Saskatchewan Mining News

Fission Uranium tables PFS for Patterson Lake South

The PFS assigns the project a $693m after-tax net present value at an 8% discount rate and a 21% after-tax internal rate of return.

Purepoint completes initial fieldwork at Hook Lake

The project lies on the southwest edge of the Athabasca Basin in the Patterson uranium district.

Conservation group raises concerns over proposed Canadian potash mine

CanPacific Potash plans a new 3.25 million tonne per year solution potash mine and submitted its environmental impact assessment to the province in January.

UEX shares latest West Bear results

The company said that 14 of the 20 assays exceeded the cobalt equivalent grade of 0.023% or more.

NexGen finds high radioactivity in first holes of 2019

NexGen Energy has been busy with feasibility stage drilling at its Rook I property in the Athabasca Basin.

Fertilizer Canada decries lack of consultation as Saskatchewan ups tax burden

Saskatchewan potash producers had no input before the surprise provincial budget announcement that they may pay an estimated C$117m more next year.

Star Diamond shares soar as study reveals ‘unusually high’ amount of high-value stones

About 27% of the diamonds at the company’s Orion South and Star exploration sites are type IIa, a category that represents less than 2% of all rough stones mined from kimberlites.

Saskatchewan best place to mine in Canada

The Fraser Institute has released its annual ranking of the best jurisdictions for mineral investment. Four of the top 10 places are Canadian provinces.

World’s top uranium miner Cameco in no hurry to resume production

The company says it has seen a significant improvement over the past year, with prices up about 20%, but believes conditions are not where they need to be to restart idled capacity.

UEX eyes 2.94% Co and 2.08% Ni drilled over 4.5 metres at West Bear

Other assays were positive as well.

Fission Uranium advances PLS toward feasibility

28 geotechnical holes are to be drilled as part of the resource development phase of work.

NexGen begins feasibility drilling at Arrow deposit

NexGen Energy is embarking on the largest drill program in its history at the Rook I project in the Athabasca Basin.

Canada's first geothermal power facility announced

The energy project, led by DEEP Earth Energy Production Corporation, is the first of its kind in Canada.

Murchison Minerals triples land holdings in Saskatchewan

Murchison now controls 221.8 km2 of mineral rights over a strike length of approximately 29 kilometres.

Skyharbour cuts high grades at Maverick zone on Moore project

Skyharbour secured an option to acquire the Moore property from Denison Mines in June 2016.

Hook Lake JV to spend $3m for 2019 exploration

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).

Appia drills high grade TREO at Alces Lake

The property, east of Uranium City, returned 10.02% TREO by weight over 3.55 metres.

Kimberlites exploration drilling underway in Fort à la Corne Saskatchewan

Star Diamond Corporation announced that Rio Tinto Exploration Canada commenced an HQ core drilling program on 11 holes.

NexGen boosts NPV for Rook I to $3.7B

Vancouver-based NexGen Energy, Wood Group and Rosco Postle Associates have completed the pre-feasibility study for NexGen’s Rook I project in the Athabasca Basin.

Saskatchewan gives environmental approval to Star-Orion South project

The preliminary economic assessment of the mine estimates that 66 million carats of diamonds could be recovered over a 38-year project life.

Denison Mines flags first deposit for ISR mining in the Athabasca basin

Canada’s Athabasca Basin has become the prime destination for high-grade uranium, with grades in excess of 100x global averages.

CanAlaska Uranium, Cameco make headway at West McArthur project

Work at the project, located immediately next to Cameco's Fox Lake uranium discovery, has been focused on evaluating the C10 corridor, which is highlighted by the NE-striking conductivity high in the southern part of the property.

ALX Uranium Corp. intersects elevated radioactivity at Newnham Lake uranium project

Project is located in the northeastern Athabasca Basin of northern Saskatchewan, approximately 75 kilometres east of Stony Rapids.

World’s top uranium miner Cameco back in the black

But the Canadian company said the uranium market remained “quiet.”

B.C. miners halt exploration program to address community concerns

Following a community outcry, Aben Resources and Eagle Plains Resources decided to suspend their planned drill program at the Chico Gold Project.