Supporters of the moratorium, which expires in 2032, say new mining activity will likely boost the risk of uranium-contaminated water flowing into the Canyon.
Uranium Mining News
If NASA is successful in its mission to 16 Psyche, one of the most massive asteroids found between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter, humans will have a first ever chance of exploring a world made of iron, not rock or ice.
In spite of a blockade on shipments of anthracite coal from occupied Donbas to Ukrainian thermal power plants (TPPs) since this past winter, the country has thus far avoided blackouts.
Junior mining investor enthusiasts will be duelling it out for the big money when the next contest by Stockpools and Kitco is launched the first week of June.
US activist investor steps up pressure on BHP to ditch petroleum. Mackenzie says company already knows what to do to lift value by 50% and double return on capital.
Move comes on the heels of calls from shareholders including activist investor Elliott Management and Australia’s Tribeca Investment Partners for a change of BHP's corporate structure.
Uranium junior Kivalliq Energy (TSXV:KIV) last week expanded its portfolio of projects focused in Nunavut, northern Canada, by acquiring a position in what it says is one of the largest undeveloped greenstone gold belts in Canada, from Commander Resources (TSXV:CMD).
The action is heating up in Saskatchewan's Athabasca Basin with one of the major exploration players in the region, Skyharbour Resources (TSXV:SYH), announcing last week that its option partner Azincourt Uranium (TSXV:AAZ) will be starting a new exploration this summer.
The Kiggavik uranium project called for one underground and four open-pit mines just west of Baker Lake, and would have provided at least 400 jobs.
Governments, industry players, unions expected to sign federal mining agreement this week, which aims to double investment in the sector to $25bn in eight years.
Top Canadian uranium producer Cameco (TSX:CCO) has just signed an agreement with CanAlaska Uranium (TSXV:CVV) to conduct exploratory drilling at the West McArthur uranium project, 15 kilometres from its majority-owned McArthur River uranium mine.
The blast took place at a mine located in Iran's northern Golestan province on Wednesday morning.
US Dept of Energy makes huge cuts to allowable transfers of uranium this year and in 2018.
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The miner said decision was unrelated to Elliott Management's call earlier this month to unlock shareholder value by spinning off about $22 billion of BHP's US oil assets.
Shareholders voted overwhelmingly in favour of the cash takeover, which will make the South African firm the world's No.3 palladium producer and No.4 platinum group metals miner.
The giant equipment maker's quarterly profit surged past estimates helped by a recovery in most of its end markets.
Drill results from NexGen Energy's A3 Zone of the Arrow project have significantly expanded the zone to the northeast and have discovered massive pitchblende.
Production for the first three months of the year slumped 37% compared with the same period of 2016.
Rick Perry expressed concerns about the diversification of power sources and the stability of the country’s grid
The deal with Curzon Resources could be the first potential sale of 7% the of future production from the Macusani project
Worries about Chinese economy and rising tension surrounding North Korea brings fear trade to mining and industrial metals.
Shipments will start almost nearly three years after the two countries signed an export deal for peaceful power generation.
Iran’s nuclear chief says the country will produce about 40 tonnes of uranium this year, more than half the total amount yielded over the preceding years.
Mineralization was discovered at La Niquelina in 1944, with modest production from a small underground mine in the early 1950's.