A Preeminent Uranium Explorer
In Canada's Prolific Athabasca Basin
Skyharbour holds an extensive portfolio of uranium and thorium exploration projects in Canada's Athabasca Basin and is well positioned to benefit from improving uranium market fundamentals with six drill-ready projects consisting of over 240,000 hectares. Skyharbour has acquired from Denison Mines, a large strategic shareholder of the Company, a 100% interest in the Moore Uranium Project which is located 15 kilometres east of Denison's Wheeler River project and 39 kilometres south of Cameco's McArthur River uranium mine. Moore is an advanced-stage uranium exploration property with high grade uranium mineralization at the Maverick Zone with drill results returning up to 6.0% U3O8 over 5.9 metres including 20.8% U3O8 over 1.5 metres at a vertical depth of 265 metres.
Skyharbour has a joint-venture with industry-leader Orano Canada Inc. at the Preston Project whereby Orano has earned a 51% interest in the project through exploration expenditures and cash payments. Skyharbour owns a 24.5% interest in the Project. Skyharbour also has a joint-venture with Azincourt Energy at the East Preston Project whereby Azincourt has earned a 70% interest in the project through exploration expenditures, cash payments and share issuance. Skyharbour now owns a 15% interest in the Project. Preston and East Preston are large, geologically prospective properties proximal to Fission Uranium's Triple R deposit as well as NexGen Energy's Arrow deposit.
The Company owns a 100% interest in the South Falcon Uranium Project on the eastern perimeter of the Basin which contains a NI 43-101 inferred resource totalling 7.0 million pounds of U3O8 at 0.03% and 5.3 million pounds of ThO2 at 0.023%. Recently, Skyharbour signed a Definitive Agreement with Australian company Valor Resources on the Hook Lake Uranium Project whereby Valor can earn-in 80% of the project through $3,500,000 in total exploration expenditures and $475,000 in total cash payments over three years as well as shares in the company.
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.
Skyharbour owns 100% of the 35,705 hectare Moore Uranium Project located 42 kilometres northeast of the Key Lake mill, approx. 15 kilometres east of Denison’s Wheeler River project, and 39 kilometres south of Cameco’s McArthur River mine. Unconformity-hosted uranium mineralization was discovered on the property at the Maverick Zone in the early 2000’s at relatively shallow depths. Skyharbour has carried out several drill programs with multiple holes intersecting high grade uranium mineralization over the 4km long Maverick corridor. Drill results include 20.8% U3O8 over 1.5m at 264m depth in hole ML-199, 9.12% U3O8 over 1.4m at 278m in hole ML-202 and 5.29% over 2.5m U3O8 at 279m depth in hole ML-200. Hole ML-202 represents a new high-grade discovery and illustrates the strong discovery potential of additional high grade lenses along strike. The Company is planning additional drill programs to expand the known high grade Maverick Zone and to test basement-hosted targets as well as regional targets.
Uranium and thorium mineralization discovered to date at Falcon Point is shallow and is hosted in two geological settings, with the southern half hosting classic Athabasca-style basement mineralization associated with well-developed EM conductors which include EWA, Walker and Fraser Lakes zones. Drilling to date on the Falcon Point Project totals over 22,000 metres in more than 110 holes. Over $15 million has been invested in exploration consisting of airborne and ground geophysics, multi-phased diamond drill campaigns, detailed geochemical sampling and surveys, and ground-based prospecting culminating in an extensive geological database for the project area.
Uranium and thorium mineralization discovered to date at Falcon Point is shallow and is hosted in two geological settings with the northern half of the property characterized by structurally controlled uranium mineralization which include the Hook Lake, West Way and Nob Hill zones. Recently, the Company announced the execution of a letter of intent with Australian-registered Pitchblende Energy Pty Ltd, which provides Pitchblende an earn-in option to acquire an 80% working interest in the North Falcon Point Uranium Project (Pitchblende is completing an RTO into an ASX listed company called Valor Resources). This LOI with Pitchblende at North Falcon Point effectively utilizes our prospect generator model to advance the Company’s other projects with partner companies.
The Preston Project is a large land position totaling 74,964 hectares strategically located proximal to NexGen Energy's (TSX-V: NXE) high grade Arrow uranium deposit and Fission Uranium's (TSX: FCU) Patterson Lake South Triple R deposit. In March 2017, Skyharbour and its Preston partner company Clean Commodities signed two separate option agreements, one with Orano Canada Inc. (formerly AREVA) and one with Azincourt Energy, to option up to 70% of the project for $11,500,000 in total project consideration ($9,800,000 in exploration and $1,700,000 in cash payments over six years) as well as shares of Azincourt. The Preston Uranium Project is a strategic, district-scale property with robust exploration upside potential and Skyharbour is utilizing the prospect generator model to advance this project with strategic partners.
Skyharbour owns 100% of the 3,473 hectare Mann Lake Uranium Project strategically located in the eastern Athabasca Basin 25 km southwest of the McArthur River Mine and adjacent to the Mann Lake Joint Venture operated by Cameco (52.5%) with partners Denison Mines (30%) and Orano (formerly AREVA) (17.5%). Denison acquired International Enexco and its 30% interest on this adjacent project after a 2014 winter drill program discovered high-grade, basement-hosted uranium mineralization. Skyharbour recently completed an EM survey on its Mann Lake Project that was successful in confirming the presence of a broad, NE-SW trending corridor of conductive basement rocks.
People, Timing, Projects (“PTP”)
Strong management and technical team with track record of success
Timing and an impending turnaround in the uranium market
Top tier Athabasca Basin uranium and thorium project portfolio with robust discovery potential
Acquiring assets at attractive valuations and using prospect generator and JV model to advance non-core assets
Noteworthy shareholder base and significant insider ownership