The Athabasca Basin of northern Saskatchewan has been the site of all major Canadian uranium discoveries in the past 40 years. The first northern Saskatchewan uranium deposits were discovered in the early 1950s and Eldorado began mining at Beaverlodge Mine in 1953.
Uranium City is a northern settlement in Saskatchewan, Canada.Located on the northern shores of Lake Athabasca near the border of the Northwest Territories, it is 230 m (750 ft) above sea level.The settlement is 760 km (470 mi) northwest of Prince Albert, 760 km (470 mi) northeast of Edmonton and 48 km (30 mi) south of the Northwest Territories-Saskatchewan boundary.
32 rows This is a list of mines in Saskatchewan, Canada.Operational mines are in bold.. Mine
19/9/2019 On November 13, 1997, the Joint Federal-Provincial Panel on Uranium Mining Developments in Northern Saskatchewan issued its report to the government recommending the approval of the Midwest uranium mining project in Northern Saskatchewan, Canada, subject to
Gunnar Uranium Mine Environmental Remediation: Northern ... Similarly, the The Gunnar Mine and mill site was the largest of some 38 original mine head frame and mill site buildings, many of which now-abandoned uranium mines that were developed and still contained the original machinery and equipment, also had operated in Northern Saskatchewan, Canada, during the Cold to be dismantled.
The Gunnar Mine was a uranium mine in northern Saskatchewan, Canada located around 25 kilometres (16 mi) southwest of the community of Uranium City.The mine was situated on the Crackingstone Peninsula on the north shore of Lake Athabasca in the Beaverlodge Uranium District.. The Gunnar deposit was discovered in July 1952, and the mine operated as both an open pit
Uranium mining in Northern Saskatchewan is monitored by the Northern Saskatchewan Environmental Quality Committee (NSEQC), to confirm environmental protection measures and ensure operations are conducted to increase the socio-economic benefits of the surrounding communities.
The Rook I Project is a proposed new underground uranium mine and mill development that is located in the southwestern area of the Athabasca Uranium Basin of northwestern Saskatchewan, Canada. The resource base for the Project is the land-based, basement-hosted, Arrow Deposit which is the largest development-stage uranium deposit in Canada.
18/9/2018 The Nicholson Mine was the first uranium mine to be developed in Saskatchewan. In 1949, it was the only active uranium mine in Canada outside the Northwest Territories. By 1959, the Nicholson ore body had been essentially depleted, but the Nicholson Mine had played its role in helping Canada become one of the largest uranium producers in the world.
Dispelling Falsehoods. Anti-nuclear activists have been circulating false information about the uranium mining industry in northern Saskatchewan for a number of years. In fact, Saskatchewan's uranium mines are safe for people and the environment and that is confirmed through diligent regulation by the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission and ...
31/3/2016 Next year, in 1969, Cluff Lake deposit with high-grade ore (up to 6% of Uranium oxide) was discovered, and the same year almost all of northern Saskatchewan had been claimed by
3/1/2011 Uranium mining in the Athabasca Basin region in Northern Saskatchewan was developed in the early 1950s. The mines developed during this period were abandoned, leaving deep holes and mining debris ...
Canadian production comes mainly from two mines in northern Saskatchewan province, one of which, McArthur River, is the largest uranium mine in the world. Production is expected to increase significantly after 2011 as several new mines, now planned or under construction, go into operation. With known uranium resources of 499,000 tonnes of U3O8, as well as continuing exploration, Canada is in a ...
The McArthur River deposit was discovered in 1988. The property is located 620 air kilometres north of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan and 80 kilometres northeast of the Key Lake mill in the uranium rich Athabasca Basin.Mine construction began in 1997, with production commencing in 1999.
7/12/2015 How Uranium Becomes Nuclear ... Partnering on Saskatchewan's first potash mine in 40 years ... Veritasium 13,519,782 views. 11:18. Gunnar Mine Site Remediation Project in Northern Saskatchewan ...
The Saskatchewan Research Council has been contracted to manage the clean-up of these abandoned northern uranium mine and mill sites. The Gunnar Mine, because of the magnitude of tailings and waste rock, is subject to an environmental site assessment process regulated by both provincial and federal governments.
28/11/2018 Province Issues Statement Of Claim Against The Federal Government To Honour Commitment To Clean Up Uranium Mine In Northern Saskatchewan. Released on November 28, 2018. The Government of Saskatchewan has issued a statement of claim, which calls on the Government of Canada to contribute equally to the cost of cleaning up the Gunnar uranium mine. ...
Similarly, the The Gunnar Mine and mill site was the largest of some 38 original mine head frame and mill site buildings, many of which now-abandoned uranium mines that were developed and still contained the original machinery and equipment, also had operated in Northern Saskatchewan, Canada, during the Cold to be dismantled.
31/12/2018 Cigar Lake is the world's highest grade uranium mine and is located in northern Saskatchewan, Canada. Since commissioning in 2014, the site has produced a total of 64.9 million pounds (100% basis). Commercial operation began in May 2015. As the operator, Cameco developed an innovative jet-boring technique specifically for this challenging deposit.
9/2/2012 Project CLEANS is a multi-year project that aims to remediate 38 abandoned uranium mine sites in northern Saskatchewan, including Gunnar, the Lorado mill site and 36 satellite sites. The Gunnar ...
Uranium in Saskatchewan Economic Impact 2017 The uranium mining industry spent more than $331 million on salaries, wages and benefits for its direct employees. Of this over $107 million was paid to residents of Saskatchewan’s north.
Mining in Saskatchewan centres around two major commodities: potash and uranium. Saskatchewan is the second largest producer of potash in the world and, according to the Saskatchewan Mining Association, the province is the world leader in uranium production. Watch for our upcoming issue of Mining Exploration this year that will take an in ...
(Oct. 6, 1996) The Joint Federal-Provincial Review Panel on Uranium Mining Developments in Northern Saskatchewan experiences serious trouble. The panel was established in 1991, to review the impacts of the proposed uranium mining projects of Midwest, Dominique-Janine Extension for Cluff Lake, McClean Lake, McArthur River, and Cigar Lake.
New report shows abandoned uranium mines a concern in northern Saskatchewan A 170-page report on abandoned mines in northern Saskatchewan, released by the province on Sep. 24, 2002, states that many of the sites pose "severe public safety hazards and
Case Study: Uranium Mine, Northern Saskatchewan Mobile Borehole Survey System (MBSS) The Challenge A mining client required a custom autonomous system that could be used in inertial, radiometric and video probe surveys up and down vertical boreholes up to 60 meter in length.
11/2/2015 Dene People in Northern Saskatchewan Are Resisting Uranium and Tar Sands Mining ... cancer is the legacy of contamination from nearby uranium mines. With significant tar sands and uranium deposits ...
14/1/2017 Deciding how much money should be committed to a massively over-budget plan to clean up an abandoned uranium mine in northern Saskatchewan constitutes a “deep moral problem,” according to
Primarily it is the large multinationals, not the local people who benefit from the multi-million dollar uranium mining industry in Saskatchewan and elsewhere. In the United States Canadian uranium mining speculation has increased in spite of indigenous opposition and a long legacy of life-threatening damages on Navajo Reservations.