Uranium City

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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.
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(50/50) its Crackingstone (982 ha, 2,427 acres) Uranium properties in the Uranium City District, Northern Saskatchewan, and is seeking a joint venture partner to continue development of this advanced property.
Subject to existing royalty rights, Uranium City holds a 100% interest in the Crackingstone Uranium Project, which covers an area of approximately 2407 hectares on the northeastern shore of Lake Athabasca, in northeastern Saskatchewan, Canada.
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.
Over the next 14 years, Father Brown travelled widely throughout the Northwest Territories and northern parts of the western provinces, taking mission assignments at Fort Franklin (now Deline), Camsell Portage, Uranium City, Nahanni Butte, and Aklavik.
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. With the issues of clean up now presenting themselves, Robert Doucette, president of the Metis Nation-Saskatchewan (MNS) insists that governments consult with Metis in this particular effort.
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.