Uranium Mining News

Frank Holmes: Time to grab the commodity bull market by the horns

Frank discusses the gold and bond markets and how they have been driven by global uncertainty.

These 10 mines have the world's most valuable ore

Readers may be surprised to learn that precious metals mines are well behind two uranium cash cows.

Chart of the Week: Is Trump making uranium great again?

Uranium has been the most-hated commodity since 2011 - and the Global X Uranium ETF has been pummeled over 90% in a brutal bear market.

Canadian junior Pistol Bay stock just went ballistic and here’s why

Shares were up more than 45% on Tuesday mid-morning after it announced that joint venture partner Rio Tinto will start drilling for uranium at the company's asset in Saskatchewan.

Cameco shedding 120 jobs at Canadian operations

Cameco (NYSE:CCJ, TSX:CCO) has inflicted more pain on its payroll as Canada’s largest uranium producer struggles amid a flat market for the nuclear fuel.

Uranium stocks gain big as Kazakhstan cuts production

In the wake of announced production cutbacks by Kazakhstan's state-owned uranium mining powerhouse, Kazatomprom, the beleaguered uranium market has seen an upswing.

Sibanye $2.2bn acquisition of Stillwater passes antitrust conditions

Takeover would make of Sibanye Gold the world's third largest palladium producer and fourth biggest platinum group metals miner.

Canadian energy firms at bigger risk from cyber, bomb attacks

The Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) warning highlights an additional risk for the energy sector

Freeport reaches settlement with US Gov’t, Navajo Nation on uranium mines cleanup

Company will perform the work and federal government will contribute about half of the more than $600 million cleanup costs.

BC court fight over treaty vs mineral rights

Companies claim land transfer is de facto expropriation without consultation.

The key to solving climate change a real money maker?

GoviEx uranium documentary

World Bank on a Trump economy and commodities

World Bank's 2017 outlook says US impact on commodity markets diminished, but it's still number 1 for oil and number 2 in copper, aluminum and lead.

Poor uranium market conditions push Paladin Energy into restructuring

Proposed refinancing comes after Paladin failed to sell a 24% stake in its Langer Heinrich mine to China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC), which was expected to fetch $175 million.

World’s top uranium producer Kazakhstan to cut output by 10%

Analysts qualified the move as a “game changer.”

Western Australia about to get its first uranium mine

The state's environmental authority has approved Toro Energy’s Wiluna project, in the northern Goldfields.

‘Trump effect’ on resurgent Iranian mining sector close to none — analysts

Any re-instatement of sanctions will, if at all, pose minimal additional hurdles to new investors, BMI Research says.

Indian state leases land for uranium exploration

As a uranium miner, India isn't in the same league as the world's top producers, but its status could rise if upcoming exploration programs are successful.

CHART: How every commodity performed in 2016

It was an up and down year for commodities, but things ultimately finished in the black.

What are the factors that influence the uranium price?

Paradoxically, a relatively small segment of the market, which is volatile precisely because of its small size, determines the pricing in the entire uranium market.

NexGen's high-grade drill results signal a bright 2017

The continuing stream of high-grade drill results from NexGen Energy's Arrow deposit has one analyst predicting 50% resource growth.

INTERACTIVE: Mining emerges from slump

With only a couple of exceptions, metal and mineral prices rallied in 2016 – see at a glance how far the industry has come.

SLIDESHOW: Mining on the mend – 2016 year in review

The global mining industry rebounded from multi-year lows in 2016 – MINING.com's most popular posts of the year tell the story.

More high-grade uranium found at upcoming producer Canyon Mine

An underground uranium and copper mine in Arizona looks more valuable thanks to new drill results released today.

Interview with Mickey Fulp: Contrarian plays, geopolitics and you

Mickey shares what indicators he uses to guide the health of the economy and what those indicators are conveying.