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These are the top risks miners face

Cecilia Jamasmie | September 11, 2014
These are the top risks miners face these days

Productivity, followed by capital decisions and obtaining a social license to operate, are among the top risks global mining and metals companies face.

Eric Coffin: can investors still find tenbaggers?

The Gold Report | September 17, 2014
30 years after Hunt bros, scramble to take over London silver fix

Coffin believes that in the short term a price of $1,200/oz is possible, though there is room now for an oversold bounce.

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INFOGRAPHIC: Visualizing the changing landscape in nuclear power

Visual Capitalist | September 16, 2014
France nuclear power

In this visualization, every nuclear reactor in the world is shown and broken down by country and life of plant. This includes construction, commercial power generation, and decommissioning of the reactor.

Frik Els

What will Ivan buy next?

Frik Els | September 15, 2014
What will Ivan buy next?

A GlenTinto is not as far-fetched as it sounds.

Frik Els

$8bn mining private equity needs to be spent. And soon

Frik Els | September 14, 2014
$8bn mining private equity needs to be spent. And soon

Countercyclical investors sitting on $8 billion unspent funds have been waiting for clear signs of a market bottom. The wait may well be over.

INFOGRAPHIC: Geosynthetics — an $18 billion market

Cecilia Jamasmie | September 8, 2014
INFOGRAPHIC: Geosynthetics — an $18 billion market

First international conference about geosynthetics in mining begins Monday.

INFOGRAPHIC: A forecast of when the world's resources will run out

Cecilia Jamasmie | September 7, 2014
INFOGRAPHIC: Here is when the world's resources will run out

Here is one interpretation of how much is left on Earth.

Australia signs uranium export deal with India

Cecilia Jamasmie | September 5, 2014
Australia seeks deal to sell uranium to India

The country lifted a long-standing ban on selling uranium to energy-starved India in 2012 and both have been negotiating a nuclear safeguards agreement since then.

Will Canadian regulators be able to avoid the final fatal crash of the TSX Venture Exchange?

Dr. Volkmar Hable | September 2, 2014

The last 3 years have seen a meltdown in the TSX-V share values that brought it right back to where it started almost 10 years ago.

Cameco issues lockout at its McArthur River mine and Key Lake mill operations

Michael Allan McCrae | August 31, 2014
cameco mcarthur river uranium mine 333

This year's uranium delivery is not expected to be affected.

Former uranium miner to pay $500,000 for clean-up in the U.S.

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 29, 2014
Former uranium miner to pay $500,000 for clean-up in the U.S.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Homestake Mining reached an agreement requiring the company to assess contamination and address safety hazards at four abandoned uranium mines.

Cameco shuts down operations, locks workers out

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 27, 2014
Cameco shuts down operations, locks workers out

The Canadian uranium producer said move aims to ensure safety ahead of Saturday's announced strike.

INFOGRAPHIC: Abenomics, Japan's dangerous experiment

Visual Capitalist | August 27, 2014
INFOGRAPHIC Abenomics feat

Involves splitting electric utilities generation businesses, exporting nuclear plants.

Report: Worst is surely over for explorers

Frik Els | August 25, 2014
Report: Worst is surely over for explorers

Capital raising for exploration up more than 32%.

Uranium stocks follow spot price higher

Frik Els | August 25, 2014
Uranium stocks follow spot price higher

After a brutal correction early 2014, near term producers and explorers are enjoying a great quarter as the uranium spot price jumps 8% in August.

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NexGen Energy site visit: all signs point to arrow

Travis McPherson - CEO.ca | August 22, 2014

For over a year we’ve been following NexGen Energy’s (NXE:TSXV) potential to discover the next high-grade uranium deposit.

Mount Polley spurs call for uranium tailings check

Jeffrey Richmond | August 20, 2014
mount polley spurs call for uranium tailings check feat

Seven firms have until September 15 to respond.

Potash prices, oversupply scaring potential Jansen partners: BHP

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 19, 2014
Potash prices, oversupply scaring potential Jansen partners: BHP

Chief Executive Officer Andrew Mackenzie said the project ramains in BHP's main plans, but added the firm is not in a rush to develop it.

Frik Els

The BHP show obscures Australian mining's deeper problems

Frik Els | August 19, 2014
The BHP show obscures Australian mining's deeper problems

Australia's non-bulk mining industry "will die without a strong pipeline of projects moving to development stage," says study.

BHP shares hammered on demerger, profit miss

Frik Els | August 19, 2014
BHP shares hammered on demerger, profit miss

World's number one miner hopes to save $3.6 billion spinning off aluminium, coal, manganese, nickel and silver assets into new company.

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Demerged BHP may not hold on to coal assets for long: analysts

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 18, 2014
Demerged BHP may not hold on to coal assets for long: analysts

The division contributed just $746 million of the $21.12 billion earnings BHP reported for the 2013 financial year.

BHP spinoff could be worth $12 billion

Frik Els | August 18, 2014
BHP spinoff could be worth $12 billion

Speculation is of a new Perth-based company with current CFO Graham Kerr at the helm housing non-core assets including Australian lead-silver mine.

America's first oil sands producer and other natural resources surprises: Peter Epstein

The Energy Report | August 15, 2014
America's first oil sands producer and other natural resources surprises

Who stands to capture the graphite market?

BHP says demerger preferred option

Frik Els | August 15, 2014
BHP says demerger preferred option

Decision to to lob off Billiton assets could come as early as next week.

Uranium price building on gains

Frik Els | August 14, 2014
Uranium price building on gains

Way to early to for uranium stock investors to rejoice, but after eight straight sessions of gains the market seems to be entering recovery mode.

Where is Casey's Marin Katusa stashing his money when Europe heats up?

The Energy Report | August 12, 2014
Where is Casey's Marin Katusa stashing his money when Europe heats up

Shares four junior names he thinks could profit, and one truly contrarian name for those expecting the worst.

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