Costs swell: Saskatchewan sues Ottawa over uranium mine cleanup deal
The province and feds were originally supposed to split cleanup costs for the site, but Saskatchewan says Ottawa hasn’t lived up to its commitment.
Cameco’s asset plan: How Brad Owen’s team reduced mine costs
Cigar Lake uranium mine gets a strong start with a focused lubrication strategy.
Cameco indefinitely extends mine, mill shut down, hundreds face layoff
Closures were to last 10 months, but uranium market has not improved enough to restart the sites.
A quick look at some current Canada-US trade disputes
A list of the current trade battles that are occurring on numerous fronts.
Canada could get caught in cross fire of US uranium investigation
Another US Commerce Department “national security” move as the sector bleeds jobs.
Robot designed for faster, safer uranium plant pipe cleanup
Safer, more accurate and faster than taking external measurements to identify pipes to be removed and decontaminated.
Tokyo Electric cancels $1.3B uranium contract, Cameco CEO ‘surprised’
Considers TEPCO to be in default and will pursue all legal “rights and remedies.”
Cameco, CRA head to court over potential $2.2B tax dispute
Case presents a serious risk of impact to uranium company’s bottom line.
Door closing on uranium mining in Quebec
Hundreds of municipalities oppose it, worried about health effects and environment.
Candu signs JV with Chinese to build nuclear reactors
Agreement could establish Candu’s goal of becoming an alternative fuel burner.
Saskatchewan on track to set export record
Exports surpassed $30.3 billion in the first 11 months of 2013, up 5.4% from 2012.
Canada’s mining industry strong, but there are challenges ahead
Maintaining low inflation, reducing debts, and preserving and improving tax levels are key to sector’s competitiveness.
Canada as an energy superproducer: super payback
Fraser Institute forecasts huge benefits from jobs and tax revenue growth.
Potash, uranium should be included in new oilsands foreign investment rules: Wall
Saskatchewan premier says case should be made to loosen rules for takeovers involving strategic assets, including potash.
Free trade with The Middle Kingdom?
With 17 specific government-to-government issues dealt with Canada and China appear to be setting the stage for free trade talks.