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Uranium Mining News
Scientists have discovered why some of the richest ore deposits on the planet, such as copper, zinc, silver and uranium, were formed in the middle period of Earth’s history.
On the level of transparency in the approvals process, jurisdictions in the US, Australia and Scandinavia performed better than Canada, a fresh report by the Fraser Institute, shows.
Both provinces displaced Western Australia from the first to the third place thanks partly to their rich mineral reserves, competitive tax regimes, efficient permitting procedures, and certainty surrounding environmental regulations.
A practical method for extracting the uranium present in the oceans could help make nuclear power a viable part of the quest for a carbon-free energy future, researchers say.
Miners and explorers are only spending a third of what they did four years ago – and proportion of greenfield exploration are at record lows.
Work on AngloGold Ashanti's Mponeng gold mine in South Africa started in 1981 – a brownfield expansion project will extend the mine's life beyond 2050.
Net profit was $3.2bn for the six months to December 31, compared with a loss of $5.7bn in the same period a year earlier.
Down more than 6% Friday as realities of Japanese reactor restarts make an impact.
Report by the Mining Association of Canada (MAC) says the country is not in a good position to benefit from the increasing number of companies ready to make new and significant investments.
Majors and juniors swap roles in $7 billion a year mining exploration sector
EY’s Canadian Mining Eye index declined 13% in the last quarter last year as weak gold and nickel prices offset copper and zinc gains.
The three new minerals, leesite, leószilárdite and redcanyonite, will allow researchers to study how different forms of uranium can propagate in the natural environment.
Prices for the radioactive metal have fallen more than 50% since the Fukushima disaster in 2011
Shareholders will be the main beneficiaries of the company's cautious approach to capital expenditure in the last three years as it will pay bigger-than-expected divvy of $1.70 per share.
On December 8, 2016, Palisade Research came out with a bold prediction – the bottom for uranium and uranium stocks was in.
Discovered in 1976, the property area was the subject of intense exploration during the 1970s and 1980's, when Acquitaine Company of Canada and Esso Resources Canada completed 190 drill holes totaling approximately 22,000 m on the project area.
Tepco’s termination of the contract would affect about 9.3 million pounds of uranium deliveries through 2028, Cameco said.
While companies face different outlooks and challenges depending on the commodity they mine and their size, Deloitte says they should all should be looking for the answer to one common question — “Going forward, where should we play and how can we win?"
Minerals and metals prices are rising, investor confidence in the majors is returning, and those majors are keen to restock depleting minable reserves.
Frank discusses the gold and bond markets and how they have been driven by global uncertainty.
Readers may be surprised to learn that precious metals mines are well behind two uranium cash cows.
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.
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 (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.