Uranium Mining News

Cameco taps nickel-zinc mine in Finland for more uranium

Cameco announced on Wednesday that it had reached an agreement with the Talvivaara Mining Company Plc. to help process uranium at the Sotkamo nickel-zinc mine in eastern Finland.

TSX top exchange for investors seeking exposure to record commodities prices

The record prices of copper and food items such as beef, record fuel prices in the UK and Europe, with new record prices in gold and silver right around the corner, investors are wondering how they can participate in the commodities super bull market now emerging.

First new U.S. uranium mill in 30 years closer to construction

A Colorado court refused to overturn a special use permit for Energy Resources’ proposed Pinion Ridge uranium mill project, on its way to becoming the second uranium mill in the country.

Global Key Uranium Mining Companies Benchmarking Analysis: Peer Comparison of Key Uranium Mining Companies on Key Financial and Operational Parameters

Summary: The global key 10 uranium mining companies saw a marginal increase in revenue and operating income, and a decline in average return on capital employed in the financial year ended 2009. The industry saw […]

Mesa Uranium acquires uranium leases

Mesa Uranium Corp. (TSX-V: MSA) ("Mesa" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the acquisition from the State of a Utah a uranium lease consisting of 2,560 acres located in the Seven Mile Uranium District of Southeastern Utah.

Massive uranium supply/demand gap developing

Speakers at a London conference point to a massive supply gap developing for uranium, with mine output unable to keep up with demand from the huge number of planned new global nuclear power projects.

Toro achieves majority ownership in Birrindudu uranium JV in WA with Cameco

Toro Energy Limited ("Toro" / ASX: TOE) is pleased to announce that, following expenditure of more than A$1million and successful completion of five Reverse Circulation (RC) and thirteen aircore drill holes, Toro has achieved a majority 50.01% ownership

Rare earths lining to impact Minerals Ltd. Botswana uranium play

The Perth-based junior says drilling has shown widespread uranium and rare earth elements at its 100% owned uranium project in Botswana.

Hunt For Uranium Assets Starts To Get Heated

The global uranium market is dominated by just 10 players – companies that account for 60% of the world’s production of yellow cake. While Canada’s Athabasca Basin remains the hotspot for the highest-graded uranium coming out of the ground, other countries are pushing hard to ramp up their own uranium markets, such as Kazakhstan, Tanzania and Namibia, which is about to finalize its first nuclear policy by the middle of the year.

China’s nuclear reprocessing breakthrough may greatly reduce future uranium imports

(Editor's note: This story was originally published on Jan. 11, 2011) China's pilot nuclear reprocessing project could extend the life of the nation's domestic uranium reserves by thousands of years if it becomes commercially viable, […]

Deep Yellow delivers strong pre-feas results for Namibian uranium project

Proactive Investors Australia reports: Strong positive interim Pre-Feasibility Study (PFS) results have been recieved by Deep Yellow (ASX: DYL) for its wholly-owned Omahola uranium project in Namibia, highlighting its economic potential.

Looking Forward: 2011

In my yearly forecast letter last year, "Looking Forward: A Year In Transition," I expected the shape of 2010 to be up better than most expected in the beginning of the year, and tail off by the […]

Tournigan Reports 94% uranium recovery from Kuriskova test work

Vancouver, British Columbia--Tournigan Energy Ltd. (TVC: TSX-V; TGP: Frankfurt) today reported high recoveries of both uranium and molybdenum from metallurgical test work conducted by Hazen Research, Golden, Colorado. The results indicate uranium and

Fission Energy Corp. (TSXV: FIS) – Positive Results Continue at Waterbury Lake; $8 MM Winter Drill Program to Commence in January 2011

Investment Highlights Drilling at the J-Zone discovery on the company’s 50% owned Waterbury Lake property has continued to intersect significant intersections of high grade uranium. We expect the winter drill program should give us sufficient […]

Mesa Uranium Corp. (TSX-V: MSA) – FINAL REPORT – Letter of Intent Signed to Acquire Potash Project

Investment Highlights Mesa signed a letter of intent to acquire the Pine Valley potash project in August 2010. This project is located in southwestern Utah. Historical records show that this project has 82.7 million tons […]

Australia's "forgotten" rare earths

There’s about 10 million contained tonnes of rare earths lying in just one mine in Australia – but whether they will ever extracted is in doubt. Welcome to Australia’s forgotten rare earth deposits.

Junior Companies Mine Their Own Business

Metals investors are used to seeing junior companies founded on a good idea and healthy amounts of hope. However, those times might be over as investors are witnessing an important shift in the market. A few juniors have decided to […]

The USA needs URZ

Introduction Uranium, a naturally occurring radioactive element is fairly common in the Earth's crust, groundwater and seawater. Usually found in concentrations of 2-4 parts per million (ppm) it's as common as tin, tungsten, molybdenum, etc. […]

Uranium Miner Expects Profit Hit

"Energy Resources of Australia Ltd., the uranium arm of mining giant Rio Tinto, on Wednesday downgraded its annual production guidance for the second time this year, and said a strong Australian dollar is hurting its […]

Terra Ventures Inc. (TSXV: TAS) –New Zone of High Grade U3O8 Confirmed 200 Meters East of Roughrider Zone; Uranium Stocks Starting to Look Favorable

Investment Highlights Discovery hole MWNE-09-170 intersected 10 meters of 13.44% U3O8 and another separate intersection of 8 meters grading 27.66% U3O8, 200 meters east of the Roughrider zone at the Midwest Northeast project. Subsequent drilling […]

Siddharth Rajeev and Vincent Weber: Uranium's Upside

Source: Brian Sylvester of The Gold Report 9/29/10 http://www.theaureport.com/pub/na/7483 While the prices of gold and silver are reaching death-defying heights, uranium stocks are waiting in the wings. In this exclusive interview with The Gold Report, […]

Laramide Resources Limited Up 19.17% Today

www.skoptionstrading.com We kick off with a quick look at the chart which shows todays sudden leap in the stock price which will please some the long suffering investors in Laramide Resources Limited (LAM) including ourselves. […]

Australian American Mining (AIW.ax) – a survivor of the uranium meltdown

The company is the result of the merger of Monaro Mining and Uranium King, two Australian listed uranium explorese in 2008.  The goal was to create a new force in uranium with a global array […]

Strathmore Minerals Corp. (TSXV: STM, OTCPK: STHJF) – Initiating Coverage; Uranium Production Targeted for 2013; Extensive Development Pipeline

Investment Highlights Strathmore Minerals Corp. (“Strathmore,” “STM,” “the company”) is a TSX Venture listed junior mining development company focused on advancing the Roca Honda Uranium project into production. Roca Honda is one of the largest planned […]

Rossing South uranium resource just gets bigger and bigger

This uranium exploration project has outlined one of the world's largest uranium deposits and is attracting significant interest from Western and Eastern companies. Read more