Uranium Mining News

Congo lifts export ban on Glencore's copper and cobalt unit

Katanga Mining and its Kamoto copper and cobalt mine is one of Glencore’s most important growth projects.

Section 232 comments oppose domestic uranium quota

Underscore risk to U.S. Nuclear Industry and National Security while failing to establish need for 25 percent quota.

Azarga Uranium almost doubles resource at Dewey Burdock

The project saw a 97% increase over the previous resource.

Caterpillar steps up game to keep leadership in North America

In the past two years, Cat  has  been  working  on  growing  its  offering,  particularly  in  the  underground  segment,  as  well  as  filling  up  some  gaps  in  terms  of  trucks  sizes.

RSC Mining and Mineral Exploration partners with Terra Modelling

The agreement provides a considerable combined offering to the mineral exploration and mining market.

US Supreme Court mostly in favour of Virginia's uranium mining ban

The country's top court has given a rather favourable reception to a Virginia law that bans mining at the nation’s largest known uranium deposit

NexGen boosts NPV for Rook I to $3.7B

Vancouver-based NexGen Energy, Wood Group and Rosco Postle Associates have completed the pre-feasibility study for NexGen’s Rook I project in the Athabasca Basin.

US Supreme Court to decide fate of Virginia's uranium mining ban

Supreme Court will have to decide whether the southeastern state hast the right to regulate uranium mining or that should be done by the federal government.

As tobacco wanes, a Virginia farmer wants to harvest his uranium

There’s uranium everywhere.

China's CNNC seeking overseas partners to secure uranium

"Our vision is to be the world's leading uranium company" - Ni Tao deputy manager of China National Uranium Co Ltd

Spend don't splurge, investors tell miners as M&A, capex surges

Capital expenditure among the 10 largest metals and mining companies is forecast to advance to about $35 billion this year, the first annual rise since 2013.

Canada Revenue Agency appeals Cameco tax ruling

Late last month the Tax Court of Canada ruled in favour of Cameco Corp in their decade long dispute

Namibia scraps black ownership rules for mining exploration licences

Rules threaten the diamond and uranium producer's ability to attract investment.

Western Uranium & Vanadium to re-open the Sunday Mine Complex

The complex extends for 3,748 hectares and consists of five individual mines currently in Temporary Cessation.

Caterpillar plummets after flagging tariffs-triggered high material costs

The world's no.1 heavy machinery maker reported third-quarter earnings that topped analysts’ estimates, but said the ongoing trade dispute resulted in $40 million in extra costs for materials in the period.

US EPA withdraws proposed Obama-era rule change for uranium mining

Yet another "win" for the National Mining Association.

Spanish environmentalists demand mine closures

The activists expressed their complaints at the European Parliament.

BHP says it has seen no material impact from trade tensions

Though we have not seen a material impact on our business, we remain cautious in the near term

The dirt on clean electric cars is just under the hood

Clean cars, dirty batteries.

Mineral industry needs to change its exploration and financing model if dearth of green fields discoveries to be overcome

Australia’s chronic shortage of Greenfields mineral discoveries can only be overcome by changing the sector’s exploration, financing and training models, according to a keynote speaker at a major international geoscience forum.

Top uranium producer Kazatomprom may sell 25% stake in London/Astana float

 Kazatomprom to sell up to 25 pct stake on LSE, AIX whilst the sovereign wealth fund remains 75% owner.

BHP aims to restart Olympic Dam copper facility this month

In August, BHP had shut an acid plant following a boiler tube failure, disrupting copper processing. Underground mining at the site continued as normal.

Uranium’s ugly stepsister

This is the story of thorium, the wünder-fuel that wasn’t, but could be.

Chinese interested in buying Rio Tinto’s Namibian uranium mine

Talks between the miner and China National Nuclear Corporation were confirmed by the country's energy minister.

Tax Court of Canada rules in favour of Cameco

The court has referred the matter back to the Minister of National Revenue in order to issue new reassessments for the 2003, 2005 and 2006 tax years.