners in the Hook Lake uranium joint venture have approved a 2019 exploration budget of $3 million. Situated within the Patterson Uranium District, Hook Lake is owned jointly by Cameco Corp. (39.5%), Orano Canada (39.5%) and Purepoint Uranium Group (operator and holder of a 21% interest).This year's program includes 6,600 metres of diamond drilling by two rigs. Seven holes will test targets...Read More

Fission 3.0 seeks more shallow, high grade mineralization

Dec. 12, 2018, 2:21 PM / Canadian Mining Journal Staff

SASKATCHEWAN - Fission 3.0 Corp. of Kelowna, B.C., is preparing for its winter drilling program at four high priority targets - Wales Lake (two holes), Patterson Lake North (five holes), Key Lake (nine holes) and Cree Bay (two holes). About 4,400 metres of drilling is planned.Fission 3 recently completed an $8-million financing with which to fund the work.The Wales Lake occurrence is similar to Fi...Read More

Uranium price: best performer of 2018 set for more gains

Dec. 11, 2018, 2:38 PM / Frik Els

The rally in uranium prices, which began in April this year amid production cutbacks in Kazakhstan and Canada, is set to continue as inventories of the nuclear material decline for the first time in nearly a decade.Production at Kazakhstan state-owned uranium miner Kazatomprom, responsible for more than a quarter of global output, was 19,600 tonnes during the first eleven months of 2018, a 7% decl...Read More

West McArthur JV sets aside $2.4m for 2019 drilling, geophysics

Dec. 11, 2018, 2:07 PM / Canadian Mining Journal Staff

SASKATCHEWAN - Vancouver's CanAlaska Uranium and Saskatoon's Cameco Corp. have formed the West McArthur joint venture and agreed on a $2.4-million exploration budget for 2019. CanAlaska will be the operator and 70% owner.Next year's work will focus on extending the footprint of the three discovery holes in 2017 and 2018. They define a halo of uranium mineralization in the sandstone. The halo measu...Read More

URANIUM: West McArthur JV sets aside $2.4M for 2019 drilling, geophysics

December 11, 2018 / Canadian Mining Journal

Drilling at the West McArthur uranium property. (Image: CanAlaska Uranium)SASKATCHEWAN - Vancouver's CanAlaska Uranium and Saskatoon's Cameco Corp. have formed the West McArthur joint venture and agreed on a $2.4-million exploration budget for 2019. CanAlaska will be the operator and 70% owner.Next year's work will focus on extending the footprint of the three discovery holes in 2017 and 2018. The...Read More

URANIUM: Hook Lake JV to spend $3M for 2019 exploration

December 11, 2018 / Canadian Mining Journal

Locations of 2019 drill sections in the Derkson Corridor at Hook Lake. (Image: Purepoint Uranium)SASKATCHEWAN - The partners in the Hook Lake uranium joint venture have approved a 2019 exploration budget of $3 million. Situated within the Patterson Uranium District, Hook Lake is owned jointly by Cameco Corp. (39.5%), Orano Canada (39.5%) and Purepoint Uranium Group (operator and holder of a 21% in...Read More

URANIUM: Fission 3.0 seeks more shallow, high grade mineralization

December 11, 2018 / Canadian Mining Journal

SASKATCHEWAN - Fission 3.0 Corp. of Kelowna, B.C., is preparing for its winter drilling program at four high priority targets - Wales Lake (two holes), Patterson Lake North (five holes), Key Lake (nine holes) and Cree Bay (two holes). About 4,400 metres of drilling is planned.Fission 3 recently completed an $8-million financing with which to fund the work.The Wales Lake occurrence is similar to Fi...Read More

Losing licence to operate new and biggest threat to miners - EY

Dec. 6, 2018, 9:54 AM / Cecilia Jamasmie

Mining companies across the globe now consider the risk of losing their licence to operate as the biggest risk to their businesses in the next two years, a new study shows.According to the 11th annual EY survey of 250 executives, the topic was listed sixth in the list of the ten major risks facing mining and metals firm in 2019-2020. Other challenges listed by the participants were rising national...Read More

Vancouver miner buys cobalt-vanadium-uranium project in Saskatchewan

Dec. 5, 2018, 6:27 AM / MINING.com Staff

Based on a 2012 exploration program that identified high-grade cobalt and vanadium at the Duddridge Lake project in Saskatchewan, Searchlight Resources (TSX-V: SRCH) decided to acquire the property located some 75 kilometers northwest of the town of La Ronge."With the increasing interest in battery technology utilizing both vanadium and cobalt, the Duddridge project represents an excellent project...Read More

Dec 3 Uranium week: volumes surge

Dec 04 2018 / Greg Peel

Weekly Reports |Dec 04 2018Uranium spot market volumes in 2018 are almost 40% above record 2015 volumes with another month to run.-2018 volumes surge-Unfamiliar players in the market-Spot price continues to riseBy Greg PeelBy the end of November, over 62mlbs U3O8 equivalent had changed hands in the uranium spot market. That's almost 40% above the record annual volume set in 2015, industry consulta...Read More

Mega Uranium Ltd. Proposes Private Placement

Dec3, 2018 / Staff reporter

NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO UNITED STATES NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATESToronto, Canada (December 3, 2018) - Mega Uranium Ltd. (MGA: TSX) ("Mega") announces today that it is proposing to complete a non-brokered private placement to sell up to 15,909,091 units (the "Units") at a price of $0.11 per Unit, for aggregate gross proceeds of up to $1,750,000 (the "Financing").Eac...Read More

Canada's Nova Scotia miners call for better control of radon exposure

Nov. 30, 2018, 6:00 AM / Cecilia Jamasmie

The body representing the mining industry in Canada's Nova Scotia province is calling on governments and companies to do a better job of managing project developments, so exposure to radon and uranium can be reduced.Radon is a naturally-occurring gas produced by radioactive decay of uranium, and it is found in measurable quantities in all rocks and soils in Nova Scotia.Radon is a naturally-occurri...Read More