Uranium Mining News

Rio investors asked to push miner to leave Minerals Council of Australia

Australasian Centre for Corporate Responsibility says it needs 100 shareholders to co-file resolution at Rio’s upcoming annual general meeting.

Commodity boom has a dark side as cost creep erodes windfall

Mining and metal companies are rediscovering the downside of rallying prices: higher costs.

These are top-10 global mining trends expected for 2018

Consulting firm Deloitte has published what it says will be the top-10 global trends in the mining industry this year.

A modern land run? Trump move opens Utah to mining claims under 1872 law

U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw federal protections from millions of acres of Utah wilderness will reopen much of the iconic terrain to gold, silver, copper, and uranium land claims under a Wild West-era mining law.

As global economy hums, Davos turns bullish on commodities

"We have not seen this kind of growth since before the global financial crisis."

Caterpillar beats estimates again, delivers bullish outlook for 2018

The world's largest mining and construction equipment maker beat market expectations for fourth quarter earnings and said its sales growth momentum is expected to continue in 2018.

France's Areva rebrands to Orano in dire uranium market

French uranium mining group Areva closing the book on a years-long restructuring but still facing an uncertain future, with uranium prices at decade lows.

Russia to invest $250 million in uranium exploration, production in Argentina

Agreement includes Russia’s state nuclear agency Rosatom commitment to build a nuclear power station in the South American country.

Trump administration’s plan to boost coal, nuclear power rejected

For the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Rick Perry’s arguments were unfounded.

Cameco's tractor-trailer with uranium concentrate involved in minor accident

The truck was en route to the Blind River refinery in Ontario.

CHARTS: Big mining's surge in value shames tech giants

The mining cycle turned two years ago – gains for the sector's largest companies have far outpaced stocks like Apple, Amazon, Google and Facebook since.

Mickey Fulp – tax loss selling, base metals, and precious metals

Fulp shares how to be selective in buying particular issuers within specific date range that have produced fairly consistent returns ranging from 10% to 50%!

The one sector you want to own in 2018 (and 3 sectors to avoid)

In this post I will lay out which sector I believe will do well against a backdrop of rising inflation and rising bond yields (including offering some stock picks), and I will also specify which sectors and asset classes you will want to avoid in 2018.

Fukushima operator can restart nuclear reactors at world's biggest plant

The operator of Japan’s stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant has been given initial approval to restart reactors at another atomic facility, marking the first step towards the firm’s return to nuclear power generation more than six years after the March 2011 triple meltdown.

Uranium companies in the U.S. are hoping demand will return

In the coming years, hundreds of new nuclear reactors are planned for China and India.

Value of top 50 mining companies surge $140 billion in 2017

More than half the 2017 combined market cap gains for the world's largest listed miners accrued to just five firms as gold producers drop out of top 10.

Supply cuts a 'step change' for uranium price

New report upgrades outlook for uranium sector after two top producers remove a combined 15% of U3O8 from the global market in 2018.

U.S. court upholds Grand Canyon uranium mining ban, but allows mine nearby

A U.S. federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld a lower-court ruling keeping a ban on uranium mining around the Grand Canyon, but also upheld a separate decision allowing a uranium mine nearby to open.

World's biggest floating solar power plant starts operating atop former coal mine

China Three Gorges says this would be not only the largest but also the "most intelligent solar power project with the most advanced technology in the world."

US Senate Chairman presses nuclear regulators on uranium exports by US firm owned by Russia

Senator John Barrasso is expanding a 2010 investigation into the Obama administration’s approval of the sale of Uranium One’s uranium recovery facilities to the Russian state-owned firm Atomredmetzoloto.

Canadian junior to acquire five lithium projects

Azincourt says the 6,000-hectare land package included in its agreement with New Age Metals represents the largest mineral claim holdings of projects for the lithium group or type of minerals in the Bird River Greenstone Belt.

Harmony Gold says Moab Khotsong mine purchase to boost cash flows

The $300 million deal, which incorporates the Great Noligwa underground mine and related infrastructure, is expected to boost Harmony's operational cash flow by 60%.

Kazakh supply shock to jolt uranium price

World's top supplier of uranium announces 20% cut in production over three years.

Rio Tinto appoints one of its own as the company’s new chairman

After a nine-month search, the miner has picked the current leader of the remuneration committee, Simon Thompson, to assume the post in March 2018.

Mining salaries ranked for geologists, metallurgists and the C-suite

Two-thirds of miners increase head count in '17