Welcome!

News Feed Item

Skyharbour Acquires 60% Interest in Mann Lake Uranium Project in the Athabasca Basin, Saskatchewan

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/16/14 -- Skyharbour Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: SYH)(PINKSHEETS: SYHBF) (the "Company") is pleased to announce it has entered into an Assignment and Novation Agreement (the "Agreement") with Triex Minerals Corp. ("Triex"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Canterra Minerals Corp. ("Canterra"), whereby Skyharbour will acquire Triex/Canterra's 60% interest in the Mann Lake Uranium Project (the "Property"). The property is strategically located on the east side of the Athabasca Basin approx. 25 km southwest of Cameco's McArthur River Mine and 15 km northeast and along strike of Cameco's Millennium uranium deposit. Under the terms of the agreement, Skyharbour will pay $15,000 in cash and issue one million common shares in consideration for Canterra's 60% interest and their option to purchase up to 1.5% of the property's underlying 2.5% NSR for $1.5 million.

Triex/Canterra's Mann Lake property is also adjacent to the Mann Lake Joint Venture operated by Cameco (52.5%) with partners International Enexco (30%) and AREVA (17.5%), in which an aggressive 13,000 metre, 18-hole diamond drill program is slated to commence this month (see International Enexco's November 13, 2013 News Release). High-grade, basement-hosted uranium mineralization was intersected on this project during the 2006 diamond drill program, including 7.12% U308 over 0.25m and 5.53% U308 over 0.4m.

Mann Lake Uranium Project Map: http://skyharbourltd.com/_resources/maps/SYH_mann_lake_map.jpg

The Mann Lake Uranium Project has seen over $3 million of previous exploration expenditures including recent geophysics and two diamond drill programs totaling 5,400 metres carried out by Triex in 2006 and 2008. The geophysical surveys identified basement conductors and structural corridors containing reactivated basement faults. These features trend onto the adjacent ground held by Cameco. The 2006 drill program intersected a 4.5 metre wide zone of anomalous boron (up to 1,758 ppm) in the sandstone immediately above the unconformity in hole MN06-005. Boron enrichment is common at the McArthur River uranium mine, and along with illite and chlorite alteration, is a key pathfinder element for uranium deposits in the Basin. In the same drill hole, an altered basement gneissic rock with abundant clay, chlorite, hematite and calc-silicate minerals was intersected about 7.6 metres below the unconformity, and contained anomalous uranium up to 73.6 ppm over a 1.5 metre interval. Background uranium values are commonly between 1 and 5 ppm.

Jordan Trimble, President and CEO of Skyharbour, stated: "This acquisition enhances Skyharbour's portfolio of Athabasca uranium projects and complements the Company's flagship Western Athabasca Syndicate Project. The Mann Lake Uranium Project boasts highly prospective geology and geochemistry, and a robust discovery potential as identified by the historic work consisting of over $3 million in exploration expenditures, with additional work recommended on a number of untested targets. Of particular note is the property's strategic location southwest of the McArthur River Mine and adjacent to Cameco's Mann Lake Joint Venture where an aggressive 13,000 metre, 18-hole drill program is about to commence. Skyharbour's management believes this is an accretive deal for the Company's shareholders as we bolster our exposure to uranium on the east side of the Basin and add another catalyst to supplement our ongoing Syndicate work program in the Patterson Lake region on the west side of the Basin."

The common shares of Skyharbour are issuable upon TSX Venture approval and will be subject to a hold period of four months and one day from the date of issue.

About the Mann Lake Uranium Project:

The Mann Lake Uranium Project consists of one mineral claim covering 3,473 hectares located in the eastern Athabasca Basin in northern Saskatchewan. The property has been under a joint venture agreement with Aben Resources owning 40% and Triex owning the other 60% interest in the property. It occurs within the corridor that contains the richest uranium deposits in the world including Cameco's McArthur River Mine.

