PDAC 2015 Watch List: Uranium Companies Making Waves

- February 26th, 2015

Here’s a brief overview of some of the uranium companies that will be attending PDAC.

The 2015 PDAC International Convention, Trade Show & Investors Exchange is fast approaching, and with over 550 exhibitors attending, it will be tough for investors to map out their time. With that in mind, Resource Investing News has assembled lists of key companies attending across a variety of sectors.

Here’s a look at some of the uranium companies that will be at the show:

  • CanAlaska Uranium (TSXV:CVV— Booth 2140 — CanAlaska holds one of the largest land positions in Saskatchewan’s Athabasca Basin, and is currently focused on its West McArthur and Cree East projects. 
  • Energy Fuels (TSX:EFR,NYSEMKT:UUUU) — Booth 2304 — Energy Fuels produces both vanadium and uranium, and was in the news earlier this year when it announced plans to acquire Uranerz (TSX:URZ,NYSEMKT:URZ) and create “the largest integrated uranium producer focused on the United States.” Uranerz will be exhibiting in Booth 2245.
  • Fission Uranium (TSX:FCU— Booth 2641 — Fission Uranium is well known in the uranium space, and recently made headlines with the release of a resource estimate for the R00E and R780E zones at its Saskatchewan-based Patterson Lake South property.
  • Forum Uranium (TSXV:FDC) — Booth 2825 — Focused on acquiring, exploring and developing uranium properties in the Athabasca Basin as well as Nunavut’s Thelon Basin, Forum started drilling just this week at its Fir Island project.
  • Kivalliq Energy (TSXV:KIV— Booth 2613 — Kivalliq will be exhibiting at PDAC as part of Aurora Mineral Resource Group. The company recently acquired the Hatchet Lake and Genesis properties in Saskatchewan. CEO and Director Jim Paterson will be presenting on March 3 at 10:00 a.m. in room 803 as part of a corporate presentation forum on exploration and development.
  • Macusani Yellowcake (TSXV:YEL— Booth 3107 — Macusani is currently working on exploring its properties on Peru’s Macusani Plateau. This week it acquired a key — though small — mineral concession there.
  • UEX (TSX:UEX— Booth 2433 — Like many uranium companies, UEX is interested in the Athabasca Basin, where it’s involved in 15 uranium projects. It either wholly owns them or has joint ventured them.
  • Uranium Energy (NYSEMKT:UEC— Booth 2528 — US-based Uranium Energy controls one of the biggest databases of historical uranium exploration and development in the country, and has used the information contained in it to generate acquisition targets. Its Hobson processing plant is central to its in-situ recovery in Texas.
  • Ur-Energy (TSX:URE,NYSEMKT:URG) — Booth 3119 — Ur-Energy operates the Lost Creek in-situ recovery facility in Wyoming, but also takes part in identifying, acquiring, exploring and operating uranium projects.

Other uranium-focused companies attending include Aldershot Resources (TSXV:ALZ) in Booth 2830, Anthem Resources (TSXV:AYN) in Booth 2148, Cameco (TSX:CCO,NYSE:CCJ) in Booth 2634, Laramide Resources (TSX:LAM) in Booth 2150, Purepoint Uranium Group (TSXV:PTU) in Booth 2636 and Toro Energy (ASX:TOE) in Booth 2205B.

Those interested in the uranium space should be sure to keep an eye out for those companies on the floor. Investors may also be interested in checking out NexGen Energy (TSXV:NXE) CEO Leigh Curyer’s presentation during the uranium corporate presentation forum. The forum will be held March 2 from 1:55 p.m to 5:00 p.m. in room 802.

PDAC will take place from March 1 to 4, 2015 at the Metro Toronto Convention Center.

Click here to see which INN clients will be at PDAC.


Securities Disclosure: I, Charlotte McLeod, hold no direct investment interest in any company mentioned in this article. 

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