Uranium Mining News

UXA now the global leader in direct uranium logging technology

Uranium Exploration Australia (UXA) has completed the transfer of all of the assets and intellectual property of the Prompt Fission Neutron (PFN) borehole logging tool manufacturing and service business previously agreed with GeoInstruments. The purchase further strengthens UXA’s fully-owned borehole logging business, Geoscience Associated Australia, which prior to this agreement was the sole Australian licensed distributor [...]

Strateco Edges Closer to Uranium Production

By Claire O'Connor and James West MidasLetter.com Friday, April 9, 2010Strateco Resources Inc. (TSX:RSC) is on the brink of realizing their Uranium licensing dreams. Having spent the last 2 years in the licensing process, the […]

Equinox, positive on Zambia mine, considering uranium plant on site

The miner is currently ramping up output at the Lumwana mine in Zambia, one of the largest open pit copper mines in Africa

Strathmore Minerals Corp: Monetizing Its Metals

Strathmore Minerals Corp (STM.V) is a company that I covered soon after my analyst business started three years ago. I was at the New York Hard Assets Conference in May 2007 at the height of […]

The Quest for Rare Earth Elements

A Monday Morning Musing from Mickey the Mercenary Geologist [email protected] Surely you know that the favorite flavors of the past year in Canadian juniors have been the rare earth element companies. Market capitalizations of the […]


From the March 2010 HRA Journal The Chilean earthquake that has done so much damage in the southern area of the country also cut short the consolidation that copper's price had begun.  All reports indicate […]

Clive Maund: Unlock Profits with Technical Analysis

Source: Interviewed by Karen Roche, Publisher, The Gold Report 2/17/2010 http://www.theaureport.com/pub/na/5644 Which camp are you in, inflation or deflation? While Mr. Market labors under the pressures of both and the burgeoning weight of artificial stimuli, […]

Mining the bigger issues

Is that uranium I can smell on John Key's breath? Or was there simply too much garlic in the lamb rack the prime minister cooked for his wife on Valantines Day? Go on, laugh. But […]

Siddharth Rajeev: Recovery Signals Paler Shade for Gold

Source: Interviewed by Karen Roche, Publisher, The Gold Report 2/12/2010 http://www.theaureport.com/pub/na/5626 As investment demand for gold-including its attraction as a preservation asset-diminishes in a recovering economy, Siddharth Rajeev, vice president of research for Fundamental Research […]

Victor Gonçalves: Gold Will Continue to Glitter Despite Market Turbulence

Source: Interviewed by Karen Roche, Publisher, The Gold Report 01/29/2010 http://www.theaureport.com/pub/na/5541 Equities and Economics Report writer Victor Gonçalves, in this exclusive interview with The Gold Report, says the yellow metal will generally see more strength […]

Tom MacNeill: Saskatchewan’s Resources Enriching the World

Source: Interviewed by Karen Roche, Publisher, The Gold Report 1/26/2010 http://www.theaureport.com/pub/na/5520 As if the fairy godmother flicked her magic wand, once drab and droopy Saskatchewan has blossomed into the belle of the ball-and the healthiest […]

Roundup 2010: Mineral Deposits that Matter

A mineral deposit that matter is a deposit that helps you make money regardless of the economic cycle – has a long life and it has an impact on the global supply. Forecasts are that […]

Silver, gold and uranium are Howard Ruff's picks to profit in inflationary times ahead

Howard Ruff, publisher of the Ruff Times, sees inflation ahead for the U.S. as it moves towards a more socialist style of government and picks gold, silver and uranium as investments sectors of interest. Interview with The Gold Report.

Howard Ruff: Reprising (and Preparing for) Rough Times

Source: Interviewed by Karen Roche, Publisher, The Gold Report 1/15/2010 http://www.theaureport.com/pub/na/3522 Howard Ruff, who has observed the markets, the economy and government through three serious recessions and witnessed the rise and fall of the dot-com […]

Trey Wasser: Identifying Stars in the Mexican Precious Metals Universe (Part II)

Source: Interviewed by Karen Roche, Publisher, The Gold Report 01/11/2010 http://www.theaureport.com/cs/editors/print/na/3496 As we learned in Part I of Trey Wasser's interview, his Mexican Gold & Silver Explorers Model tracks junior explorers and producers as they […]

Toro Energy announced that the Company received approval from the Western Australian Government for a Resource Evaluation Test Pit at the Company’s Wiluna Uranium Project

Toro Energy announced that the Company received approval from the Western Australian Government for a Resource Evaluation Test Pit at the Company’s Wiluna Uranium Project. The test pit is a key component of the Bankable […]

Western Australia takes a step closer to becoming an uranium mining State

It is only about 12 months since the then new Liberal Coalition Government in Western Australia lifted a State ban on uranium mining and the race is on to see which company will be first into production.

Birds, drug trafficking, illegal immigration, federal dumping among U.S. uranium challenges

If you hunt sage grouse, get stoned, hire undocumented workers, mine Powder River Basin coal, or dump stockpiled uranium on world markets, you may be contributing to the burdens faced by U.S. uranium producers.

Iran's nuclear ambitions highlight Kazakhstan's uranium potential

The world's No. 3 uranium mining nation, Kazakhstan, is strongly placed once uranium demand picks up as it surely will over the next decade

Proposed BEE legislation poses risk to Namibian mining sector – Paladin

Manager for Africa for Paladin Energy, which owns the Langer Heinrich uranium mine there, says that proposed BEE legislation may damage overseas investment in the highly prospective Namibian mining sector

Discord at Four Mile uranium mine site

The minor partner in the Four Mile project Thursday outlined a major grievance with its partner Heathgate Resources

Niger, Africa’s second largest uranium producer, should see great growth

Niger, which became independent from France in 1960 and has a democratic government, is the world’s sixth largest uranium producer. Output in 2008 was 3,032 t, representing 7% of total world uranium production. Areva’s Arlette and Akoula mines, responsible for 100% of Niger’s uranium production, have produced, together, 100,000 t of output in the last 40 [...]

AWU says OZ should embrace nuclear power because clean coal is too uncertain

AUSTRALIAN Workers Union (AWU) national secretary Paul Howes says that Australia should back nuclear energy because there is too much uncertainty surrounding clean coal. The Rudd Government supports uranium mining but not nuclear power for […]

Project News paints a diverse metals and minerals picture

Latest issue of International Mining Project News available (July 17): This issue we cover a wide variety of minerals and metals ranging from the usual batch of iron ore, cobalt, gold, silver, uranium, zinc and nickel projects to oil sands, fluorspar, potash, tin and chromium projects. We also have reports from two diamond projects (one in [...]

WA moves closer to first uranium mines

Western Australia is moving closer to its first uranium mines, with junior explorer Toro Energy Ltd and BHP Billiton Ltd making progress on their respective projects in the state.