Uranium Mining News

Canada’s mining industry faces workers shortage of up to 127,000 — report

Experts warn Canada's mining industry faces a looming risk it's not ready to deal with — lack of access to workers with the skills needed in an upswing.

World's largest gold mine could come under threat

Brutal regime earns $3.5bn/year from Muruntau and septuagenarian Uzbek dictator's hospitalization raises fears of power vacuum, influx of radical Islam.

Fundamentals for uranium look great; is the uranium market ready to soar?

By any estimate, the uranium market is trading in the extremely oversold ranges, but when the trend is down, a market can trend into the extreme of extremely oversold ranges, and we have seen this occur many times in the past.

Mining has nothing to fear from Fed rate hikes

Study shows commodities have been the best performing asset class during Fed rating hike cycles since 1983 with average returns for industrial metals 44%

Independent report calls for urgent inquiry into McArthur River Mines risk

A report published Tuesday by the Mineral Policy Institute on environmental risks at McArthur River Mine in the Gulf of Carpentaria makes the case for an immediate inquiry into the mine’s operation and evaluates pit backfill as the preferred option for pollution control.

Here's what Canada needs to regain leadership in mineral exploration and mining

Mineral and mining industry highlights top priorities at Energy and Mines Ministers’ Conference.

Four China charts to turn you into a mining bull

And one that's ultra-bearish.

Fission 3.0 – Canada’s leading uranium project generator is making moves

Chief Geologist Ross McElroy highlights to investors the merits of owning ‘Canada’s Leading Uranium Project Generator’.

World’s No. 1 miner BHP Billiton posts $6.4bn annual loss — its worst-ever

Not even counting the $7.7 billion in write-downs and charges, BHP’s underlying profit dropped by a painful 81% to $1.2 billion for the year to June.

CHARTS: Maybe India can ignite new commodity supercycle

Rapid, large-scale urbanization will see India's top three cities rival the combined economies of Vietnam, Philippines and Malaysia.

INFOGRAPHIC: All US energy consumption in one giant diagram

This particular one shows the total estimated energy consumption in the United States in 2015, and how energy flowed from source to the final destination.

Here is why these mining and metals companies left the TSX

Experts blame increased number of mergers and acquisitions, but there’s more to it, study shows.

Gold price rally sparks $50 billion of commodity investments

New report shows commodity assets under management jumping to $235 billion, the best performance since 2009, largely due to physical gold ETF inflows.

Australia's environmental agency rejects Cameco uranium mine plan

Yeelirrie mine deemed a threat to the environment says agency

Rio cautious on outlook as earnings halve

"The global economy seems stuck in a subdued low-productivity growth pattern," says world's number two miner after reporting lowest earnings in 12 years.

This is what a broad-based metals and mining rally looks like

CHART: The gold price may grab headlines, but coal's rally comes as a shocker – thermal prices are up 22% in 2016 and coking coal's back in triple digits.

Cameco shares tumble after bigger than expected 2Q loss

Cameco shares were down 7.8% to $9.83 a share touching 52-week low mid-afternoon.

Fission Hits 7.1m of >10,000 cps at R1620E; Narrows Gap Between Zones

First holes of Summer program grow R840W and R1620E zones

The making of an Athabasca rockstar

James Sykes disregarded management directive and kept the drill going. He had already waited a year to finally drill ‘Area C’, and had just cleared the overburden before the call came down to pack up and head back south.

Gold is good; uranium is great

Rick Rule is seeing new customers pouring into gold from across the spectrum. Uranium is perhaps even more exciting, as everything that needs to be in place for a truly incredible bull market is there.

Gold price rally helps producers climb world’s top 25 mining companies list

Study shows there are more bullion miners among higher market capital ranking of mining companies in second quarter of 2016 than a year a go.

Sibanye may close loss-making Cooke 4 mine, puts 2,500 jobs on the line

The company said financial losses at the mine threaten the viability of the rest of the Cooke operations, which include four mines and three processing plants.

Is this the most undervalued uranium player in the world?

Talking top value amid low uranium prices, Daniel Major gets to the crux of his pitch for GoviEx, the uranium developer he leads.

BHP Billiton’s Olympic Dam set to reach highest copper production in a decade

Red metal production at the copper-uranium mine is expected to hit around 230,000 tonnes by 2021, but there is potential for up to 450,000 tonnes per year.

Fission Drills Now Turning at PLS; Focus on New Zones and Regional Exploration

Drills now turning at PLS as Fission targets aggressive growth of 2.58km mineralized trend and regional exploration