Uranium Mining News

Uranium producer seen as 'top leverage pick to the expected uranium price recovery'

One uranium producer and explorer reported Q2/17 results that led one analyst to increase its target price.

Mining industry can now predict opposition to projects before it's too late

Chalkstone was born out of counter-insurgency tactics used by troops in Afghanistan, but its unique methodology is now being used by miners, which can map-out power structures and counter the potentially crippling risk of strikes and political opposition.

Cantor analyst: 'This is the best uranium PEA we have ever seen'

NexGen Energy Ltd. (NXE:TSX; NXE:NYSE.MKT) announced its maiden preliminary economic assessment (PEA) of the "basement-hosted" Arrow Deposit on July 31.

BHP presses for cheaper power ahead of Olympic Dam mine expansion

BHP Billiton is looking for ways to shore up power supply and bring down power costs at its Olympic Dam copper mine in Australia, as it plans to expand following a string of electrical outages, the mine's head said on Friday.

Rio Tinto’s first-half profit soars 93%, investors getting $3bn back

The company will return a total of $3 billion to shareholders: $2 billion on the dividend side and $1 billion of share buybacks.

Caterpillar in search of new CFO as Halverson to retire next year

Brad Halverson has spent nearly three decades with the mining and construction equipment maker.

Mining jobs in Canada to go begging: MiHR report

A torrent of retirements over the next 10 years is poised to wreak havoc on the mining labour market in Canada.

Uranium to stay weak for now but a 'violent price increase' is coming: Cantor

Operators dragging their feet on production cuts.

Here’s how to avoid being caught in mining scams

These courses can help you identify and evaluate the risks involved in mining investments before it’s too late.

Caterpillar earnings beat estimates, shares hit five-year high

It now expects adjusted earnings per share to come in at $5, significantly higher than the $3.75 it had forecast just three months ago and almost doubled the $2.90 it had originally projected for the year.

South Africa halts new black ownership rules for mines

The suspension follows a pending a judgement in an urgent interdict application by the country's Chamber of Mines.

Forecasts for uranium price all point up

Uranium improved to an 8-week high this week, but consensus forecasts are for a 35% rise over the next 12 months.

Canada a global leader in mining exploration, innovation and diversity: PwC report

According to PwC's Mine 2017 report, Canada's largest mining companies played a key role in the international mining sector's emerging growth.

Uranium Energy acquires Paraguay-based titanium project

The Alto Pará property covers an area of 70,498 ha of land and is located near Itaupu, the second largest hydro-electric dam in the world.

Trading on TSX venture exchange imminent for new uranium miner helmed by experienced team

A uranium exploration and development company focused on projects in the Western U.S., led by a team that has done it before, begins trading on the TSX Venture exchange July 7.

Rick Rule – prospect generators, uranium, deep value

Rick Rule of Sprott US Holdings sits down with Maurice Jackson of Proven and Probable to discuss the deep value proposition that he foresee’s with Prospect Generators and Uranium.

Russian state corporation suspends $1.2 billion uranium project in Tanzania

Weak uranium market and new Tanzania’s regulations named the main culprits.

Denison Mines granted fresh 10-year licence for Saskatchewan uranium operations

The permit renewal comes only a year after the miner obtained regulatory approval from the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission to rise annual uranium production capacity from 13 million to 24 million pounds.

Rick Rule: Uranium sentiment just got bearish to the extreme

Rick discusses the surprising lack of volatility in the markets and with the various worldwide challenges one would expect it to be much higher.

Western Australia bans uranium mining, but existing projects safe

Toro Energy's Wiluna project, Vimy Resources' Mulga Rock project, as well as Cameco's Kintyre and Yeelirrie projects allowed to go on.

David Cates: What is going on with uranium

The uranium market has always been volatile, we are still on the right side of the bottom, and are clawing back to a regular place where the uranium market will function.

Pele Mountain sells uranium project to focus on lithium

A plan by Pele Mountain Resources (TSXV:GEM) to mine uranium in northern Ontario while at the same time processing rare earths has fizzled.

South Africa just hiked black ownership rules, miners getting crushed

The country will require local miners to be 30% black-owned and has set a 12-month deadline for them to comply with the new rules.