Uranium Mining News

It's time to buy mining stocks, says Ross Beaty

Mining financier and entrepreneur Ross Beaty told an audience at the Vancouver Resource Investment Conference in late January that it’s a “phenomenal” time to buy resource stocks.

Cameco’s new uranium discovery revealed

Canada’s top uranium producer has a significant new discovery nearby to one of its largest existing mines.

Mining among unhappiest industries to work in — study

Experts looked at over 500,000 survey responses from over 60,000 employees in 13 different industries worldwide.

Sibanye Gold shopping for new mines, possibly including base metals

The gold miner is expanding its portfolio to platinum, coal and uranium, as it also mulls an incursion in the base metals sector.

Dev Randhawa: Fission CEO talks failed Denison merger, Chinese investment and uranium outlook 2016

The uranium price is a pure function of demand and the number of reactors in China is set to reach 38 by the end of this year.

Canadian miners can take Kazakhstan to court for seized assets, rules tribunal

Ruling opens door for international claims against Kazakhstan.

Sprott monthly market update with Rick Rule: Uranium, gold and silver

Rick Rule discusses the arbitrage between the biggest streaming companies and the largest base metals companies.

Agreement gives uranium mining in Greenland a boost

Good news for Greenland Minerals and Energy, which is aiming to develop a massive uranium and REE deposit in southern Greenland.

CanAlaska adds to excellent uranium targets

CanAlaska is buying back MC Resources Ltd. (Mitsubishi)’s 50% interest in the West McArthur project for $600,000 and a 1% royalty to MC.

Oil, Asian stocks rout deepen miners wounds

Miners suffering fresh sell-off as oil price falls and the IMF lowers growth forecast for China, rattling investors.

Areva earned $300 million in US uranium enrichment contracts last year

The announcement comes as the company is laying off about 50 workers in Lynchburg, Virginia, a bit more than half the jobs it has cut in the US as of late.

South32 mulls acquisition of Anglo’s $1bn business in Brazil

Company is said to have sent out requests to investment banks as it seeks to hire an adviser to assist in the bidding process for Anglo American's niobium and phosphate business in Brazil.

Renewable energy yield companies provide unbeatable returns, despite the oil crash

Even at $150 per barrel oil, renewable energy never had a chance at competing with fossil fuels!

Uranium stocks: How the Athabasca Basin is shaping up in 2016

The best way to make money as a mining investor is by owning a company that has exploration success, or being on the right side of commodity price moves.

One reason why no-one's buying bargain mines

Volatility and fair value.

Worst year for US mining jobs since 1986

12 straight months of losses see 129,000 positions eliminated, the deepest jobs cuts in 29 years and the third worst annual decline since 1939.

Political risk seen on the rise in these key mining markets

Major commodity-producing countries are set to remain under intense finance strain in 2016, which will increase the risk of social unrest, says Verisk Maplecroft.

Private capital won't touch mining

Only 0.6% of private capital raised in 2015 for natural resource investment is for mining projects–one wind farm fund attracted more than the entire sector.

Dundee's David Talbot says green energy trend is your friend

David Talbot of Dundee Capital Markets forecasts uranium demand growth of about 6% compounded annually through 2020, which ought to be more than enough to kickstart depressed U3O8 prices.

Australian uranium in demand as China goes full steam for nuclear

The global outlook for uranium looks bright, with Asia's burgeoning nuclear energy industry fuelling demand for the radioactive metal.

This was the top-performing mining commodity of 2015

Despise missing expectations for the year, uranium was one of the very few commodities to experience gains this year.

Commodity price slump undercuts mining sector

Chinese demand kept Canadian mines humming - now there's too much supply of metals, minerals.

Mining in 2016: Six reasons to be cheerful

No 3: "The return of inflation could revive demand for hedges including commodities, with gold in particular likely to benefit."

Japan court clears way to restarting Kansai Electric nuclear plants

"The decision is extremely improper, underlining an unwillingness to learn from the Fukushima Daiichi disaster."

Why CSR makes sense for communities, companies and investors

Mining executives tell The Gold Report that the most effective corporate social responsibility programs (CSR) are orchestrated cooperatively instead of applied prescriptively.