During exploration for unconformity-type uranium deposits like those in the Athabascan basin, the clay illite can be a reasonable pathfinder mineral.
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Researchers in the United States may have made a breakthrough in the quest to discern between uranium used for power generation and material that is being made into nuclear weapons.
Over 24,000 people attended this year's Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada’s Convention — a strong indication that confidence has returned to the mineral exploration and mining industry.
According to its CEO, Cameco is in the early stages of evaluating the sale of its mines in Nebraska and Wyoming.
The 15% Mineral Exploration Tax Credit, which was slated to expire at the end of this month, has been extended until March 31, 2018.
Several MAC members already formally participate in the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights Initiative (VPI) and several others apply the VPs for their operations abroad.
Study shows mining has sparked "unparalleled inorganic compound diversification" like rabbittite at Lucky Strike, Utah and a handful found on smelter walls
Scientists have discovered why some of the richest ore deposits on the planet, such as copper, zinc, silver and uranium, were formed in the middle period of Earth’s history.
On the level of transparency in the approvals process, jurisdictions in the US, Australia and Scandinavia performed better than Canada, a fresh report by the Fraser Institute, shows.
Both provinces displaced Western Australia from the first to the third place thanks partly to their rich mineral reserves, competitive tax regimes, efficient permitting procedures, and certainty surrounding environmental regulations.
A practical method for extracting the uranium present in the oceans could help make nuclear power a viable part of the quest for a carbon-free energy future, researchers say.
Miners and explorers are only spending a third of what they did four years ago – and proportion of greenfield exploration are at record lows.
Work on AngloGold Ashanti's Mponeng gold mine in South Africa started in 1981 – a brownfield expansion project will extend the mine's life beyond 2050.
Net profit was $3.2bn for the six months to December 31, compared with a loss of $5.7bn in the same period a year earlier.
Down more than 6% Friday as realities of Japanese reactor restarts make an impact.
Report by the Mining Association of Canada (MAC) says the country is not in a good position to benefit from the increasing number of companies ready to make new and significant investments.
Majors and juniors swap roles in $7 billion a year mining exploration sector
EY’s Canadian Mining Eye index declined 13% in the last quarter last year as weak gold and nickel prices offset copper and zinc gains.