In 1977, the Mann Lake property was staked by SMDC as part of the larger Cree Extension Project. SMDC conducted exploration work almost continuously with various joint venture partners until 1989. A regional hydrothermal corridor containing illite, dravite (boron) and chlorite alteration minerals was defined in the mid 1990's based on the analysis of thousands of samples of drill core and surface boulders from the Cree Extension Project. The Mann Lake property is ideally situated in the heart of this corridor. The property was optioned by Uranium Power Corp. and Pacific Amber Resources Ltd., who in 1999 conducted a reconnaissance, fixed loop TEM survey which detected four anomalies thought to indicate possible basement conductors. In 2005, Triex optioned the property from Consolidated Abaddon (now Aben Resources) and undertook a detailed ground geophysical survey to further delineate drill targets. In 2006, a first phase diamond drill program consisting of five holes was completed totaling 3,510 metres. Pervasive illite clay alteration was intersected over 90 metres of sandstone immediately above the unconformity in hole MN06-002. A 4.5 metre wide zone of anomalous boron (up to 1,758 ppm), was intersected in sandstone immediately above the unconformity which occurs at 631 metres in hole MN06-005. In the same hole, an altered basement gneissic rock with abundant clay, chlorite, hematite and calc-silicate minerals was intersected 7.6 metres below the unconformity and was found to contain anomalous uranium (up to 73.6 ppm) over a 1.5 metre interval. Background uranium values are between 1 and 5 ppm. Both drill holes were located near an east-west fault. A follow-up diamond drilling program consisting of 1,877 metres in three holes was completed in 2008 and a number of identified targets have yet to be drill tested.

Qualified Person:

The technical information in this news release has been prepared in accordance with the Canadian regulatory requirements set out in National Instrument 43-101 and reviewed and approved by Richard Kusmirski, P.Geo., M.Sc., Skyharbour's Head Technical Advisor, a qualified person.

About Skyharbour Resources Ltd.:

Skyharbour Resources Ltd. is a uranium exploration company and a member of the Western Athabasca Syndicate which controls a large, geologically prospective land package consisting of five properties (287,130 hectares or 709,513 acres) in the Athabasca Basin of Saskatchewan. $6,000,000 in combined exploration expenditures over the next two years is planned on these properties, $5,000,000 of which is being funded by the three partner companies. Skyharbour also maintains a diverse portfolio of precious and base metal projects in the Red Lake district of Ontario. The Company has 43.6 million shares outstanding with insiders owning over 25% of the outstanding shares. Skyharbour's goal is to maximize shareholder value through new mineral discoveries, committed long-term partnerships, and the advancement of exploration projects in geopolitically favourable jurisdictions.

To find out more about Skyharbour Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: SYH) visit the Company's website at www.skyharbourltd.com.

SKYHARBOUR RESOURCES LTD.

Jordan P. Trimble, President and CEO

NEITHER THE TSX VENTURE EXCHANGE NOR ITS REGULATION SERVICES PROVIDER ACCEPTS RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ADEQUACY OR ACCURACY OF THE CONTENT OF THIS NEWS RELEASE.

This release includes certain statements that may be deemed to be "forward-looking statements". All statements in this release, other than statements of historical facts, that address events or developments that management of the Company expects, are forward-looking statements. Although management believes the expectations expressed in such forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, such statements are not guarantees of future performance, and actual results or developments may differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. The Company undertakes no obligation to update these forward-looking statements if management's beliefs, estimates or opinions, or other factors, should change. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in forward-looking statements, include market prices, exploration and development successes, continued availability of capital and financing, and general economic, market or business conditions. Please see the public filings of the Company at www.sedar.com for further information.

More Stories By Marketwired .

Copyright © 2009 Marketwired. All rights reserved. All the news releases provided by Marketwired are copyrighted. Any forms of copying other than an individual user's personal reference without express written permission is prohibited. Further distribution of these materials is strictly forbidden, including but not limited to, posting, emailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, redistributing via a computer network or in a printed form.

