Uranium Mining News

Six years after Fukushima, robots finally find reactors’ melted uranium fuel

After three days of carefully navigating through a shattered reactor building, the Manbo finally reached the heavily damaged Unit 3 reactor.

Number of active mining projects by province ranked

Ontario is number one.

BHP to exit shale within two years, sell nickel assets

“We have a strong sense of urgency,” chief executive Andrew Mackenzie told reporters following the company’s annual general meeting in Melbourne.

Zonte Metals acquires iron oxide copper gold project

According to the company's CEO, exploration is expected to start shortly in the form a ground magnetic survey over portions of the project.

GoviEx Uranium granted the Agaliouk exploration permit in Niger

New permit is adjacent to the company's Madaouela Project and increases its total measured and indicated resources by approx 12% to 110.76 million pounds.

Texas uranium deposits could meet US nuclear energy demand for almost a year

But low prices for the radioactive commodity remain a challenge, the latest report by the US Geological Survey (USGS) shows.

Former Xstrata CEO Mick Davis may become Rio Tinto new chairman

The mining veteran could face competition from internal candidates, including former head of UK gas company Centrica, Sam Laidlaw, who now sits on Rio’s board.

French energy company’s shares sink on falling demand and nuclear outages

EDF has been experiencing delays in restarting some of its nuclear reactors.

Mayor organizes massive protest against Berkeley's uranium mine in Spain

The leader of the Villavieja de Yeltes municipality is planning to rent buses so that people can attend the rally.

BHP needs 120 new workers at its Olympic Dam in Australia

The mining giant will add those jobs during the next 12 months.

Weak uranium prices force Cameco to halt two operations in Canada

Company will suspend operations at the McArthur River and Key Lake at the end of January for at least 10 months.

Canadian junior miners worth jumps for second year in a row

Aggregate market cap of the top 100 junior mining companies was up 7% to $12.2 billion, a level not seen since 2010, but the group significantly underperformed the Venture Exchange as a whole.

Uranium superstar goes all-in on impending nickel crunch

Mike Beck gives a provides a detailed analysis on lithium, uranium, and nickel.

Top paid positions at Canadian mines

General managers average $212,790 per year at Canadian mines

Cameco posts unexpected third-quarter loss, trims production outlook

Cameco said its most immediate goal was to remain competitive and in a position to be among the first to respond when the market calls for more uranium.

Anglogold Ashanti to raise $307 million with South African mine sales

It will sell its newest mine to Harmony Gold for $300 million and another mine for 100 million rand ($7.4 million) to China's Heaven-Sent SA Sunshine Investment Company.

Uranium explorer adds mineralization to ‘world-class project’

NexGen Energy Ltd. reported radioactivity results for 22 holes of the on-going summer drilling program on their Rook I property in Athabasca Basin, Sask.

Clean mining project shortlisted for $950 million Canadian gov’t funding

The CLEER (Clean, Low-energy, Effective, Engaged and Remediated) project focuses on water use, energy intensity and environmental footprint, with aggressive targets of a 50% reduction in each area by 2027.

France's Areva to cut Niger uranium production on price drop

Decision is in response to falling uranium prices, a local union leader said.

Argentinian senator expresses opposition to Canadian miner's uranium exploration

Magdalena Odarda says Blue Sky Uranium's exploration is taking place at sites of paleontological significance.

CHARTS: Mining's 2017 rally forecast to fizzle out

Consensus forecasts point to double digit declines for the platinum, zinc, copper and lead price by the end of the year, while coal is set to tank.

George Glasier: Rising vanadium prices could increase uranium production

George Glasier thinks the uranium price hovering around $21 means that there is currently enough supply to meet demand in the market.

Project selection: An interview with Mickey Fulp

Mickey Fulp sits down with Maurice Jackson to discuss one third of his investment thesis which is focused on Project Selection.

South Africa’s mining industry fortunes improving, but challenges remain — PwC

A strong price recovery for the main commodities South Africa mines and exports has helped the country’s sector stage a turnaround in 2017, the first time in five years the industry is back in the black.

More opposition to Berkeley's uranium mine in Spain

Nuclear energy experts from a variety of countries expressed their support to the protest actions carried out by Stop Uranio against Berkeley Minera España