Uranium Mining News

Interview with Rick Rule, President and CEO of Sprott U.S. Holdings Inc.

"My belief is that the most important factor in the gold price, is global faith in the purchasing power of the US dollar, and faith in US Treasury securities."

BHP Olympic Dam produces first copper cathode from heap leach pilot plan

Bureau Veritas’ state-of-the art mineral testing facility in Adelaide is supporting BHP and South Australia to achieve their Copper Growth Strategies.

BHP Billiton Foundation launches two new transparency projects

BHP Billiton Foundation announced Tuesday its financial support for two new global projects launched at an event held in Washington DC.

BHP’s shareholders to vote whether firm should leave Australia’s top mining lobby group

Investors to vote on the two resolutions submitted ethical investing group ACCR at BHP’s annual general meeting in London in October.

Rio Tinto's chief financial officer Chris Lynch to retire in 2018

He joined the company's board in September 2011 and was appointed chief financial officer in April 2013.

Wyoming uranium mine spill one of the largest recorded in U.S.

The spill was contained on site and is not a human health hazard, according to federal regulators.

South Africa's chamber of mines says sector "in crisis"

South Africa holds the world's biggest reserves of platinum, chrome and manganese, but investment in the sector has dropped in each of the past two years as a result of increasing legal uncertainty and labour disputes.

Indian uranium mine becomes dark matter lab

India’s very first uranium mine now hosts a laboratory for conducting experiments in fundamental physics

Finland to get rid of coal by 2030

The head of Finland’s energy department announced that the country will introduce legislation to phase out coal and increase carbon taxes

Govt electricity supply report 'will not save US coal'

There's nothing in Dept of Energy's electricity grid reliability analysis that'll stop substitution of coal by natural gas and renewable energy says Moody's.

US to extend ban on mining near Yellowstone national park

US Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke wants to speed up a two-year review of mining on more than 30,000 acres just north of the park.

Brazil to redo Amazon mining decree after criticism

Brazil's government will revise a decree that opened up a vast mineral reserve in the Amazon rainforest to mining responding to overwhelming criticism.

Trump to open parts of Utah National Monument to miners, oil firms — report

The monument, one of the 27 President Trump is taking a second look at, covers 1.3 million acres (about 5,260 square km), and it includes land considered sacred to Native Americans.

BHP exiting oil and gas

After posting a fourfold rise in profits, world's number one mining company now "actively pursuing options to exit" its US oil and gas business bought for $20B six years ago.

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.