Saskatchewan

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-depth look at the Saskatchewan mining scene.

Recent Saskatchewan articles

Core samples at the East Preston uranium project.
Mining Insider, Mines, Saskatchewan Azincourt Energy plans Phase Two Drill Program at East Preston Uranium Project

The proposed winter 2019-2020 drill program will comprise 2,000-2,500 meters of land-based diamond drilling with a budget of approximately $1.2M CDN

CanAlaska logo with picture of earth from space.
Mining Insider, Mines, Saskatchewan CanAlaska drilling targeting high-grade uranium

The three-month West McArthur Drill program started on June 24 and targets further high-grade uranium

Map showing project location – Western Athabasca Basin, Saskatchewan, Canada
Mining Insider, Mines, Saskatchewan Azincourt Energy Vtem geophysical survey adds targets to East Preston Uranium Project

More in-depth interpretation is on-going and will be used to add to the East Preston target inventory for future exploration drill testing

Garth Whyte, President and CEO of Fertilizer Canada.
Mining Insider, Mines, Saskatchewan Fertilizer industry concerned over lack of consultation on Saskatchewan Government’s potash tax hit

The fertilizer industry plays an essential role in Canada's economy, contributing $23 billion annually and over 76,000 jobs

Map detailing the location of the East Preston uranium project in northern Saskatchewan.
Mining Insider, Mines, Saskatchewan Azincourt Energy commences phase one drilling At East Preston Uranium Project, Saskatchewan

Crew is on site and has completed construction of the first two drill pads at the East Preston Uranium project

Inset map of the Larocque East Property, home to the world's largest and highest-grade uranium mines.
Mining Insider, Mines, Saskatchewan IsoEnergy continues to intersect strong pitchblende uranium mineralization at Hurricane Discovery

The Hurricane zone is a new discovery of high-grade uranium on the Company's 100% owned Larocque East Property in the Athabasca basin region of Saskatchewan

The Preston Uranium Project claims map.
Mining Insider, Mines, Saskatchewan Skyharbour option partner Orano Canada commences winter diamond drill program at Preston Uranium

The Preston Uranium Project is located in the Athabasca Basin in northern Saskatchewan

Map of West Bear Property.
Mining Insider, Mines, Saskatchewan UEX announces West Bear Winter Program

Focus on expanding the West Bear Co-Ni Deposit

Skyharbour’s Uranium Project Map in the Athabasca Basin.
Mining Insider, Mines, Alberta, Saskatchewan Skyharbour option partner Orano Canada announces 2019 exploration budget of $2.2 million

A ground geophysical program and exploration and diamond drilling programs are planned for the 2019 season

A wind turbine against a blue sky is part of Phase 1 of the Cowessess Renewable Energy Storage Facility.
Energy, Sustainability & environment, Saskatchewan A renewable triple: Canada’s first large-scale wind-solar-storage combo

Saskatchewan Research Council energizes Phase 2 of the Cowessess Renewable Energy Storage Facility

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Aerial view of the West Bear Property in northern Saskatchewan.
Mining Insider, Mines, Saskatchewan UEX files technical report for the West Bear Co-Ni deposit

The West Bear Property is an advanced exploration project located in the eastern Athabasca Basin of northern Saskatchewan, Canada.

Mr. Sam Farris, new President of K+S Potash.
Mining Insider, Mines, Saskatchewan Mr. Sam Farris succeeds Dr. Ulrich Lamp as President of K+S Potash Canada

Mr. Sam Farris has succeeded Dr. Ulrich Lamp as President of K+S Potash Canada following Lamp’s retirement.

Kirsten Marcia, P. Geo. President, CEO, Director, of DEEP Geothermal in her yard, where she spends a lot of time.
Rock Stars, Energy, Renewable Energy, Saskatchewan Mining for heat: Saskatchewan’s geothermal project

Kirsten Marcia, president and CEO of DEEP Geothermal, talks about the next steps for her company’s project and the support from the province of Saskatchewan.

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A photo of people at a conference from the Saskatchewan Oil and Gas Supply Chain Forum in October 2017.
Products & equipment, Saskatchewan SIMSA connects buyers and sellers

Eric Anderson, executive director of SIMSA, explains SIMSA’s role connecting suppliers with companies in the mining and oil and gas industries.

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Judah Tyreman is the curator at the Sesula Mineral and Gem Museum in Radisson, Saskatchewan.
Minerals, Saskatchewan Vandals are mere rocks in the road for Saskatchewan entrepreneur

Judah Tyreman is a 13-year-old rock hound with a dream that even stone-hearted thieves can't chip away at.

by Elizabeth James
Graphic of the Geiger Property.
Mining Insider, Mines, Saskatchewan IsoEnergy begins drilling program to extend high grade uranium at the Geiger property

IsoEnergy is a uranium exploration and development company with a portfolio of prospective projects in the eastern Athabasca Basin in Saskatchewan, Canada.

K+S Potash Canada employees.
Mining Insider, Mines, Saskatchewan K+S Potash Canada honoured to be named one of Saskatchewan’s Top Employers

K+S Potash Canada GP is honoured to be named one of Saskatchewan’s Top Employers for the fifth year in a row.

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Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia, Saskatchewan Azincourt Energy signs Definitive Agreement to acquire five lithium projects in Manitoba

Azincourt Energy is a Canadian-based resource exploration and development company focused on the alternative fuels/alternative energy sector.

Floatplane taking off from water.
Mining Insider, Exploration, Mines, Saskatchewan Eagle Plains Resources: stakes “Robinson Creek” high-grade gold, copper property in Saskatchewan

The property area has seen encouraging historical exploration activity targeting gold and base-metals.

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