US Directs More Money Into Nuclear Research

August 7, 2013By adminCEO Blog

The US government’s Department of Energy (DOE) has just announced $3.5 million for research into four advanced nuclear reactor projects that go beyond traditional light water designs. According to the announcement, the projects are led by General Atomics, GE Hitachi, Gen4 Energy and Westinghouse and will address “key technical challenges to designing, building and operating … Read More

Picking the Uranium Winners

July 30, 2013By adminCEO Blog

Have you ever taken part in a fantasy stock pool? If not, think hockey pool, football pool or similar and it’s basically the same concept. You pick your team (in this instance your stocks) and the winner is the one who picks the best performers over a given period of time. The online stock pools … Read More

Feature Article: Azincourt Uranium starts its journey at Patterson Lake

July 25, 2013By adminCEO Blog

Authorised Reprint – July 25th, 2013 Vancouver- There is critical mass building around the Patterson Lake uranium camp in the western reaches of Saskatchewan’s Athabasca Basin, and Vancouver-based junior Azincourt Uranium (TSXV:AAZ) hopes to be the next outfit to bring a significant discovery to market. In late April the company signed a joint-venture agreement with … Read More

The Athabasca Basin Is About To Get Hot

July 24, 2013By adminCEO Blog

In case you missed the press release our partner, Fission Uranium, has started its $6.95 million summer exploration program at Patterson Lake South (PLS), which is host to a major new uranium discovery. What’s more, they have already hit with their first hole – approximately 85 m of mineralization, including 18.93 m of off-scale (>9999cps) as measured … Read More

Azincourt Announces Summer Exploration Program For PLN

July 22, 2013By adminNews Releases

 Saskatoon, SK, July 22, 2013 – AZINCOURT URANIUM INC. (“Azincourt” or “the Company“; TSXV:AAZ), and its Joint Venture partner Fission Uranium Corp. (“Fission”; TSXV:FCU) announces an update for their summer exploration plan at Patterson Lake North (“PLN”) in the Athabasca Basin. The program, budgeted at $0.53m and expected to commence early August, will consist of … Read More

What Constitutes A Good Uranium Grade?

July 9, 2013By adminCEO Blog

  The world average grade for uranium is 0.2% (WNA). It’s not surprising that compared to gold, silver, copper and other ores, even highly profitable uranium grades can sound low. The comparison chart above gives you a good idea of grade value in the uranium sector. Some of the highest uranium grades in the world … Read More

The Athabasca Basin: Home To The World’s Highest-Grade Uranium

July 4, 2013By adminCEO Blog

The Athabasca Basin in the province of Saskatchewan, Canada supplies just over 19% of the world’s uranium. It’s also the leading district for high grade uranium with an average grade ten times above that found elsewhere in the world. Three of the majors have a presence there and in 2011 Rio Tinto spent $654 million … Read More

Fission Uranium: A Closer Look At Our Joint Venture Partner

June 26, 2013By adminCEO Blog

As you know, Azincourt entered into a property option agreement with Fission Uranium on April 29, 2013 allowing us to earn up to a 50-per-cent interest in Fission’s Patterson Lake (PLN) project. The right joint venture can be a superb way of combining teams and resources in order to maximize the end result. With that … Read More