Uranium Mining News

Taxes and royalties paid by Australian miners equivalent to Federal Government education spending

Aussie miners paid A$30.6 billion in company tax and royalties in 2017-18.

U.S., Brazil could collaborate on nuclear reactors — Brazil energy minister

Brazil is preparing legislation that would clear the way for both private and foreign investment in prospecting and mining for uranium in the country.

American Battery Metals ready to drill at Utah vanadium project

The 2019 campaign will include reverse circulation drilling of 10 holes for 3,000 feet.

Fission Uranium hits good grades outside high grade zone

The company hopes to complete a feasibility study and submit the environmental assessment next year.

Should we rethink nuclear power?

Nuclear may actually be the safest form of power production that we have.

Kazatomprom uranium sales jump 65%

Further revenue growth in 2019 predicted for world's largest uranium miner.

All but two Canadian provinces approve Minerals and Metals Plan

Ontario and Saskatchewan say the plan falls short in growing Canada’s reputation as a world leader.

Big picture for uranium changing for the better

‘Long night’ after 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster may nearly be over as some experts see demand picking up.

ALX Uranium wants a piece of the Close Lake project in Saskatchewan

Close Lake is located between the Cigar Lake and McArthur River uranium mines, the two richest of their kind in the world.

Canada’s mining sector at a crossroads — report

Canada's mining sector is going through dramatic change, but the industry remains bullish on growth, and miners increasingly believe innovation and advances in technology will reshape the industry.

Blue Sky calls Ivana PEA positive

The PEA calls for an open pit mine that will produce both uranium and vanadium for 13 years

Mining stocks rally as copper price hits 7-month high

BHP, Anglo American touch one-year highs.

Mining companies operating in Sub-Saharan Africa should invest in renewable energy — report

According to Fitch Solutions, off-grid mines could benefit from reducing their dependency on diesel while taking advantage of the region's favourable climate conditions.

BHP urges miners to create global body to oversee tailings dams

CEO Andrew Mackenzie said it was too early to say what impact the recent Vale tailings dam disaster will have on efforts to restart BHP and Vale's jointly owned Samarco mine, shut since November 2015 after a dam collapse killed 19 people.

World’s top uranium miner Cameco in no hurry to resume production

The company says it has seen a significant improvement over the past year, with prices up about 20%, but believes conditions are not where they need to be to restart idled capacity.

Minerals Council of Australia calls for tax, workplace law reform

According to the industry group, such reform would encourage additional investment in capital and technology.

Vancouver junior acquires Temple Mountain vanadium property in Utah

The Temple Mountain property was first mined in 1914.

Fission Uranium advances PLS toward feasibility

28 geotechnical holes are to be drilled as part of the resource development phase of work.

Canadian miner wants its uranium project in Niger solar-powered

GoviEx Uranium is studying the possibility of powering its flagship Madaouela project in Niger using a renewable hybrid solar power solution.

Rethinking mining strategies among the top-10 global trends to shape 2019

Mining companies now need to determine how to operate in a market that is characterized by rising stakeholder demands, a widening talent gap, as well as dwindling access to key inputs such as energy and water, says Deloitte in its latest annual report.

NexGen begins feasibility drilling at Arrow deposit

NexGen Energy is embarking on the largest drill program in its history at the Rook I project in the Athabasca Basin.

To meet climate goals, world urged to reuse natural resources

"It is like when you look in your closet on a morning and you only look for pants"

Groundbreaking! America’s new quest for mineral independence

What happens when a geologist and an author whose chief interest is California’s Silicon Valley get together to take a look at the United States’ dependence on foreign supplies of critical minerals?

Record $93B private capital flows into natural resources

But only sliver of funds raised destined for mining and metals

China’s slowdown is miners' single biggest fear this year — report

Based on answers from 51 senior executives, lawyers White & Case say that trade tensions are the second largest challenge for the mining industry in 2019 and reveal what the underlying full-picture looks like.