Mining for the future | Resource Clips, · Saskatchewan Research Council R&D fosters innovation and sustainability by Greg Klein | November 21, 2019 Predictably for a jurisdiction so rich in potash and uranium, mining plays a prominent role in the Saskatchewan Growth Plan, a 10-year economic program announced last week., a 10-year economic program announced last week.Uranium mining, · Uranium mining is the process of extraction of uranium ore from the ground. The worldwide production of uranium in 2015 amounted to 60,496 tonnes. Kazakhstan, Canada, and Australia are the top three producers and together account for 70% of world uranium production. Other important uranium producing countries in excess of 1,000 tons per year ...Uranium: Commodity Overview | Geology for Investors, · The most important uranium ore mineral is uraninite (UO2), also known as pitchblende. Other important ore minerals include coffinite (uranium silicate), brannerite (uranium titanium oxide), thucolite and davidite. Uranium Deposits and Mining There are many types.Colorado Uranium Firm to Enter Rare Earth Elements Sector, · Energy Fuels believes its uranium and vanadium mill can play a key role in bringing the REE supply chain back from China. In a news release, Energy Fuels Inc. (EFR:TSX; UUUU:NYSE.American) announced that it plans to process rare earth elements (REEs) ore at its White Mesa Mill, not mine or produce REEs, while continuing its primary business of uranium mining and production.Mining and milling, · Underground mining is applied when the uranium ore is at depths that render open pit mining impractical and not economical. There are three main access methods: shafts, adits, and declines. Shafts are vertical in orientation, which are typically a few meters in diameter and upwards of a few hundred meters in depth..