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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.
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.

Project Location Map
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.

Map of site projects in Athabasca Basin.
Mining Insider, Mines, Saskatchewan Senator Minerals to conduct helicopter supported site visits of projects

Both the Carter Lake and Patterson Northeast (PNE) Uranium Projects are located in the western Athabasca Basin.

Students are in a forest for an outdoor classroom as part of a mining education experience.
Education, Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan Educational mining and energy programs offered in Western Canada

Study for a career in mining and energy, or upgrade your skill set at one of Western Canada’s higher education institutions.

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CanAlaska's West McArthur project is located in the Athabasca Basin in Saskatchewan.
Mining Insider, Mines, Saskatchewan Peter Dasler discusses upcoming drilling by Cameco

CanAlaska Uranium Ltd. president Peter Dasler discusses drilling this summer by Cameco Corporation at CanAlaska's West McArthur project.

Eagle Plains Resources Ltd., a Cranbrook, B.C.-based mineral exploration company, was founded in 1992 by Bob Termuende and his son, Tim.
Exploration, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Saskatchewan, Yukon Seeking paydirt: Rock Star Tim Termuende

Mineral exploration is a long-shot game with a high expectation of failure—so what attracts people to it?

by Marie Milner
The new potash mine.
Mining Insider, Mines, Saskatchewan Grand opening of Legacy: ceremonial opening of the new Potash Mine in Canada

K+S celebrated the opening of their new potash mine in Canada with about 700 guests.

KSPC's Human Resources Team
Mining Insider, Company Profiles, Mines, Saskatchewan K+S Potash Canada named one of Saskatchewan’s top employers for the fourth year

This is the fourth year in a row that KSPC has received this special designation for providing an exceptional workplace to its employees.

(Left) Duane Gingrich, Senior Vice President, North America for Amec Foster Wheeler’s Mining business; (right) Chief Reg Bellerose, President of Muskowekwan Resources Ltd., Saskatchewan's first wholly-owned First Nations mining company.
First Nations, Mines, Saskatchewan Paving the way with potash

Amec Foster Wheeler has signed an MOU with the Muskowekwan First Nations and Encanto Potash Corp.

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The former Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Canada Ltd. facility in Saskatoon.
Mining Insider, Company Profiles, Saskatchewan Brandt steps up with plan to save shuttered Saskatoon manufacturing facility

Saskatchewan company to acquire substantially all of the Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Canada Ltd. operating assets from Prestige Equipment and Hilco Global.

K+S Potash rail cars.
Mining Insider, Mines, Products & equipment, Global, Saskatchewan Rail cars arrive at K+S Potash Canada’s Legacy Project

The rail cars were designed by National Steel Car and feature industry-leading design suitable for the Legacy Project’s state-of-the-art facility.

Map of the Thorburn Lake and Radio uranium projects owned by IsoEnergy Ltd.
Mining Insider, Mines, Saskatchewan IsoEnergy intersects Uranium Mineralization at Thorburn Lake and strong basement alteration at Radio

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

Map of the Athabasca Diamond Projects.
Mining Insider, Mines, Alberta, Saskatchewan De Beers returns West Athabasca to CanAlaska

De Beers' exploration team has interpreted the 85 large magnetic anomalies scattered across the claims to be most likely associated with magnetic minerals.

Atlas Coal Mine encompasses 70 acres and 20 dozen preserved buildings.
Education, Mines, Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan 7 must-visit museums on the Prairies to learn about Canada’s mining and energy industries

Explore the history and development of Canada's mining industry with a visit to one of these museums.

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Map showing the CanAlaska Moon South claim.
Mining Insider, Exploration, Mines, Saskatchewan Denison to continue drilling uranium target on CanAlaska’s Moon Project

First drill hole showed potential for larger uranium mineralized system

De Beers drill rig on site, West Athabasca project.
Mining Insider, Minerals, Mines, Saskatchewan Summer drill program finished at West Athabasca Diamond Project

Seven of 85 Kimberlite targets tested to date.

Stephen Foley
Sustainability & environment, Saskatchewan The green way to extract gold

Their goal is to tackle the problems of recycling electronic waste and create an eco-friendly system that is applicable to large gold mining operations.

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Graphic map of the West Carswell property.
Mining Insider, Company Profiles, Mines, Saskatchewan CanAlaska options West Carswell diamond property to Canterra Minerals

The West Carswell property is located 20 kilometres southwest of De Beers' CanAlaska Athabasca diamond project.

