Uranium Mining News

Trump trade war blows up big week for mining majors

A week choc-a-bloc with billion dollar copper, iron ore and cobalt deals ends with huge drop in prices and sell-off in stocks of mining's biggest names.

Seawater yields first grams of yellowcake

Yarn-like material collects largest amount of uranium to date

Seawater yields first grams of yellowcake

Yarn-like material collects largest amount of uranium to date.

There’s too much uranium in India’s water, and nobody’s watching it

A study conducted by researchers at Duke University found high levels of uranium contamination in India’s groundwater supply.

US to spend $1 million on abandoned uranium mines cleanup

Amendment to an energy and water act expediting the cleanup of abandoned uranium mines must first be approved by the Senate.

Thousands protest against uranium mine in Spain

The activists protested against the Salamanca project, Berkeley Energia’s flagship mine located on the Retortillo-Santidad uranium deposit.

AusIMM Conference calls on Australian government to embrace uranium

The strong role uranium plays in supporting first world medical practices in Australia was also explored at the conference.

CanAlaska Uranium, Cameco make headway at West McArthur project

Work at the project, located immediately next to Cameco's Fox Lake uranium discovery, has been focused on evaluating the C10 corridor, which is highlighted by the NE-striking conductivity high in the southern part of the property.

Virginia uranium mining dispute draws US Supreme Court review

Court agrees to consider overturning a ban on mining at the site of the nation’s largest known uranium deposit.

US confirms list of 35 key minerals, targets domestic supply boost

Uranium and key rechargeable battery metals lithium and cobalt are on a final list of 35 critical minerals that the US deems essential to national security.

Young Australians oblivious to mining

Despite mining contributing about 6 per cent of the country's GDP, a study revealed that almost six out of 10 of young Australians know nothing at all about mining careers.

ALX Uranium Corp. intersects elevated radioactivity at Newnham Lake uranium project

Project is located in the northeastern Athabasca Basin of northern Saskatchewan, approximately 75 kilometres east of Stony Rapids.

How to trust the expansion of uranium mining in India

The big picture of power availability in India stresses the importance of urgent action.

Death toll rises to seven at Sibanye mine as all trapped workers rescued

The deaths brings the number of people killed at the company's operations this year to at least 10.

Four miners dead and three still missing at Sibanye-Stillwater mine

Two more quakes were felt Friday near the company's Masakhane gold mine, which cause search and rescue operations to be momentarily halted.

Eight still trapped underground at Sibanye mine following seismic event

Contact has been made with three of the workers trapped at the company's Masakhane gold mine.

World’s top uranium miner Cameco back in the black

But the Canadian company said the uranium market remained “quiet.”

Namibia may scrap black ownership requirements for mining companies – minister

Namibia may scrap requirements for black ownership in mining as it seeks to woo investors to an industry that is rebounding with the commodities cycle.

Caterpillar results prove global economy in good shape

The machinery manufacturer logged earnings of $2.82 per share on revenue of $12.9 billion, surpassing expectations.

Mining firms from China to Canada watch as Greenland holds election

China already actively seeking opportunities.

Senate confirms former coal lobbyist to be EPA's number two

Andrew Wheeler was confirmed by the Senate on Thursday to be EPA’s deputy administrator by a vote of 53 to 45.

Iran to transfer yellowcake to uranium conversion facility

The uranium from which the yellowcake was derived was originally extracted from the Saghand mine.

Private capital flowing into mining on track for record year

The second largest ever private equity fund focused on mining closed in the first quarter – 13 funds aim to raise a further $4.9 billion in 2018.

How aluminum oxide's liquid-like properties protect nuclear plants

Thin layers of solid oxide protective coating for metals can deform as if they were liquid filling rust-caused cracks.