Latest Stories
Extreme Computing is the ability to leverage highly performant infrastructure and software to accelerate Big Data, machine learning, HPC, and Enterprise applications. High IOPS Storage, low-latency networks, in-memory databases, GPUs and other parallel accelerators are being used to achieve faster results and help businesses make better decisions. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Michael O'Neill, Strategic Business Development at NVIDIA, focused on some of the unique ways extreme computing is...
"We're bringing out a new application monitoring system to the DevOps space. It manages large enterprise applications that are distributed throughout a node in many enterprises and we manage them as one collective," explained Kevin Barnes, President of eCube Systems, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at DevOps at 18th Cloud Expo, held June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
Amazon has gradually rolled out parts of its IoT offerings in the last year, but these are just the tip of the iceberg. In addition to optimizing their back-end AWS offerings, Amazon is laying the ground work to be a major force in IoT – especially in the connected home and office. Amazon is extending its reach by building on its dominant Cloud IoT platform, its Dash Button strategy, recently announced Replenishment Services, the Echo/Alexa voice recognition control platform, the 6-7 strategic...
The best-practices for building IoT applications with Go Code that attendees can use to build their own IoT applications. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Indraneel Mitra, Senior Solutions Architect & Technology Evangelist at Cognizant, provided valuable information and resources for both novice and experienced developers on how to get started with IoT and Golang in a day. He also provided information on how to use Intel Arduino Kit, Go Robotics API and AWS IoT stack to build an application tha...
IoT generates lots of temporal data. But how do you unlock its value? You need to discover patterns that are repeatable in vast quantities of data, understand their meaning, and implement scalable monitoring across multiple data streams in order to monetize the discoveries and insights. Motif discovery and deep learning platforms are emerging to visualize sensor data, to search for patterns and to build application that can monitor real time streams efficiently. In his session at @ThingsExpo, ...
Adding public cloud resources to an existing application can be a daunting process. The tools that you currently use to manage the software and hardware outside the cloud aren’t always the best tools to efficiently grow into the cloud. All of the major configuration management tools have cloud orchestration plugins that can be leveraged, but there are also cloud-native tools that can dramatically improve the efficiency of managing your application lifecycle. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, ...
Ovum, a leading technology analyst firm, has published an in-depth report, Ovum Decision Matrix: Selecting a DevOps Release Management Solution, 2016–17. The report focuses on the automation aspects of DevOps, Release Management and compares solutions from the leading vendors.
Continuous testing helps bridge the gap between developing quickly and maintaining high quality products. But to implement continuous testing, CTOs must take a strategic approach to building a testing infrastructure and toolset that empowers their team to move fast. Download our guide to laying the groundwork for a scalable continuous testing strategy.
Choosing the right cloud for your workloads is a balancing act that can cost your organization time, money and aggravation - unless you get it right the first time. Economics, speed, performance, accessibility, administrative needs and security all play a vital role in dictating your approach to the cloud. Without knowing the right questions to ask, you could wind up paying for capacity you'll never need or underestimating the resources required to run your applications.
SYS-CON Events announced today that LeaseWeb USA, a cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) provider, will exhibit at the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. LeaseWeb is one of the world's largest hosting brands. The company helps customers define, develop and deploy IT infrastructure tailored to their exact business needs, by combining various kinds cloud solutions.
Up until last year, enterprises that were looking into cloud services usually undertook a long-term pilot with one of the large cloud providers, running test and dev workloads in the cloud. With cloud’s transition to mainstream adoption in 2015, and with enterprises migrating more and more workloads into the cloud and in between public and private environments, the single-provider approach must be revisited. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Yoav Mor, multi-cloud solution evangelist at Cloudy...
SYS-CON Events announced today that 910Telecom will exhibit at the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Housed in the classic Denver Gas & Electric Building, 910 15th St., 910Telecom is a carrier-neutral telecom hotel located in the heart of Denver. Adjacent to CenturyLink, AT&T, and Denver Main, 910Telecom offers connectivity to all major carriers, Internet service providers, Internet backbones and ...
StackIQ has announced the release of Stacki 3.2. Stacki is an easy-to-use Linux server provisioning tool. Stacki 3.2 delivers new capabilities that simplify the automation and integration of site-specific requirements. StackIQ is the commercial entity behind this open source bare metal provisioning tool. Since the release of Stacki in June of 2015, the Stacki core team has been focused on making the Community Edition meet the needs of members of the community, adding features and value, while ...
Big Data, cloud, analytics, contextual information, wearable tech, sensors, mobility, and WebRTC: together, these advances have created a perfect storm of technologies that are disrupting and transforming classic communications models and ecosystems. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Erik Perotti, Senior Manager of New Ventures on Plantronics’ Innovation team, provided an overview of this technological shift, including associated business and consumer communications impacts, and opportunities it ...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Venafi, the Immune System for the Internet™ and the leading provider of Next Generation Trust Protection, will exhibit at @DevOpsSummit at 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Venafi is the Immune System for the Internet™ that protects the foundation of all cybersecurity – cryptographic keys and digital certificates – so they can’t be misused by bad guys in attacks...