Uranium Mining News

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.

Denison Mines flags first deposit for ISR mining in the Athabasca basin

Canada’s Athabasca Basin has become the prime destination for high-grade uranium, with grades in excess of 100x global averages.

From uranium to cobalt: A Canadian's miner strategy to diversify

From focusing on copper and uranium in Saskatchewan, Forum now wants to work on extracting a wider array of minerals in the US.

Spain's nuclear watchdog requests more info on Berkeley uranium mine

The project, which would become the European Union's only open-cast uranium mine if given the go-ahead, has faced local opposition since it was proposed.

MIT study suggests nuclear power crucial to future as uranium price hits 2-year high

Last week, 2.4 million pounds of uranium changed hands according to industry consultant TradeTech.

Electric cars give new life to mine excavated for nuclear power

Demand for a new generation of electric vehicles is breathing life into an Alpine mine.

Uranium spill near Columbia shows need for better monitoring, containment

The spilled uranium has the potential to seep into groundwater and contaminate ponds, creeks and possibly the Congaree River, which is about 3 miles away from a Westinghouse fuel rod plant southeast of Columbia.

Leaders in raising mining capital in 2017

Yancoal Australia was on top.

Uranium supply crunch may be just around the corner — experts

Decade-low prices have had a negative effect on the profitability of existing mines and on the capacity of early-stage projects to raise necessary funding to be mine-ready when demand picks up.

Uranium's rally built on supply cuts, looks overcooked for now: Russell

The year-to-date gain is 16.6 per cent, and the metal used to power nuclear reactors is on track to record a second annual increase.

Canadian miner looks for vanadium in its own backyard

Vanadium prices have risen by 300 per cent since 2017.

Technical issue disrupts BHP’s Olympic Dam copper smelter

Company is assessing the impact of an ongoing outage at the processing plant.

BHP annual profit jumps 33 percent, misses forecast

Analysts thought profits would reach $9.27 billion.

US to allow mining on land removed from monuments

The US Bureau of Land Management has announced plans to allow increased mining on land that once belonged to two national monuments Donald Trump shrank.

IAEA launches easy to use digital map of world's uranium distribution

This edition classifies information by types of deposits and is unique in that it carries a vast amount of new information and knowledge - consolidating data from hundreds of public sources.

Peru president expects lithium, uranium mining laws passed in 6 months

Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra says his government will likely pass laws within six months needed to tap a new lithium and uranium deposit, removing a major hurdle for Canadian miner Plateau Energy Metals' proposed $800 million mine.

Prof gets 3/4 million dollars to find new ways to process uranium

A researcher at the University of Kansas wants to study the fundamental factors that limit how atoms make bonds to uranium.