Uranium City

Also found in: Wikipedia.

Uranium City,

town, NW Sask., Canada, on Lake Athabasca near the Northwest Territories line. A large uranium-mining area from the 1950s, the closure of its mines in 1982 has led to economic collapse.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
TSX Venture: SNR) (OTC: SNRAF) (Frankfurt: T1KA) has entered into an agreement to acquire all of the outstanding share capital of Uranium City Resources Inc.
The BQCMB is made up of representative members of the Arviat and Whale Cove communities of Nunavut, the Tadoule Lake and Lac Brochet communities of Manitoba, the Prince Albert and Uranium City communities of Saskatchewan, and the Fond-Du-Lac and the Lutsel K'e of the Northwest Territories.
URANIUM CITY, SK The Government of Canada is planning to transfer responsibility for contaminated, decommissioned uranium mines back to the Government of Saskatchewan, according to a report by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.
Brigus is also advancing the Goldfields Project located near Uranium City, Saskatchewan, Canada, which hosts the Box and Athona gold deposits.
The project is based on two deposits, Box and Athona, located on the north shore of Lake Athabaska, near Uranium City, Saskatchewan.
Linear Gold Corporation (Linear) (TSX: LRR), a gold focused mineral exploration company, has completed the acquisition of all of its interest in the Goldfields Project located near Uranium City, Saskatchewan, Canada.
Northern Saskatchewan plays host to 42 abandoned uranium mines that are situated in and around Uranium City.
All this bodes well for Great Western Minerals' prospects at Hoidas Lake, the site 50 kilometres north of Uranium City, where they estimate 80,000 tonnes of rare earth metals lie beneath the surface.
Appropriately enough, they called the community Uranium City.
Martin was born and raised in Uranium City, and saw university as a chance to expand his horizons and explore his options.
In his early years, Brown founded churches at Camsell Portage and Uranium City beside Lake Athabasca, and at Deline (Fort Franklin) by Great Bear Lake.