Here lies the largest undeveloped high-grade uranium deposit in the world. The mine has a long history of delayed starts, partly due to floodings of 2006 and 2008. In 2014, ore production has begun at Cigar Lake Uranium Mine. The mine is operated by Cameco, and owned by Cameco (50%), AREVA (37%), Idemitsu Canada Resources…

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Here lies the worlds largest high-grade uranium deposit. The mine lies in the southeast of the Athabasca Basin. The ore here is mined by raiseboring, boxhole boring, and remote boxhole boring. Ore is crushed and processed underground, then pumped to the surface as slurry or mud. This (toxic) mud is processed into containers for transportation…

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The McClean Lake facility will primarily act as a mill for ore produced at Cigar Lake and other mines in the vicinity. It’s owned by AREVA (70 %), Denison Mines (22,5 %), and OURD Canada Co. Limited (7,5%). The operating firm is AREVA. The mining in McClean Lake is currently on standby, while the mill…

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As Cameco has announced last week, operation at the McArthur River Uranium mine have been shut down due to labor disputes. Uranium business insiders have predicted a “good” impact on the global uranium market, because with the leading producing unit shut down, demand for uranium should increase worldwide. According to uraniuminvestingnews, this has not happened…

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Some of the work at Cigar Lake uranium mine in Saskatchewan is on halt, because the freezing technique used to keep the water out of the mining area is not giving the desired results. Source: Globalnews.

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PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. —Residents of the northern Saskatchewan community of Pinehouse and supporters from across the country have filed a statement of claim seeking to overturn a controversial deal between municipal officials and the uranium industry. The “collaboration agreement” was signed on December 12, 2012 by uranium giants Cameco and Areva, the Northern Village of…

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by Anna Tilman This series of articles, “The Yellowcake Trail,” tracks all aspects of uranium in Canada from the mining and milling, to processing and use, throughout its eighty-year history. The series begins with the history of uranium in Canada, from its initial discovery to the rapid development of mines that placed Canada as the…

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MEDIA RELEASE October 24, 2012 Stop uranium mining in the province until radioactive mine tailings are contained, say 68% of Saskatchewanians  Dr. Helen Caldicott coming to Saskatoon to speak on  “Our Toxic Nuclear Legacy: Let’s END Saskatchewan’s Growing Radioactive Footprint”

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Hi everyone,   Thanks to the kind efforts of the webmaster for Coalition for a Clean Green Saskatchewan, which hosts the HUES3 Campaign web page, we have a Facebook page for the media release distributed earlier this week:   Saskatchewan public opinion survey tells CCNI Nuclear Centre, “No nukes in the tar sands!”

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