Picture of Claude Mines.
Mining Insider, Mines, Saskatchewan Vancouver-based SSRI buys Saskatoon’s Claude Resources

Silver Standard’s shareholders will own roughly 68% of the combined company with shareholders of Claude Resources holding the remaining 32%.

Rough diamond
Mining Insider, Exploration, Minerals, Mines, Saskatchewan Uranium explorer may have uncovered massive kimberlite field in the Athabasca Basin

In the company’s search for diamonds in Labrador, Canada, they stumbled onto one of the country’s richest nickel-copper discoveries.

by John Gomez
Map of the Athabasca Kimberlite project.
Mining Insider, Mines, Saskatchewan CanAlaska enters into $20.4 million option with De Beers for diamond exploration in Saskatchewan

Deal covers 75 kimberlite-style targets identified by recent Saskatchewan government airborne survey.

A photo of a railway track running off into the prairies.
Mines, Saskatchewan Ames Construction crews are making an important contribution to the K+S Legacy project

The K+S Legacy mine will use underground solution mining to extract ore at greater depths than would be achieved using conventional mining methods

by Jessica Kirby
CanAlaska's diamond claims in the western Athabasca Basin are shown on a map.
Exploration, Minerals, Saskatchewan Signs of diamonds detected in the western Athabasca Basin

CanAlaska’s recent discovery of kimberlite prospects may yield Canada’s newest diamonds

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A tractor with a drilling rig is set up at the West McArthur site in 2012.
Exploration, Minerals, Saskatchewan Major uranium discovery in Athabasca Basin catalyst for strong partnership

CanAlaska’s West McArthur site being drilled by Cameco to uncover more high-grade uranium

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Aerial view of the Rook 1 camp in northern Saskatchewan.
Mining Insider, Exploration, Mines, Saskatchewan NexGen Energy calls uranium drilling results, “simply stunning”

NexGen is a British Columbia corporation with a focus on the acquisition, exploration and development of Canadian uranium projects.

International Minerals Innovation Institute (IMII) is pleased to announce that it has entered into research funding agreements with the University of Regina and the University of Saskatchewan.
Mining Insider, Education, Saskatchewan IMII enters into research funding agreements with the Universities of Regina and Saskatchewan

The funding agreement is for the development of the Mining Materials Research Cluster (Research Cluster) in Saskatchewan.

Staff at Norcan Fluid Power's Langley location join representatives from Bosch Rexroth to celebrate sole distribution deal for Western Canada.
Products & equipment, Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan Hydraulic products distribution deal unites Bosch Rexroth and Norcan Fluid Power in Western Canada

Bosch Rexroth and Norcan Fluid Power Ltd. have announced a distribution partnership.

by Jessica Kirby
John McVey, CEO Procon.
Mines, Global, Saskatchewan New Procon CEO John McVey is ready to tackle Canada’s toughest mining challenges

John McVey has been recently-appointed CEO of Procon, a small, full-service provider of start-to-finish industrial solutions for the Canadian mining industry

by Kevin Miller
Picture of Cigar Lake operation.
Mining Insider, Mines, Products & equipment, Global, Saskatchewan Saskatchewan’s Cameco sets production outlook for Cigar Lake operation

Cameco is one of the world’s largest uranium producers, a significant supplier of conversion services and one of two Candu fuel manufacturers in Canada.

Karen Chovan, founder, Enviro Integration Strategies.
Sustainability & environment, Saskatchewan A leaner mining life cycle: How integrating sustainability up front can lead to future savings

It’s about progressive reclamation and monitoring as you’re mining and then making adjustments as you go

by Kevin Miller
A map of Canada showing the Geothermal Potential.
Sustainability & environment, Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Northwest Territories, Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Yukon Geothermal—Canada on the brink of sustainable energy?

Adjusting to sustainable energies need not be tough for those who have spent their careers in oil and gas. Many of their skills are transferrable.

by Elizabeth James
Picture of construction at K+S Potash Canada site.
Mining Insider, Mines, Products & equipment, British Columbia, Global, Saskatchewan Legacy Potash project 50% complete, 150 more people to be hired.

Construction is well underway with K+S Potash Canada's Legacy Project, with completion at 50%.

Aerial view of the Rook 1 camp with a sea plane at the doc on Patterson Lake.
Mines, Saskatchewan NexGen Energy reports positive uranium results in northern Saskatchewan

According to a NexGen announcement, multiple drill holes have intersected substantial off-scale radioactivity at its Arrow Zone

by Peter Caulfield

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