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NexGen aims straight at Arrow

It may feel counterintuitive in a region where temperatures often dip below -40C in winter, but exploration is heating up again at NexGen Energy’s (CN: NXE) Rook I uranium project in the Athabasca Basin in Saskatchewan. CEO Leigh Curyer this week spoke to Mining Journal about his hopes for a 35,000m diamond drilling campaign now underway at the property.

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NexGen's Rook 1 exploration camp in the Athabasca Basin

Winter conditions, as it happens, speed up the relocation of rigs, if marginally. But helpful if you’ve got seven rigs on the go.

Curyer said the junior was picking up where it left off last year.