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2012-02-28 07:45:00

TSXV: UAXOTCQX:  ATURF VANCOUVER, Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Athabasca Uranium Inc. is pleased to announce the engagement of Dahrouge Geological Consultants Inc. as a part of its uranium exploration team, the launch of its Phase 2 drilling program, and the acquisition of a 100% ownership interest in the McCarthy Lake Project. New Exploration Team The Company is pleased to report that Dahrouge Geological Consultants Inc. of Edmonton, Alberta has been engaged to assist with...

2011-07-25 04:00:00

VANCOUVER, July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - CanAlaska Uranium Ltd. (TSX - CVV)  ("CanAlaska" or the "Company") is pleased to announce  the completion of two airborne ZTEM geophysical surveys on its wholly-owned Hodgson and Carswell projects in the Athabasca Basin, Saskatchewan.  The newly-developed ZTEM surveys provide a new dimension for surveying electromagnetic targets, and as expected, provide superior detail of conductive zones at depth. To view figures click here:...

2011-06-13 04:00:00

VANCOUVER, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - CanAlaska Uranium Ltd. (TSX.V - CVV)  ("CanAlaska" or the "Company") is pleased to announce  the commencement of two airborne ZTEM geophysical surveys, and one ground geophysical resistivity survey on its wholly-owned and joint-ventured projects in the Athabasca Basin, Saskatchewan.  The ZTEM surveys provide a new dimension for surveying electromagnetic targets, and provide superior detail at depth. To view maps click here:...

2010-11-10 17:41:00

VANCOUVER, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ - CanAlaska is pleased be able to provide its recently commissioned NI 43-101 technical summary report for the Waterbury Uranium Project in the Athabasca Basin, Canada.  This report is now available on SEDAR and EDGAR databases for public viewing.  The Waterbury 43-101 report was prepared by Mr. Peter Daubeny M.Sc., P.Geo. of Vancouver BC.  In the report, Mr. Daubeny provides a detailed description of CanAlaska's exploration on the...

2008-08-12 21:00:14

ALL AMOUNTS ARE STATED IN CDN $ (UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED) Cameco Corporation (TSX: CCO) (NYSE: CCJ) reports that remediation work at the No.1 Shaft at its Cigar Lake uranium project was temporarily suspended today after an increase in the rate of water inflow to the mine was observed. "Remediation and dewatering of the No. 1 Shaft had been progressing smoothly up to this point," said Tim Gitzel, Cameco's chief operating officer. "An inflow at this rate is disappointing but our remediation...

2008-07-09 15:00:26

ALL AMOUNTS ARE STATED IN CDN $ Cameco Corporation (TSX: CCO) (NYSE: CCJ) announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire a 70% interest in the Kintyre uranium exploration project in Western Australia for $346.5 million (US). A joint venture comprised of Cameco (70%) and Mitsubishi Development Pty Ltd (30%) purchased the Kintyre project from Rio Tinto for $495.0 million (US) through a bidding process. Cameco will operate the project and is funding its share of the purchase...

2008-06-24 09:00:00

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - June 24, 2008) - Pitchstone Exploration Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:PXP) ("Pitchstone") is one of the most active explorers in the Athabasca Basin, Saskatchewan. In 2007 Pitchstone drilled 16,213 m in 27 holes on five properties. To date in 2008 Pitchstone has completed 8,670 m of drilling in 16 holes; 5,880 m during January-March and 2,790 m in the summer program. A total of 14,000 m in 24 holes is planned for 2008 in the eastern Athabasca Basin. Drilling...